Alan Chin

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Members of the Ukrainian armed forces ride on a military vehicle near Debaltseve, eastern Ukraine, Feb. 16, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

“This is the hour of Europe.”

So said a prominent European leader about tense negotiations to end a war that threatened to tear peace and prosperity apart. But those words didn’t come from either German Chancellor Angela Merkel or French President Francois Hollande after they emerged from an all-nighter with presidents Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko of Russia and Ukraine, clutching a hard-won ceasefire in hand.

Without the ink being quite dry on the Minsk Two Agreement, all parties are quick to stress how delicate and fraught enforcing its terms will be, as fighting actually intensified in the hours before the truce began at midnight Sunday.…  Seguir leyendo »