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    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...

    UK keeping decision not to arm Ukraine 'under review', won't allow military collapse
    Feb10

    UK keeping decision not to arm Ukraine 'under review', won't allow military collapse

    LONDON (Reuters) – Britain said on Tuesday it was keeping under review a decision not to arm Ukraine to help it fight Russian-backed separatists, saying it couldn’t allow the Ukrainian armed forces to collapse. …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...

    Five killed in rocket strikes on Kramatorsk, east Ukraine – regional administration
    Feb10

    Five killed in rocket strikes on Kramatorsk, east Ukraine – regional administration

    KIEV (Reuters) – Five people have been killed and 26 wounded, including 10 service personnel, in rocket strikes on the town of Kramatorsk on Tuesday, the government-controlled regional administration said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine parliament agrees to dismissal of top prosecutor
    Feb10

    Ukraine parliament agrees to dismissal of top prosecutor

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament voted on Tuesday to approve a presidential proposal to dismiss the General Prosecutor, criticised by deputies and activists for failing to roll out reforms and bring justice for those killed in last year’s “Euromaidan” revolution. …read more Source: The...

    Rebels in new push to cut off Ukraine rail hub ahead of talks
    Feb10

    Rebels in new push to cut off Ukraine rail hub ahead of talks

    VUHLEHIRSK/KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Rebel fighters made a push on Tuesday to cut off a government-held road and rail junction in east Ukraine, vowing on the eve of peace talks that they would not cease fire until they had achieved their aim of taking more territory. …read more Source: The...

    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...

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