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    EU agrees 1.8 billion euros for Ukraine, to consider more
    Jan27

    EU agrees 1.8 billion euros for Ukraine, to consider more

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU finance ministers agreed on Tuesday to loan Ukraine 1.8 billion euros (1.33 billion pounds) to help save it from bankruptcy, leaving open the option of increasing aid at a later stage. …read more Source: The...

    EU leaders likely to decide on new Russia sanctions
    Jan27

    EU leaders likely to decide on new Russia sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders asked their foreign ministers on Tuesday to consider possible new sanctions on Russia in response to a rebel offensive in eastern Ukraine, but a final decision to impose them is likely to be left to a summit next month. …read more Source: The...

    EU foreign ministers to consider new sanction against Russia
    Jan27

    EU foreign ministers to consider new sanction against Russia

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders asked their foreign ministers on Tuesday to consider an appropriate response to renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine, including new sanctions against Russia, when the ministers meet in Brussels on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Nine Ukrainian soldiers killed, 29 wounded in past 24 hours
    Jan27

    Nine Ukrainian soldiers killed, 29 wounded in past 24 hours

    KIEV (Reuters) – Nine Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 29 wounded in fighting in separatist eastern territories in the past 24 hours, Kiev military spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Last survivors recall Auschwitz, ask if lessons learnt
    Jan27

    Last survivors recall Auschwitz, ask if lessons learnt

    OSWIECIM, Poland (Reuters) – Russia’s Vladimir Putin will be absent from the main event marking 70 years since Soviet troops liberated the Auschwitz death camp in Poland, held against a backdrop of hostilities in Ukraine and warnings of a rise in anti-Semitism in Europe. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin to Hollande, Merkel – Kiev at fault for east Ukraine violence
    Jan26

    Russia's Putin to Hollande, Merkel – Kiev at fault for east Ukraine violence

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin held phone calls with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande, the Kremlin said on Monday, in which he said the flare-up of violence in eastern Ukraine was due to Kiev’s “violent suppression” of the region. …read more Source: The...

    EU hawks lead calls for tougher sanctions on Russia
    Jan26

    EU hawks lead calls for tougher sanctions on Russia

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union hawks on Russia, including Poland and Lithuania, called on Monday for sanctions on Moscow to be stepped up after a new offensive by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, but EU power-broker Germany took a more cautious line. …read more Source: The...

    Mariupol attack shows Russia wants to seize more of Ukraine – U.S.
    Jan26

    Mariupol attack shows Russia wants to seize more of Ukraine – U.S.

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Last weekend’s attacks on the port city of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine by pro-Russian separatists show that Moscow’s objective is to increase the Ukrainian territory it controls, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Attackers knowingly targeted civilians in Mariupol, Ukraine – U.N.
    Jan26

    Attackers knowingly targeted civilians in Mariupol, Ukraine – U.N.

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Whoever carried out last weekend’s deadly rocket attacks on the government-held port city of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine intentionally targeted civilians, which would constitute a war crime, a senior U.N. official said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    NATO criticises Russia, backs Ukraine at emergency meeting
    Jan26

    NATO criticises Russia, backs Ukraine at emergency meeting

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO blamed Russian-backed separatists on Monday for a sharp escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine and called on Moscow to stop destabilising Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

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