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    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...

    Officials from Ukraine, Russia, OSCE and rebels arrive in Minsk for Ukraine peace talks
    Jan31

    Officials from Ukraine, Russia, OSCE and rebels arrive in Minsk for Ukraine peace talks

    MINSK (Reuters) – Representatives from Ukraine, Russia, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and pro-Russian separatists gathered in Minsk, Belarus, on Saturday in a fresh attempt to reopen peace talks on the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Fifteen Ukrainian soldiers killed in fighting in past 24 hours – defence minister
    Jan31

    Fifteen Ukrainian soldiers killed in fighting in past 24 hours – defence minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Fifteen Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in fighting against Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia wants U.N. Security Council help on conflict zone flight risk
    Jan30

    Russia wants U.N. Security Council help on conflict zone flight risk

    TORONTO (Reuters) – Russia is calling on the United Nations Security Council to help protect civilian jets from anti-aircraft weapons after the downing of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine last year. …read more Source: The...

    U.S.'s Kerry to visit Ukraine next week – State Department
    Jan30

    U.S.'s Kerry to visit Ukraine next week – State Department

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Kiev on Thursday for talks with President Petro Poroshenko and other Ukrainian officials, the U.S. State Department said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Russian activist charged with treason after phoning Ukrainian embassy
    Jan30

    Russian activist charged with treason after phoning Ukrainian embassy

    VYAZMA, Russia (Reuters) – Nine months after Russian activist Svetlana Davydova called the Ukrainian embassy in Moscow to warn that Russian soldiers were making their way to Ukraine, an investigator with an order for her arrest showed up at her door. …read more Source: The...

    NATO set to create new joint units in eastern Europe
    Jan30

    NATO set to create new joint units in eastern Europe

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO defence ministers are expected to agree next week to set up command units, staffed with national and NATO soldiers, in six eastern European allies as part of a new strategy in response to the Ukraine crisis, NATO’s chief said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine peace talks aborted as civilians die in east
    Jan30

    Ukraine peace talks aborted as civilians die in east

    DONETSK, Ukraine/MINSK (Reuters) – Civilians were killed on both sides in heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine on Friday, while an attempt to reopen peace talks in neighbouring Belarus was aborted before it began. …read more Source: The...

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