Pro-Russian and Ukrainian army accused each other of violating ceasefire

Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian militias accused each other of repeatedly violating on Monday the ceasefire regime in the eastern regions of Ukraine. “During last night and until 05:00 local time (0300 GMT) the enemy fired on the positions of our troops in all sectors of...

Hollande and Merkel requested that Minsk agreement be respected to avoid new sanctions against Russia

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François Hollande, warned this Friday with new sanctions on Russia if the ceasefire reached in Minsk is violated by pro-Russian separatists. “We are more convinced than ever that it must implement the agreements of...

UN Council supports peace agreements for Ukraine and urges to apply them

The Security Council of the UN supported in a resolution yesterday the peace agreements reached in Minsk for Ukraine and urged all parties to implement them in full. The resolution, sponsored by Russia, was approved with the support of 15 members of the highest decision making...

Poroshenko still doubts that the ceasefire agreement be fulfilled in eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, said this Friday that the country was still far from peace and there were no guarantees that the cease-fire agreed yesterday at the Minsk summit take effect. “I do not want anyone illusions. And I seem a naive,” Poroshenko said...

Ceasefire agreement in Ukraine is achieved in Minsk summit

The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine reached an agreement that offers a “ray of hope” to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine, after marathon talks that lasted 16 hours. The agreement provides a ceasefire since February 15 and the withdrawal of heavy...

“Inmediate cease fire” in Ukraine is requested by Poroshenko, Hollande and Merkel

French President François Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the head of state of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko appealed this Sunday to set an “immediate ceasefire” in the east of the country, reported the Elysee. In a telephone interview, the three leaders...

OSCE reported that the ceasefire is in force in Ukraine but it “staggers”

The Swiss shift presidency of the OSCE, responsible organization for overseeing the cessation of hostilities, reported that the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, in force since last Friday, is holding but still staggers. “The coming days will be crucial,” said the Swiss...

Ukraine and pro-Russian militias agree to a ceasefire

A ceasefire in eastern Ukraine has been agreed this Friday, as confirmed the president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, and the leaders of the pro-Russian militias from Donetsk and Lugansk regions in their Twitter accounts. During the NATO summit, Poroshenko told reporters that the...
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