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    Russia, Ukraine, France, Germany agree on OSCE role in conflict zone – Poroshenko
    Mar03

    Russia, Ukraine, France, Germany agree on OSCE role in conflict zone – Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany discussed the conflict in eastern Ukraine by telephone on Monday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said in a statement published on his website. …read more Source: The...

    Russia, Ukraine to discuss 'summer gas package' later in March
    Mar02

    Russia, Ukraine to discuss 'summer gas package' later in March

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine will discuss a so-called ‘summer’ gas deal for Kiev at the end of March, when the current short-term deal expires, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Monday in remarks broadcast by Rossiya 24 television station. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's parliament approves stricter IMF-backed budget amendments
    Mar02

    Ukraine's parliament approves stricter IMF-backed budget amendments

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament approved on Monday a raft of International Monetary Fund-backed amendments to its 2015 draft budget that Kiev hopes will help it clinch a $17.5 billion bailout package. …read more Source: The...

    Target of nation's outrage, Ukraine central bank chief ploughs on
    Mar02

    Target of nation's outrage, Ukraine central bank chief ploughs on

    KIEV (Reuters) – Before she was appointed to head Ukraine’s central bank last June, Valeriia Gontareva was praised as one of the most successful investment bankers in the country. Since then, she has heard little but demands for her downfall. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry presses Russia's Lavrov on Ukraine ceasefire deal
    Mar02

    Kerry presses Russia's Lavrov on Ukraine ceasefire deal

    GENEVA (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday that Moscow and pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine must implement a ceasefire or face “consequences” that could further hit Russia’s faltering economy. …read more Source: The...

    Pro-Russian rebels train for more fighting despite Ukraine truce
    Mar02

    Pro-Russian rebels train for more fighting despite Ukraine truce

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – A ceasefire is broadly holding at last on the front line in eastern Ukraine, but fighters in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk are training for another round of clashes against government troops. …read more Source: The...

    Hollande calls for immediate Ukraine ceasefire, heavy weapon withdrawal
    Mar02

    Hollande calls for immediate Ukraine ceasefire, heavy weapon withdrawal

    PARIS (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande repeated demands for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine and the withdrawal of heavy weapons following a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry says Putin 'misinterprets' U.S. efforts in Ukraine
    Mar02

    Kerry says Putin 'misinterprets' U.S. efforts in Ukraine

    GENEVA (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday that Russian President Vladimir Putin misinterpreted a lot of what Washington was doing and trying to do in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry says he pressed Lavrov on Ukraine ceasefire deal
    Mar02

    Kerry says he pressed Lavrov on Ukraine ceasefire deal

    GENEVA (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he told Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday that Moscow and the separatists it was backing in Ukraine must implement a ceasefire or face consequences that could hit Russia’s economy. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine, Russia, France, Germany to talk today on Ukraine peace – Kremlin
    Mar02

    Ukraine, Russia, France, Germany to talk today on Ukraine peace – Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France will talk by telephone about a peace agreement in Ukraine and a gas dispute between Moscow and Kiev at 10:00 p.m. (1900 GMT) on Monday, Yuri Ushakov, a Kremlin adviser, said. …read more Source: The...

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