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    Ukraine says separatists step up attacks, Poroshenko warns of 'threat of war'
    May05

    Ukraine says separatists step up attacks, Poroshenko warns of 'threat of war'

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s leader warned on Tuesday that a war with pro-Russian separatists could still break out again as its military said the rebels had greatly stepped up attacks and widened the area of their operations despite a ceasefire. …read more Source: The...

    Despite chill, Norway keeps some military channels open to Russia
    May04

    Despite chill, Norway keeps some military channels open to Russia

    OSLO (Reuters) – NATO-member Norway is keeping some military channels open to its neighbour Russia even as it braces for more bad surprises after Moscow annexed part of Ukraine last year, Norway’s defence minister said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Finnish military reaches out to reservists, denies Russia link
    May04

    Finnish military reaches out to reservists, denies Russia link

    HELSINKI (Reuters) – The Finnish military began sending letters to some 900,000 reservists on Monday in the largest campaign of its kind, amid increased tensions between the Nordic states and Russia over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Two Ukrainian servicemen killed in eastern Ukraine – Kiev military
    May04

    Two Ukrainian servicemen killed in eastern Ukraine – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian servicemen were killed and five wounded in continued clashes with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine despite a two-month ceasefire, Kiev’s military said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    One more Ukrainian serviceman killed in eastern Ukraine: Kiev
    May03

    One more Ukrainian serviceman killed in eastern Ukraine: Kiev

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and six wounded in attacks in eastern Ukraine by pro-Russian separatists, testing a fragile two-month ceasefire, the military said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Two Ukrainian serviceman killed in past 24 hours in east – military
    May01

    Two Ukrainian serviceman killed in past 24 hours in east – military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian serviceman have been killed and two wounded in separatist attacks on government forces in eastern Ukraine despite the Minsk ceasefire agreement, Interfax news agency quoted the Ukrainian military as saying on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian tycoon Firtash escapes extradition to U.S
    May01

    Ukrainian tycoon Firtash escapes extradition to U.S

    VIENNA (Reuters) – An Austrian court refused on Thursday to extradite Ukrainian industrialist Dmytro Firtash to the United States, accepting his argument that political motivations lay behind U.S. efforts to try him on corruption charges. …read more Source: The...

    Russia may be readying for new Ukraine offensive – NATO commander
    Apr30

    Russia may be readying for new Ukraine offensive – NATO commander

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russia’s military may be taking advantage of a recent lull in fighting in eastern Ukraine to lay the groundwork for a new military offensive, NATO’s top commander told the U.S. Congress on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Western leaders note progress in ceasefire in Ukraine
    Apr30

    Russia says Western leaders note progress in ceasefire in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko noted “certain progress” in a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine during a telephone conversation, the Kremlin said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian rebels expel foreign aid group IRC
    Apr30

    Ukrainian rebels expel foreign aid group IRC

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Representatives of a New York-based aid group were expelled from separatist-held territories in eastern Ukraine on Thursday after rebels closed down their operational base, accusing them of spying. …read more Source: The...

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