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    Kiev to ask EU to send experts to eastern Ukraine
    Apr23

    Kiev to ask EU to send experts to eastern Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukraine will ask the European Union next Monday to send experts to eastern Ukraine to carry out missions ranging from removing mines to training police, its ambassador in Brussels said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Pentagon denies Moscow claim of U.S. troops in east Ukraine
    Apr23

    Pentagon denies Moscow claim of U.S. troops in east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Defense Ministry said on Thursday that U.S. troops were training Ukrainian forces in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine, but the Pentagon flatly denied it, accusing Moscow of a “ridiculous attempt” to obscure its own activity in the region. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry told Russia in phone call to pull forces from Ukraine-official
    Apr23

    Kerry told Russia in phone call to pull forces from Ukraine-official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told his Russian counterpart in a phone call on Wednesday that Russia must withdraw its forces from eastern Ukraine, a senior State Department official said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Pentagon denies 'ridiculous' claim U.S. troops in eastern Ukraine
    Apr23

    Pentagon denies 'ridiculous' claim U.S. troops in eastern Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon on Thursday denied Russian allegations that U.S. troops are in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine, calling Moscow’s claims a “ridiculous attempt to shift the focus” from its own activities in the region. …read more Source: The...

    Putin ally says Russia-EU crisis may be easing
    Apr23

    Putin ally says Russia-EU crisis may be easing

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A senior Russian politician suggested on Thursday the worst was over in a crisis in relations between the European Union and Moscow over the conflict in Ukraine and called for better cooperation with Brussels. …read more Source: The...

    Russian defence ministry says U.S. troops in east Ukraine – Interfax
    Apr23

    Russian defence ministry says U.S. troops in east Ukraine – Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. troops are in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine and are training Ukrainian forces, Interfax news agency quoted a spokesman for Russia’s Defence Ministry as saying on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. says Russia ramping military presence on Ukraine border
    Apr23

    U.S. says Russia ramping military presence on Ukraine border

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russia has deployed additional air defence systems into eastern Ukraine and is involved in training exercises of Russian-separatist forces in the area in breach of ceasefire accords, the State Department said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine, in snub to Moscow, to adopt British war-time symbol, ditch Soviet war name
    Apr22

    Ukraine, in snub to Moscow, to adopt British war-time symbol, ditch Soviet war name

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine, in a break with tradition that is certain to rile Moscow, is ditching the Soviet name for World War Two and aims to adopt the poppy, a mainly British wartime symbol, to mark the 70th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says it aims to prevent Russian attacks at WW II commemorations
    Apr21

    Ukraine says it aims to prevent Russian attacks at WW II commemorations

    KIEV(Reuters) – Ukraine is planning an operation involving tens of thousands of police to guard against any attack by separatists or Russian agents during World War Two commemorations next month, security chiefs said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. offers Ukraine $17.7 million in humanitarian aid – White House
    Apr21

    U.S. offers Ukraine $17.7 million in humanitarian aid – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday about the ongoing crisis in eastern Ukraine and offered an additional $17.7 million (12 million pound) in aid for essentials like food, shelter and water, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

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