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    ‘Don’t make me laugh’: Ukraine rebels mock impending truce
    Feb13

    ‘Don’t make me laugh’: Ukraine rebels mock impending truce

    Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels fight fiercely for control of a strategic railway junction despite a new peace deal brokered by Germany and France. …read more Source:...

    Full Episode:  GMA 02/13/15: Fans Lining Up to See ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’
    Feb13

    Full Episode: GMA 02/13/15: Fans Lining Up to See ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

    Possible Ukraine Ceasefire Underway; 25 People Propose in Epic Live ‘GMA’ Surprise …read more Source: ABC...

    Shipping, Russia and reality TV : Arctic week in review
    Feb13

    Shipping, Russia and reality TV : Arctic week in review

    Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North On this week’s news round-up, we bring you some of your most read stories on Eye on the Arctic this week: – New guidelines on polar shipping focus on better crew training training for operating in cold and remote areas – Controversy surrounds...

    Fitch Strips Austria of Triple-A Rating
    Feb13

    Fitch Strips Austria of Triple-A Rating

    Fitch Ratings stripped Austria of its pristine triple-A credit rating, saying government debt will reach a higher peak than previously thought, while also lowering its ratings on Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Will Upcoming Ceasefire In Ukraine Hold?
    Feb13

    Will Upcoming Ceasefire In Ukraine Hold?

    Rachel Martin talks to Associated Press reporter Peter Leonard about the situation on the ground in Ukraine ahead of Sunday’s planned ceasefire.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    US says Russia violating ‘spirit’ of Ukraine peace deal
    Feb13

    US says Russia violating ‘spirit’ of Ukraine peace deal

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration on Friday accused Russia and pro-Russian separatists of violating “the spirit” of a peace deal for Ukraine with weapons shipments and intensified fighting before a ceasefire takes effect this weekend. The allegations came as fierce fighting surged in eastern Ukraine as the separatists...

    Obama administration warily eyes Ukraine-Russia cease-fire while mulling arms support
    Feb13

    Obama administration warily eyes Ukraine-Russia cease-fire while mulling arms support

    The Obama administration said Friday that it is still weighing whether to provide U.S. weapons to Ukraine’s military and that the success or failure of a delicate peace deal reached this week to end the nation’s conflict with Russia-backed separatists will affect the calculus of the decision. Administration officials said …...

    US says Russia violating ‘spirit’ of Ukraine peace deal
    Feb13

    US says Russia violating ‘spirit’ of Ukraine peace deal

    By MATTHEW LEE read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Agreement Calls For Release Of Pilot Held In Moscow
    Feb13

    Agreement Calls For Release Of Pilot Held In Moscow

    Of the hundreds of prisoners of war captured during the nearly yearlong fighting in eastern Ukraine, only one was mentioned by name on the agenda of world leaders at peace talks in Minsk, Belarus: Nadiya V. Savchenko, a former lieutenant… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Rocket Fire Kills Soldiers and Civilians, a Day after Ukrainian, Russian, German and French Leaders Agree Terms for Ceasefire
    Feb13

    Rocket Fire Kills Soldiers and Civilians, a Day after Ukrainian, Russian, German and French Leaders Agree Terms for Ceasefire

    An internationally agreed ceasefire due to start Saturday tonight in eastern Ukraine is under threat from intense fighting and disputes between Kiev and Russian-backed separatists over the terms of the deal. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...