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    U.S.'s Biden welcomes heavy weapons-free zone proposal for Ukraine – White House
    Jul25

    U.S.'s Biden welcomes heavy weapons-free zone proposal for Ukraine – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Friday welcomed Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s proposal to create a 30-km (17-mile) zone free of tanks, artillery and mortar systems along the line of contact in eastern Ukraine, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    U.N. vote Wednesday on MH17 tribunal, Russia likely to block – diplomats
    Jul24

    U.N. vote Wednesday on MH17 tribunal, Russia likely to block – diplomats

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Wednesday on a bid for an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a passenger airliner last year in Ukraine, but Russia is likely to block the move, diplomats said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine, rebels urged to sign deal extending arms withdrawal
    Jul23

    Ukraine, rebels urged to sign deal extending arms withdrawal

    PARIS (Reuters) – The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine agreed in a telephone call on Thursday that preliminary accords to extend a pull-back of weapons in east Ukraine should be signed quickly, French President Francois Hollande’s office said. …read more Source: The...

    High-level Ukraine debt talks postponed, technical discussions continue – source
    Jul23

    High-level Ukraine debt talks postponed, technical discussions continue – source

    KIEV (Reuters) – Debt restructuring talks between Ukraine’s Finance Minister and a group of its largest creditors did not take place as planned on July 22 as technical aspects needed to be discussed, a source with knowledge of the negotiations said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine separatists protest against OSCE mission in east
    Jul23

    Ukraine separatists protest against OSCE mission in east

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Around 300 people held a protest against the OSCE in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, picketing a hotel in rebel-held Donetsk in what the security watchdog said was an orchestrated move to restrict its work. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine expects IMF decision on disbursal of $1.7 billion on July 31 – PM Yatseniuk
    Jul22

    Ukraine expects IMF decision on disbursal of $1.7 billion on July 31 – PM Yatseniuk

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday he expected the International Monetary Fund to make a decision on the disbursal of a second tranche of financial aid worth $1.7 billion (1.1 billion pounds) on July 31. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. could send tanks to Hungary for military exercises – report
    Jul22

    U.S. could send tanks to Hungary for military exercises – report

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) – The United States Army could send Bradley fighting vehicles and M1 tanks to Hungary next year for military exercises as part of NATO’s response to the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the Napi Gazdasag newspaper reported on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine, rebels reach preliminary deal to broaden weapons withdrawal
    Jul21

    Ukraine, rebels reach preliminary deal to broaden weapons withdrawal

    MINSK (Reuters) – Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists have reached a preliminary agreement to extend a pull-back of weapons in east Ukraine to include tanks and smaller weapons systems, the chairman of the OSCE security watchdog, Ivica Dacic, said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ceasefire brings limited respite for east Ukrainians
    Jul21

    Ceasefire brings limited respite for east Ukrainians

    DONETSK, Ukraine(Reuters) – Natalya Brazhnikova goes to sell bread each day at a badly charred market on the outskirts of Donetsk in east Ukraine despite the risk of shelling and gunfire. …read more Source: The...

    Russia makes rival U.N. move on MH17 probe after dismissing tribunal bid
    Jul20

    Russia makes rival U.N. move on MH17 probe after dismissing tribunal bid

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Russia is pushing for a greater U.N. role in an investigation into what caused the downing of a passenger plane in eastern Ukraine after dismissing a proposal by Malaysia, Australia, the Netherlands, Belgium and Ukraine for a U.N.-backed tribunal. …read more Source: The...

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