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    Russia, Ukraine agree on pullback line for heavy arms
    Jan22

    Russia, Ukraine agree on 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...

    Baird declines invite for special Syria meeting at Davos that includes Iran
    Jan22

    Baird declines invite for special Syria meeting at Davos that includes Iran

    Baird will attend separate sessions Thursday on the crisis in Ukraine and a meeting focused on the instability being caused by militants in Iraq and Syria …read more Source: The Globe and...

    News of the day from across the globe, Jan. 22
    Jan22

    News of the day from across the globe, Jan. 22

    Mystery in the gunshot death of a prosecutor who had accused Argentina President Cristina Ferandez of covering up a terror attack deepened Wednesday with the revelation that a door to his apartment barely locked and the discovery of another previously unknown entry. The locksmith who opened the back door to give investigators access to the home...

    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...

    Russia, Ukraine agree on procedure for pulling back heavy weapons: German official
    Jan22

    Russia, Ukraine agree on procedure for pulling back heavy weapons: German official

    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. …read more Source: CTV...

    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...

    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...

    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...