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    Dutch confident MH17 prosecution will eventually succeed
    Jun30

    Dutch confident MH17 prosecution will eventually succeed

    ROTTERDAM (Reuters) – The head of the team of Dutch prosecutors looking into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine last year said on Tuesday he was “confident” of concluding his investigation successfully, but was not ready to bring charges. …read more Source: The...

    Rights group doubts captured Russian soldier had quit army
    Jun29

    Rights group doubts captured Russian soldier had quit army

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A soldiers’ rights group cast doubt on Monday on denials by military prosecutors in Moscow that a Russian serviceman was on active duty when captured fighting in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine debt envoy ratchets up payment suspension warning
    Jun28

    Ukraine debt envoy ratchets up payment suspension warning

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Ukraine could suspend its debt payments almost immediately if an important meeting with creditors on Tuesday ends in stalemate, the country’s chief debt envoy Vitaly Lisovenko said. …read more Source: The...

    Putin out to seize control of Ukraine, says Kiev defence chief
    Jun26

    Putin out to seize control of Ukraine, says Kiev defence chief

    KIEV (Reuters) – The West should not drop its guard over Ukraine, the country’s defence minister said on Friday, saying a build-up of Russian forces in support of separatists showed President Vladimir Putin was bent on seizing control of the country. …read more Source: The...

    Obama, Putin discuss Iran, Islamic State, Ukraine in phone call
    Jun26

    Obama, Putin discuss Iran, Islamic State, Ukraine in phone call

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin phoned U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday, their first call since February, to discuss Iran nuclear talks, “the increasingly dangerous situation in Syria” and the need to counter Islamic State militants, the White House said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    Putin not done in eastern Ukraine, NATO's top general says
    Jun25

    Putin not done in eastern Ukraine, NATO's top general says

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin is not done in eastern Ukraine, NATO’s top commander said on Thursday, cautioning that Russia has been building up supplies on its border with Ukraine and keeping its military options open. …read more Source: The...

    Exclusive – Mother urges Russia not to abandon son captured in Ukraine
    Jun25

    Exclusive – Mother urges Russia not to abandon son captured in Ukraine

    ROZHKI, Russia (Reuters) – The mother of a Russian soldier captured in Ukraine says her son never told her he was quitting the army, raising doubt about Kremlin assertions that the soldier was no longer serving when he crossed the frontier. …read more Source: The...

    NATO warns of risk of return to heavy fighting in Ukraine
    Jun25

    NATO warns of risk of return to heavy fighting in Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO’s head warned on Thursday of a risk of a return to heavy fighting in Ukraine but said it would be unwise to declare a ceasefire agreement dead, despite repeated violations, because it remained the best hope for peace. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's finance minister says Ukraine could default in July – Russia's TASS agency
    Jun25

    Ukraine's finance minister says Ukraine could default in July – Russia's TASS agency

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said Ukraine could “theoretically” default on its debt at the end of July, Russian news agency TASS cited Ukrainian agency Ukrainian News as saying on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Britain to step up training of Ukrainian armed forces
    Jun24

    Britain to step up training of Ukrainian armed forces

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain said on Wednesday it would step up its training programme for Ukraine’s armed forces as they battle pro-Russian separatist fighters in the east of the country. …read more Source: The...

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