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    Ukraine says it won’t pull back troops until rebels cease fire
    Sep21

    Ukraine says it won’t pull back troops until rebels cease fire

    Government spokesman says it “is not talking about” implementing the agreements until the complete ceasefire is achieved …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine says it won’t pull back troops until pro-Russian rebels cease fire
    Sep21

    Ukraine says it won’t pull back troops until pro-Russian rebels cease fire

    A Ukrainian official says Kiev won’t pull back its troops until the previously agreed cease-fire is implemented. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine says it won’t pull back troops just yet
    Sep21

    Ukraine says it won’t pull back troops just yet

    Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agreed Saturday to create a buffer zone between government troops and pro-Russian militants by halting their advances and pulling back heavy weapons in order to ensure a stable truce in eastern Ukraine. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for the National Security and Defense Council, told reporters in Kiev on Sunday...

    Ukraine Deal with Eastern Rebels
    Sep21

    Ukraine Deal with Eastern Rebels

    Ukraine’s government and pro-Russia rebels have agreed a memorandum on a peace plan for the eastern conflict. …read more Source: The Boston...

    NATO: Ukraine Cease-Fire Is ‘in Name Only’
    Sep21

    NATO: Ukraine Cease-Fire Is ‘in Name Only’

    NATO’s top military commander says he is hopeful the new agreement to create a buffer zone between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists will calm the conflict. However, U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove said the current situation was “not good,” with Russian troops still inside Ukraine. Breedlove said...

    Antiwar Marches To Be Held In Moscow, St. Petersburg
    Sep21

    Antiwar Marches To Be Held In Moscow, St. Petersburg

    Antiwar demonstrations against Russia’s role in violence in eastern Ukraine are expected to take place in Russia’s two largest cities, Moscow and St. Petersburg. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO warns on Ukraine truce as fighters set to pull back
    Sep21

    NATO warns on Ukraine truce as fighters set to pull back

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian forces and pro-Kremlin militias were due Sunday to pull back under a new peace plan, but NATO’s top military commander warned that there was a ceasefire “in name only” on the ground.The warring sides are required to move back fighters and weaponry and create a buffer zone along the frontline that...

    Top NATO general says Ukraine has cease-fire ‘in name only’
    Sep21

    Top NATO general says Ukraine has cease-fire ‘in name only’

    NATO’s top general said Saturday the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country’s east is a “cease-fire in name only,” and he said that by enabling a free flow of weapons and fighters across the border Russia has made it nearly impossible to determine how many of its troops are...

    Artillery fire hits Ukraine despite buffer zone
    Sep21

    Artillery fire hits Ukraine despite buffer zone

    Sporadic artillery fire hit parts of eastern Ukraine on Saturday, hours after negotiators agreed to create a buffer zone between government troops and pro-Russian militants. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Explosion racks fragile cease fire in Ukraine; warring sides agree to create a buffer zone
    Sep21

    Explosion racks fragile cease fire in Ukraine; warring sides agree to create a buffer zone

    DONETSK, Ukraine — A giant explosion shattered the stillness of an early fall morning here just hours after Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels signed the latest version of their cease-fire accord, illustrating the fragility of a truce agreed upon two weeks ago. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...