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    White House – Obama tells Putin in call to agree Ukraine peace deal
    Feb10

    White House – Obama tells Putin in call to agree Ukraine peace deal

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama called Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to discuss escalating violence in eastern Ukraine and urged him to agree to a peace deal, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine talks in Minsk agree ceasefire before leaders' summit – TASS
    Feb10

    Ukraine talks in Minsk agree ceasefire before leaders' summit – TASS

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Representatives of Russia, Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels and the OSCE security watchdog meeting in Minsk on Tuesday agreed a ceasefire for east Ukraine along with a monitoring mechanism and a scheme for withdrawal of heavy weapons, TASS news agency said. …read more Source: The...

    Farmers in eastern Ukraine feel the bite of conflict
    Feb10

    Farmers in eastern Ukraine feel the bite of conflict

    ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Food production in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine is set to drop in the coming months, as farmers don’t have regular access to seeds and fertilisers, a U.N. official said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    New violence in Ukraine diminishes hopes before four-way summit
    Feb10

    New violence in Ukraine diminishes hopes before four-way summit

    VUHLEHIRSK/KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Rockets killed more than 10 civilians and soldiers deep in Ukrainian government-held territory on Tuesday and rebels pushed on with an assault on an army-held rail junction, setbacks that showed Kiev’s position worsening on the eve of peace talks. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says Minsk talks 'last chance' for true ceasefire
    Feb10

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says Minsk talks 'last chance' for true ceasefire

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said peace talks in Minsk on Wednesday were one of the last chances to declare an unconditional ceasefire in the conflict with Russia-backed separatists, a statement on his website said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Germany's Steinmeier – questions still to resolve ahead of Ukraine summit
    Feb10

    Germany's Steinmeier – questions still to resolve ahead of Ukraine summit

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s foreign minister said on Tuesday talks to plan a Ukrainian crisis summit in Minsk had been useful so far, but open questions remained, and he urged Moscow and Kiev to seize the chance the summit offered. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. Treasury's Lew says quick package for Ukraine critical
    Feb10

    U.S. Treasury's Lew says quick package for Ukraine critical

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Tuesday it was critically important that an international package for Ukraine comes together quickly and said progress was being made. …read more Source: The...

    Obama called Ukraine's Poroshenko on ceasefire, peace deal – White House
    Feb10

    Obama called Ukraine's Poroshenko on ceasefire, peace deal – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama spoke to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday about the situation in Eastern Ukraine, the White House said on Twitter. …read more Source: The...

    Russian court extends detention of Ukrainian pilot Savchenko
    Feb10

    Russian court extends detention of Ukrainian pilot Savchenko

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Moscow court extended on Tuesday the detention of Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian army pilot being held on charges of aiding the killing of two Russian journalists in east Ukraine last year. …read more Source: The...

    G7 powers, IMF considering much larger Ukraine aid package
    Feb10

    G7 powers, IMF considering much larger Ukraine aid package

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Group of Seven rich industrial nations and the International Monetary Fund are weighing up a much larger aid package for Ukraine, acknowledging that it is teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, sources familiar with the talks say. …read more Source: The...

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