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    Belarus sees no solution to Ukraine crisis without another summit
    Jul24

    Belarus sees no solution to Ukraine crisis without another summit

    LJUBLJANA (Reuters) – Belarus sees no solution to the crisis between its neighbours Russia and Ukraine without another regional summit, the country’s Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Why Ukrainian forces gave up Crimea without a fight – and NATO is alert
    Jul24

    Why Ukrainian forces gave up Crimea without a fight – and NATO is alert

    KIEV/SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (Reuters) – The career of Sergei Yeliseyev helps to explain why Ukraine’s armed forces gave up Crimea almost without a fight – and why NATO now says it is alert to Russian attempts to undermine military loyalty in its eastern European members. …read more Source: The...

    Russia to blame for 'hot war' in Ukraine – U.S. special envoy
    Jul23

    Russia to blame for 'hot war' in Ukraine – U.S. special envoy

    KIEV (Reuters) – Russian aggression is to blame for violence in eastern Ukraine, where people are dying in what should be seen as a “hot war” rather than a “frozen conflict”, the U.S. special envoy to the Ukraine peace talks said on a visit to Ukraine on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Germany says Crimean turbine scandal souring relations with Russia – paper
    Jul23

    Germany says Crimean turbine scandal souring relations with Russia – paper

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany has warned Russia that breaches of sanctions including the relocation to Crimea of four gas turbines delivered to Russia by Siemens are straining political relations between the two countries, Bild am Sonntag reported on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Macron to discuss Ukraine next week with Putin, Merkel and Poroshenko
    Jul22

    Macron to discuss Ukraine next week with Putin, Merkel and Poroshenko

    PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron will call the leaders of Russia, Germany and Ukraine on Monday to discuss the conflict in eastern Ukraine, his office said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. general says allies worry Russian war game may be 'Trojan horse'
    Jul21

    U.S. general says allies worry Russian war game may be 'Trojan horse'

    BERLIN (Reuters) – U.S. allies in eastern Europe and Ukraine are worried that Russia’s planned war games in September could be a “Trojan horse” aimed at leaving behind military equipment brought into Belarus, the U.S. Army’s top general in Europe said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Unable to go home, Russian who fought for IS settles in Ukraine
    Jul19

    Unable to go home, Russian who fought for IS settles in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – When Islamic State fighter Marat Nurmagomedov escaped from Syria to Turkey after becoming disillusioned with the militant group, he was unable to return home to Russia for fear of arrest. …read more Source: The...

    Pro-Russian rebel leader in eastern Ukraine unveils plan for new state
    Jul18

    Pro-Russian rebel leader in eastern Ukraine unveils plan for new state

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – The pro-Russian rebel leader of a breakaway region in eastern Ukraine announced proposals to abolish Ukraine and create a new state in its place on Tuesday, comments that could further undermine a 2015 peace deal that is already faltering. …read more Source: The...

    Dutch unveil memorial for victims of Ukraine airplane crash
    Jul17

    Dutch unveil memorial for victims of Ukraine airplane crash

    Vijfhuizen, NETHERLANDS (Reuters) – The Netherlands unveiled a national monument on Monday in memory of the 298 people killed in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner in 2014 above territory controlled by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    On third MH17 anniversary, families to unveil ‘living memorial’
    Jul17

    On third MH17 anniversary, families to unveil ‘living memorial’

    VIJFHUIZEN, Netherlands: Three years after Flight MH17 was shot down by a missile over war-torn Ukraine, more than 2,000 relatives gather Monday to unveil a “living memorial” to their loved ones. …read more Source: The...

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