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    Moscow, Washington discuss possible Kerry visit to Russia – sources
    Jan30

    Moscow, Washington discuss possible Kerry visit to Russia – sources

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow and Washington are discussing a possible visit to Russia by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to discuss the Ukraine crisis, diplomatic sources say. …read more Source: The...

    EU would have to respond to large military offensive in Ukraine – Steinmeier
    Jan29

    EU would have to respond to large military offensive in Ukraine – Steinmeier

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union would have to send a clear message if pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine staged a full-blown military offensive there, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday after talks with EU counterparts. …read more Source: The...

    EU foreign ministers propose adding new names to Russia sanctions list
    Jan29

    EU foreign ministers propose adding new names to Russia sanctions list

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union foreign ministers proposed on Thursday that the bloc extend asset freezes and travel bans to further individuals deemed responsible for hostilities in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    EU foreign ministers agree to extend Russian sanctions
    Jan29

    EU foreign ministers agree to extend Russian sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU foreign ministers agreed on Thursday to extend asset freezes and travel bans put on dozens of Ukrainians and Russians last March, diplomats said, but were still seeking a compromise on adding new people and preparing new measures. …read more Source: The...

    Russia warns West support for Kiev could lead to "catastrophe"
    Jan29

    Russia warns West support for Kiev could lead to "catastrophe"

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s envoy to the European security watchdog OSCE urged the United States and Europe on Thursday to stop supporting the “party of war” in Ukraine and warned “catastrophe” could result, Interfax news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    Belarus says next round of Ukraine talks on Jan 30 in Minsk – TASS
    Jan29

    Belarus says next round of Ukraine talks on Jan 30 in Minsk – TASS

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Belarus said on Thursday the next round of talks between Ukraine, Russia and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe on the crisis in eastern Ukraine would take place in Minsk on Jan. 30, TASS reported on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Greek foreign minister repeats criticism of EU over Ukraine
    Jan29

    Greek foreign minister repeats criticism of EU over Ukraine

    ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias stoked a brewing row with European partners over sanctions against Russia on Thursday, saying Athens would not be pushed into agreement because of its impending debt negotiations. …read more Source: The...

    Fresh rebel offensive would warrant more Russia sanctions – Germany
    Jan29

    Fresh rebel offensive would warrant more Russia sanctions – Germany

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday that a fresh offensive by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine would warrant more sanctions on Russia, while acknowledging that the new Greek government had not made discussions with EU peers easier. …read more Source: The...

    Tighter sanctions on Russia cannot replace Ukraine peace plan – Austria's Faymann
    Jan29

    Tighter sanctions on Russia cannot replace Ukraine peace plan – Austria's Faymann

    SLAVKOV, Czech Republic (Reuters) – Stricter sanctions on Russia cannot replace a peace plan for the Ukraine crisis and are an emergency solution at best, Austria’s Chancellor Werner Faymann said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says five serviceman killed, 29 wounded in past 24 hours
    Jan29

    Ukraine says five serviceman killed, 29 wounded in past 24 hours

    KIEV (Reuters) – Five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 29 wounded in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine’s eastern regions in the past 24 hours, Kiev military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

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