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    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...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko asks for military help from allies
    Feb07

    Ukraine's Poroshenko asks for military help from allies

    MUNICH (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said the crisis in his country would remain unresolved unless it received political, economic and military support from allies in Europe and beyond. …read more Source: The...

    Biden says Ukraine has right to defend itself against Russia
    Feb07

    Biden says Ukraine has right to defend itself against Russia

    MUNICH (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Saturday that Washington wanted a peaceful solution to the conflict in Ukraine but added that Kiev had a right to defend itself against Russia and that the United States would provide it with the means to do so. …read more Source: The...

    NATO, Russia fail to narrow differences in Munich talks
    Feb07

    NATO, Russia fail to narrow differences in Munich talks

    MUNICH (Reuters) – NATO and Russia failed to narrow their differences over the Ukraine crisis in talks on Saturday but agreed they would keep talking to each other. …read more Source: The...

    Russia optimistic on Ukraine deal, warns on arming Kiev
    Feb07

    Russia optimistic on Ukraine deal, warns on arming Kiev

    MUNICH (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday that there were reasons for optimism on a peace deal for Ukraine but he also warned against the arming of Kiev’s military and blamed the United States and Europe for inflaming the crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Five more Ukrainian soldiers killed in east – Kiev military
    Feb07

    Five more Ukrainian soldiers killed in east – Kiev military

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

    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...

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