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    Ukraine agrees on new cease-fire with separatist rebels in the east
    Dec02

    Ukraine agrees on new cease-fire with separatist rebels in the east

    KIEV, Ukraine – International monitors in eastern Ukraine say government troops and Russian-backed separatist forces in the Luhansk region have agreed on a new cease-fire. The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said in a statement late Monday that hostilities will cease Friday along the line of contact between the warring sides....

    Ukraine agrees on new cease-fire with separatist rebels in the east
    Dec02

    Ukraine agrees on new cease-fire with separatist rebels in the east

    International monitors in eastern Ukraine say government troops and Russian-backed separatist forces in the Luhansk region have agreed on a new cease-fire. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine government, rebels agree on new cease-fire
    Dec02

    Ukraine government, rebels agree on new cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — International monitors in eastern Ukraine say government troops and Russian-backed separatist forces in the Luhansk region have agreed on a new cease-fire. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Ukraine, rebels ‘agree in principle’ on ceasefire in Lugansk: OSCE
    Dec02

    Ukraine, rebels ‘agree in principle’ on ceasefire in Lugansk: OSCE

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels have “agreed in principle” on a ceasefire in the eastern war-torn region of Lugansk, one of the ex-Soviet state’s two separatists provinces, the OSCE said.”All agreed in principle to a total ceasefire along the entire line of contact between Ukrainian Armed Forces and those...

    U.S. Envoy Blasts Kremlin Ahead of NATO Meeting
    Dec02

    U.S. Envoy Blasts Kremlin Ahead of NATO Meeting

    U.S. Ambassador to NATO Douglas Lute accused the Russian military on Monday of engaging in irresponsible aerial maneuvers that put civilian aircraft in unnecessary danger. The envoy’s remarks follow the alliance’s public announcement in late October that accused the Russian military of conducting an unprecedented number of unannounced...

    Ukraine Crisis: Kiev Forces, Luhansk Militia Agree To ‘Total’ Ceasefire, OSCE Says
    Dec02

    Ukraine Crisis: Kiev Forces, Luhansk Militia Agree To ‘Total’ Ceasefire, OSCE Says

    Ukrainian armed forces and representatives of the self-described Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) have agreed to a ceasefire and withdrawal of heavy weapons, according to a new report from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). …read more Source: International Business...

    Putin drops South Stream gas pipeline to EU, courts Turkey
    Dec02

    Putin drops South Stream gas pipeline to EU, courts Turkey

    ANKARA — Russia on Monday scrapped the South Stream pipeline project to supply natural gas to southern Europe without crossing Ukraine, citing European Union objections, and instead named Turkey as its preferred partner for an alternative pipeline, with a promise of hefty discounts. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Russia scraps pipeline project, blames Europe
    Dec02

    Russia scraps pipeline project, blames Europe

    Russian President Vladimir Putin announced during a visit to Turkey on Monday that the Kremlin is scrapping its $10 billion South Stream pipeline project that would have bypassed Ukraine to…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russia’s ruble rocked by falling oil prices, tensions over Ukraine
    Dec02

    Russia’s ruble rocked by falling oil prices, tensions over Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine — Russia’s currency plummeted to new lows on Monday, falling more than 6% to almost 54 rubles to the dollar before recovering slightly to around 52 by evening. The ruble is now down about 42% against the dollar this year, making it the second-worst performing currency in the world behind Ukraine’s hryvnia See also:...

    Kerry to Assess Coalition Efforts to Fight Islamic State
    Dec02

    Kerry to Assess Coalition Efforts to Fight Islamic State

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is traveling in Europe this week for talks with NATO foreign ministers and other officials on issues including terrorism, climate change and events in Ukraine. On Wednesday, Kerry will chair a ministerial-level meeting of the Counter-ISIL Coalition, a group that has been working to defeat Islamic State militants...