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    Ceasefire Deal Announced For Ukraine After Minsk Meeting That Lasted For 17 Hours
    Feb12

    Ceasefire Deal Announced For Ukraine After Minsk Meeting That Lasted For 17 Hours

    Leaders of Russia, Germany, Ukraine and France said Thursday in Minsk after 17-hour talks that they have reached a ceasefire deal and will pull out heavy weapons from the violence-torn eastern Ukraine. The ceasefire will begin Saturday midnight. “We have agreed upon the basic points,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said, according...

    Peace deal reached for eastern Ukraine after marathon talks
    Feb12

    Peace deal reached for eastern Ukraine after marathon talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine effective midnight Saturday. …read more Source: CTV...

    Image of gay couple in Russia wins World Press Photo
    Feb12

    Image of gay couple in Russia wins World Press Photo

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — An atmospheric image of a gay couple in Russia by Danish photographer Mads Nissen was crowned the World Press Photo of the Year 2014 on Thursday. The intimate image of Jon and Alex is part of a larger project by Nissen called “Homophobia in Russia” that highlights how life is increasingly difficult for sexual minorities in...

    Leaders in Minsk for crucial Ukraine peace talks
    Feb12

    Leaders in Minsk for crucial Ukraine peace talks

    The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine engaged in crucial peace talks Wednesday in the Belarusian capital as fighting still raged in eastern Ukraine. (Feb. 11) …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine ceasefire to begin Sunday
    Feb12

    Ukraine ceasefire to begin Sunday

    The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany on Thursday emerged from marathon 16-hour talks to announce a comprehensive peace deal for eastern Ukraine, but questions remained whether Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels have agreed on all of its terms. …read more Source:...

    Marathon Ukraine talks end with peace deal
    Feb12

    Marathon Ukraine talks end with peace deal

    Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany on Thursday emerged from marathon 16-hour talks to announce a comprehensive peace deal for eastern Ukraine, but questions remained whether Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Poroshenko: no agreement on rebel autonomy
    Feb12

    Poroshenko: no agreement on rebel autonomy

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says talks in Minsk did not include any agreement on autonomy for the rebel-held areas in eastern Ukraine. Russia-backed separatists have been fighting government forces since April. Their early demands of federalization culminated in a May referendum for independence.read more...

    Ukraine gets new bailout deal from IMF
    Feb12

    Ukraine gets new bailout deal from IMF

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The International Monetary Fund has agreed to provide Ukraine with 15.5 billion euros ($17.6 billion) to help support economic reforms. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said Thursday that “this new program offers an important opportunity for Ukraine to move its economy forward at a critical moment in the...

    IMF, Ukraine agree to $17.5B bailout deal
    Feb12

    IMF, Ukraine agree to $17.5B bailout deal

    The International Monetary Fund has agreed with Ukraine on a new bailout deal worth $17.5 billion that could climb to around $40 billion over the next four years with help from other lenders like Europe and the U.S. …read more Source: FOX...

    Poroshenko: no agreement on rebel autonomy
    Feb12

    Poroshenko: no agreement on rebel autonomy

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says talks in Minsk did not include any agreement on autonomy for the rebel-held areas in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....