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    Obama, EU leaders agree to put more costs quickly on Russia if needed over Ukraine
    Mar04

    Obama, EU leaders agree to put more costs quickly on Russia if needed over Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama and his European counterparts agreed on Tuesday to act quickly to impose additional costs on Russia if peace agreements in the Ukraine conflict were not implemented. …read more Source: The...

    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...

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