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    Ukraine's military reports significant fall in fighting
    Feb28

    Ukraine's military reports significant fall in fighting

    KIEV(Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said on Saturday there had been a significant decrease in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the east overnight, but said rebels had fired GRAD missiles at the town of Avdiivka despite a two-week-old ceasefire deal. …read more Source: The...

    Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow
    Feb28

    Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin and Russia’s involvement in the war in Ukraine, was shot dead steps from the Kremlin in central Moscow late on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    U.S., Europe seen unlikely to widen Russia sanctions if truce holds
    Feb28

    U.S., Europe seen unlikely to widen Russia sanctions if truce holds

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and the European Union are unlikely to widen economic sanctions on Russia if a tentative cease-fire emerging in eastern Ukraine takes hold, Western diplomats said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

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