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    Obama, Merkel want Russia held accountable for violence in Ukraine
    Jan28

    Obama, Merkel want Russia held accountable for violence in Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed their concern about Russia’s role in rising violence in eastern Ukraine in a phone call late on Tuesday and agreed on the need for funds to stabilise the Ukrainian economy. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. to work with allies 'to increase pressure on Russia' – Treasury Secretary Lew
    Jan28

    U.S. to work with allies 'to increase pressure on Russia' – Treasury Secretary Lew

    KIEV (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday signed an agreement providing war-torn Ukraine with $2 billion (1.3 billion pounds) in loan guarantees to help it with “near-term social spending” in 2015 and said it was prepared to step up sanctions against Russia if necessary. …read more Source: The...

    Three more Ukrainian soldiers killed in fighting with separatists
    Jan28

    Three more Ukrainian soldiers killed in fighting with separatists

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three more Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 15 wounded in fighting with Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine’s eastern regions in the past 24 hours, Kiev military spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Poroshenko sends letter to Putin, calls for pilot's release
    Jan28

    Poroshenko sends letter to Putin, calls for pilot's release

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has sent a letter to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin demanding the release of jailed Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko, captured by separatists last year, Poroshenko said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine rebels say government forces pushed back near Donetsk
    Jan27

    Ukraine rebels say government forces pushed back near Donetsk

    KIEV/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatist forces said on Tuesday they had pushed Ukrainian government troops out of two districts on the outskirts of their main stronghold Donetsk, and their aim was to expand their control to the entire region. …read more Source: The...

    In response to Ukraine crisis, Berlin to launch new think tank
    Jan27

    In response to Ukraine crisis, Berlin to launch new think tank

    BERLIN (Reuters) – In a recognition that Germany needs to rethink its relations with Russia as a result of the crisis in Ukraine, the foreign ministry plans to invest millions of euros in a new institute devoted to the study of post-Soviet states. …read more Source: The...

    World leaders join last survivors in recalling Auschwitz
    Jan27

    World leaders join last survivors in recalling Auschwitz

    OSWIECIM, Poland (Reuters) – World leaders joined around 300 Auschwitz survivors at the site of the former Nazi death camp on Tuesday to mark 70 years since its liberation by Soviet troops, an anniversary held in the shadow of war in Ukraine and a rise in anti-Semitism in Europe. …read more Source: The...

    New Greek government complains about EU Ukraine statement
    Jan27

    New Greek government complains about EU Ukraine statement

    ATHENS (Reuters) – The new Greek government of leftwing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras complained to European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Tuesday, saying it had not been consulted about a statement on the growing crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    New Greek government complains about EU Ukraine statement
    Jan27

    New Greek government complains about EU Ukraine statement

    ATHENS (Reuters) – The new Greek government of leftwing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras complained to European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Tuesday, saying it had not been consulted about a statement on the growing crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Last survivors recall Auschwitz, ask if lessons learned
    Jan27

    Last survivors recall Auschwitz, ask if lessons learned

    OSWIECIM, Poland (Reuters) – Around 300 survivors of the Auschwitz death camp were gathering on Tuesday to mark 70 years since its liberation by Soviet troops, joined by world leaders for a commemoration held in the shadow of war in Ukraine and a rise in anti-Semitism in Europe. …read more Source: The...

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