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    Ukraine, Rebels Agree to Begin Withdrawing Weapons
    Feb22

    Ukraine, Rebels Agree to Begin Withdrawing Weapons

    Military officials said both sides in Ukraine’s conflict have agreed to pull back their heavy weapons from the frontlines in eastern Ukraine; a positive sign for the implementation of a peace plan that has been violated repeatedly. The officials said the pro-Russian rebels signed an agreement to complete the withdrawal over the next two...

    Ukraine to begin weapons pullback; cease-fire violations persist
    Feb22

    Ukraine to begin weapons pullback; cease-fire violations persist

    Ukraine plans to begin pulling back heavy weaponry from the front lines of its fight with Russia-backed separatist rebels on Sunday, in accordance with a peace plan whose initial step was a cease-fire that is still being violated, a military spokesman said. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukrainian Jewish soldier killed in separatists fighting buried in Kiev
    Feb22

    Ukrainian Jewish soldier killed in separatists fighting buried in Kiev

    (JTA) — A Ukrainian Jewish soldier who died last month amid Russian-backed separatist fighting was buried in Kiev. Yevgeni Yatsina, who was almost 26, was brought to burial in the capital on Friday following the discovery of his body, which was covered by debris since he died in an explosion last month in the country’s east, the news...

    Ukraine crisis: Rebels agree to begin withdrawing heavy weapons
    Feb22

    Ukraine crisis: Rebels agree to begin withdrawing heavy weapons

    A senior separatist commander says pro-Russian rebels would begin a two-week process of withdrawing heavy weapons from the frontline in east Ukraine today. …read more Source:...

    Pro-Russian Rebels to Begin Weapons Pullback: Leader
    Feb22

    Pro-Russian Rebels to Begin Weapons Pullback: Leader

    A senior pro-Russian rebel commander said separatist forces were due to begin withdrawing heavy weapons from the front line in east Ukraine on Sunday. …read more Source:...

    Pro-Russian rebels say agree to withdraw weapons in east Ukraine
    Feb22

    Pro-Russian rebels say agree to withdraw weapons in east Ukraine

    By Anton Zverev NIZHNYAYA KRYNKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – A senior pro-Russian rebel commander said separatist forces were due to begin… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine crisis: Rebels ‘agree’ weapon pullout dates
    Feb22

    Ukraine crisis: Rebels ‘agree’ weapon pullout dates

    Rebels in eastern Ukraine have agreed to begin to pull back heavy weapons from the frontline, a Russian general involved in implementing a truce says. Gen Alexander Lentsov said the pro-Russian rebels had signed the orders to complete the withdrawal over the next two weeks, starting from Sunday. It is not clear whether the move will be...

    Ukraine claims 12 cease-fire violations overnight
    Feb22

    Ukraine claims 12 cease-fire violations overnight

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian officials say Russia-backed separatists violated a troubled cease-fire a dozen times during the night with artillery and rocket attacks and an attempt to storm a Ukrainian encampment. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Ukraine Rebels Agree To Pull Heavy Weapons From Front Line, Swap Prisoners With Kiev
    Feb22

    Ukraine Rebels Agree To Pull Heavy Weapons From Front Line, Swap Prisoners With Kiev

    Pro-Russian rebels fighting in eastern Ukraine have agreed to begin pulling heavy weapons from the front line of the conflict, according to a Russian general involved in implementing the ceasefire, cited by the BBC. General Alexander Lentsov said the rebels had signed orders to complete the withdrawal over the next two weeks, starting from...

    Ukraine claims rebels violate cease-fire 12 times during night
    Feb22

    Ukraine claims rebels violate cease-fire 12 times during night

    Ukrainian officials say Russia-backed separatists violated a troubled cease-fire a dozen times during the night with artillery and rocket attacks and an attempt to storm a Ukrainian encampment. …read more Source: FOX...