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    Russia says Ukraine passport order complies with international law – RIA
    Feb20

    Russia says Ukraine passport order complies with international law – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s foreign ministry said on Monday an order issued by President Vladimir Putin to recognise passports issued by rebels in eastern Ukraine was in line with international law, RIA news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    Russia seeks to avoid sanctions by buying equipment from Iran
    Feb20

    Russia seeks to avoid sanctions by buying equipment from Iran

    ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Russia hopes to get around European Union sanctions by reaching a deal with Iran for the supply of gas turbine equipment for two power plants in Crimea, the head of Russian state defence conglomerate Rostec said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    France decries Moscow recognition of passports issued by rebels in Ukraine
    Feb20

    France decries Moscow recognition of passports issued by rebels in Ukraine

    PARIS (Reuters) – France on Monday denounced Russia’s decision to temporarily recognise passports issued by rebels in Ukraine, saying it was not in line with the spirit of the Minsk peace accord. …read more Source: The...

    Fresh ceasefire appears to hold for now in eastern Ukraine
    Feb20

    Fresh ceasefire appears to hold for now in eastern Ukraine

    AVDIYIVKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed separatists appeared to be respecting a new ceasefire attempt on Monday after international powers called for shelling to stop and for the withdrawal of banned heavy weapons. …read more Source: The...

    Russia violating Ukraine peace deal with passport order – Germany
    Feb20

    Russia violating Ukraine peace deal with passport order – Germany

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to temporarily recognise passports issued by rebels in Ukraine violates the Minsk peace agreement, a German government spokesman said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin says Ukraine peace plan mooted by lawmaker 'absurd'
    Feb20

    Kremlin says Ukraine peace plan mooted by lawmaker 'absurd'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Monday it had no prior knowledge of a Ukrainian lawmaker’s peace plan for his country, which was detailed in the New York Times newspaper, and called it absurd anyway. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. embassy in Kiev critical of Moscow order on Ukrainian documentation
    Feb19

    U.S. embassy in Kiev critical of Moscow order on Ukrainian documentation

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The United States embassy in Kiev voiced concern on Sunday over Russia’s decision to recognise civil registration documents issued in separatist-held areas of eastern Ukraine, saying that it threatens the Minsk peace process. …read more Source: The...

    Putin orders Russia to recognise documents issued in rebel-held east Ukraine
    Feb18

    Putin orders Russia to recognise documents issued in rebel-held east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin ordered Russian authorities on Saturday to temporarily recognise civil registration documents issued in separatist-held areas of eastern Ukraine, a decision strongly criticised by Ukraine’s president. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Lavrov says Feb. 20 ceasefire in Ukraine has been agreed
    Feb18

    Russia's Lavrov says Feb. 20 ceasefire in Ukraine has been agreed

    MUNICH (Reuters) – Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday after meeting with his Ukrainian, German and French counterparts in Munich that a Feb. 20 ceasefire between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists has been agreed. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine foreign minister not happy with ceasefire talks
    Feb18

    Ukraine foreign minister not happy with ceasefire talks

    MUNICH (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said on Saturday that he was “not at all” happy with the result of talks with Germany, France and Russia in Munich aimed at putting an end to fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: The...

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