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    Merkel to urge caution in U.S. as pressure builds to arm Ukraine forces
    Feb09

    Merkel to urge caution in U.S. as pressure builds to arm Ukraine forces

    WASHINGTON/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to argue against arming Ukraine in its conflict against Russian-backed rebels in Washington on Monday in the face of intense U.S. Congressional pressure. …read more Source: The...

    Don't issue ultimatums to Putin – Russian radio cites Kremlin
    Feb09

    Don't issue ultimatums to Putin – Russian radio cites Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin will not be spoken to in the language of ultimatums at talks on the Ukraine crisis, a Russian radio station quoted the Kremlin as saying on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    EU backs Ukraine peace drive, hawks urge no easing of sanctions
    Feb09

    EU backs Ukraine peace drive, hawks urge no easing of sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union foreign ministers lined up behind a Franco-German effort to end the Ukraine war on Monday but some said the EU must maintain sanctions on Russia until the situation in eastern Ukraine improved. …read more Source: The...

    Nine more Ukrainian servicemen killed in the east
    Feb09

    Nine more Ukrainian servicemen killed in the east

    KIEV (Reuters) – Nine Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 26 wounded in fighting with Russian-back separatists in Ukraine’s eastern regions in the past 24 hours, Kiev military spokesman said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Obama's Ukraine policy at crossroads as fighting rages on
    Feb09

    Obama's Ukraine policy at crossroads as fighting rages on

    WASHINGTON/MUNICH (Reuters) – Russian-backed rebels’ violent offensive in eastern Ukraine leaves President Barack Obama with perplexing and urgent choices, but aides say he will exercise his typical caution in deciding his next move. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin says Kiev on 'dead-end track' in east Ukraine
    Feb09

    Russia's Putin says Kiev on 'dead-end track' in east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Kiev must stop its military operation in east Ukraine and cease exerting economic pressure on rebel-held regions, warning that it was on a “dead-end track fraught with … catastrophe”. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. arms might fan Ukraine war – OSCE chief
    Feb08

    U.S. arms might fan Ukraine war – OSCE chief

    MUNICH (Reuters) – The United States risks provoking a more direct intervention by Russia in the separatist conflict in Ukraine if it sends weapons to Kiev, the head of the OSCE security watchdog said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. arming of Ukraine would not bring rift with Europe – Mogherini
    Feb08

    U.S. arming of Ukraine would not bring rift with Europe – Mogherini

    MUNICH (Reuters) – The European Union’s foreign policy chief said on Sunday she did not expect any transatlantic rift with Washington over Ukraine if the United States went ahead with proposals to supply arms to Kiev. …read more Source: The...

    Leaders scramble to avert 'dramatic spiral' in Ukraine
    Feb08

    Leaders scramble to avert 'dramatic spiral' in Ukraine

    MUNICH (Reuters) – The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France agreed to meet in Belarus on Wednesday to try to broker a peace deal for Ukraine amid escalating violence there and signs of cracks in the transatlantic consensus on confronting Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: The...

    Leaders aim to meet in Minsk on Wednesday on Ukraine crisis – Germany
    Feb08

    Leaders aim to meet in Minsk on Wednesday on Ukraine crisis – Germany

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France aim to meet in Minsk on Wednesday to continue work on resolving the crisis in Ukraine after holding a conference call on Sunday, a German government spokesman said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

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