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    Merkel dampens hopes for Ukraine ceasefire deal in Moscow talks
    Feb06

    Merkel dampens hopes for Ukraine ceasefire deal in Moscow talks

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was unclear whether she and French President Francois Hollande would achieve a breakthrough with Russian President Vladimir Putin in talks later on Friday aimed at resolving the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian, rebel convoys head for rail town to evacuate civilians
    Feb06

    Ukrainian, rebel convoys head for rail town to evacuate civilians

    HORLIVKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Convoys of buses converged from two sides on the town of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine on Friday after separatist rebels and government forces appeared to have patched together a truce to allow civilians to be evacuated. …read more Source: The...

    Russia, Ukrainian separatists haven't lived up to agreements – White House
    Feb05

    Russia, Ukrainian separatists haven't lived up to agreements – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is encouraged by efforts to find a diplomatic resolution to the Ukraine conflict but is concerned that agreements from previous such efforts have not been honoured, a White House spokesman said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry says east Ukraine peace cannot be 'one-sided'
    Feb05

    Kerry says east Ukraine peace cannot be 'one-sided'

    KIEV (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday Washington was not banking on a military solution in east Ukraine but the conflict there could not end with a “one-sided peace”. …read more Source: The...

    Obama to decide 'soon' on U.S. weapons for Ukraine – Kerry
    Feb05

    Obama to decide 'soon' on U.S. weapons for Ukraine – Kerry

    KIEV (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama will decide soon whether to provide Ukraine with lethal weapons to fight separatists in east Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine won't consider any peace plan undermining territorial integrity-PM
    Feb05

    Ukraine won't consider any peace plan undermining territorial integrity-PM

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Thursday Kiev would not consider any peace plan for the east of the country that casts doubt on the nation’s territorial integrity, sovereignty or independence, Russia’s RIA news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    German, French leaders take Ukraine peace plan to Moscow
    Feb05

    German, French leaders take Ukraine peace plan to Moscow

    KIEV (Reuters) – The leaders of Germany and France announced a new peace plan for Ukraine on Thursday, flying to Kiev with a new proposal they would then take on to Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    Greek PM, Russia's Putin discuss economy, Ukraine
    Feb05

    Greek PM, Russia's Putin discuss economy, Ukraine

    ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras discussed boosting cooperation with Russia including on energy and the economy during a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Greek leader’s office said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    European defence ministers oppose sending weapons to Ukraine
    Feb05

    European defence ministers oppose sending weapons to Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Several European defence ministers spoke out on Thursday against sending weapons to the Ukrainian army, pointing to a potential transatlantic split if Washington decides to supply arms. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry – U.S. will not 'close eyes' to Russian tanks, forces in East Ukraine
    Feb05

    Kerry – U.S. will not 'close eyes' to Russian tanks, forces in East Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday Russian aggression in the east was the greatest threat to Ukraine, and that Washington, while seeking a diplomatic solution, would not “close our eyes” to Russian tanks and fighters crossing the border. …read more Source: The...

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