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    Minsk Ceasefire Deal: Full Text Of Agreement Between Russia, Ukraine, Germany And France
    Feb12

    Minsk Ceasefire Deal: Full Text Of Agreement Between Russia, Ukraine, Germany And France

    A ceasefire deal was reached Thursday after marathon talks in the Belarusian capital Minsk aimed at ending the ongoing fighting in eastern Ukraine. The deal stipulates that a ceasefire will go into effect between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists starting on Sunday, followed by a withdrawal of heavy weapons alongside constitutional...

    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...

    Ukraine’s IMF Bailout Is Small Enough to Work
    Feb12

    Ukraine’s IMF Bailout Is Small Enough to Work

    Ukraine’s new IMF aid won’t make it rich, but it could be enough to stimulate real reforms. …read more Source:...

    Cease-fire Reached for East Ukraine
    Feb12

    Cease-fire Reached for East Ukraine

    A cease-fire is to take effect in battle-scarred eastern Ukraine Saturday night, after 16 hours of all-night talks involving the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany. But officials acknowledge the accord left many disputes unresolved. VOA’s Al Pessin reports from London on the complexities and implications of the agreement....

    Ukraine ceasefire: Who wins, who loses
    Feb12

    Ukraine ceasefire: Who wins, who loses

    The deal made by the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine builds on a ceasefire agreement reached in September and violated almost immediately. …read more Source: Toronto...

    ‘Glimmer of Hope’ for Ukraine After Deal at Minsk Peace Summit
    Feb12

    ‘Glimmer of Hope’ for Ukraine After Deal at Minsk Peace Summit

    Expectations were low going into the Ukraine peace talks in Minsk, Belarus but on Thursday… the welcome news from German Chancellor Ankela Merkel that rebels had agreed to a ceasefire starting midnight Sunday. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Battered Ukraine airport is the war prize everyone wants
    Feb12

    Battered Ukraine airport is the war prize everyone wants

    …More about Russia, Us World, Politics, Ukraine, and Eastern Ukraine …read more Source:...

    ECB Raises Pressure on Greece as Tsipras Meets EU Peers
    Feb12

    ECB Raises Pressure on Greece as Tsipras Meets EU Peers

    The European Central Bank raised the pressure on Greece to extend an international bailout deal on Thursday, as new leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told EU leaders austerity was killing his economy and an alternative had to be found. After euro zone finance ministers failed to agree a joint statement about a way forward on Greece’s...

    Way Station for War
    Feb12

    Way Station for War

    KIEV — On the second floor of Kiev’s central train station, in a cavernous waiting room full of red leather couches, Nina, a portly 57-year-old retiree, sat with all of her worldly belongings packed up in a mountain of bags at her feet. Nina (who didn’t want to share her last name) hails from Horlivka, a town in Donetsk Oblast that is...

    Kiev, rebels sign cease-fire, but Ukraine’s path to peace remains steep
    Feb12

    Kiev, rebels sign cease-fire, but Ukraine’s path to peace remains steep

    The deal, backed by leaders from Russia, Ukraine, France, and Germany, includes a withdrawal of heavy weapons and a prisoner exchange. But it also retains the problems that led to the collapse of a similar deal in September. …read more Source: Christian Science...