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    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...

    Ukraine's economy is starting to disintegrate – Polish Deputy PM
    Mar03

    Ukraine's economy is starting to disintegrate – Polish Deputy PM

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Ukraine’s economy is starting to disintegrate, creating a risk of hundreds of thousands of immigrants flowing into Poland, Polish Deputy Prime Minister Janusz Piechocinski said. …read more Source: The...

    Obama, European leaders to discuss Ukraine, global security – White House
    Mar03

    Obama, European leaders to discuss Ukraine, global security – White House

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

    Russia ready to consider discount on gas price for Ukraine in second quarter
    Mar03

    Russia ready to consider discount on gas price for Ukraine in second quarter

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is ready to consider providing Ukraine with a discount for gas supplies within their existing contract starting from the second quarter, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told Rossiya 24 TV channel on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says return of Crimea a must for mending ties with Russia
    Mar03

    Ukraine says return of Crimea a must for mending ties with Russia

    TOKYO (Reuters) – No normalisation of ties between Ukraine and Russia is likely unless the region of Crimea, now under Russian control, is returned to Kiev’s sovereignty, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in past 24 hours – Ukraine military source
    Mar03

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in past 24 hours – Ukraine military source

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed and nine were wounded in the last 24 hours in the country’s east where government troops are fighting with pro-Russian rebels, a Ukrainian military source told Reuters on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    OSCE should play greater role in eastern Ukraine, leaders say
    Mar03

    OSCE should play greater role in eastern Ukraine, leaders say

    MOSCOW/BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) – The leaders of Russia, Germany and France agreed to Ukraine’s proposal to ask the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) to help with the implementation of the cease-fire agreement in eastern Ukraine, officials said after a four-way phone call on Monday evening. …read more...

    OSCE will be asked to play role in Ukraine – France
    Mar03

    OSCE will be asked to play role in Ukraine – France

    PARIS (Reuters) – The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine have agreed to ask the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) to help with the implementation of the cease-fire agreement, France said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

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