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    Russia's Lavrov says U.S. backs military solution in Ukraine
    Feb02

    Russia's Lavrov says U.S. backs military solution in Ukraine

    BEIJING (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the United States on Monday of supporting efforts to resolve the crisis in Ukraine militarily after media reports that Washington is taking a new look at providing Kiev’s forces with lethal aid. …read more Source: The...

    East Ukraine rebels plan 'general mobilisation'
    Feb02

    East Ukraine rebels plan 'general mobilisation'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Separatist forces fighting government forces in eastern Ukraine plan a “general mobilisation” under which thousands of men will be called up, one of their main leaders was quoted as saying on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says five more soldiers killed overnight in fighting in the east
    Feb02

    Ukraine says five more soldiers killed overnight in fighting in the east

    KIEV (Reuters) – Five Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 29 wounded in fighting against Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, a Ukraine military spokesman said on Monday morning. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. taking new look at giving arms to Ukraine forces – NYT
    Feb02

    U.S. taking new look at giving arms to Ukraine forces – NYT

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s administration is taking a new look at providing Ukrainian forces with defensive weapons and equipment in the face of a rebel offensive that shattered a five-month truce, the New York Times reported on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Death toll mounts in Ukraine fighting after peace talks fail
    Feb01

    Death toll mounts in Ukraine fighting after peace talks fail

    KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Thirteen government soldiers and at least as many civilians have been killed in the past 24 hours in eastern Ukraine’s separatist conflict after the collapse of peace talks, Kiev authorities said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine military says 13 soldiers killed in eastern fighting in past 24 hours
    Feb01

    Ukraine military says 13 soldiers killed in eastern fighting in past 24 hours

    KIEV (Reuters) – Thirteen Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in fighting against Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, a Kiev military spokesman said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's envoy accuses separatists of undermining Minsk peace talks
    Jan31

    Ukraine's envoy accuses separatists of undermining Minsk peace talks

    MINSK (Reuters) – Peace talks on Ukraine broke up on Saturday after more than four hours and Ukraine’s envoy accused separatist envoys of undermining the meeting by making ultimatums and refusing to discuss plans for a ceasefire, Interfax news agency said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian peace talks break up in Minsk, outcome not clear
    Jan31

    Ukrainian peace talks break up in Minsk, outcome not clear

    MINSK (Reuters) – Peace talks on the Ukraine crisis, involving Ukrainian and Russian representatives and separatist envoys, broke up on Saturday after more than four hours with key players leaving the venue by different cars, a Reuters witness said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine, rebels hold fresh peace talks as fighting rages in east
    Jan31

    Ukraine, rebels hold fresh peace talks as fighting rages in east

    MINSK/KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian and Russian representatives and separatist envoys met in a new round of peace talks on Saturday as fighting between Kiev’s forces and the Russian-backed rebels raged on in Ukraine’s east, claiming more civilian and military lives. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin says Putin, Merkel, Hollande discussed Ukraine by phone
    Jan31

    Kremlin says Putin, Merkel, Hollande discussed Ukraine by phone

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande discussed increased violence in southeastern Ukraine in a phone call on Saturday, the Kremlin said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

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