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    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...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko sees 'threat from the east' despite truce
    Feb27

    Ukraine's Poroshenko sees 'threat from the east' despite truce

    KIEV (Reuters) – President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday a “military threat from the east” would remain even if a peace deal holds between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says hopes for more gas from Europe in March
    Feb27

    Ukraine says hopes for more gas from Europe in March

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s state-owned energy firm Naftogaz hopes to buy more gas from Europe in March, the company’s head said on Friday, part of Kiev’s efforts to cut its dependence on energy supplies from Russia. …read more Source: The...

    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...

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