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    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...

    Shelling kills two children in eastern Ukraine – defence ministry
    Jan18

    Shelling kills two children in eastern Ukraine – defence ministry

    KIEV (Reuters) – A seven-year-old child and a sixteen-year-old teenager were killed when a missile struck a house in the town of Vuhlehirsk in eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian defence ministry said in a statement on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's military says troops retake most of Donetsk airport from rebels
    Jan18

    Ukraine's military says troops retake most of Donetsk airport from rebels

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops launched a “mass operation” overnight and have retaken almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine lost to separatists in recent weeks, military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Fighting rages anew at Ukraine airport, 3 soldiers killed
    Jan17

    Fighting rages anew at Ukraine airport, 3 soldiers killed

    KIEV (Reuters) – Fighting raged on Saturday at the main airport of Ukraine’s city of Donetsk as separatists resumed attempts to break the tenuous grip of government forces on the complex and Kiev’s military said three more Ukrainian soldiers had been killed. …read more Source: The...

    U.S., UK agree sanctions to remain on Russia – Obama
    Jan16

    U.S., UK agree sanctions to remain on Russia – Obama

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron have agreed to keep sanctions on Russia until it stops its aggression in Ukraine, Obama told a press conference on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Fighting rages at airport, new Ukraine peace talks elusive
    Jan16

    Fighting rages at airport, new Ukraine peace talks elusive

    KIEV (Reuters) – Fighting raged at the international airport in the big Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Friday as a fresh attempt to resume peace talks to end the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine failed. …read more Source: The...

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