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    Heavy fire rocks eastern Ukraine despite looming cease-fire agreement
    Feb14

    Heavy fire rocks eastern Ukraine despite looming cease-fire agreement

    SVITLODARSK, Ukraine — Heavy artillery fire roared Saturday in eastern Ukraine as fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists continued hours before a cease-fire was to take effect in the conflict that has killed more than 5,300 people. Associated Press reporters saw the artillery barrage near the town of Svitlodarsk as well...

    Fighting Rages In Ukraine As Cease-Fire Deadline Approaches
    Feb14

    Fighting Rages In Ukraine As Cease-Fire Deadline Approaches

    SVITLODARSK, Ukraine (AP) — Heavy artillery fire roared Saturday in eastern Ukraine as fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists continued hours before a cease-fire was to take effect in the conflict that has killed more than 5,300 people.Associated Press reporters saw the artillery barrage near the town of Svitlodarsk as...

    Fighting continues in Ukraine hours before ceasefire deadline
    Feb14

    Fighting continues in Ukraine hours before ceasefire deadline

    Heavy artillery fire roared Saturday in eastern Ukraine as fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Toronto...

    U.S. Faults Russia As Combat Spikes In East Ukraine
    Feb14

    U.S. Faults Russia As Combat Spikes In East Ukraine

    As fighting erupted throughout eastern Ukraine on Friday before a cease-fire begins on Saturday night, the United States accused Russia of joining separatist rebels in an all-out attack on Ukrainian forces around the contested town of Debaltseve. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine ceasfire: Fighting intensifies in day before pact
    Feb14

    Ukraine ceasfire: Fighting intensifies in day before pact

    Fighting intensified in eastern Ukraine on Saturday as separatist rebels tried to seize more territory before a ceasefire takes effect at midnight, the Ukrainian military said. …read more Source:...

    Rebels Fighting For More Territory Ahead Of Ukraine Ceasefire: Kiev Military
    Feb14

    Rebels Fighting For More Territory Ahead Of Ukraine Ceasefire: Kiev Military

    (Reuters) – Fighting intensified in eastern Ukraine on Saturday as separatist rebels tried to seize more territory before a ceasefire takes effect at midnight, the Ukrainian military said. The truce envisages the creation of a neutral “buffer zone” and withdrawal of heavy weapons responsible for many of the 5,000 casualties in a...

    Ukraine Clashes Continue Ahead of Cease-Fire
    Feb14

    Ukraine Clashes Continue Ahead of Cease-Fire

    Violence continued between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists, less than half a day before a cease-fire brokered by European leaders was due to come into effect Sunday. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Rebels fighting for more territory ahead of Ukraine ceasefire: Kiev military
    Feb14

    Rebels fighting for more territory ahead of Ukraine ceasefire: Kiev military

    Fighting intensified in eastern Ukraine on Saturday as separatist rebels tried to seize more territory before a ceasefire takes effect at midnight, the Ukrainian military said. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Rebels fighting for more territory ahead of Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb14

    Rebels fighting for more territory ahead of Ukraine ceasefire

    Escalating fighting threatens to eclipse another truce …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine fighting persists ahead of cease-fire deadline
    Feb14

    Ukraine fighting persists ahead of cease-fire deadline

    Fighting continued hours before a cease-fire was to take effect. …read more Source: USA...