: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Report: Peace deal close on Ukraine
    Feb12

    Report: Peace deal close on Ukraine

    The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany will sign a peace agreement at the end of talks Thursday in Belarus, Russia’s state-run Ria Novosti news agency reported. …read more Source:...

    Putin: Leaders agree Ukraine cease-fire deal
    Feb12

    Putin: Leaders agree Ukraine cease-fire deal

    A previous peace deal agreed in Minsk has failed to quell the violence. …read more Source: USA...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Turkish Photographer Wins Two Top Awards at World Press Photo
    Feb12

    Turkish Photographer Wins Two Top Awards at World Press Photo

    Last year was a great one for Agence France-Presse photographer Bulent Kilic. For this work in 2014, he was named Wire Photographer of the Year by TIME and by The Guardian, he won First Place in the Pictures of the Year International competition, and has now bagged the first and third prizes in the Spot News Singles category at World Press Photo,...

    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.

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says heavy weaponry will be pulled out in 14 days. …read more Source:...

    Putin Announces Cease-Fire in Bloody Ukraine Conflict
    Feb12

    Putin Announces Cease-Fire in Bloody 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:...

    Media Freedom In ‘Drastic Decline’ Worldwide
    Feb12

    Media Freedom In ‘Drastic Decline’ Worldwide

    Watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said in its annual evaluation released February 12 that media freedom suffered a “drastic decline” worldwide last year in part because of extremist groups such as Islamic State and Boko Haram. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...