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    Russia says U.S. forced it to act on Ukraine
    Apr16

    Russia says U.S. forced it to act on Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu on Thursday blamed the United States and its allies for the conflict in Ukraine, saying their drive to bring Kiev closer to the West was a threat to Moscow and had forced it to react. …read more Source: The...

    Former Ukrainian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev – interior ministry
    Apr15

    Former Ukrainian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev – interior ministry

    KIEV (Reuters) – Oleg Kalashnikov, a former member of parliament for ex-president Viktor Yanukovich’s discredited Party of Regions, was found shot dead in Kiev on Wednesday, the Ukrainian Interior Ministry said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    Russian return to G8 depends on Ukraine ceasefire – German minister
    Apr15

    Russian return to G8 depends on Ukraine ceasefire – German minister

    LUEBECK, Germany (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Wednesday the Group of Seven foreign ministers wished Russia would fulfil the conditions needed to once again be part of the extended Group of Eight meetings. …read more Source: The...

    Germany's Schaeuble says need for U.S. to solve Ukraine crisis
    Apr15

    Germany's Schaeuble says need for U.S. to solve Ukraine crisis

    NEW YORK (Reuters) – German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Wednesday that the United States must play an important role in helping to solve the crisis in Ukraine while European resolve to come to a non-military solution remains strong. …read more Source: The...

    MH17 team gain access to new debris field, hope to find last two victims
    Apr15

    MH17 team gain access to new debris field, hope to find last two victims

    THE HAGUE (Reuters) – Nine months after Malaysian Airlines MH17 crashed in eastern Ukraine, investigators have gained access to the area where the last unexamined wreckage lies and hope to recover remains of the last two victims. …read more Source: The...

    G7 ministers: lifting Russia sanctions is tied to fulfilling Minsk
    Apr15

    G7 ministers: lifting Russia sanctions is tied to fulfilling Minsk

    LUEBECK, Germany (Reuters) – Western sanctions against Russia can only be lifted once Moscow fulfils the ceasefire agreement signed in Minsk in February and respects Ukraine’s sovereignty, foreign ministers from the Group of Seven foreign ministers said in Germany on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed in past 24 hours in east – military
    Apr15

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

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and two were wounded in separatist eastern territories in the past 24 hours, Kiev’s military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said in a televised briefing on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia will go to court if Ukraine does not repay debt on time – Finance Minister
    Apr14

    Russia will go to court if Ukraine does not repay debt on time – Finance Minister

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will turn to arbitration courts should Ukraine fail to repay a $3 billion (2.02 billion pounds) debt on time, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Canada to send around 200 military trainers to Ukraine
    Apr14

    Canada to send around 200 military trainers to Ukraine

    OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada, following in the steps of the United States and Britain, will send around 200 troops to Ukraine to help train soldiers who are battling Russian-back separatists, Ottawa said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Don't underestimate NATO, German minister says on Baltic visit
    Apr14

    Don't underestimate NATO, German minister says on Baltic visit

    TALLINN (Reuters) – Germany’s defence minister said on Tuesday that nobody should underestimate NATO’s rapid response capacity, which has been ratcheted up in response to worries about Russia’s military ambitions after its actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

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