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    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...

    Ukraine begins artillery withdrawal, recognising truce is holding
    Feb26

    Ukraine begins artillery withdrawal, recognising truce is holding

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine announced on Thursday that it would begin withdrawing artillery from the front line with separatist rebels in the east, a move that amounts to recognition that a ceasefire meant to take effect on Feb. 15 is holding at last. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian army to start withdrawing heavy weapons in east Ukraine
    Feb26

    Ukrainian army to start withdrawing heavy weapons in east Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian army will start withdrawing heavy weapons in east Ukraine on Thursday, a military spokesman said. …read more Source: The...

    EU invites Russia, Ukraine for gas talks on Monday
    Feb26

    EU invites Russia, Ukraine for gas talks on Monday

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission has invited the Russian and Ukrainian energy ministers for talks in Brussels on Monday to discuss gas supply problems, it said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Kiev reports no combat casualties for second straight day
    Feb26

    Kiev reports no combat casualties for second straight day

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military reported no combat casualties at the front for a second straight day on Thursday, a sign that a ceasefire deal has held at last after rebels initially ignored it to launch one of the biggest battles of the war last week. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Gazprom says ready to compromise on gas for east Ukraine
    Feb26

    Russia's Gazprom says ready to compromise on gas for east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian natural gas producer Gazprom said on Thursday it was willing to compromise with Ukraine over gas supplies to rebel-held regions in its east. …read more Source: The...

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