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    EU leaders hold out sanctions threat for parties breaching Ukraine accord
    Feb20

    EU leaders hold out sanctions threat for parties breaching Ukraine accord

    The ceasefire was supposed to take effect five days ago, but fighting in some areas of eastern Ukraine has continued. …read more Source: Global...

    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...

    ‘Sleepwalking’ U.K., EU misjudged Ukraine crisis, says report
    Feb20

    ‘Sleepwalking’ U.K., EU misjudged Ukraine crisis, says report

    The House of Lords’ EU Committee said it found a “catastrophic misreading” of mood by Europe ahead of the standoff with Russia. …read more Source: Toronto...

    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...

    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. The grisliest day was a year ago Friday – Feb. 20, 2014 – when sniper fire tore through crowds on the capital’s main square, killing more than 50 people…....

    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

    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...

    AP PHOTOS: A Year After Ukraine’s Maidan Protests in Kiev
    Feb20

    AP PHOTOS: A Year After Ukraine’s Maidan Protests in Kiev

    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s bloody Maidan protests, a look at Kiev, then and now …read more Source: ABC...

    France, Germany Hold out Sanctions If Ukraine Accords Break
    Feb20

    France, Germany Hold out Sanctions If Ukraine Accords Break

    French, German leaders hold out sanctions threat for parties failing to honor Ukraine accord …read more Source: ABC...

    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. The grisliest day was a year ago Friday — Feb. 20, 2014 — when sniper fire tore through crowds on the capital’s main square, killing more than 50 people. …read more Source: U.S....