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    Rebel commander says Ukraine separatists to begin withdrawing heavy weapons on Sunday
    Feb22

    Rebel commander says Ukraine separatists to begin withdrawing heavy weapons on Sunday

    KIEV (Reuters) – Senior separatist commander Eduard Basurin said pro-Russian rebels would begin a two-week process of withdrawing heavy weapons from the frontline in east Ukraine on Sunday, Russian news agency Interfax quoted him as saying. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels swap dozens of prisoners
    Feb22

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels swap dozens of prisoners

    KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists have exchanged dozens of prisoners in east Ukraine, a Ukrainian Security Council aide confirmed on Sunday, a step towards implementing an internationally brokered peace deal. …read more Source: The...

    Obama to weigh next steps on Ukraine 'in next few days' – Kerry
    Feb21

    Obama to weigh next steps on Ukraine 'in next few days' – Kerry

    LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama will evaluate the next steps in dealing with the conflict in eastern Ukraine in the coming days, including arming Ukrainian forces and sanctions against Moscow, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Pro-Russia rebel build-up near port city alarms Ukraine military
    Feb21

    Pro-Russia rebel build-up near port city alarms Ukraine military

    KIEV/SAKHANKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists are building up forces and weapons in Ukraine’s south east and the Ukrainian military said on Saturday it was braced for the possibility of a rebel attack on the port city of Mariupol. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. and allies discuss new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine – Kerry
    Feb21

    U.S. and allies discuss new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine – Kerry

    LONDON (Reuters) – The United States and its allies are discussing imposing more sanctions against Russia for undermining a European-brokered truce in eastern Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Pro-Russia rebel build-up near port city alarms Ukraine military
    Feb21

    Pro-Russia rebel build-up near port city alarms Ukraine military

    KIEV/SAKHANKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists are building up forces and weapons in Ukraine’s south east and the Ukrainian military said on Saturday it was braced for the possibility of a rebel attack on the port city of Mariupol. …read more Source: The...

    A year after fleeing Ukraine, Yanukovich speaks of return
    Feb21

    A year after fleeing Ukraine, Yanukovich speaks of return

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, who fled to Russia a year ago after being toppled by months of street protests, said he was ready to return to Ukraine if the opportunity arose. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry says considering extra sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Feb21

    Kerry says considering extra sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    LONDON (Reuters) – Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday the United States and its allies were not prepared to play games with Russia and are discussing additional sanctions against Moscow over its role in eastern Ukraine, undermining a European-brokered truce. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine conflict to dominate talks as Kerry lands in London
    Feb21

    Ukraine conflict to dominate talks as Kerry lands in London

    LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in London on Saturday for meetings with his British counterpart, and a senior official said they would discuss possible penalties that could be imposed against Russia if violence in eastern Ukraine continues. …read more Source: The...

    Biden, in calls with Ukrainian leaders, condemns separatist offensive
    Feb21

    Biden, in calls with Ukrainian leaders, condemns separatist offensive

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, in phone calls with Ukrainian leaders on Friday, strongly condemned an offensive by pro-Russian separatists on the town of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

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