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    EU agrees new sanctions on Russians, Ukrainian rebels – diplomats
    Feb05

    EU agrees new sanctions on Russians, Ukrainian rebels – diplomats

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union governments have agreed on a list of new entities and Russian and pro-Moscow Ukrainian individuals who will suffer sanctions in the bloc, diplomats said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry in Kiev amid calls to arm Ukraine
    Feb05

    Kerry in Kiev amid calls to arm Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in snowbound Kiev on Thursday amid calls for Washington to begin arming Ukraine to battle Russian-backed separatists advancing in the east. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry to offer Ukraine $16.4 million in new humanitarian aid – U.S. officials
    Feb05

    Kerry to offer Ukraine $16.4 million in new humanitarian aid – U.S. officials

    KIEV (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who arrived in Kiev on Thursday for talks with the embattled Ukrainian leadership, intends to provide an additional $16.4 million (£10.7 million) in humanitarian aid to help civilians in eastern Ukraine, U.S. officials said. …read more Source: The...

    Five more Ukrainian soldiers killed in east in past 24 hours – Kiev military
    Feb05

    Five more Ukrainian soldiers killed in east in past 24 hours – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Five more Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in fighting with Russian-backed separatists in the past 24 hours, a military spokesman said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian president calls for NATO states to provide weapons
    Feb05

    Ukrainian president calls for NATO states to provide weapons

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called on NATO states to send weapons to his country, saying in a newspaper interview that civilian deaths and the growing conflict should provide the Western alliance with enough reason to come to Ukraine’s aid. …read more Source: The...

    U.N. aviation agency says in talks to open new Black Sea air route
    Feb04

    U.N. aviation agency says in talks to open new Black Sea air route

    MONTREAL (Reuters) – The UN’s aviation agency wants to open a new route for commercial aircraft in international airspace over the Black Sea that will be managed by Ukraine and without “interference” from Russia, the agency’s secretary-general said. …read more Source: The...

    Non-military pressure on Russia main 'centre of gravity' – Carter
    Feb04

    Non-military pressure on Russia main 'centre of gravity' – Carter

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s pick to lead the Pentagon appeared to qualify his support for the idea of providing arms to Ukraine, saying on Wednesday economic and political pressure on Russia “has to remain the main centre of our effort in pushing back.” …read more Source: The...

    Obama Pentagon nominee Carter leans towards arming Ukraine
    Feb04

    Obama Pentagon nominee Carter leans towards arming Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s pick to become U.S. defense secretary told Congress on Wednesday he was leaning in favour of providing arms to Ukraine, in what would be a departure from U.S. policy that opponents say could fan the flames of war. …read more Source: The...

    Advancing Ukraine rebels appear to capture frontline town
    Feb04

    Advancing Ukraine rebels appear to capture frontline town

    VUHLEHIRSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russian rebels appeared to be in full control on Wednesday of one of the towns that has been a principal target of their advance, as they attempt to surround a nearby garrison of Ukrainian forces. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. Vice President Biden to discuss aid to Ukraine in Brussels, Munich – senior U.S. official
    Feb04

    U.S. Vice President Biden to discuss aid to Ukraine in Brussels, Munich – senior U.S. official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will meet top European leaders this week in Brussels and Munich this week to discuss options for boosting security and financial aid to Ukraine and steeper economic sanctions on Russia, senior U.S. administration officials told reporters on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

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