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    Ukraine's Poroshenko raises issue of peacekeepers with Germany's Merkel: statement
    Feb27

    Ukraine's Poroshenko raises issue of peacekeepers with Germany's Merkel: statement

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, in a telephone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, raised the issue of deploying a peacekeeping mission to Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Russia complains to Lithuania about its arms supply to Ukraine
    Feb27

    Russia complains to Lithuania about its arms supply to Ukraine

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – Russia said on Friday it had formally complained to Lithuania that the Baltic country’s supply of weapons to Ukraine violated its international arms trade commitments. …read more Source: The...

    Bulgaria to back new sanctions if Ukraine truce crumbles
    Feb27

    Bulgaria to back new sanctions if Ukraine truce crumbles

    SOFIA (Reuters) – Bulgaria will support a new round of sanctions against Moscow if pro-Russian separatists are found to have breached a peace deal agreed for eastern Ukraine, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov told Reuters on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Deaths shake Ukraine truce; Poroshenko wary of Russian threat
    Feb27

    Deaths shake Ukraine truce; Poroshenko wary of Russian threat

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine on Friday reported the first deaths in three days in east Ukraine and President Petro Poroshenko said Russia would pose a “military threat” even if a ceasefire holds. …read more Source: The...

    Spain arrests eight accused of joining pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine
    Feb27

    Spain arrests eight accused of joining pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine

    MADRID (Reuters) – Spain on Friday arrested eight citizens who recently returned from fighting alongside pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine, the first such arrest in the European Union of foreign citizens involved in the conflict, the Interior Ministry said. …read more Source: The...

    Obama, European Council's Tusk to meet March 9 – White House
    Feb27

    Obama, European Council's Tusk to meet March 9 – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama and European Council President Donald Tusk will meet at the White House on March 9 to discuss the Ukraine crisis and the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, the White House said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Kerry's accusation Moscow is lying 'beyond diplomatic ethics'
    Feb27

    Russia says Kerry's accusation Moscow is lying 'beyond diplomatic ethics'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Friday that accusations from U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that Russia was lying over its involvement in eastern Ukraine went “beyond diplomatic ethics”, Interfax reported. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales
    Feb27

    Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales

    ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The crisis in Ukraine looks set to trigger major changes in its vast agricultural sector with state-owned farm land and small family plots likely to go up for sale despite concerns over the impact on local farmers, according to development experts. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine sends small prepayment for Russian gas
    Feb27

    Ukraine sends small prepayment for Russian gas

    KIEV/KRASNOYARSK, Russia (Reuters) – Ukraine has sent a small prepayment of $15 million (9.5 million pounds) to Russia for March natural gas deliveries, energy officials from the two sides said on Friday, after Moscow threatened to cut off supply. …read more Source: The...

    Three Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours – Kiev military
    Feb27

    Three Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and seven wounded in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine in the past 24 hours, a military spokesman said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

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