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    Germany urges pro-Russian separatists to halt offensive on Mariupol
    Jan26

    Germany urges pro-Russian separatists to halt offensive on Mariupol

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Angela Merkel’s spokesman said on Monday the German chancellor had urged pro-Russian separatists to halt their offensive on the east Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, and asked Russia’s Vladimir Putin in a call on Sunday to use his influence over them. …read more Source: The...

    NATO, Ukraine to meet in response to renewed fighting
    Jan26

    NATO, Ukraine to meet in response to renewed fighting

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ambassadors from Ukraine and the 28 NATO allies will hold a special meeting at Ukraine’s request on Monday to discuss the new flare-up in fighting in the east of the country, NATO said. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin says any more pressure on Russia would be 'destructive'- RIA
    Jan26

    Kremlin says any more pressure on Russia would be 'destructive'- RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Any attempt to increase economic pressure on Russia over violence in Ukraine is “absolutely destructive, unjustifiable and ultimately short-sighted”, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted as saying on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia blames Ukraine for violence, urges West not to support Kiev
    Jan26

    Russia blames Ukraine for violence, urges West not to support Kiev

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia blamed the Ukrainian authorities on Monday for a surge in violence in southeastern Ukraine and urged the West not to show its support for Kiev with actions such as imposing new sanctions on Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in past 24 hours – Kiev military
    Jan26

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in past 24 hours – Kiev military

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

    Rebels press Ukraine offensive, Obama promises steps against Russian-backed 'aggression'
    Jan25

    Rebels press Ukraine offensive, Obama promises steps against Russian-backed 'aggression'

    NEW DELHI/KIEV (Reuters) – Pro-Moscow rebels, backed by what NATO says is the open participation of Russian troops, pressed on with their offensive on Sunday after restarting the war in eastern Ukraine with the first all-out assault since a truce five months ago. …read more Source: The...

    EU summons foreign ministers to emergency meeting on Ukraine
    Jan25

    EU summons foreign ministers to emergency meeting on Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union will summon foreign ministers of its 28 member states for an emergency meeting to discuss renewed fighting in Ukraine on Thursday, Foreign Affairs chief Federica Mogherini said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Rebels launch intense attacks on Ukraine government troops – Kiev military
    Jan25

    Rebels launch intense attacks on Ukraine government troops – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Pro-Russian rebels launched new attacks against Ukrainian government positions on Sunday, the Kiev army said, as Western countries threatened more sanctions against Moscow for backing a new separatist offensive. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Lavrov tells EU's Mogherini to push Kiev towards peace talks
    Jan25

    Russia's Lavrov tells EU's Mogherini to push Kiev towards peace talks

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavorv told the European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini in a phone call on Sunday that Moscow wants the bloc to push Kiev towards political dialogue with separatists in east Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Lavrov says Moscow ready to push for peaceful solution in east Ukraine
    Jan25

    Russia's Lavrov says Moscow ready to push for peaceful solution in east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday that Moscow was ready to do everything it can to encourage rival sides warring in east Ukraine to seek a peaceful solution to the conflict. …read more Source: The...

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