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      Despite Ukraine Cease-Fire, Violence Continues
      Feb16

      Despite Ukraine Cease-Fire, Violence Continues

      The European Union has set sanctions against eastern Ukrainian rebels and Russians. …read more Source:...

      Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled town
      Feb16

      Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled town

      DONETSK/ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine, (Reuters) – Ukraine’s rebels disavowed a new truce yesterday hours after it took effect, saying it did not apply to the town where most fighting has taken place in recent weeks. Guns fell abruptly silent at midnight across much of eastern Ukraine in line with the ceasefire agreement, reached after a week of […]...

      Three Civilians, Nine Ukrainian Soldiers Killed Before Cease-Fire Begins
      Feb16

      Three Civilians, Nine Ukrainian Soldiers Killed Before Cease-Fire Begins

      Three civilians died and 13 others were wounded on the weekend in Donetsk before the cease-fire between Ukrainian and pro-Russian separatist forces entered into effect at midnight, separatist authorities there reported. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

      Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire
      Feb15

      Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire

      …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

      Shelling halts in Ukraine’s Donetsk as Poroshenko orders ceasefire
      Feb15

      Shelling halts in Ukraine’s Donetsk as Poroshenko orders ceasefire

      DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Shelling suddenly stopped at midnight in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk after President Petro Poroshenko gave the order to government forces to halt firing in line with a ceasefire agreement reached last Thursday. Poroshenko, wearing the uniform of the armed forces supreme commander, said in a televised...

      U.S. Releases Images of Suspected Russian Military Systems in Ukraine
      Feb15

      U.S. Releases Images of Suspected Russian Military Systems in Ukraine

      The United States government released Saturday satellite images that, it said, show the presence in eastern Ukraine of artillery and air defense systems sent by Russia to the separatist rebels. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

      Eastern Ukraine fighting intensifies ahead of truce
      Feb14

      Eastern Ukraine fighting intensifies ahead of truce

      Fighting was intensifying in eastern Ukraine as separatist rebels tried to seize more territory before a ceasefire takes effect at midnight, the Ukrainian military said. The truce envisages the creation of a neutral “buffer zone” and withdrawal of heavy weapons. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

      All Is Not Quiet on Ukraine’s Eastern Front as Cease-Fire Date Nears
      Feb14

      All Is Not Quiet on Ukraine’s Eastern Front as Cease-Fire Date Nears

      Tensions were running high Friday along the front lines where Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists were each accusing the other of plotting a final offensive that would alter the line of demarcation between their forces before a cease-fire takes effect on Sunday. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

      10 Civilians Die in Artillery Barrages in Eastern Ukraine
      Feb14

      10 Civilians Die in Artillery Barrages in Eastern Ukraine

      At least 10 civilians, including three children, have died in Ukrainian artillery barrages over the past 24 hours in eastern Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists fighting the Ukrainians said Friday. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

      Geopolitical And Economic News Pushes Copper Peso Higher
      Feb13

      Geopolitical And Economic News Pushes Copper Peso Higher

      Geo-political and weaker than expected economic news out of the U.S. weakened the dollar against a basket of currencies driving copper prices up along with the peso. A potential cease-fire in the Ukrainian conflict and continued talks to resolve Greece’s debt crisis helped to push copper prices higher on perceived demand increases. Reuters...