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    France says Russia would face more sanctions if Mariupol attacked
    Feb25

    France says Russia would face more sanctions if Mariupol attacked

    PARIS (Reuters) – Moscow would face more EU sanctions if pro-Russia separatists attacked Ukraine’s government-held port of Mariupol, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine stops banks buying foreign currency for clients until February 28
    Feb25

    Ukraine stops banks buying foreign currency for clients until February 28

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank said on Wednesday it would prevent commercial banks from buying foreign currency for clients until Feb. 28. …read more Source: The...

    Leading powers seek stepped-up monitoring in Ukraine
    Feb24

    Leading powers seek stepped-up monitoring in Ukraine

    PARIS (Reuters) – The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany agreed on Tuesday to seek a reinforcement of the international monitoring mission in Ukraine and renewed their calls for an oft-breached ceasefire agreement to be respected. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine fears rebel movement towards Mariupol
    Feb24

    Ukraine fears rebel movement towards Mariupol

    PARIS (Reuters) – Ukraine fears pro-Russian forces are seeking to extend their control to the government-held port of Mariupol, its foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin said after talks in Paris aimed at enforcing a ceasefire. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine rebels show withdrawal of weapons; Kiev doubtful
    Feb24

    Ukraine rebels show withdrawal of weapons; Kiev doubtful

    MAKIYVKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russia separatists brought reporters on Tuesday to witness the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line in east Ukraine under a ceasefire deal, but Ukraine said the rebels were using the cover of the truce to reinforce for another advance. …read more Source: The...

    Russia is lying when it denies its troops are in Ukraine – Kerry
    Feb24

    Russia is lying when it denies its troops are in Ukraine – Kerry

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry replied “yes” on Tuesday when asked if Russia was lying when it said there are no Russian troops or equipment in Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists are fighting government troops. …read more Source: The...

    Russian lawmakers may take pay cut to weather crisis
    Feb24

    Russian lawmakers may take pay cut to weather crisis

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s lawmakers should take a pay cut to help Moscow through a financial crisis, the speaker of parliament said on Tuesday, appealing to their patriotism as Western sanctions over Ukraine drain the economy. …read more Source: The...

    France, Germany, Russia, Ukraine renew ceasefire calls
    Feb24

    France, Germany, Russia, Ukraine renew ceasefire calls

    PARIS (Reuters) – The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany agreed on Tuesday to seek a reinforcement of the OSCE monitoring mission in Ukraine and renewed calls for an oft-breached ceasefire agreement to be respected. …read more Source: The...

    Estonia seen set to vote in another pro-NATO coalition
    Feb24

    Estonia seen set to vote in another pro-NATO coalition

    TALLINN (Reuters) – Estonia’s centre-right Reform Party is likely to retain power in Sunday’s election and form another pro-NATO coalition, after a campaign dominated by security worries following neighbouring Russia’s involvement in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine rebels say they withdrawing weapons; Kiev doubtful
    Feb24

    Ukraine rebels say they withdrawing weapons; Kiev doubtful

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russia separatists said on Tuesday they had begun pulling heavy weapons from the front line in east Ukraine under a ceasefire deal, but Ukraine said the rebels were using the cover of the truce to reinforce for another advance. …read more Source: The...

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