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    Sweden security forces fear Russian military operations
    Mar18

    Sweden security forces fear Russian military operations

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden’s security services said on Wednesday they feared possible Russian military operations against their country following an increase in espionage activity since the Ukraine crisis erupted a year ago. …read more Source: The...

    EU's Tusk discussing Russia sanctions proposal with Merkel, Hollande
    Mar18

    EU's Tusk discussing Russia sanctions proposal with Merkel, Hollande

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Council President Donald Tusk is discussing a proposal with the German and French leaders that would link European Union sanctions on Russia to full implementation of a Ukraine ceasefire accord, a senior EU official said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia rules out handing back Crimea, expands war games
    Mar17

    Russia rules out handing back Crimea, expands war games

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia ruled out handing Crimea back to Ukraine on Tuesday and a Defence Ministry official said nuclear-capable long-range bombers were being sent to the Black Sea peninsula as part of war games. …read more Source: The...

    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...

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