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    President-elect says Poland should be part of Ukraine peace talks – PAP
    Aug05

    President-elect says Poland should be part of Ukraine peace talks – PAP

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland together with Ukraine’s other neighbours should be involved in resolving the crisis in eastern Ukraine, Poland’s president-elect Andrzej Duda said. …read more Source: The...

    Further conflict, debt dispute pose high risk to Ukraine recovery – IMF
    Aug04

    Further conflict, debt dispute pose high risk to Ukraine recovery – IMF

    KIEV(Reuters) – Further separatist conflict and the possibility of protracted debt restructuring talks still pose “exceptionally high” risks to Ukraine’s efforts to restore its financial stability, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian casualties reported before peace talks
    Aug03

    Ukrainian casualties reported before peace talks

    KIEV (Reuters) – Four Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 15 wounded in fighting with pro-Russian rebels in the past 24 hours just before talks on a ceasefire were due to start, the Ukrainian military said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. says imposes further sanctions on Russian, Ukrainian firms and people
    Jul30

    U.S. says imposes further sanctions on Russian, Ukrainian firms and people

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States imposed further Russia and Ukraine-related sanctions on Thursday, including on associates of a billionaire Russian gas trader, Crimean port operators, and former Ukrainian officials. …read more Source: The...

    After Russia's U.N. veto, countries seek court for downed flight MH17 prosecutions
    Jul30

    After Russia's U.N. veto, countries seek court for downed flight MH17 prosecutions

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The five countries investigating the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine a year ago are considering setting up an independent international tribunal after Russia vetoed attempts to establish a U.N.-backed court to prosecute suspects. …read more Source: The...

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine kills four civilians, soldier
    Jul30

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine kills four civilians, soldier

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists accused each other on Thursday of shelling civilian areas near the rebel-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine despite a ceasefire, with four civilians and one soldier killed. …read more Source: The...

    Russia vetoes bid to set up tribunal for downed flight MH17
    Jul29

    Russia vetoes bid to set up tribunal for downed flight MH17

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council draft resolution on Wednesday that would have set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine names detained Russian soldier, charges him with terrorism
    Jul29

    Ukraine names detained Russian soldier, charges him with terrorism

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s state security service on Wednesday named a Russian army major who was detained by Ukrainian servicemen at the weekend with a cargo of military equipment in eastern Ukraine and said he had been charged with terrorism. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin says opposes MH17 tribunal ahead of U.N. vote
    Jul29

    Russia's Putin says opposes MH17 tribunal ahead of U.N. vote

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he opposed the creation of an international tribunal to prosecute those who shot down a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine, hours before a U.N. vote on such a proposal. …read more Source: The...

    Guns and underpants: Ukrainian army hobbled by bureaucratic woes
    Jul29

    Guns and underpants: Ukrainian army hobbled by bureaucratic woes

    KIEV (Reuters) – After more than a year of fighting in eastern Ukraine, the country’s regular army remains disorganised and poorly equipped. “The Defence Ministry needed to test underpants for a year before approving them for use. I’m not kidding,” President Petro Poroshenko told a meeting of regional chiefs this...

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