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    Ex-electrician backed by Putin helps unite Ukraine rebels
    Feb10

    Ex-electrician backed by Putin helps unite Ukraine rebels

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko will not be present at a summit on east Ukraine this week but his actions will help determine the success or failure of any peace deal. …read more Source: The...

    Rockets hit Kiev military HQ and town, many wounded – president
    Feb10

    Rockets hit Kiev military HQ and town, many wounded – president

    KIEV (Reuters) – Rocket strikes hit Ukraine’s military headquarters in the east of the country and a nearby residential area on Tuesday, wounding many army personnel and civilians, President Petro Poroshenko said. …read more Source: The...

    Rockets strike HQ of Kiev military in east, many wounded – President
    Feb10

    Rockets strike HQ of Kiev military in east, many wounded – President

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military headquarters in the east of the country and a nearby residential area were hit by powerful rocket strikes on Tuesday and there were many wounded among army personnel and civilians, President Petro Poroshenko said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine parliament approves proposal to dismiss general prosecutor
    Feb10

    Ukraine parliament approves proposal to dismiss general prosecutor

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament voted on Tuesday to approve President Petro Poroshenko’s proposal to dismiss General Prosecutor Vitaliy Yarema. …read more Source: The...

    Over 600 Russian troops start exercises in Crimea – RIA
    Feb10

    Over 600 Russian troops start exercises in Crimea – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – More than 600 Russian troops started exercises in Crimea, RIA news agency reported on Tuesday, a day before a summit on the Ukraine crisis in the Belarussian capital Minsk. …read more Source: The...

    2,000 reconnaissance troops stage exercises in Russia – Interfax
    Feb10

    2,000 reconnaissance troops stage exercises in Russia – Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – About 2,000 Russian reconnaissance troops have started exercises in southern Russia, Interfax news agency reported on Tuesday, a day before a summit on the Ukraine crisis in the Belarussian capital Minsk. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko asks parliament to agree to dismiss General Prosecutor
    Feb10

    Ukraine's Poroshenko asks parliament to agree to dismiss General Prosecutor

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has asked parliament to agree to the dismissal of General Prosecutor Vitaliy Yarema, according to the text of an official request posted on the parliamentary website on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Seven Ukrainian servicemen killed in the east – Kiev military
    Feb10

    Seven Ukrainian servicemen killed in the east – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Seven Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 23 wounded in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine’s eastern regions in the past 24 hours, the Kiev military said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Polish defence minister says supplying arms to Ukraine is last option
    Feb10

    Polish defence minister says supplying arms to Ukraine is last option

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Supplying arms to Ukraine is a final option, but one worth avoiding, as it could trigger an escalation of the conflict in the country’s east, Polish Defence Minister Tomasz Siemoniak said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Obama says still weighing decision on arming Ukraine forces
    Feb09

    Obama says still weighing decision on arming Ukraine forces

    WASHINGTON/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama made clear he was some way from a decision on whether to arm Ukraine in its conflict against Russian-backed rebels, saying on Monday he still hoped for a diplomatic solution. …read more Source: The...

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