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    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...

    Putin, Merkel and Hollande start Ukraine talks in Kremlin
    Feb06

    Putin, Merkel and Hollande start Ukraine talks in Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and the leaders of Germany and France began talks in the Kremlin on the Ukraine crisis on Friday, Russian news agencies quoted Putin’s spokesman as saying. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel arrives in Kremlin for Ukraine talks
    Feb06

    Merkel arrives in Kremlin for Ukraine talks

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in the Kremlin on Friday for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Francois Hollande on the Ukraine crisis, the Kremlin press office said. …read more Source: The...

    Arming Ukraine could backfire – German minister
    Feb06

    Arming Ukraine could backfire – German minister

    MUNICH (Reuters) – Germany’s defence minister warned on Friday that arming Ukrainian troops to help them fight pro-Russian separatists risked exacerbating the conflict and stood little chance of success against rebels who had “potentially unlimited” supplies of weapons from Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian authorities, rebels evacuate civilians from front line town
    Feb06

    Ukrainian authorities, rebels evacuate civilians from front line town

    DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine (Reuters) – Convoys of buses carrying many local residents to safety left the besieged town of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine on Friday as government forces kept up artillery fire to defend their positions against pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The...

    Supplying weapons to Ukraine would escalate conflict – Fallon
    Feb06

    Supplying weapons to Ukraine would escalate conflict – Fallon

    MUNICH (Reuters) – Supplying weapons to Ukraine, an option under consideration in Washington, would escalate the conflict, British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Germany's Merkel arrives in Moscow for Ukraine talks
    Feb06

    Germany's Merkel arrives in Moscow for Ukraine talks

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Moscow on Friday for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Francois Hollande on the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Russia ready to negotiate gas deal with Kiev if debts included – minister
    Feb06

    Russia ready to negotiate gas deal with Kiev if debts included – minister

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will be ready to negotiate a new gas supply deal with Ukraine if it includes Kiev’s gas debt payments to Russian producer Gazprom , Energy Minister Alexander Novak told Rossiya-24 television on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. and Europe must stand together over Ukraine – Biden
    Feb06

    U.S. and Europe must stand together over Ukraine – Biden

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Friday that the United States and Europe needed to stand together over Ukraine and accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of calling for peace while rolling his troops through Ukrainian countryside. …read more Source: The...

    German, French leaders head for Moscow to press for Ukraine peace
    Feb06

    German, French leaders head for Moscow to press for Ukraine peace

    MOSCOW/KIEV, (Reuters) – The leaders of Germany and France are expected to take peace proposals to Moscow on Friday on the second leg of a dramatic initiative to end a conflict in Ukraine that has killed more than 5,000 people and driven Russia-West relations to new lows. …read more Source: The...

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