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    Russia's Lavrov – U.S. plans to arm Ukraine would hit peace deal: RIA
    Mar16

    Russia's Lavrov – U.S. plans to arm Ukraine would hit peace deal: RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that U.S. plans to send weapons to Ukraine, fighting pro-Russian rebels in its east, would be a direct hit against a Minsk peace agreement struck last month, RIA news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed in separatist east – Kiev military
    Mar16

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed in separatist east – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed in fighting in the separatist-minded east of the country in the past 24 hours despite a ceasefire deal, a spokesman for Ukraine’s military said in a televised briefing on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Germany says Minsk ceasefire has reduced violence in east Ukraine
    Mar16

    Germany says Minsk ceasefire has reduced violence in east Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The Minsk ceasefire deal brokered by the leaders of Germany and France last month has lead to a de-escalation of the violence in east Ukraine, a government spokesman said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    EU's Tusk says sanctions on Russia must be maintained
    Mar16

    EU's Tusk says sanctions on Russia must be maintained

    ROME (Reuters) – Europe must maintain pressure on Russia with sanctions until the Kiev government has full control of Ukraine, the president of the European Council Donald Tusk said in a joint interview with several newspapers published on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    EU worried by military build-up, human rights situation in Crimea
    Mar16

    EU worried by military build-up, human rights situation in Crimea

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union said on Monday it would stick to its policy of not recognising Russia’s annexation of Crimea and voiced concern over what it said was a military build-up and deteriorating human rights situation there. …read more Source: The...

    Britain urges EU to keep sanctions on Russia until Minsk deal done
    Mar16

    Britain urges EU to keep sanctions on Russia until Minsk deal done

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain’s foreign minister called on EU leaders to maintain economic sanctions on Russia until the Minsk peace deal to stop fighting in Ukraine has been fully implemented. …read more Source: The...

    Austrian minister says Minsk accord best chance to solve Ukraine crisis
    Mar16

    Austrian minister says Minsk accord best chance to solve Ukraine crisis

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The Minsk agreement to end fighting in eastern Ukraine is the biggest chance to solve Ukraine crisis peacefully and European leaders should not declare it has failed, Austria’s foreign minister said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine urges allies to consider boycotting Russia's 2018 World Cup
    Mar16

    Ukraine urges allies to consider boycotting Russia's 2018 World Cup

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko urged his country’s allies to consider boycotting the 2018 football World Cup in Russia if Moscow does not pull all its troops out of his territory, in a German newspaper interview published on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Putin says Russia was ready for nuclear confrontation over Crimea
    Mar16

    Putin says Russia was ready for nuclear confrontation over Crimea

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow was ready to put its nuclear forces on alert to ensure Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine last year, President Vladimir Putin said in a pre-recorded documentary aired on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's president says truce not working, urges more Russia sanctions – newspaper
    Mar15

    Ukraine's president says truce not working, urges more Russia sanctions – newspaper

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Ukraine’s president accused Russian-backed separatists in the east of failing to respect a ceasefire with Ukrainian troops and called for further sanctions on Russia in comments to a German newspaper to be published on Monday. …read more Source: The...

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