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    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...

    Russian former leader of Ukraine rebels warns of "big war"
    Jun24

    Russian former leader of Ukraine rebels warns of "big war"

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A ceasefire is likely to collapse in east Ukraine and Russia could be drawn into a “big war” to cleanse the “sore on its borders”, the former leader of the region’s pro-Russian separatists said. …read more Source: The...

    NATO says won't be dragged into arms race with Russia
    Jun24

    NATO says won't be dragged into arms race with Russia

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The head of NATO said on Wednesday the alliance would not be forced into a new arms race with Russia but that what he called Moscow’s aggression in Ukraine had compelled it to strengthen its defences. …read more Source: The...

    'Normandy' group of foreign ministers call for ceasefire in Donbass – Fabius
    Jun24

    'Normandy' group of foreign ministers call for ceasefire in Donbass – Fabius

    PARIS (Reuters) – The foreign ministers of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine expressed their concerns about the worsening security situation in the Donbass region at a meeting in Paris on Tuesday, France’s Laurent Fabius said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    Exclusive: International tribunal looks like best chance for MH17 justice – Dutch sources
    Jun23

    Exclusive: International tribunal looks like best chance for MH17 justice – Dutch sources

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Netherlands is discussing with its allies an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysian airliner over rebel-held eastern Ukraine last year, sources familiar with the discussions have told Reuters. …read more Source: The...

    US to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe
    Jun23

    US to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe

    TALLINN (Reuters) – The United States will pre-position tanks, artillery and other military equipment in eastern and central Europe, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Tuesday, moving to reassure NATO allies unnerved by Russian involvement in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine appeals to EU over 'illegal' Gazprom-Slovak pipeline contract
    Jun23

    Ukraine appeals to EU over 'illegal' Gazprom-Slovak pipeline contract

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Kiev has appealed to the European Union over an agreement between Slovak pipeline operator Eustream and Russia’s Gazprom that it says violates EU law in allowing Gazprom to prevent reverse flows back to Ukraine in a key pipeline, according to a document seen by Reuters. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says rebels used long-range artillery on villages, one soldier dead
    Jun23

    Ukraine says rebels used long-range artillery on villages, one soldier dead

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian military on Tuesday accused Russian-backed rebels of conducting long-range artillery attacks on villages in the east and said one of its serviceman was killed and 12 wounded in clashes in the past 24 hours. …read more Source: The...

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