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    EU shows little appetite for more Russia sanctions
    Mar07

    EU shows little appetite for more Russia sanctions

    RIGA (Reuters) – EU foreign ministers showed little appetite on Saturday for stepping up pressure on Russia over Ukraine, preferring to give a fragile ceasefire a chance before deciding whether to apply more sanctions or even to extend existing ones. …read more Source: The...

    International focus turns to bolstering Ukraine ceasefire
    Mar07

    International focus turns to bolstering Ukraine ceasefire

    RIGA (Reuters) – Steps to bolster a fragile ceasefire in eastern Ukraine gathered momentum on Friday as support within the European Union for more economic sanctions¨on Russia appeared to wane. …read more Source: The...

    Russia defends Ukraine pilot's detention; U.N., U.S. demand release
    Mar07

    Russia defends Ukraine pilot's detention; U.N., U.S. demand release

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations, the United States and Britain demanded during a United Nations Security Council meeting on Friday that Russia release Ukrainian military pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, but Russia defended her detention as legal. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine ceasefire holding, says OSCE head
    Mar06

    Ukraine ceasefire holding, says OSCE head

    RIGA (Reuters) – The ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is holding and overall hostilities have dropped, the head of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. plan to train Ukraine national guard "on hold"
    Mar06

    U.S. plan to train Ukraine national guard "on hold"

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. plan to train Ukrainian national guard troops is “on hold” pending implementation of a ceasefire deal between government troops and Russian-backed rebels, a spokesman for U.S. forces in Europe said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    EU drops sanctions on Yanukovich's Ukraine security chief
    Mar06

    EU drops sanctions on Yanukovich's Ukraine security chief

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union has dropped sanctions imposed last year on the head of ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich’s security service, according to a legal notice published on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. not decided yet on Ukraine national guard training – official
    Mar06

    U.S. not decided yet on Ukraine national guard training – official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has not yet made a final decision on whether to move ahead with previously announced training of Ukrainian national guard troops battling Russian-backed separatists in the country’s east, a U.S. military official said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    EU drops sanctions on Yanukovich's security chief
    Mar06

    EU drops sanctions on Yanukovich's security chief

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union has dropped sanctions imposed last year on the head of ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich’s security service, according to a legal notice published on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    EU sees ceasefire progress, but ready for more sanctions – Mogherini
    Mar06

    EU sees ceasefire progress, but ready for more sanctions – Mogherini

    RIGA (Reuters) – The European Union is ready to step up sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine conflict, but the priority is to bolster a fragile ceasefire agreed in Minsk, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    After battle, frostbite in the ruins of Ukraine's Donetsk
    Mar06

    After battle, frostbite in the ruins of Ukraine's Donetsk

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Former crane-operator Alexander Zubko staggers along the dark hospital corridor leaning on a stick. He survived when a mortar bomb hit his house but lost his toes to frostbite after sleeping in the snow-covered rubble. …read more Source: The...

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