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Ukraine Begins Artillery Withdrawal, Recognizing Truce Is Holding

02/26/2015 9:32 PM

(Reuters). Ukrainian troops towed artillery away from the front line in the east on Thursday, a move that amounted to recognizing that a ceasefire meant to

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Seven Men Sought For Singing Racist Songs At London Train Station

02/26/2015 8:59 AM

(AFP). British police on Thursday released photographs of seven men heard chanting racist songs at a London train station after a Chelsea Champions League game. The

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Kiev Says No Troops Killed At Front For First Time In Weeks

02/25/2015 9:02 AM

(Reuters). A long-awaited truce took hold at last in east Ukraine on Wednesday, with the army reporting no combat fatalities for the first time in weeks,

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Russia Says Many In Kiev Want Ukraine Peace Deal To Fail

02/25/2015 7:33 AM

(Reuters). Russia is concerned that many people in Kiev and outside Ukraine want a peace deal in the east of the country to fail, Foreign Minister Sergei

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Rebels Say They Start Withdrawing Weapons In East Ukraine

02/24/2015 7:04 AM

(Reuters). Pro-Russia separatists said on Tuesday they began withdrawing heavy weapons from the frontline in east Ukraine under a ceasefire deal, but the Ukrainian military, which

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Kiev Says Cannot Withdraw Heavy Weapons As Attacks Persist

02/23/2015 7:06 AM

(Reuters). Ukraine’s military said on Monday it could not start withdrawing heavy weapons from the front line in the east as required under a tenuous ceasefire

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Ukraine Fears Spread Of War After Blast In Eastern City

02/22/2015 8:29 PM

(Reuters) – Ukraine said on Sunday it feared unrest could spread beyond territory held by pro-Russian separatists, after an explosion killed two people at a memorial

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Body of Jewish Ukrainian Soldier Found Buried In Snow

02/22/2015 1:08 PM

The body of the Jewish soldier, Evgeny “Benya” Yatzina, 25, was found in the snow in Donetsk, two months after he was killed while fighting for

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U.S., Allies Discuss New Sanctions, Obama Weighs Next Steps On Ukraine: Kerry

02/22/2015 8:35 AM

(Reuters). The United States and its European allies are in talks about harsher sanctions against Moscow, while U.S. President Barack Obama will evaluate next steps in

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Kiev Accuses Russia Of Sending More Tanks To East Ukraine

02/20/2015 8:35 AM

(Reuters). Kiev accused Russia on Friday of sending more tanks and troops into eastern Ukraine and said they were heading towards the rebel-held town of Novoazovsk on

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Fighting Persists In East Ukraine Despite Ceasefire

02/20/2015 7:11 AM

(Reuters). Fighting persisted in east Ukraine on Friday despite new European efforts to ensure a ceasefire takes hold. The Ukrainian military said pro-Russian separatists had attacked positions

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Ukraine Calls For U.N. Peacekeepers To Observe Ceasefire

02/19/2015 7:12 AM

(Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called for U.N. peacekeepers to be deployed to monitor a ceasefire in east Ukraine, a proposal that pro-Russia rebels

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Ukraine Troops Withdrawing From Embattled Debaltseve

02/18/2015 7:58 AM

(AP). Ukraine has pulled most of its troops out of Debaltseve, the epicenter of recent fighting in war-torn eastern Ukraine, the president confirmed Wednesday. The Russia-backed

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Ukraine Soldiers Taken Prisoner In Fighting For Railway Hub

02/17/2015 10:22 PM

(AP). Under a near-constant barrage of artillery fire, Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels fought fierce street battles Tuesday for control of the strategic railway hub of

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Rebels Claim To Capture Key Ukraine Rail Hub Of Debaltseve

02/17/2015 8:57 AM

(AP). Russia-backed separatists say they have gained control of a key rail hub in eastern Ukraine. The Donetsk News Agency, a rebel mouthpiece, quoted the rebel’s

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Both Sides Claim Violations After Ukraine Cease-Fire Starts

02/15/2015 8:04 AM

(AP). A cease-fire was declared in eastern Ukraine at a minute after midnight Sunday, kindling slender hopes of a reprieve from a conflict that has claimed

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Cease-fire Period Begins In Ukraine

02/14/2015 7:37 PM

(AP). The cease-fire period for fighting in Ukraine began one minute after midnight Sunday, bringing slim hopes of a reprieve from a grueling conflict that has

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Ukraine Says 8 Troops Killed In Past Day Despite Peace Deal

02/13/2015 7:16 AM

(AP). Despite a peace deal and a looming cease-fire deadline, Ukraine said Friday that eight soldiers were killed and 34 wounded overnight. Vladislav Seleznyov, spokesman for the

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Jewish Community Cautious About Cease-Fire In War-Stricken Ukraine

02/12/2015 5:22 PM

After months of violent bombings, leaders of Ukrainian Jewry are cautious but relieved to news that Russia and Ukraine worked out an agreement that would bring

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Marathon Ukraine Talks End With Peace Deal

02/12/2015 8:06 AM

(AP). Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany on Thursday emerged from marathon 16-hour talks to announce a comprehensive peace deal for eastern Ukraine, but questions remained