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    Ukraine military says one serviceman killed in separatist east
    Mar11

    Ukraine military says one serviceman killed in separatist east

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and four wounded in fighting in separatist eastern territories in the past 24 hours despite a ceasefire deal, a Ukrainian military spokesman said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Japan slams ex-PM Hatoyama's Crimea visit
    Mar11

    Japan slams ex-PM Hatoyama's Crimea visit

    TOKYO (Reuters) – The Japanese government sharply criticised a former prime minister on Wednesday for his visit to the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, saying his action is at odds with Japan’s stance on the Ukraine situation and calling him “grossly imprudent”. …read more Source: The...

    More Russian tanks, equipment cross Ukraine border – U.S. official
    Mar10

    More Russian tanks, equipment cross Ukraine border – U.S. official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russian tanks and heavy military equipment have crossed the Ukrainian border in the last few days in breach of a European-brokered ceasefire agreed on Feb. 12, a senior U.S. State Department official said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Lavrov says EU's Tusk upping tension over Ukraine
    Mar10

    Russia's Lavrov says EU's Tusk upping 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...

    Ukraine's military says eastern rebels using truce to amass arms
    Mar10

    Ukraine's military says eastern rebels using truce to amass arms

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said on Tuesday pro-Russian rebels were amassing heavy weapons in depots around separatist-held Donetsk city despite a ceasefire deal. …read more Source: The...

    NATO naval drills start in Black Sea after one-day delay
    Mar10

    NATO naval drills start in Black Sea after one-day delay

    SOFIA (Reuters) – NATO’s Black Sea members Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey joined four other alliance states in a multinational naval exercise on Tuesday just across the water from the Crimean Peninsula annexed by Russia last year. …read more Source: The...

    Germany says still far away from a solution to Ukraine
    Mar10

    Germany says still far away from a solution to Ukraine

    SOFIA (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Tuesday that a solution to the crisis in Ukraine was still a long way off, and that Ukraine will need significant support given the dire state of its economy. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says rebels have withdrawn significant amount of heavy weapons
    Mar09

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says rebels have withdrawn significant amount of heavy weapons

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday pro-Russian rebels had withdrawn a significant amount of weaponry from the front-lines in eastern Ukraine in accordance with a three-week-old ceasefire deal. …read more Source: The...

    Obama – U.S., Europe need to work to ensure monitoring of Ukraine ceasefire
    Mar09

    Obama – U.S., Europe need to work to ensure monitoring of Ukraine ceasefire

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Monday that Europe and the United States need to work to ensure there is effective international monitoring of a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Rebel fighters enjoy lull on eastern Ukraine front
    Mar09

    Rebel fighters enjoy lull on eastern Ukraine front

    MOLOCHNOYE, Ukraine (Reuters) – Uneasy calm and domesticity have settled over rebel positions in the ruins of front-line towns in east Ukraine as steps are taken to observe a fragile ceasefire that each side expects the other to violate with a fresh offensive. …read more Source: The...

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