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    Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb13

    Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefire

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine and Russian-backed rebel fought fiercely for control of a strategic railway junction on Friday despite a new peace deal brokered by Germany and France. …read more Source: The...

    Poroshenko says Ukraine still a long way from peace
    Feb13

    Poroshenko says Ukraine still a long way from peace

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday the country was still a long way from peace and that there were no guarantees a ceasefire deal agreed in Belarus the previous day would take effect. …read more Source: The...

    Finance Minister hopes Ukraine will get new IMF aid in early March – Interfax
    Feb13

    Finance Minister hopes Ukraine will get new IMF aid in early March – Interfax

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said on Friday she hoped Ukraine would get its next tranche of financial aid from the International Monetary Fund in the first week of March, news agency Interfax Ukraine reported. …read more Source: The...

    Two Ukraine civilians killed in rebel shelling near Luhansk – regional administration
    Feb13

    Two Ukraine civilians killed in rebel shelling near Luhansk – regional administration

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two civilians were killed and six injured on Friday morning by rebel shelling of the town of Shchastya, near Luhansk city in east Ukraine, the head of the Kiev-controlled regional administration said. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin says leaders at Minsk talks in touch over Ukraine – RIA
    Feb13

    Kremlin says leaders at Minsk talks in touch over Ukraine – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin’s spokesman said on Friday the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France are in touch over the Ukraine crisis and that he expected a phone conversation to be agreed upon in the coming days, RIA news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    Eight Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours despite peace deal
    Feb13

    Eight Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours despite peace deal

    KIEV (Reuters) – Eight Ukrainian service personnel have been killed and 34 wounded in fighting against separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, a Kiev military spokesman said on Friday, despite a four-power peace deal worked out in Belarus. …read more Source: The...

    Insight – In Russia, battle for university places deflates Crimea euphoria
    Feb13

    Insight – In Russia, battle for university places deflates Crimea euphoria

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Alexandra Kartokhina always dreamed of studying in a big city. She even went to a Russian school in her native Crimea to help her achieve her ambition of studying in St Petersburg. …read more Source: The...

    Even with Turkish Stream, Russia can't avoid sending gas via Ukraine
    Feb13

    Even with Turkish Stream, Russia can't avoid sending gas via Ukraine

    BRUSSELS/ESSEN/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s plan to cut out Ukraine as a gas transit route is unrealistic because the EU will seek non-Russian gas rather than build the links it would need to Moscow’s proposed new pipeline to Turkey, industry sources and analysts say. …read more Source: The...

    EU to relaunch Ukraine-Russia gas talks – Juncker
    Feb13

    EU to relaunch Ukraine-Russia gas talks – Juncker

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – the European Union will relaunch trilateral talks with Kiev and Moscow on supplies of Russian gas to Ukraine following Thursday’s peace accord with Russia over Ukraine, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. warns pro-Russian forces against seizing more Ukraine land
    Feb12

    U.S. warns pro-Russian forces against seizing more Ukraine land

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A senior U.S. government official warned pro-Russian separatists on Thursday against seizing more territory in eastern Ukraine before a ceasefire agreement goes into effect on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

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