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    Kiev pulls its forces out of Donetsk airport terminal in east Ukraine
    Jan22

    Kiev pulls its forces out of Donetsk airport terminal in east Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian military spokesman said on Thursday Kiev government forces had withdrawn from the new terminal at Donetsk airport east Ukraine, territory over which they have fought fiercely with pro-Russian rebels for months. …read more Source: The...

    Part of Donetsk airport area remain under Ukrainian control – ministry
    Jan22

    Part of Donetsk airport area remain under Ukrainian control – ministry

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s defence ministry said on Thursday part of Donetsk airport’s buildings and territory in separatist east Ukraine remained under the control of the Kiev military as fighting continued with pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine talks reach agreement on demarcation line, Steinmeier says
    Jan22

    Ukraine talks reach agreement on demarcation line, Steinmeier says

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Diplomatic progress was made during four-way talks on the Ukraine crisis and an agreement was reached on establishing security zones between pro-Russian fighters and Kiev’s forces, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's new peace proposal for Ukraine is 'occupation plan' – U.S.
    Jan21

    Russia's new peace proposal for Ukraine is 'occupation plan' – U.S.

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s new peace proposal for Ukraine is little more than a blueprint for military occupation that is aimed at holding on to territory seized by Moscow-backed rebels, the U.S. envoy to the United Nations said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia has 9,000 troops in Ukraine, Poroshenko tells Davos forum
    Jan21

    Russia has 9,000 troops in Ukraine, Poroshenko tells Davos forum

    DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Wednesday of sending 9,000 troops to back separatist rebels in the east of his country, and the IMF chief said she backed extra financial help for Kiev as the conflict inflicts severe economic damage. …read more Source: The...

    NATO calls on Russia to pull troops from Ukraine
    Jan21

    NATO calls on Russia to pull troops from Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO said on Wednesday it had seen an increase in the numbers of tanks, artillery pieces and other heavy military equipment being used by Russian troops in eastern Ukraine and renewed a call for Moscow to withdraw. …read more Source: The...

    NATO chief says seen more Russian tanks in Ukraine
    Jan21

    NATO chief says seen more Russian tanks in Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO said on Wednesday it had seen an increase in the numbers of tanks, artillery pieces and other heavy military equipment being used by Russian troops in eastern Ukraine and renewed a call for Moscow to withdraw. …read more Source: The...

    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...

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