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    Kerry voices concern to Russian counterpart on Ukraine, Soleimani
    Aug13

    Kerry voices concern to Russian counterpart on Ukraine, Soleimani

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry expressed “gave concern” on Thursday to his Russian counterpart about a sharp increase in separatist attacks in eastern Ukraine and urged an immediate cease-fire, the State Department said. …read more Source: The...

    Russia adds four new countries to food import ban list
    Aug13

    Russia adds four new countries to food import ban list

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has added Albania, Montenegro, Liechtenstein and Iceland to a list of countries from which it has banned most food imports in retaliation for Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine and rebels trade blame for violating ceasefire
    Aug12

    Ukraine and rebels trade blame for violating ceasefire

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists accused each other on Wednesday of attempting to break a six-month-old peace agreement, with a rebel official warning of the threat of “big war” if the ceasefire crumbles. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine goes head-to-head with creditors for last ditch deal
    Aug12

    Ukraine goes head-to-head with creditors for last ditch deal

    KIEV/LONDON (Reuters) – Ukraine and a group of its largest creditors will meet on Wednesday for make-or-break talks that look highly unlikely to deliver an amicable deal to restructure $19 billion of debt. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin discussed escalation of violence in Ukraine – Interfax
    Aug12

    Russia's Putin discussed escalation of violence in Ukraine – Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed a recent spike in violence in east Ukraine with his security council, Interfax said on Wednesday, citing the Kremlin. …read more Source: The...

    EU says renewed escalation in Ukraine violates ceasefire
    Aug12

    EU says renewed escalation in Ukraine violates ceasefire

    (Reuters) – The European Union said that renewed escalation of the conflict in eastern Ukraine violated the spirit and the letter of a ceasefire. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Kiev behind deteriorating situation in east Ukraine
    Aug11

    Russia says Kiev behind deteriorating situation in east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow urged Kiev to end its “irresponsible actions” in east Ukraine, a day after the Ukrainian military reported the heaviest shelling by Russian-backed rebels since a truce was agreed in February. …read more Source: The...

    Dutch prosecutors – fragments from MH17 site may be from Russian-made missile
    Aug11

    Dutch prosecutors – fragments from MH17 site may be from Russian-made missile

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch prosecutors from a joint international criminal investigation into the 2014 downing of flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine say some of the debris recovered from the site may belong to a Russian-made missile system. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine reports heaviest shelling by eastern rebels since February
    Aug10

    Ukraine reports heaviest shelling by eastern rebels since February

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine accused pro-Russian rebels on Monday of carrying out the heaviest artillery attacks on government positions in six months and warned of signs the conflict was escalating despite a ceasefire deal. …read more Source: The...

    Russia, Ukraine, EU to hold gas talks at end-August – Ukraine minister
    Aug10

    Russia, Ukraine, EU to hold gas talks at end-August – Ukraine minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission will hold trilateral talks about the supply of natural gas at the end of August in Vienna, Ukrainian Energy Minister Volodymyr Demchshyn told a briefing on Monday. …read more Source: The...

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