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    Ukraine holds ‘day of silence’ to bolster ceasefire talks with separatists
    Dec09

    Ukraine holds ‘day of silence’ to bolster ceasefire talks with separatists

    Ukraine’s military authorities said they suspended hostilities Tuesday against Russian-backed separatists in the east in line with a truce declared last week. …read more Source: CTV...

    Canada to offer training to Ukraine’s army
    Dec09

    Canada to offer training to Ukraine’s army

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 9 (UPI) — Canada has agreed, outside of NATO, to provide training to sections of the Ukrainian army, which includes sending instructors to Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine holds ‘day of silence’ to bolster cease-fire talks with separatists
    Dec09

    Ukraine holds ‘day of silence’ to bolster cease-fire talks with separatists

    Ukraine’s military authorities said they suspended hostilities Tuesday against Russian-backed separatists in the east in line with a truce declared last week. …read more Source: CTV...

    Battling The Cold At East Ukraine Checkpoint
    Dec09

    Battling The Cold At East Ukraine Checkpoint

    As winter sets in, fighters in eastern Ukraine face a new enemy – the cold. At a pro-government checkpoint north of Mariupol on November 8, soldiers from the Poltava volunteer brigade said they lacked winter uniforms, boots and thermal underwear. (Evhen Solonyna, RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Trucks Carrying MH17 Wreckage Arrive In The Netherlands
    Dec09

    Trucks Carrying MH17 Wreckage Arrive In The Netherlands

    (Reuters) – Trucks carrying wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crossed into the Netherlands overnight where investigators waited to try and rebuild the airliner almost five months after it crashed. The Boeing 777 came down in eastern Ukraine on July 17, killing all 298 people on board, two-thirds of them Dutch. …read more...

    Russian Gas Flows Resume To Ukraine
    Dec09

    Russian Gas Flows Resume To Ukraine

    Maksim Belyavskiy, the head of Ukraine’s gas transportation network Ukrtransgaz, said on December 9 that gas supplies from Russia to his country have resumed. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine, Rebels Observe ‘Day of Silence’
    Dec09

    Ukraine, Rebels Observe ‘Day of Silence’

    The Ukrainian army and pro-Russian rebel forces are laying down their arms in an attempt to revive a September cease-fire. A spokesman confirmed the military has suspended hostilities as part of Tuesday’s so-called “Day of Silence.” Rebel leaders have also promised to abide by the truce. But it is not clear when the warring...

    Ukraine embarks on ‘day of silence’ to forge permanent cease-fire in east
    Dec09

    Ukraine embarks on ‘day of silence’ to forge permanent cease-fire in east

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine’s military authorities said they suspended hostilities Tuesday against Russian-backed separatists in the east in line with a truce declared last week. President Petro Poroshenko declared a “day of silence” Thursday, hoping to revive a September cease-fire deal that has been breached almost daily. The seven-month long...

    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....

    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...