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    Putin Welcomes Minsk Deal
    Feb12

    Putin Welcomes Minsk Deal

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said it was a ”good morning” after all-night talks with Ukrainian, French and German leaders on defusing the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Putin said a lot had been agreed, including a cease-fire, withdrawal of heavy weapons, and special status for parts of eastern Ukraine. Western and the Ukrainian...

    European leaders announce Ukraine ceasefire deal at Minsk talks
    Feb12

    European leaders announce Ukraine ceasefire deal at Minsk talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said the ceasefire will begin Sunday. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Peace deal reached for eastern Ukraine
    Feb12

    Peace deal reached for eastern Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine effective midnight Saturday. …read more Source: CTV...

    Leaders in Ukraine talks announce cease-fire agreement
    Feb12

    Leaders in Ukraine talks announce cease-fire agreement

    A cease-fire and an overall compact to end the war in eastern Ukraine were announced here Thursday by the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine after marathon overnight bargaining…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ceasefire Deal Announced For Ukraine After Minsk Meeting That Lasted For 17 Hours
    Feb12

    Ceasefire Deal Announced For Ukraine After Minsk Meeting That Lasted For 17 Hours

    Leaders of Russia, Germany, Ukraine and France said Thursday in Minsk after 17-hour talks that they have reached a ceasefire deal and will pull out heavy weapons from the violence-torn eastern Ukraine. The ceasefire will begin Saturday midnight. “We have agreed upon the basic points,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said, according...

    Marathon Ukraine talks end with peace deal
    Feb12

    Marathon Ukraine talks end with peace deal

    By YURAS KARMANAU read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine Truce Deal Reached
    Feb12

    Ukraine Truce Deal Reached

    The leaders of France and Germany brokered a renewed deal to end Ukraine’s conflict with Russia-backed separatists, reviving and amending a failed September cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    The Daily Vertical: What Now?
    Feb12

    The Daily Vertical: What Now?

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that will appear Monday through Friday. Viewers can submit suggested topics to address on Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    I.M.F. Approves $17.5 Billion Bailout for Ukraine
    Feb12

    I.M.F. Approves $17.5 Billion Bailout for Ukraine

    The plan replaces a $17 billion package that was extended last year to help stabilize an economy reeling from political upheaval and a separatist uprising. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ottawa plans to provide valuable satellite images to Ukrainian forces
    Feb12

    Ottawa plans to provide valuable satellite images to Ukrainian forces

    Ottawa plans to help Ukraine’s beleaguered armed forces by providing them with high-resolution images from Canada’s powerful RADARSAT-2 satellite, CTV News has learned. Twice a day, the satellite will cross over Ukraine, providing precise details on what is happening on the ground — day or night. That will allow the Ukrainians to...