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    West, Russia trade accusations at U.N. over new Ukraine violence
    Jun05

    West, Russia trade accusations at U.N. over new Ukraine violence

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Western nations and Russia traded accusations at the United Nations on Friday over the recent upsurge in violence in eastern Ukraine, while a senior member of an international monitoring team blamed both sides in the conflict for breaking a ceasefire. …read more Source: The...

    Both sides in Ukraine conflict put civilians at risk – OSCE
    Jun05

    Both sides in Ukraine conflict put civilians at risk – OSCE

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The security situation in eastern Ukraine has deteriorated in recent days as both sides of the conflict persist in putting civilians at risk by positioning military forces alongside civilian areas, a senior international monitor said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    G7 will discuss extending sanctions on Russia – EU official
    Jun05

    G7 will discuss extending sanctions on Russia – EU official

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The G7 summit in Germany starting on Sunday will discuss extending European Union sanctions on Russia, probably for six months, a senior EU official said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko warns of Russian invasion threat after fighting surge
    Jun04

    Ukraine's Poroshenko warns of Russian invasion threat after fighting surge

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s president told his military on Thursday to prepare for a possible “full-scale invasion” by Russia all along their joint border, a day after the worst fighting with Russian-backed separatists in months. …read more Source: The...

    Russia must act to reduce east Ukraine tension – NATO's Stoltenberg
    Jun04

    Russia must act to reduce east Ukraine tension – NATO's Stoltenberg

    OSLO (Reuters) – Russia has a particular responsibility to help stop the renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    EU fears Ukraine violence 'spiral', warns on sanctions
    Jun04

    EU fears Ukraine violence 'spiral', warns on sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union warned on Thursday that a flare-up in fighting in eastern Ukraine could create a “new spiral” of violence and recalled that EU leaders have said they could tighten sanctions on Russia. …read more Source: The...

    France says violence in eastern Ukraine must stop
    Jun04

    France says violence in eastern Ukraine must stop

    PARIS (Reuters) – France’s foreign ministry called on Thursday for an immediate an end to fighting in eastern Ukraine after an upsurge in violence over recent days. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Kiev provoking east Ukraine violence before EU talks
    Jun04

    Russia says Kiev provoking east Ukraine violence before EU talks

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin accused Kiev on Thursday of provoking new fighting in east Ukraine to put pressure on the European Union, which is due to decide on whether to extend sanctions on Russia soon. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko warns of threat of 'full-scale invasion' from Russia
    Jun04

    Ukraine's Poroshenko warns of threat of 'full-scale invasion' from Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday there were 9,000 Russian servicemen on Ukrainian territory and warned of the threat of a “full-scale invasion” by Russia along the whole joint border. …read more Source: The...

    Germany says fighting in eastern Ukraine 'worrying'
    Jun04

    Germany says fighting in eastern Ukraine 'worrying'

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany is worried about an upsurge in fighting in eastern Ukraine but it is not clear whether there is any link between the violence and an upcoming G7 summit to which Russia is not invited, a senior German official said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

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