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    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...

    U.N. hopes genuine ceasefire will emerge from Ukraine deal
    Feb12

    U.N. hopes genuine ceasefire will emerge from Ukraine deal

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday appealed to all parties to the conflict in eastern Ukraine to fulfill their commitments made at peace talks in Minsk, Belarus and to ensure the bloodshed comes to an end, his spokesman said. …read more Source: The...

    World Bank says will provide up to $2 billion to Ukraine in 2015
    Feb12

    World Bank says will provide up to $2 billion to Ukraine in 2015

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The World Bank said on Thursday it would provide Ukraine with up to $2 billion (1.3 billion pounds) in support in 2015, with assistance focussed on aiding the poor, supporting reforms and fighting corruption. …read more Source: The...

    NATO says Ukraine escalation runs counter to spirit of Minsk
    Feb12

    NATO says Ukraine escalation runs counter to spirit of Minsk

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed the Minsk agreement to end fighting in eastern Ukraine but said an escalation of the conflict on Thursday ran counter to the spirit of the accord. …read more Source: The...

    'Glimmer of hope' for Ukraine after new ceasefire deal
    Feb12

    'Glimmer of hope' for Ukraine after new ceasefire deal

    MINSK (Reuters) – Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine agreed a deal offering a “glimmer of hope” for an end to conflict in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, but the United States said continued, intense fighting ran counter to the spirit of the accord. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says rebels strengthened by tanks, missiles from Russia
    Feb12

    Ukraine says rebels strengthened by tanks, missiles from Russia

    KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Thursday that pro-Russian rebels had reinforced their positions with tanks and missile systems in east Ukraine while marathon four-nation talks were taking place the previous night. …read more Source: The...

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