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    Sending weapons to Ukraine won't help, Merkel says
    Feb07

    Sending weapons to Ukraine won't help, Merkel says

    MUNICH (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday that sending weapons to help the Ukrainian government fight pro-Russian separatists would not help bring about a solution to the crisis. …read more Source: The...

    France's Hollande says Ukraine effort "one of last chances" for peace
    Feb07

    France's Hollande says Ukraine effort "one of last chances" for peace

    TULLE, France (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande said on Saturday a Franco-German peace initiative was a last-ditch effort to end fighting in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel says uncertain if Ukraine peace talks with Putin will work
    Feb07

    Merkel says uncertain if Ukraine peace talks with Putin will work

    MUNICH (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday it was unclear whether a Franco-German initiative for peace in Ukraine that she and President Francois Hollande discussed with Russia’s Vladimir Putin on Friday would succeed. …read more Source: The...

    NATO commander: West shouldn't rule out military option in Ukraine
    Feb07

    NATO commander: West shouldn't rule out military option in Ukraine

    MUNICH (Reuters) – The West should not rule out the military option in Ukraine, NATO’s top military commander said on Saturday, adding that he was referring to the possibility of helping Ukraine with weapons and equipment rather than sending in soldiers. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says Franco-German peace proposal could work
    Feb07

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says Franco-German peace proposal could work

    MUNICH (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday that a peace proposal aimed at ending fighting with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine could work. …read more Source: The...

    Germany and France agree with Putin to work towards Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb07

    Germany and France agree with Putin to work towards Ukraine ceasefire

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The leaders of Germany and France proposed at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday to draw up a possible joint document to implement the Minsk agreement and bring an end to the fighting in Ukraine, a German government spokesman said. …read more Source: The...

    Moscow talks on Ukraine 'substantial and constructive' – French source
    Feb07

    Moscow talks on Ukraine 'substantial and constructive' – French source

    PARIS (Reuters) – The leaders of France and Germany had “substantial and constructive” talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin about the Ukraine crisis on Friday, a French presidential source said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine talks end without any word of an agreement
    Feb06

    Ukraine talks end without any word of an agreement

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The leaders of Germany and France ended more than five hours of talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin without any word of an agreement to resolve the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    NATO's top general wants "all tools" used to help Ukraine
    Feb06

    NATO's top general wants "all tools" used to help Ukraine

    MUNICH (Reuters) – NATO’s top military commander, U.S. General Philip Breedlove, said on Friday the West should be ready to use “all tools in the tool bag” to help Ukraine fight pro-Russian separatists, though he did not specify if that should include arming Kiev. …read more Source: The...

    Echoes of the 1990s in Ukraine as financial crisis bites
    Feb06

    Echoes of the 1990s in Ukraine as financial crisis bites

    KIEV (Reuters) – A crippling financial crisis in Ukraine is turning the clock back to the 1990s, when people kept dollars in their socks rather than at banks and smuggled cars to sell them on the black market and avoid the tax man. …read more Source: The...

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