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      Ukraine celebrates first day with no troops killed under truce
      Feb25

      Ukraine celebrates first day with no troops killed under truce

      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, but the news did nothing to halt a currency collapse that forced the central bank to ban most trading. …read more Source: The Toronto...

      Kiev accuses Russia of sending more tanks to east Ukraine
      Feb20

      Kiev accuses Russia of sending more tanks to east Ukraine

      DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine/KIEV – 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 the southern coast, expanding their presence on what could be the next key battlefront. …read more Source: The Toronto...

      Fighting rages despite bid to revive Ukraine truce
      Feb19

      Fighting rages despite bid to revive Ukraine truce

      Fighting raged in eastern Ukraine on Thursday despite European efforts to resurrect a still-born ceasefire, a day after pro-Russian separatists who spurned the truce forced thousands of government troops out of a strategic town. …read more Source: The Toronto...

      Ukrainian forces quit besieged town after rebel assault
      Feb18

      Ukrainian forces quit besieged town after rebel assault

      KIEV – Some Ukrainian forces began to pull out of a town under siege by Russian-backed separatists on Wednesday as renewed fighting threatened to wreck an international deal aimed at ending the conflict. …read more Source: The Toronto...

      Ukraine truce unravels as battle rages, arms pullback stalls
      Feb17

      Ukraine truce unravels as battle rages, arms pullback stalls

      Pro-Russian rebels and government forces fought street-to-street in a strategic town in east Ukraine on Tuesday and refused to pull back their heavy guns, all but scuppering hopes that a European-brokered peace deal will end months of conflict. …read more Source: The Toronto...

      Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject ceasefire
      Feb16

      Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject ceasefire

      Pro-Russian rebels pounded encircled Ukrainian government forces on Monday and Kiev said it would not pull back heavy guns while a truce was being violated, leaving a European-brokered peace deal on the verge of collapse a day after it took effect. …read more Source: The Toronto...

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

      Shelling halts in Ukraine’s Donetsk as Poroshenko orders ceasefire

      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. …read more Source: The Toronto...

      Rebels fighting for more territory ahead of Ukraine ceasefire: Kiev military
      Feb14

      Rebels fighting for more territory ahead of Ukraine ceasefire: Kiev military

      Fighting intensified in eastern Ukraine on Saturday as separatist rebels tried to seize more territory before a ceasefire takes effect at midnight, the Ukrainian military said. …read more Source: The Toronto...

      Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefire
      Feb13

      Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefire

      DONETSK, Ukraine – Ukraine and Russian- backed rebels fought fiercely across the east of the country on Friday despite a new peace deal brokered by Germany and France. …read more Source: The Toronto...

      Judge Putin on his actions, not ceasefire deal: Harper
      Feb13

      Judge Putin on his actions, not ceasefire deal: Harper

      Prime Minister Stephen Harper will judge Russian President Vladimir Putin on his actions, not the ceasefire agreement reached Thursday with Ukraine. …read more Source: The Toronto...