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    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed in rebel attacks in past 24 hours – Kiev military
    Mar21

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed in rebel attacks in past 24 hours – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian servicemen were killed in rebel attacks in the separatist-minded east of Ukraine in the 24 hours up to Saturday morning despite an agreed ceasefire, the Kiev military said. …read more Source: The...

    Russia urges Germany, France to safeguard peace in Ukraine
    Mar21

    Russia urges Germany, France to safeguard peace in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia appealed to Germany and France on Saturday to ensure Kiev does not try to incite violence in east Ukraine to encourage the United States to send Ukrainian forces lethal weapons. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says gas talks with Ukraine to continue in April
    Mar20

    Russia says gas talks with Ukraine to continue in April

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday that Moscow will continue talks on gas supplies to Ukraine in April after he met Ukrainian and the European Union officials in Brussels. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian oligarch under fire after night raid on state oil firm
    Mar20

    Ukrainian oligarch under fire after night raid on state oil firm

    KIEV (Reuters) – A raid by a group of armed men in combat fatigues on a state-owned oil company in the Ukrainian capital Kiev caused uproar in parliament on Friday and thrust banking billionaire Ihor Kolomoisky into the spotlight. …read more Source: The...

    Eyeing Russia nervously, Poles enrol in volunteer militias
    Mar20

    Eyeing Russia nervously, Poles enrol in volunteer militias

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Spurred by the war in Ukraine, growing numbers of Poles are joining volunteer paramilitary groups to get basic military training and prepare to defend their homeland from what some see as a looming Russian invasion. …read more Source: The...

    EU's Tusk: increasingly hard to keep unity on Russia sanctions
    Mar20

    EU's Tusk: increasingly hard to keep unity on Russia sanctions

    WARSAW (Reuters) – European Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday it was increasingly difficult to maintain a united European Union position on sanctions imposed on Russia over its involvement in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Turkey offers Ukraine $50 million loan – Ukraine's Poroshenko
    Mar20

    Turkey offers Ukraine $50 million loan – Ukraine's Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Turkey has offered a $50 million loan to Ukraine to help cover its budget deficit, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said in a joint press conference with Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan. …read more Source: The...

    One civilian killed in rebel attack in east Ukrainian town – regional police
    Mar20

    One civilian killed in rebel attack in east Ukrainian town – regional police

    KIEV (Reuters) – One civilian was killed on Friday in an attack by pro-Russian separatist rebels in the government-controlled town of Avdiyivka in east Ukraine despite a ceasefire deal, Ukrainian regional police said. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says sanctions 'destructive', will act in own interests
    Mar20

    Russia says sanctions 'destructive', will act in own interests

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia described “sanctions rhetoric” as destructive on Friday and said it would do what is in its national interests after European Union leaders kept economic sanctions in place over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    EU agrees Russia sanctions to stay until Ukraine peace terms met
    Mar20

    EU agrees Russia sanctions to stay until Ukraine peace terms met

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders agreed on Thursday that economic sanctions imposed on Russia will stay in place until a Ukraine peace deal is fully implemented, effectively extending them to the end of the year if need be. …read more Source: The...

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