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    Putin, Poroshenko agree to cease-fire in Ukraine after surge in violence
    Feb12

    Putin, Poroshenko agree to cease-fire in Ukraine after surge in violence

    KIEV, Ukraine — It was a high-stakes, multi-act roller coaster of a drama played out on Internet live streams and social media. It took more than half of a day of intense wrangling, but Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, as well as pro-Russian separatist leaders, agreed in the Belarusian capital of Minsk on...

    France’s Hollande says he and Merkel will help ‘verify’ the course of Ukraine peace process
    Feb12

    France’s Hollande says he and Merkel will help ‘verify’ the course of Ukraine peace process

    PARIS (AP) — France’s Hollande says he and Merkel will help ‘verify’ the course of Ukraine peace process. …read more Source:...

    France’s Hollande Says He and Merkel Will Help ‘Verify’ the Course of Ukraine Peace Process
    Feb12

    France’s Hollande Says He and Merkel Will Help ‘Verify’ the Course of Ukraine Peace Process

    France’s Hollande says he and Merkel will help ‘verify’ the course of Ukraine peace process …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine crisis: Vladimir Putin announces ceasefire to begin Saturday
    Feb12

    Ukraine crisis: Vladimir Putin announces ceasefire to begin Saturday

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says the warring parties in the Ukrainian conflict have agreed on a ceasefire beginning midnight on Saturday and a division line for withdrawing heavy weapons. After 15 hours of talks in the Belarusian capital, Putin said agreements had been signed, one declaring the cease-fire, the other to implement it....

    ‘Therin Lies Hope’: Cease-Fire Reached in Ukraine Violence
    Feb12

    ‘Therin Lies Hope’: Cease-Fire Reached in Ukraine Violence

    World leaders announced a cease-fire to violence in Ukraine that has claimed some 5,000 lives and forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s President Says Peace Accords Envisage Ukraine Reclaiming Control of Border.
    Feb12

    Ukraine’s President Says Peace Accords Envisage Ukraine Reclaiming Control of Border.

    Ukraine’s president says peace accords envisage Ukraine reclaiming control of border. …read more Source: ABC...

    Vladimir Putin: Leaders agree on deal for Ukraine cease-fire
    Feb12

    Vladimir Putin: Leaders agree on 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 midnight on Saturday and a division line for withdrawing heavy weapons. After 15 hours of talks in the Belarusian capital, Putin said agreements had been signed, one declaring … …read more...

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko Says Heavy Weaponry Will Be Pulled out in 14 Days.
    Feb12

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko Says Heavy Weaponry Will Be Pulled out in 14 Days.

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says heavy weaponry will be pulled out in 14 days. …read more Source: ABC...

    Photo of Loving Couple Wins World Press Photo Award
    Feb12

    Photo of Loving Couple Wins World Press Photo Award

    Danish photographer Mads Nissen has won the 58th World Press Photo contest for his portrait of Jon and Alex, a gay couple, during an intimate moment in St. Petersburg, Russia. The deeply personal and subtle portrait stands in stark contrast with the hundreds of graphic images of protests, suffering and death that have marked 2014 – from Ukraine...

    Putin says Ukraine, rebels agree cease-fire deal
    Feb12

    Putin says Ukraine, rebels agree cease-fire deal

    Russian leader says arms to fall silent over the weekend under newly signed deal, and heavy weapons pulled back, but for now, fighting rages …read more Source:...