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    Ukrainian parliament offers special status for rebel east
    Mar17

    Ukrainian parliament offers special status for rebel east

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament approved on Tuesday a draft law to grant special status and limited self-rule to separatist-controlled parts of east Ukraine provided regional elections are held there under Ukrainian jurisdiction. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Lavrov says EU's Tusk stoking tension over Ukraine
    Mar17

    Russia's Lavrov says EU's Tusk stoking tension over Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused European Council President Donald Tusk and Brussels bureaucrats on Tuesday of stirring up tensions between Moscow and the bloc over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Euphoria fades in Crimea after a year of Russian rule
    Mar17

    Euphoria fades in Crimea after a year of Russian rule

    SIMFEROPOL, Crimea (Reuters) – A year after Russia’s takeover of Crimea sparked a wave of euphoria across the Black Sea peninsula, residents are suffering growing hardship as prices rise and many fear for the future. …read more Source: The...

    Obama, Italy's Renzi to meet on Ukraine, Islamic State – White House
    Mar17

    Obama, Italy's Renzi to meet on Ukraine, Islamic State – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will meet April 17 to discuss a range of security issues, including the crisis in Ukraine and ongoing efforts to counter Islamic State, the White House said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says IMF package to Ukraine relates only to private sector debt – RIA
    Mar17

    Russia says IMF package to Ukraine relates only to private sector debt – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak said on Wednesday that the International Monetary Fund’s programme on Ukraine’s debt restructuring relates only to private sector debt, RIA news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine ready to supply east with aid – RIA quotes Poroshenko
    Mar17

    Ukraine ready to supply east with aid – RIA quotes Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is ready to supply eastern regions of the country controlled by pro-Russian rebels with humanitarian aid, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was quoted as saying by Russia’s RIA news agency on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in past 24 hours – Kiev military
    Mar17

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in past 24 hours – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed in fighting in the east of Ukraine in the past 24 hours despite a ceasefire agreement with Russian-backed rebels, a Kiev military spokesman said on Tuesday. Five others were wounded. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin rules out handing back Crimea to Ukraine
    Mar17

    Kremlin rules out handing back Crimea to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Tuesday it would not hand back Crimea to Ukraine, despite warnings by the United States and European Union that they will not drop sanctions over the Black Sea peninsula’s annexation a year ago. …read more Source: The...

    Russia accuses Kiev of tightening blockade on rebel east
    Mar16

    Russia accuses Kiev of tightening blockade on rebel east

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Monday that Kiev was stepping up a “blockade” of eastern Ukrainian regions controlled by pro-Russian rebels and accused Kiev of violating ceasefire agreements. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. warns Russia on sticking to Ukraine ceasefire accord
    Mar16

    U.S. warns Russia on sticking to Ukraine ceasefire accord

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Monday it would be ready to “increase the costs” to Russia if it fails to comply with the terms of ceasefire agreements with Ukraine, suggesting potential further economic sanctions on Moscow. …read more Source: The...

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