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    Ukraine Truce Fades as Sides Refuse to Withdraw Big Guns
    Feb17

    Ukraine Truce Fades as Sides Refuse to Withdraw Big Guns

    The peace deal, which only came into force this weekend, already looks under threat. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine army, rebels miss deadline to start weapons pullback
    Feb17

    Ukraine army, rebels miss deadline to start weapons pullback

    LUHANSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian government troops and Russia-backed rebels failed Tuesday to start pulling back heavy weaponry from the front line in eastern Ukraine as a deadline passed to do so. Under a cease-fire agreement negotiated by the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France last week, the warring … …read more...

    Ukraine crisis: Army and rebels stall heavy arms pullout
    Feb17

    Ukraine crisis: Army and rebels stall heavy arms pullout

    Ukraine’s government and separatist rebels have failed to begin withdrawing heavy weapons from the front line, despite a Monday deadline. The two sides were given until two days after the latest truce came into effect to start the pullout. The government said it would not pull back until fighting ended in the beleaguered town of Debaltseve....

    Ukraine GDP tanks 15% as fighting drags on
    Feb17

    Ukraine GDP tanks 15% as fighting drags on

    As the supposed cease-fire in Ukraine fails to end the bloodshed, new data showed the extent of the pain being felt within the country’s economy. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine truce nears collapse as army, rebels refuse to retreat
    Feb17

    Ukraine truce nears collapse as army, rebels refuse to retreat

    Both sides say they would begin the pullout only after the other party does so …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Wife’s Risky Mission to Free Husband
    Feb17

    Wife’s Risky Mission to Free Husband

    Fierce fighting has continued in eastern Ukraine despite ongoing efforts to broker a ceasefire between pro-Russian rebels and government troops. …read more Source: The Boston...

    The 10 most important things in the world right now
    Feb17

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know for Tuesday. 1. Talks between Greece and Europe’s finance ministers broke down Monday night after the Greek government rejected a continuation of the current bailout agreement. 2. A Texas judge temporarily blocked US President Barack Obama’s policy that would protect some 5 million...

    Key deadline missed in Ukraine cease-fire deal
    Feb17

    Key deadline missed in Ukraine cease-fire deal

    2 days after peace plan came into effect, fighting over key town remains relentless and both sides refuse to even consider the next step …read more Source:...

    Ukraine army and separatists miss weapons pullback deadline
    Feb17

    Ukraine army and separatists miss weapons pullback deadline

    Both sides indicated Monday that they would begin the pullout only after the other party does so. …read more Source: USA...

    Access agreed for OSCE monitors in Ukraine: Berlin
    Feb17

    Access agreed for OSCE monitors in Ukraine: Berlin

    Berlin (AFP) – The leaders of Russia, Germany and Ukraine have agreed on “concrete measures” to allow OSCE observers to monitor the shaky ceasefire in Ukraine, Berlin announced on Tuesday.The measures were agreed during a late Monday phone call between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Russian and Ukrainian counterparts,...