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    Russia could soon run multiple Ukraine-sized operations – U.S. general
    Jan16

    Russia could soon run multiple Ukraine-sized operations – U.S. general

    WIESBADEN, Germany (Reuters) – Russia is working to develop within a few years the capability to threaten several neighbours at once on the scale of its present operation in Ukraine, a senior American general said. …read more Source: The...

    Six Ukrainian soldiers killed, fighting rages at airport – Kiev officials
    Jan16

    Six Ukrainian soldiers killed, fighting rages at airport – Kiev officials

    KIEV (Reuters) – Six Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in attacks by separatists in the past 24 hours, the Kiev military said on Friday as fighting raged at the international airport in the big eastern city of Donetsk. …read more Source: The...

    Russia regrets Ukraine's move to rotate troops in east
    Jan16

    Russia regrets Ukraine's move to rotate troops in east

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian is concerned that a rotation by Kiev of frontline forces in eastern Ukraine could undermine peace efforts, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine needs "financial mobilisation" – Finance Minister
    Jan16

    Ukraine needs "financial mobilisation" – Finance Minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine needs “financial mobilisation” and further help from foreign backers to survive the economic crisis, Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said on Friday, stressing that the country was meeting all its current foreign debt obligations. …read more Source: The...

    Obama, Merkel express concern about Ukraine in call
    Jan15

    Obama, Merkel express concern about Ukraine in call

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed concerns over an increase in violence in Ukraine during a call on Thursday, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    Fighting intensifies at Ukraine airport, two soldiers killed
    Jan15

    Fighting intensifies at Ukraine airport, two soldiers killed

    KIEV (Reuters) – Fighting intensified around the international airport in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Thursday as pro-Russian separatists stepped up efforts to dislodge government forces and Ukraine’s military said two of its soldiers had been killed. …read more Source: The...

    EU may flirt with Moscow, not yet set to yield
    Jan15

    EU may flirt with Moscow, not yet set to yield

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has set out ways to tempt Russia into defusing the Ukraine crisis but the divided bloc is unlikely to ease sanctions or thaw chilly relations with Moscow any time soon. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine steps up mobilisation, warns of renewed Russian 'aggression'
    Jan15

    Ukraine steps up mobilisation, warns of renewed Russian 'aggression'

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament voted on Thursday to refresh its front-line forces and resume partial conscription after a top security official warned that Russian forces backing separatist rebels had sharply increased military activity in the east. …read more Source: The...

    Worried about Russia? Lithuania says 'Keep calm and read the war manual'
    Jan15

    Worried about Russia? Lithuania says 'Keep calm and read the war manual'

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – Lithuania is publishing a manual to advise its citizens on how to survive a war on its soil as concerns grow that Russia’s intervention in Ukraine heralds increased assertiveness in its tiny Baltic neighbours. …read more Source: The...

    EU's Mogherini suggests better Russia ties to push Ukraine peace
    Jan15

    EU's Mogherini suggests better Russia ties to push Ukraine peace

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has suggested EU states could re-engage with Russia on global diplomacy, trade and other issues in return for gradual steps to defuse the crisis over Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

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