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    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...

    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...

    Minsk talks to focus on demilitarised zone in east Ukraine – RIA quotes source
    Feb10

    Minsk talks to focus on demilitarised zone in east Ukraine – RIA quotes source

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Talks on how to resolve Ukraine crisis will focus on withdrawing heavy weapons, creating a demilitarised zone in eastern Ukraine and starting a dialogue between Ukraine and the rebels, RIA news agency quoted a diplomatic source as saying on Tuesday. …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...

    Britain and Germany 'actively discussing' extending EU Russia sanctions
    Feb10

    Britain and Germany 'actively discussing' extending EU Russia sanctions

    LONDON (Reuters) – Britain and Germany are actively discussing maintaining and extending European Union sanctions on Russia in case there is no breakthrough in the Ukrainian peace process soon, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Factbox – Positions before Minsk summit on Ukraine
    Feb10

    Factbox – Positions before Minsk summit on Ukraine

    (Reuters) – The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine plan to hold a summit on the Ukraine crisis in the Belarussian capital of Minsk on Wednesday. Here is an outline of the sides’ positions before the meeting. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. wants to drag Russia into Ukraine conflict – RIA
    Feb10

    U.S. wants to drag Russia into Ukraine conflict – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The United States is trying to drag Russia into the Ukrainian conflict to try to force a change of power in Moscow and dismember Russia, the head of the Kremlin’s Security Council, was quoted as saying on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

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