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    Russia to let woman accused of treason over Ukraine out of detention – lawyer
    Feb03

    Russia to let woman accused of treason over Ukraine out of detention – lawyer

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian investigators have agreed to free from detention a woman accused of high treason after calling Kiev’s embassy in Moscow to say Russian troops might be heading to east Ukraine, one of her lawyers said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Putin is asked to free woman accused over Ukraine embassy call
    Feb03

    Putin is asked to free woman accused over Ukraine embassy call

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Supporters of a Russian mother of seven, accused of phoning the Ukrainian embassy to warn that Russian soldiers might be heading to east Ukraine, petitioned President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to let her go home while awaiting trial for high treason. …read more Source: The...

    Russia denies blame over Ukraine, says Kiev must talk to rebels – RIA
    Feb03

    Russia denies blame over Ukraine, says Kiev must talk to rebels – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called on Kiev on Tuesday to talk directly to separatists in eastern Ukraine and not to point the finger of blame at Moscow over the conflict, RIA news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel says won't arm Ukraine, prefers threat of sanctions
    Feb03

    Merkel says won't arm Ukraine, prefers threat of sanctions

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel reiterated on Tuesday her government’s position that Germany would not arm Ukraine to fight pro-Russian separatists but favoured diplomatic solutions such as the threat of tougher economic sanctions if the situation gets worse. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine loses five more soldiers in the east in past 24 hours
    Feb03

    Ukraine loses five more soldiers in the east in past 24 hours

    KIEV (Reuters) – Five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 27 wounded in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine’s eastern regions in the past 24 hours, Kiev military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    White House adviser – More weapons not the answer to Ukraine crisis
    Feb03

    White House adviser – More weapons not the answer to Ukraine crisis

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States believes economic sanctions remain the best way to influence Russia on the Ukraine crisis and that injecting more weapons would not necessarily solve the problem, Deputy White House national security adviser Ben Rhodes said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Exclusive – Russia, Ukraine in indirect talks over key Black Sea air corridor: sources
    Feb02

    Exclusive – Russia, Ukraine in indirect talks over key Black Sea air corridor: sources

    MONTREAL (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine are holding indirect talks to reopen a key international air corridor over the Black Sea to commercial flights in a plan that could give Ukraine much-needed overflight fees and ease congestion on other crowded air routes, according to five sources familiar with the matter. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. has not made decision on lethal support for Ukraine – State Department
    Feb02

    U.S. has not made decision on lethal support for Ukraine – State Department

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has not made a decision on whether to provide lethal assistance to Kiev as it weighs options on how to support Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists, a State Department spokeswoman said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Rebels pound Ukrainian troops after peace talks fail
    Feb02

    Rebels pound Ukrainian troops after peace talks fail

    YENAKIEVE, Ukraine (Reuters) – Separatist rockets streaked across hills in eastern Ukraine on Monday as rebels pounded the positions of Ukrainian government troops holding a strategic rail town while both sides pressed ahead with mobilising more forces for combat. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin calls for end to fighting in east Ukraine – TASS
    Feb02

    Russia's Putin calls for end to fighting in east Ukraine – TASS

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin is “extremely concerned” over the situation in east Ukraine and has called on rival sides to end the fighting, TASS news agency quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on Monday. …read more Source: The...

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