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    Russia says concerned by talk of U.S. arms supplies to Kiev
    Mar05

    Russia says concerned by talk of U.S. arms supplies to Kiev

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian foreign ministry spokesman said on Thursday Moscow was deeply concerned with continued talk of the United States starting large-scale arms supplies to Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine passes law to boost armed forces by a third
    Mar05

    Ukraine passes law to boost armed forces by a third

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament passed a law on Thursday to increase the size of the armed forces by a third as Kiev fights pro-Russian separatists in the east. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine military says one soldier killed in past 24 hours in east
    Mar05

    Ukraine military says one soldier killed in past 24 hours in east

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and another wounded in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine, military spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov said on Thursday, despite a ceasefire deal meant to decrease tensions. …read more Source: The...

    Libya asks U.N. for arms, jets, tanks to battle Islamic State – letter
    Mar05

    Libya asks U.N. for arms, jets, tanks to battle Islamic State – letter

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Libya has sought permission from the United Nations to import 150 tanks, two dozen fighter jets, seven attack helicopters, tens of thousands of assault rifles and grenade launchers and millions of rounds of ammunition from Ukraine, Serbia and Czech Republic. …read more Source: The...

    Thirty-three miners killed in explosion in eastern Ukraine coal mine – Ifax
    Mar04

    Thirty-three miners killed in explosion in eastern Ukraine coal mine – Ifax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Thirty-three miners died in an explosion at a coal mine in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukrainian, local news agencies reported, citing the region’s emergency services and administration. …read more Source: The...

    NATO flotilla enters Black Sea for training amid Ukraine crisis
    Mar04

    NATO flotilla enters Black Sea for training amid Ukraine crisis

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A NATO flotilla arrived in the Black Sea on Wednesday to train with ships from the Bulgarian, Romanian and Turkish navies, the U.S.-led Western alliance said. …read more Source: The...

    U.S., Europe weighing potential deeper Russia sanctions – Nuland
    Mar04

    U.S., Europe weighing potential deeper Russia sanctions – Nuland

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. sanctions team is in Europe this week discussing possible deeper sectoral penalties against Russia if a ceasefire deal with Ukraine is further violated, a senior State Department official said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Budget and reform plans put Ukraine on track for IMF aid, says G7
    Mar04

    Budget and reform plans put Ukraine on track for IMF aid, says G7

    BERLIN/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund and Group of Seven leading economic powers on Wednesday praised the Ukrainian government’s determination to reform the economy against all odds, with the G7 saying Kiev’s new draft budget should put it on track for an IMF-led bailout. …read more Source: The...

    Former Ukraine Finance Minister arrested on Spanish coast
    Mar04

    Former Ukraine Finance Minister arrested on Spanish coast

    MADRID (Reuters) – Spanish police arrested on Wednesday former Ukrainian Finance Minister Yuri Kolobov, missing since August 2014 and wanted for embezzlement and financial wrongdoing under an Interpol arrest warrant, a Civil Guard spokesman said. …read more Source: The...

    33 miners feared dead after pit blast in east Ukraine
    Mar04

    33 miners feared dead after pit blast in east Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ten miners were confirmed killed and rescuers held out little hope for another 23 who were still missing after a blast at a coal mine in the rebel-held city of Donetsk near the battle front in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

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