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    Chinese diplomat tells West to consider Russia's security concerns over Ukraine
    Feb27

    Chinese diplomat tells West to consider Russia's security concerns over Ukraine

    BEIJING (Reuters) – Western powers should take into consideration Russia’s legitimate security concerns over Ukraine, a top Chinese diplomat has said in an unusually frank and open display of support for Moscow’s position in the crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine has sent $15 million for Russian gas, money yet to arrive – minister
    Feb27

    Ukraine has sent $15 million for Russian gas, money yet to arrive – minister

    KRASNOYARSK, Russia (Reuters) – Ukraine has sent $15 million (9.72 million pounds) to pay for Russian gas, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak on Friday quoted natural gas producer Gazprom as saying, but he added that the money had not yet arrived. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian prisoners forced to hunt for dead comrades in airport rubble
    Feb26

    Ukrainian prisoners forced to hunt for dead comrades in airport rubble

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – The gunmen lined up around 20 pale-looking prisoners in two silent rows in the ruins of the airport terminal. Somehow still clinging to a wall pulverised by bullets and artillery was a sign marked “Lost and Found”. …read more Source: The...

    EU-Russia-Ukraine gas talks to be held on Monday – EU
    Feb26

    EU-Russia-Ukraine gas talks to be held on Monday – EU

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Russia, Ukraine and the European Union will hold talks in Brussels on Monday to discuss problems with gas supplies to Ukraine, the EU said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Obama adviser to meet with European counterparts on Ukraine crisis
    Feb26

    Obama adviser to meet with European counterparts on Ukraine crisis

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House National Security Adviser Susan Rice will convene a meeting on Thursday with her European counterparts to discuss Russia’s actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel hopes Moldova isn't in Russia's sights after Ukraine
    Feb26

    Merkel hopes Moldova isn't in Russia's sights after Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s Angela Merkel said on Thursday she hoped Russia’s Vladimir Putin would not try the same strategy in Moldova as he had in Ukraine, and expressed support for the country’s efforts to forge stronger ties with Europe, to Moscow’s chagrin. …read more Source: The...

    EU's Mogherini discusses gas supply, Ukraine with Russia's Lavrov
    Feb26

    EU's Mogherini discusses gas supply, Ukraine with Russia's Lavrov

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini discussed gas supply and the application of the Minsk ceasefire agreement in Ukraine during a 20-minute phone call with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Analysis – This time around, Russia-Ukraine gas feud is mostly hot air
    Feb26

    Analysis – This time around, Russia-Ukraine gas feud is mostly hot air

    KIEV (Reuters) – The rhetoric is as melodramatic as ever, but this time around Russia’s threat to cut off Ukraine’s natural gas is mostly hot air. …read more Source: The...

    Insight – West's offer to rebuild Ukraine faces reality check
    Feb26

    Insight – West's offer to rebuild Ukraine faces reality check

    BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Western powers are preparing what they say may be their most potent weapon against Moscow’s interference in Ukraine – a multi billion dollar aid package to rebuild a near-bankrupt state and realise the European dream cherished by many Ukrainians. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine crisis prompts German debate on restocking military
    Feb26

    Ukraine crisis prompts German debate on restocking military

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany is considering buying more tanks in the light of the Ukraine crisis and Europe’s deteriorating relations with Russia, after years of drastic cuts left the military operating with just 75 percent of the heavy equipment it needs. …read more Source: The...

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