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    Russia, Ukraine Agree Pullback Line for Heavy Arms
    Jan22

    Russia, Ukraine Agree Pullback Line for Heavy Arms

    BERLIN—Diplomats from Russia and Ukraine agreed Wednesday on a dividing line from where both sides should pull back their heavy weapons, just hours after separatist forces deployed more arms and manpower to an emerging flashpoint in eastern Ukraine. Germany’s Foreign Minister, who hosted a meeting of his counterparts from Russia, Ukraine...

    Foreign ministers in Ukraine talks call for ceasefire
    Jan22

    Foreign ministers in Ukraine talks call for ceasefire

    Berlin (AFP) – The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France ended their latest Berlin crisis meeting Wednesday with a joint call to cease hostilities in Ukraine but no breakthrough agreement to stop the bloodshed.The talks had been held against the unpromising backdrop of fresh clashes between Ukrainian government forces and...

    Russia, Ukraine agree pullback line for heavy arms
    Jan22

    Russia, Ukraine agree pullback line for heavy arms

    BERLIN — Separatist forces deployed more arms and manpower Wednesday to an emerging flashpoint in eastern Ukraine, hours before diplomats from Russia and Ukraine agreed on a dividing line from where both sides should pull back their heavy weapons. …read more Source: Boston...

    Kyiv Accuses Russia of Deploying 9,000 Troops in Ukraine
    Jan22

    Kyiv Accuses Russia of Deploying 9,000 Troops in Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has accused Russia of deploying 9,000 soldiers and 500 tanks on Ukrainian soil — and is demanding that Moscow withdraw its forces and return to the so-called Minsk cease-fire agreement. The Ukrainian demand follows intense fighting in the eastern regions of Luhansk and Donetsk. VOA’s Henry Ridgwell...

    Ukraine, Russia Reportedly Agree On Withdrawal Of Heavy Arms
    Jan22

    Ukraine, Russia Reportedly Agree On Withdrawal Of Heavy Arms

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Foreign Minister says Russia and Ukraine have agreed on a procedure for the withdrawal of heavy weapons in eastern Ukraine. Frank-Walter Steinmeier says his counterparts from Russia and Ukraine agreed that heavy arms should be pulled back 15 kilometers (9 miles) from a demarcation line defined in the Minsk agreement...

    US Says Russian Peace Plan for Ukraine Is an Occupation Plan
    Jan22

    US Says Russian Peace Plan for Ukraine Is an Occupation Plan

    UNITED NATIONS—U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power says Russia’s latest “peace plan” for Ukraine is nothing more than an “occupation plan.” Power told the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday that “the current situation is dangerous” and urged Russia to implement a September cease-fire agreement. She said Russian President Vladimir Putin’s...

    Russia, Ukraine reportedly agree to pull back heavy weapons
    Jan22

    Russia, Ukraine reportedly agree to pull back heavy weapons

    BERLIN – Germany’s Foreign Minister says Russia and Ukraine have agreed on a procedure for the withdrawal of heavy weapons in eastern Ukraine. Frank-Walter Steinmeier says his counterparts from Russia and Ukraine agreed that heavy arms should be pulled back 15 kilometres (9 miles) from a demarcation line defined in the Minsk agreement of...

    U.S. ambassador to UN slams Russian ‘peace plan’ for Ukraine
    Jan22

    U.S. ambassador to UN slams Russian ‘peace plan’ for Ukraine

    U.S. Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power says Russia’s latest “peace plan” for Ukraine is nothing more than an “occupation plan.” …read more Source:...

    German FM: Russia, Ukraine agree withdrawal of heavy arms
    Jan22

    German FM: Russia, Ukraine agree withdrawal of heavy arms

    BERLIN — Germany’s Foreign Minister says Russia and Ukraine have agreed on a procedure for the withdrawal of heavy weapons in eastern Ukraine.Frank-Walter Steinmeier says his counterparts from Russia and Ukraine agreed that heavy arms should be pulled back 15 kilometers (9 miles) from a demarcation line defined in the Minsk agreement of...

    U.S. President Barack Obama’s economic miracle not what it appears to be
    Jan22

    U.S. President Barack Obama’s economic miracle not what it appears to be

    WASHINGTON – In U.S. President Barack Obama’s own words, “It has been, and still is, a hard time for many, but the “shadow of crisis has passed.” This somewhat conflicting statement, uttered in the same breath, is one reason commentators are baffled by a state of the union address that seemed more like a campaign speech. While there is no...