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    Russia says no proof it sent troops, arms to east Ukraine
    Jan21

    Russia says no proof it sent troops, arms to east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov sought to fend off fresh accusations from Kiev that Moscow is sending soldiers and weapons to Ukraine and said he hoped for progress at talks on the conflict on Wednesday despite renewed fighting. …read more Source: The...

    Russia has 9,000 troops on Ukrainian soil, Poroshenko tells Davos forum
    Jan21

    Russia has 9,000 troops on Ukrainian soil, Poroshenko tells Davos forum

    DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told the World Economic Forum on Wednesday that Russia had 9,000 troops on Ukrainian soil and he called on Moscow to withdraw them. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel hopes for progress in Ukraine peace talks
    Jan21

    Merkel hopes for progress in Ukraine peace talks

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel hopes that four-way talks in Berlin on Wednesday evening aimed at defusing a new spiral of violence in eastern Ukraine can make progress but warned that an agreed ceasefire is crumbling. …read more Source: The...

    Russia to seek immediate ceasefire at Ukraine talks
    Jan21

    Russia to seek immediate ceasefire at Ukraine talks

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he would seek an immediate ceasefire in east Ukraine at talks in Berlin on Wednesday with the foreign ministers of Ukraine, Germany and France. …read more Source: The...

    Russia is boosting its military presence in east Ukraine, says Kiev military
    Jan21

    Russia is boosting its military presence in east Ukraine, says Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Russia is boosting its military presence in eastern Ukraine and attacks from separatist rebels have intensified as they seek to gain more territory, Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine plans to boost armed forces by 68,000 personnel – PM Yatseniuk
    Jan21

    Ukraine plans to boost armed forces by 68,000 personnel – PM Yatseniuk

    KIEV (Reuters) – A law is being prepared to increase the size of the Ukrainian armed forces by 68,000 personnel to a total of 250,000, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia denies its troops are in Ukraine
    Jan21

    Russia denies its troops are in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia denied new accusations by Kiev that it had sent soldiers and weapons to east Ukraine and held out hope of progress at talks on the conflict in Berlin on Wednesday despite renewed fighting. …read more Source: The...

    EU court upholds sanctions on Assad uncle
    Jan21

    EU court upholds sanctions on Assad uncle

    LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – Judges in the European Union upheld EU sanctions against a wealthy uncle of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a judgement released by the General Court on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Putin not flinching on Ukraine despite economic crisis
    Jan21

    Putin not flinching on Ukraine despite economic crisis

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A surge in violence in east Ukraine is undermining international hopes that Russia’s financial crisis and Western sanctions will force President Vladimir Putin to change policy on the conflict. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says it has seen no proof its troops, arms entered Ukraine
    Jan21

    Russia says it has seen no proof its troops, arms entered Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow has been presented with no evidence of Russian soldiers and weapons entering east Ukraine despite Western accusations that Russia is reinforcing rebels there, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

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