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    Ukraine crisis makes EU eastern partnership more important – Merkel
    May21

    Ukraine crisis makes EU eastern partnership more important – Merkel

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The crisis in Ukraine makes the European Union’s partnership with the bloc’s eastern neighbours more important than ever, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, insisting that the initiative is not directed against Russia. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine wants roadmap to EU accession at Riga summit – minister
    May21

    Ukraine wants roadmap to EU accession at Riga summit – minister

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukraine’s foreign minister said his country wants assurances at a summit with the European Union this week that it is a suitable candidate for EU membership and its citizens will gain visa-free travel to the bloc next year. …read more Source: The...

    International Red Cross visits two soldiers detained in Ukraine
    May20

    International Red Cross visits two soldiers detained in Ukraine

    GENEVA (Reuters) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Wednesday that it had visited two men captured in eastern Ukraine at the weekend who are now in hospital in Kiev. …read more Source: The...

    Russia demands access to two Russians detained in Ukraine
    May19

    Russia demands access to two Russians detained in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s foreign ministry on Tuesday demanded the right to visit two citizens detained last week in eastern Ukraine who Kiev says are Russian soldiers guilty of carrying out “terrorist acts” on its territory. …read more Source: The...

    Battle erupts in eastern Ukraine, four Ukrainian soldiers killed – regional chief
    May19

    Battle erupts in eastern Ukraine, four Ukrainian soldiers killed – regional chief

    KIEV (Reuters) – Fighting erupted between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday and four Ukrainian servicemen were killed, the regional administration chief said. …read more Source: The...

    Learning from Uncle Sam – to Russia's annoyance, U.S. hones Ukrainian fighting skills
    May19

    Learning from Uncle Sam – to Russia's annoyance, U.S. hones Ukrainian fighting skills

    YAVORIV, Ukraine (Reuters) – Tense Ukrainian soldiers with assault rifles creep stealthily around mock houses before bursting in to clear out gunmen, while others practise setting ambushes or infantry assaults, all under the watchful eyes of U.S. Army trainers. …read more Source: The...

    NATO's Stoltenberg tells Russia's Lavrov to pull out of Ukraine
    May19

    NATO's Stoltenberg tells Russia's Lavrov to pull out of Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday he had told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that Russia must withdraw all troops and heavy weapons from Ukraine and end its support for separatists. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Lavrov to meet NATO chief in Brussels on Ukraine
    May19

    Russia's Lavrov to meet NATO chief in Brussels on Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg will hold a short meeting in Brussels on Tuesday to discuss the conflict in Ukraine, a NATO official said. …read more Source: The...

    Russia, Ukraine, EU say trade deal talks were 'constructive'
    May18

    Russia, Ukraine, EU say trade deal talks were 'constructive'

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Russia avoided further diplomatic confrontation with Ukraine and the European Union at three-way trade talks on Monday and did not renew previous demands for Kiev’s duty-free deal with the bloc to be put on hold. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says it will prosecute captured Russian soldiers for terrorist acts
    May18

    Ukraine says it will prosecute captured Russian soldiers for terrorist acts

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine on Monday accused two captured Russian servicemen of having killed Ukrainian troops in fighting in its east and said they would be prosecuted for “terrorist acts”. …read more Source: The...

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