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    Some 12,000 Russian soldiers in Ukraine supporting rebels – U.S. commander
    Mar03

    Some 12,000 Russian soldiers in Ukraine supporting rebels – U.S. commander

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The U.S. military estimates around 12,000 Russian soldiers are supporting pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine, U.S. Army Europe Commander Ben Hodges said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    EU, U.S. ready to step up sanctions if Ukraine ceasefire violated – EU
    Mar03

    EU, U.S. ready to step up sanctions if Ukraine ceasefire violated – EU

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Western leaders warned Russia on Tuesday they would step up sanctions if there were further violations of a ceasefire agreement in Ukraine, the European Union said. …read more Source: The...

    Western leaders ready for more sanctions on Russia if crisis escalates – Germany
    Mar03

    Western leaders ready for more sanctions on Russia if crisis escalates – Germany

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Western leaders agreed on Tuesday that they would be ready to impose further sanctions on Russia over Ukraine if there was a further escalation in the crisis, a German government spokesman said. …read more Source: The...

    France says "strong reaction" needed from West if Minsk deal violated in Ukraine
    Mar03

    France says "strong reaction" needed from West if Minsk deal violated in Ukraine

    PARIS (Reuters) – France said Western powers agreed on Tuesday that a “strong reaction” would be necessary from the international community if a ceasefire in Ukraine agreed last month was violated. …read more Source: The...

    Three dead as Kiev accuses Ukraine rebels of shelling
    Mar03

    Three dead as Kiev accuses Ukraine rebels of shelling

    KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed and nine wounded as pro-Russian rebels shelled government positions despite a ceasefire deal, the military said on Tuesday, announcing Kiev’s highest casualty toll in several days. …read more Source: The...

    Obama, European leaders to discuss Ukraine, global security
    Mar03

    Obama, European leaders to discuss Ukraine, global security

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama and European leaders will hold a video conference on Tuesday to discuss the Ukraine crisis and global security issues, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine rejects Georgian request to extradite ex-president – Tbilisi
    Mar03

    Ukraine rejects Georgian request to extradite ex-president – Tbilisi

    TBILISI (Reuters) – Ukrainian prosecutors have rejected a request to extradite Georgia’s ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili and former justice minister Zurab Adeishvili, Georgia’s chief prosecutor’s office said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says group of servicemen taken prisoner in besieged town of Debaltseve
    Mar03

    Ukraine says group of servicemen taken prisoner in besieged town of Debaltseve

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s defence ministry said on Tuesday a group of service personnel had been taken prisoner by separatists in the strategic town of Debaltseve where government positions have been under attack from Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine truce fades as fighting rages, arms pullback stalls
    Mar03

    Ukraine truce fades as fighting rages, arms pullback stalls

    NIKISHINE, Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russian rebels bombarded government troops encircled in east Ukraine on Tuesday and a plan for both sides to pull back their heavy guns stalled, pushing a fragile peace deal closer to collapse. …read more Source: The...

    Moscow says Ukraine must pay for gas for rebel-held regions – RIA
    Mar03

    Moscow says Ukraine must pay for gas for rebel-held regions – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Tuesday he believed Kiev should pay for the supplies of Russian gas to rebel-held regions of Ukraine, RIA news agency reports. …read more Source: The...

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