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    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...

    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...

    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...

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