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    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s Maidan protests in Kiev
    Feb20

    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s Maidan protests in Kiev

    Protesters and their supporters say the bullets came from Ukrainian police or Russian marksmen aiming to put down the demonstrations against the Kremlin-friendly president, Viktor Yanukovych. Russia has annexed Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, Ukraine has a new president and government, and the country is embroiled in a war in the east with...

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break
    Feb20

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break

    PARIS (AP) — France and Germany have warned that sanctions could be leveled if the Minsk accords to stabilize Ukraine are not respected. …read more Source: U.S....

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break
    Feb20

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break

    President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed for respect for the cease-fire and withdrawal of heavy arms during a joint news conference on Friday. The two heads of state, along with the leaders of Ukraine and Russia, signed accords on Feb. 12 in a last-ditch effort to stabilize and bring peace to Ukraine — starting with...

    Kiev accuses Russia of sending more tanks to east Ukraine
    Feb20

    Kiev accuses Russia of sending more tanks to east Ukraine

    DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine/KIEV – Kiev accused Russia on Friday of sending more tanks and troops into eastern Ukraine and said they were heading towards the rebel-held town of Novoazovsk on the southern coast, expanding their presence on what could be the next key battlefront. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break
    Feb20

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break

    PARIS (AP) — France and Germany have warned that sanctions could be leveled if the Minsk accords to stabilize Ukraine are not respected. President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed for respect for the cease-fire and withdrawal of heavy arms during a joint news conference on Friday.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break
    Feb20

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break

    PARIS (AP) — France and Germany have warned that sanctions could be leveled if the Minsk accords to stabilize Ukraine are not respected. President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed for respect for the cease-fire and withdrawal of heavy arms during a joint news conference on Friday. Hollande said that “every country...

    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s Maidan protests in Kiev
    Feb20

    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s Maidan protests in Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The “Heavenly Hundred” is what Ukrainians in Kiev call those who died during months of anti-government protests in 2013-14…. …read more Source:...

    Pope calls for Ukraine cease-fire to be respected
    Feb20

    Pope calls for Ukraine cease-fire to be respected

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis has called for Ukraine’s cease-fire to be respected amid fresh reports by the Ukrainian military that separatist rebels were still firing on government positions and that Russia was sending in more tanks. Francis delivered the plea for peace Friday during a meeting with Ukrainian bishops visiting Rome. He said he...

    Kremlin aide directed snipers who killed Kiev protesters, Poroshenko alleges
    Feb20

    Kremlin aide directed snipers who killed Kiev protesters, Poroshenko alleges

    Poroshenko added that investigating authorities had established a ‘clear Russian link’ to the shootings a year ago …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Displaced in Ukraine Rely on Food Vouchers
    Feb20

    Displaced in Ukraine Rely on Food Vouchers

    Two Ukrainian children say a prayer before starting their lunch. They’ve recently fled their home and have to rely on food vouchers for their meals. Their mother Irena is brought to tears at the thought of not being able to provide for her children. Elsewhere, these newly displaced take shelter in train cars. Others stand in line for food...