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    One Ukrainian serviceman killed, three wounded, in clashes with rebels – Kiev military
    Mar30

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed, three wounded, in clashes with rebels – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and three were wounded in clashes with Russia-backed separatists in the past 24 hours despite a ceasefire, the Kiev military said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    EU's Juncker postpones Kiev visit due to kidney stones
    Mar28

    EU's Juncker postpones Kiev visit due to kidney stones

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has postponed plans to visit Kiev on Monday because he needs to receive treatment for kidney stones. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine arrests Turkish cargo ship over Crimea port call
    Mar27

    Ukraine arrests Turkish cargo ship over Crimea port call

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian authorities have arrested a Turkish-owned cargo ship and detained its captain over a visit it made to a port in Crimea after Russian annexed the peninsula from Ukraine last year. …read more Source: The...

    Russian Orthodox Church suspends priest who blessed Ukraine-bound fighters
    Mar27

    Russian Orthodox Church suspends priest who blessed Ukraine-bound fighters

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Orthodox Church has suspended a priest who publicly blessed a group of fighters heading to eastern Ukraine, encouraging them to battle government troops he called “fascist scum”. …read more Source: The...

    Russia not prepared to discuss restructuring Ukraine debt – Russian FinMin
    Mar27

    Russia not prepared to discuss restructuring Ukraine debt – Russian FinMin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Friday Russia was not prepared to discuss restructuring its $3 billion (2.01 billion pounds) holding of Ukrainian debt and considered itself to be an official rather than a private creditor. …read more Source: The...

    Poland to charge two Russian officials over Kaczynski plane crash
    Mar27

    Poland to charge two Russian officials over Kaczynski plane crash

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland said on Friday it will bring charges against two Russian air traffic controllers over a 2010 plane crash which killed then Polish president Lech Kaczynski, a move likely to damage bilateral relations already strained by the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    London or Paris: which is the club for Russia's Ukraine debt?
    Mar27

    London or Paris: which is the club for Russia's Ukraine debt?

    LONDON (Reuters) – A legal conundrum is threatening plans to ease Ukraine’s debt burden and possibly its entire $40 billion (26.88 billion pounds) IMF-led bailout: should a $3 billion Eurobond held by Russia be classed as bilateral sovereign debt or a plain vanilla bond? …read more Source: The...

    Syria's Assad says West wants to weaken Russia
    Mar27

    Syria's Assad says West wants to weaken Russia

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has accused the West of trying to weaken Russia by turning Ukraine into a puppet state, a tactic he said had also been used against his own country. …read more Source: The...

    Exclusive – West holds off on Ukraine aid pledges, seeking reforms
    Mar26

    Exclusive – West holds off on Ukraine aid pledges, seeking reforms

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – International lenders are delaying plans to offer Ukraine billions of dollars on concerns Kiev cannot yet prove the cash will not vanish into a corrupt economy which EU officials fear could remain a “bottomless pit”. …read more Source: The...

    Passenger bus blown up by mine in east Ukraine, three killed
    Mar25

    Passenger bus blown up by mine in east Ukraine, three killed

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three people were killed and six injured on Wednesday when a passenger bus struck a landmine in eastern Ukraine where government forces have been battling Russian-backed separatists, Interfax news agency said, quoting police. …read more Source: The...

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