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    Russia says sanctions decision shows EU not changing 'unfriendly course'
    Jan20

    Russia says sanctions decision shows EU not changing 'unfriendly course'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The European Union has shown it is not ready to change its “unfriendly course” by leaving in place economic sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin says Kiev's actions damage prospects for Ukraine summit – RIA
    Jan20

    Kremlin says Kiev's actions damage prospects for Ukraine summit – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Tuesday increased military activity by government forces in east Ukraine had undermined hopes of arranging a four-way summit on the conflict, Russia’s RIA news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    Separatists renew attack on airport as Russia and Ukraine bicker
    Jan19

    Separatists renew attack on airport as Russia and Ukraine bicker

    KIEV (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists renewed attacks on Ukrainian forces at an airport complex in the east on Monday after Kiev launched a mass operation to reclaim lost ground there that Russia called a “strategic mistake”. …read more Source: The...

    Time not right to ease Russia sanctions, EU says
    Jan19

    Time not right to ease Russia sanctions, EU says

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union foreign ministers said on Monday there were no grounds to lift economic sanctions against Russia despite conciliatory proposals from the EU’s foreign policy chief, as violence intensified in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Moscow warns Kiev over use of force in east Ukraine: Interfax
    Jan19

    Moscow warns Kiev over use of force in east Ukraine: Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday that Kiev was trying to solve the crisis in east Ukraine through military force which was a “strategic mistake” that could lead to “irreversible consequences for the Ukrainian statehood”. …read more Source: The...

    More clashes near Donetsk airport, three Ukrainian soldiers killed – Kiev
    Jan19

    More clashes near Donetsk airport, three Ukrainian soldiers killed – Kiev

    KIEV (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists and government forces clashed near the main airport in Donetsk on Monday after a counter-offensive on Sunday by Ukrainian troops to reclaim lost ground and the Kiev military said three Ukrainian soldiers had been killed. …read more Source: The...

    Russia sanction easing needs Ukraine improvement – EU's Mogherini
    Jan19

    Russia sanction easing needs Ukraine improvement – EU's Mogherini

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Any alleviation of EU sanctions against Russia will only happen if there are improvements on the ground in Ukraine and the return of violence there is not good news, the European Union’s foreign policy chief said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Poroshenko rejected peace proposal made by Putin, Putin's spokesman says
    Jan18

    Poroshenko rejected peace proposal made by Putin, Putin's spokesman says

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko rejected a peace plan proposed to him last week by his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Sunday evening, according to Russian media. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian troops retake most of Donetsk airport from rebels
    Jan18

    Ukrainian troops retake most of Donetsk airport from rebels

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops recaptured almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine they had lost to separatists in recent weeks, even as thousands gathered in Kiev for a state-sponsored peace march on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says concerned over escalation of hostilities in eastern Ukraine
    Jan18

    Russia says concerned over escalation of hostilities in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said on Sunday the Kremlin was concerned over “the escalation of hostilities” in pro-Russian rebel-held eastern Ukraine and said the situation was not conducive to resolving a simmering conflict there. …read more Source: The...

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