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    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...

    Kerry denies split between U.S. and Europe on Russia policy
    Feb08

    Kerry denies split between U.S. and Europe on Russia policy

    MUNICH (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry denied on Sunday that a split has emerged between Washington and Europe over how to handle Russia, after leading U.S. senators sharply criticised Germany and other countries who oppose sending arms to the Ukraine military. …read more Source: The...

    German minister criticises Russian counterpart for Munich remarks
    Feb08

    German minister criticises Russian counterpart for Munich remarks

    MUNICH (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier criticised his Russian counterpart on Sunday for weekend remarks at a security conference which he said had not contributed to a resolution of the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Franco-German plan on Ukraine based on Minsk pact – U.S. official
    Feb07

    Franco-German plan on Ukraine based on Minsk pact – U.S. official

    MUNICH (Reuters) – A Franco-German initiative to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine is based on the Minsk peace accords but will contain more details on implementation and timing of a future deal, a senior State Department official said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel defends Ukraine arms stance in face of U.S. criticism
    Feb07

    Merkel defends Ukraine arms stance in face of U.S. criticism

    MUNICH (Reuters) – Germany’s Angela Merkel said on Saturday that sending arms to help Ukraine fight pro-Russian separatists would not solve the crisis there, drawing sharp rebukes from U.S. politicians who accused Berlin of turning its back on an ally in distress. …read more Source: The...

    Poroshenko rejects change of territorial lines enshrined in Minsk pact
    Feb07

    Poroshenko rejects change of territorial lines enshrined in Minsk pact

    MUNICH (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday he could not accept any changes to the so-called “demarcation lines” laid out in the Minsk peace agreement with pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The...

    Russian-backed rebels massing to attack key Ukrainian towns – Kiev
    Feb07

    Russian-backed rebels massing to attack key Ukrainian towns – Kiev

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists have intensified shelling of government forces on all front lines and appear to be amassing forces for new offensives on the key railway town of Debaltseve and the coastal city of Mariupol, Ukraine’s military said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

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