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    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...

    Top US diplomat cautious on sending arms to Ukraine
    Mar06

    Top US diplomat cautious on sending arms to Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The second-highest ranking U.S. diplomat promised on Friday to maintain pressure on Russia via economic sanctions to get it to change tack on Ukraine but appeared to rule out arming Kiev, saying Moscow would easily be able to send many more weapons. …read more Source: The...

    Britain – EU to prepare possible new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Mar06

    Britain – EU to prepare possible new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Britain’s foreign minister said on Friday the European Union would prepare possible new sanctions on Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine conflict that could be imposed quickly if the Minsk ceasefire agreement is broken. …read more Source: The...

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