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    U.S. military to step up drone flights by 2019 – Wall Street Journal
    Aug17

    U.S. military to step up drone flights by 2019 – Wall Street Journal

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military plans to widen its surveillance and firepower in conflict zones worldwide, including in Ukraine and the South China Sea, with a major expansion of U.S. drone flights, the Wall Street Journal reported. …read more Source: The...

    Putin's Crimea visit aims to stir up Ukraine conflict – Poroshenko
    Aug17

    Putin's Crimea visit aims to stir up Ukraine conflict – Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko criticised Russian leader Vladimir Putin for visiting Russia-annexed Crimea on Monday, saying his action was part of a plan to whip up tensions in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed in clashes with rebels – Kiev military
    Aug17

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed in clashes with rebels – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed and seven others wounded in fighting with Russian-backed separatists over the past 24 hours, a Kiev military spokesman told journalists on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Ukraine preparing new offensive against separatists
    Aug17

    Russia says Ukraine preparing new offensive against separatists

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia suspects Ukraine is preparing a new offensive against pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine following a spike in fighting in recent days, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told a news conference on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Civilians killed as fighting flares in eastern Ukraine
    Aug17

    Civilians killed as fighting flares in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Fighting flared between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists in two separate parts of eastern Ukraine overnight with several civilians killed by shelling, Ukrainian police and separatist sources said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Germany says situation in eastern Ukraine 'explosive'
    Aug16

    Germany says situation in eastern Ukraine 'explosive'

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Calling the situation in eastern Ukraine “explosive”, Germany’s foreign minister urged both parties in the conflict to come together quickly for talks to prevent a spiral in violence. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry voices concern to Russian counterpart on Ukraine fighting
    Aug13

    Kerry voices concern to Russian counterpart on Ukraine fighting

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

    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...

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