NEWS WATCH: Putin: ‘Ceasefire Agreed’ In Ukraine After Talks In Minsk


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

KIEV/MINSK (BoputinnsNewsLife)-- Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday, February 12, that a ceasefire had been agreed in eastern Ukraine, starting February 15.

Crackdown On Non-Orthodox Christians In Ukraine’s East, Crimea


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

downloadKYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Ukraine's new president has ordered security officials to create a corridor for safe passage for thousands of civilians fleeing war-torn eastern regions, including non-Russian Orthodox Christians who have reported intimidation by pro-Russian separatists.

NEWS WATCH: Most Vote For Independence In Ukraine’s East Amid Deadly Clashes


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
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KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Initial election results of Sunday's blood-stained referendum in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region claim nearly nine out of 10 voters want to breakaway from the country.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine’s East Prepares For Controversial Vote; Christians Spread Gospel


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

donetskKYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Ukraine's interim President Olexander Turchynov has warned two regions in eastern Ukraine that Sunday's referendums on declaring independence could lead to their destruction. His comments came while Christians were distributing Bible books to help ease tensions, following deadly clashes between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian government forces.