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    Ceasefire Agreed For Eastern Ukraine After Minsk Summit
    Feb12

    Ceasefire Agreed For Eastern Ukraine After Minsk Summit

    The leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine have agreed a deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine, participants at the summit talks said on Thursday. The deal reached after all-night negotiations in the Belarussian capital Minsk included a ceasefire that would come into effect on Feb. 15, followed by the withdrawal of heavy weapons. The...

    Russia’s Putin announces cease fire deal over Ukraine
    Feb12

    Russia’s Putin announces cease fire deal over Ukraine

    Amy R.ConnollyMOSCOW, Feb. 12 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a cease fire deal effective Sunday that will end the fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    France, Germany to Help ‘Verify’ Ukraine Cease-Fire Deal
    Feb12

    France, Germany to Help ‘Verify’ Ukraine Cease-Fire Deal

    Hollande says France, Germany to help ‘verify’ Ukraine cease-fire process …read more Source: ABC...

    France’s Hollande says he and Merkel will help ‘verify’ the course of Ukraine peace process
    Feb12

    France’s Hollande says he and Merkel will help ‘verify’ the course of Ukraine peace process

    PARIS (AP) — France’s Hollande says he and Merkel will help ‘verify’ the course of Ukraine peace process. …read more Source:...

    Putin, Poroshenko agree to cease-fire in Ukraine after surge in violence
    Feb12

    Putin, Poroshenko agree to cease-fire in Ukraine after surge in violence

    KIEV, Ukraine — It was a high-stakes, multi-act roller coaster of a drama played out on Internet live streams and social media. It took more than half of a day of intense wrangling, but Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, as well as pro-Russian separatist leaders, agreed in the Belarusian capital of Minsk on...

    Turkish Photographer Wins Two Top Awards at World Press Photo
    Feb12

    Turkish Photographer Wins Two Top Awards at World Press Photo

    Last year was a great one for Agence France-Presse photographer Bulent Kilic. For this work in 2014, he was named Wire Photographer of the Year by TIME and by The Guardian, he won First Place in the Pictures of the Year International competition, and has now bagged the first and third prizes in the Spot News Singles category at World Press Photo,...

    Ukraine crisis: Vladimir Putin announces ceasefire to begin Saturday
    Feb12

    Ukraine crisis: Vladimir Putin announces ceasefire to begin Saturday

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says the warring parties in the Ukrainian conflict have agreed on a ceasefire beginning midnight on Saturday and a division line for withdrawing heavy weapons. After 15 hours of talks in the Belarusian capital, Putin said agreements had been signed, one declaring the cease-fire, the other to implement it....

    Pretrial Detention Of Crimean Tatar Leader Extended
    Feb12

    Pretrial Detention Of Crimean Tatar Leader Extended

    A court in Crimea’s capital, Simferopol, has prolonged the pretrial detention for a deputy chairman of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hollande says France, Germany to help ‘verify’ Ukraine cease-fire process
    Feb12

    Hollande says France, Germany to help ‘verify’ Ukraine cease-fire process

    French President Francois Hollande says he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are committed to helping verify the cease-fire process in Ukraine, along with the Russian and Ukrainian leaders. …read more Source: FOX...

    Vladimir Putin: Leaders agree on deal for Ukraine cease-fire
    Feb12

    Vladimir Putin: Leaders agree on deal for Ukraine cease-fire

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says the warring parties in the Ukrainian conflict have agreed on a cease-fire beginning midnight on Saturday and a division line for withdrawing heavy weapons. After 15 hours of talks in the Belarusian capital, Putin said agreements had been signed, one declaring … …read more...