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    Putin Announces Ceasefire in Ukraine Conflict
    Feb12

    Putin Announces Ceasefire in Ukraine Conflict

    Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Thursday a ceasefire to the fighting in eastern Ukraine that has killed more than 5,000 people. …read more Source:...

    Oil cuts for Alberta, and an emergency bailout for Ukraine
    Feb12

    Oil cuts for Alberta, and an emergency bailout for Ukraine

    Bailouts, crises, negotiations and cuts – it’s been a busy, heavy week, so good thing we’ve got Valentine’s Day to look forward to. (Never mind, I took the opportunity today to ruin that, as well!) The leading news this morning is a more than $17 billion emergency bailout for a beleaguered Ukraine, which was agreed to this...

    Ukraine summit agrees ceasefire, withdrawal of weapons: Putin
    Feb12

    Ukraine summit agrees ceasefire, withdrawal of weapons: Putin

    Minsk (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that he and the leaders of France, Germany and Ukraine had agreed on the withdrawal of heavy weapons from Ukraine’s frontlines and a ceasefire to begin from February 15.”We have managed to agree on the main things,” a visibly pleased Putin told reporters in...

    Putin: Leaders agree deal for Ukraine cease-fire
    Feb12

    Putin: Leaders agree 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… …read more Source:...

    The 10 most important things in the world right now
    Feb12

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know for Thursday. 1. The International Monetary Fund has agreed to a $40 billion (£26.2 billion) bailout for Ukraine’s economy. 2. Greece rejected a deal over its debt crisis at an emergency meeting of Europe’s finance ministers on Wednesday. 3. US President Barack Obama has...

    Putin Says Agreement Reached on Division Line for Heavy Weapons’ Pullback in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb12

    Putin Says Agreement Reached on Division Line for Heavy Weapons’ Pullback in Eastern Ukraine

    Putin says agreement reached on division line for heavy weapons’ pullback in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    IMF earmarks $17.6 billion for Ukraine reforms
    Feb12

    IMF earmarks $17.6 billion for Ukraine reforms

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The International Monetary Fund has agreed to provide Ukraine with 15.5 billion euros ($17.6 billion) to help support economic reforms. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Leaders in Minsk spend night in crucial Ukraine peace talks
    Feb12

    Leaders in Minsk spend night in crucial Ukraine peace talks

    MINSK, Belarus – Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany were struggling to reach a deal Thursday morning in the 15th hour of talks aimed at ending fighting in eastern Ukraine. Officials have remained tight-lipped, praising progress but would divulge details. In the morning, the leaders briefly left the session hall but later came back to...

    Putin says Ukraine, rebels yet to reach deal on Ukrainian pullout from strategic eastern town
    Feb12

    Putin says Ukraine, rebels yet to reach deal on Ukrainian pullout from strategic eastern town

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Putin says Ukraine, rebels yet to reach deal on Ukrainian pullout from strategic eastern town. …read more Source:...

    Russian President Vladimir Putin announces a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine midnight Saturday
    Feb12

    Russian President Vladimir Putin announces a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine midnight Saturday

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin announces a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine midnight Saturday. …read more Source:...