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    NATO chief says ready to meet Russia's Lavrov in February
    Jan23

    NATO chief says ready to meet Russia's Lavrov in February

    PRISTINA (Reuters) – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday he was ready to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov next month in Munich, with fighting escalating in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Putin blamed Kiev for fighting, deaths of civilians in Ukraine
    Jan23

    Putin blamed Kiev for fighting, deaths of civilians in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed on Friday what he said were Kiev’s “criminal orders” for a surge in fighting in east Ukraine in which civilians have been killed. …read more Source: The...

    EU chair Latvia says EU might up pressure on Russia over Ukraine
    Jan23

    EU chair Latvia says EU might up pressure on Russia over Ukraine

    RIGA (Reuters) – Latvia’s foreign minister, who has a lead role in EU diplomacy, said on Friday new violence in eastern Ukraine was jeopardising a ceasefire deal with Russia and warned the EU may look at new measures to penalise Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    More than 5,000 killed Ukraine since April, toll may be far higher – U.N.
    Jan23

    More than 5,000 killed Ukraine since April, toll may be far higher – U.N.

    GENEVA (Reuters) – The death toll in the conflict in Ukraine that began last April now exceeds 5,000 and may be far more, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine separatist leader won't seek ceasefire talks – Interfax
    Jan23

    Ukraine separatist leader won't seek ceasefire talks – Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The leader of pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine, Alexander Zakharchenko, was quoted by Interfax news agency on Friday as saying he no longer planned to seek ceasefire talks with the Ukrainian authorities. …read more Source: The...

    European Union to consider increasing aid to Ukraine – diplomats
    Jan23

    European Union to consider increasing aid to Ukraine – diplomats

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union will discuss on Tuesday increasing the bloc’s emergency aid to Ukraine to as much as 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion), more than the 1.8 billion euros already proposed by the European Commission, diplomats said. …read more Source: The...

    U.N. council urges probe of bus attack in eastern Ukraine
    Jan23

    U.N. council urges probe of bus attack in eastern Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations Security Council on Thursday called for an investigation of a deadly attack on a trolley bus in Ukraine’s rebel-controlled eastern city of Donetsk. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine sees imports of European gas overtaking Russian gas this year
    Jan22

    Ukraine sees imports of European gas overtaking Russian gas this year

    DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Ukraine plans to cover up to 60 percent of this year’s gas import needs with supplies from Europe, leaving its once-dominant supplier Russia delivering the rest, the head of the state energy firm told Reuters on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Eight civilians killed in shelling of Ukraine trolleybus – officials
    Jan22

    Eight civilians killed in shelling of Ukraine trolleybus – officials

    KIEV (Reuters) – An artillery shell or mortar struck a public transport stop in the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, killing at least eight civilians in an incident both sides blamed on the other. …read more Source: The...

    NATO plans to re-establish communication with Russian military
    Jan22

    NATO plans to re-establish communication with Russian military

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO’s military leaders intend to re-establish contact with their Russian counterparts, after months of tension over the crisis in Ukraine, NATO’s top military commander Gen. Philip Breedlove said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

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