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    Ukrainian authorities, rebels evacuate civilians from front line town
    Feb06

    Ukrainian authorities, rebels evacuate civilians from front line town

    DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine (Reuters) – Convoys of buses carrying many local residents to safety left the besieged town of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine on Friday as government forces kept up artillery fire to defend their positions against pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The...

    Supplying weapons to Ukraine would escalate conflict – Fallon
    Feb06

    Supplying weapons to Ukraine would escalate conflict – Fallon

    MUNICH (Reuters) – Supplying weapons to Ukraine, an option under consideration in Washington, would escalate the conflict, British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Germany's Merkel arrives in Moscow for Ukraine talks
    Feb06

    Germany's Merkel arrives in Moscow for Ukraine talks

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Moscow on Friday for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Francois Hollande on the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Russia ready to negotiate gas deal with Kiev if debts included – minister
    Feb06

    Russia ready to negotiate gas deal with Kiev if debts included – minister

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will be ready to negotiate a new gas supply deal with Ukraine if it includes Kiev’s gas debt payments to Russian producer Gazprom , Energy Minister Alexander Novak told Rossiya-24 television on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. and Europe must stand together over Ukraine – Biden
    Feb06

    U.S. and Europe must stand together over Ukraine – Biden

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Friday that the United States and Europe needed to stand together over Ukraine and accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of calling for peace while rolling his troops through Ukrainian countryside. …read more Source: The...

    German, French leaders head for Moscow to press for Ukraine peace
    Feb06

    German, French leaders head for Moscow to press for Ukraine peace

    MOSCOW/KIEV, (Reuters) – The leaders of Germany and France are expected to take peace proposals to Moscow on Friday on the second leg of a dramatic initiative to end a conflict in Ukraine that has killed more than 5,000 people and driven Russia-West relations to new lows. …read more Source: The...

    France's Hollande seeks comprehensive accord at Moscow talks
    Feb06

    France's Hollande seeks comprehensive accord at Moscow talks

    PARIS (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande said on Friday he was heading for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday with the aim of reaching an global agreement to end violence in Ukraine, insisting that a ceasefire was just a first step. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel dampens hopes for Ukraine ceasefire deal in Moscow talks
    Feb06

    Merkel dampens hopes for Ukraine ceasefire deal in Moscow talks

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was unclear whether she and French President Francois Hollande would achieve a breakthrough with Russian President Vladimir Putin in talks later on Friday aimed at resolving the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian, rebel convoys head for rail town to evacuate civilians
    Feb06

    Ukrainian, rebel convoys head for rail town to evacuate civilians

    HORLIVKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Convoys of buses converged from two sides on the town of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine on Friday after separatist rebels and government forces appeared to have patched together a truce to allow civilians to be evacuated. …read more Source: The...

    Russia, Ukrainian separatists haven't lived up to agreements – White House
    Feb05

    Russia, Ukrainian separatists haven't lived up to agreements – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is encouraged by efforts to find a diplomatic resolution to the Ukraine conflict but is concerned that agreements from previous such efforts have not been honoured, a White House spokesman said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

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