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    Obama speaks to German, Ukrainian leaders about Ukraine violence
    Feb15

    Obama speaks to German, Ukrainian leaders about Ukraine violence

    RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (Reuters) – President Barack Obama spoke to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday and expressed concern about the violence in Ukraine while pressing for implementation of a ceasefire agreement, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    U.S.'s Kerry called Russian counterpart to urge truce implementation – official
    Feb15

    U.S.'s Kerry called Russian counterpart to urge truce implementation – official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Saturday, urging full implementation of this week’s Minsk agreements on ending fighting in Ukraine, including a midnight ceasefire. …read more Source: The...

    Germany warns of 'high price' of violating ceasefire in Ukraine
    Feb15

    Germany warns of 'high price' of violating ceasefire in Ukraine

    LIMA (Reuters) – Germany’s Foreign Minister warned Kiev, Moscow and separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine on Saturday of the “high price” of violating a ceasefire agreement as fighting intensified hours before its start. …read more Source: The...

    Constitution change for east Ukraine will be hard – Latvia
    Feb14

    Constitution change for east Ukraine will be hard – Latvia

    RIGA (Reuters) – Assuming a ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels in the east holds, the implementation of a special constitutional status for the region is likely to be very difficult, according to Latvia’s foreign minister. …read more Source: The...

    Rebels fighting for more territory ahead of Ukraine ceasefire – Kiev military
    Feb14

    Rebels fighting for more territory ahead of Ukraine ceasefire – Kiev military

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Fighting intensified in eastern Ukraine on Saturday ahead of a midnight ceasefire, with separatists pressing government forces in the key town of Debaltseve and shelling killing at least one person in the rebel-held city of Donetsk. …read more Source: The...

    Seven Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours – Kiev military
    Feb14

    Seven Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Seven Ukrainian service personnel have been killed and 23 wounded in fighting against separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, a Kiev military spokesman said on Saturday, despite a four-power peace deal worked out in Belarus. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine revised budget foresees hryvnia strengthening in 2015
    Feb14

    Ukraine revised budget foresees hryvnia strengthening in 2015

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s government is forecasting a hryvnia currency rate of 21 to the dollar this year in a revised budget drawn up to satisfy its international creditors, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine plans to borrow $1 billion to buy gas, fuel oil for reserves
    Feb14

    Ukraine plans to borrow $1 billion to buy gas, fuel oil for reserves

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine plans to borrow $1 billion to establish a strategic reserve of natural gas and fuel oil to cover local needs in emergency situations, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb13

    Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefire

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels fought fiercely across the east of the country on Friday despite a new peace deal brokered by Germany and France. …read more Source: The...

    G7 threatens 'measures' if Minsk agreement on Ukraine violated
    Feb13

    G7 threatens 'measures' if Minsk agreement on Ukraine violated

    PARIS (Reuters) – The leaders of the G7 said this week’s ceasefire agreement for Ukraine offered a peaceful resolution to the crisis and threatened to take action if it were violated. …read more Source: The...

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