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    Cease-fire period begins in Ukraine
    Feb15

    Cease-fire period begins in Ukraine

    In a live midnight broadcast, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko issued the order for the country’s armed forces to hold their fire …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukraine peace ‘threatened’ by rebel actions: Poroshenko
    Feb15

    Ukraine peace ‘threatened’ by rebel actions: Poroshenko

    Kiev (AFP) – The peace process in Ukraine is being “threatened” by pro-Russian separatists who have virtually encircled Ukrainian troops in the key battleground town of Debaltseve, President Petro Poroshenko said early Sunday, shortly after the start of an agreed ceasefire.”Unfortunately, the peace process is threatened,...

    Obama talks cease-fire with leaders of Ukraine, Germany
    Feb15

    Obama talks cease-fire with leaders of Ukraine, Germany

    RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama spoke Saturday with the leaders of Ukraine and Germany as fighting continued between Ukrainian… …read more Source:...

    Cease-Fire Period Begins in Ukraine
    Feb15

    Cease-Fire Period Begins in Ukraine

    (KIEV, Ukraine) — The cease-fire period for fighting in Ukraine began one minute after midnight Sunday, but there are no immediate indications of whether either side in the conflict that has killed more than 5,300 people is observing it. Under an agreement struck last week, Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatist rebels are to begin this...

    Obama talks Ukraine ceasefire with Merkel
    Feb15

    Obama talks Ukraine ceasefire with Merkel

    President Obama spoke with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday about violence in eastern Ukraine — and about how to build on the ceasefire that was due to go into effect at midnight local time.The ceasefire, betweeen the forces of the… …read more Source: The...

    Cease-fire period begins in Ukraine
    Feb15

    Cease-fire period begins in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine — The cease-fire period for fighting in Ukraine began one minute after midnight Sunday, but there are no immediate indications of whether either side in the conflict that has killed more than 5,300 people is observing it. Under an agreement struck last week, Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatist rebels are to begin this...

    Big guns in Ukraine fall silent after ceasefire brokered in Minsk take effect
    Feb15

    Big guns in Ukraine fall silent after ceasefire brokered in Minsk take effect

    Shelling suddenly stopped at midnight local time in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk after President Petro Poroshenko gave the order to government forces to cease firing at midnight in line with a peace agreement reached last Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko threatens martial law if ceasefire fails
    Feb15

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko threatens martial law if ceasefire fails

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says rebel attacks remain ongoing in the east and threatens martial law if the ceasefire fails. Nathan Frandino reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Cease-fire begins in Ukraine as do fears it may not last
    Feb15

    Cease-fire begins in Ukraine as do fears it may not last

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

    Families cross into Russia, fleeing fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Feb15

    Families cross into Russia, fleeing fighting in eastern Ukraine

    Families fleeing the violence in eastern Ukraine cross into Russia ahead of the rollout of a planned ceasefire. Nathan Frandino reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...