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    Ukraine Military Says Has Suspended Combat Operations On ‘Day Of Silence’
    Dec09

    Ukraine Military Says Has Suspended Combat Operations On ‘Day Of Silence’

    (Reuters) – Ukrainian government forces said they had suspended combat operations as a “Day of Silence” began in the war-torn east on Tuesday, marking an effective ceasefire on the front line of the conflict with separatist rebels. In the city of Donetsk, the separatists’ main stronghold, a Reuters correspondent said...

    Ukraine attempts news cease-fire in the east
    Dec09

    Ukraine attempts news cease-fire in the east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s military authorities say they are suspending hostilities against Russian-backed separatists in the east in line with a truce declared last week. …read more Source: U.S....

    TIME’s Best Photojournalism of 2014
    Dec09

    TIME’s Best Photojournalism of 2014

    In 2014, TIME’s commitment to photojournalism remained as strong as ever, as the magazine assigned photographers to stories all across the U.S. and in Afghanistan, Brazil, Burma, Central African Republic, Finland, Gaza, Hong Kong, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Mexico, the Phillipines, Syria and Ukraine among many other countries. From the gruesome...

    Ukraine embarks on ‘day of silence’ to forge permanent ceasefire in the east
    Dec09

    Ukraine embarks on ‘day of silence’ to forge permanent ceasefire in the east

    The halting of hostilities marks a new effort at reviving a September ceasefire that has been violated daily …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine embarks on “day of silence” in new effort to forge permanent cease-fire in the east
    Dec09

    Ukraine embarks on “day of silence” in new effort to forge permanent cease-fire in the east

    Ukraine’s military authorities say they are suspending hostilities against Russian-backed separatists in the east in line with a truce declared last week. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine says Russia has resumed sending it gas
    Dec09

    Ukraine says Russia has resumed sending it gas

    Ukraine’s gas transport monopoly said Russia had resumed gas flows to Ukraine after a six-month gap during a dispute over prices and unpaid debts …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine attempts news cease-fire in the east
    Dec09

    Ukraine attempts news cease-fire in the east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s military authorities say they are suspending hostilities against Russian-backed separatists in the east in line with a truce declared last week. Ukrainian officials said Tuesday that government-controlled residential areas and armed positions had come under fire 64 times over the previous 24-hour period....

    10 Things You Need To Know Before European Markets Open
    Dec09

    10 Things You Need To Know Before European Markets Open

    Good morning! Here are the major stories in markets that you need to know about today. Greece Is Gearing Up For An Early Presidential Election. On Monday, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras announced that Greece’s presidential elections will be held on December 17, two months earlier than scheduled. If Greece’s legislators...

    Ukraine To Observe ‘Day Of Silence’
    Dec09

    Ukraine To Observe ‘Day Of Silence’

    Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists are to observe a “Day of Silence” aimed at bringing a halt to fighting in the country’s east, but planned peace talks look likely to be delayed. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    IMF Visits Ukraine for Bailout Talks
    Dec09

    IMF Visits Ukraine for Bailout Talks

    Officials from the International Monetary Fund are visiting Ukraine Tuesday for talks on its $17 billion aid program — a key step towards bringing more funds to the cash-strapped country. The visit coincides with a so-called “Day of Silence,” when both Ukrainian forces and rebels have pledged to observe an effective truce on the...