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    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...

    New round of peace talks on Ukraine to be held soon – Kiev
    Jan14

    New round of peace talks on Ukraine to be held soon – Kiev

    KIEV (Reuters) – A new round of peace talks on the conflict in Ukraine’s east could be held in the next few days, Ukrainian officials said on Wednesday, even as Kiev called on the world to ostracise rebel forces over a deadly attack on a bus. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine bus attack kills 12 as airport battle worsens
    Jan14

    Ukraine bus attack kills 12 as airport battle worsens

    KIEV (Reuters) – A passenger bus came under heavy fire in eastern Ukraine, killing 12 people, Ukrainian authorities said, and fighting intensified around the international airport in the city of Donetsk as separatists tried to oust government forces. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine bus attack kills 10 as airport battle worsens
    Jan13

    Ukraine bus attack kills 10 as airport battle worsens

    KIEV (Reuters) – A passenger bus came under heavy fire in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people, Ukrainian authorities said, and fighting intensified around the international airport in the city of Donetsk as separatists tried to oust government forces. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. to back $2 billion in loan guarantees for Ukraine
    Jan13

    U.S. to back $2 billion in loan guarantees for Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States plans to provide up to $2 billion (1.31 billion pounds) in loan guarantees to Ukraine this year, the U.S. Treasury said on Tuesday, as part of a broader international package to stave off bankruptcy in the country. …read more Source: The...

    Shell hits bus in eastern Ukraine, 10 killed – regional spokesman
    Jan13

    Shell hits bus in eastern Ukraine, 10 killed – regional spokesman

    KIEV (Reuters) – At least 10 people were killed and 13 were injured when a shell struck a passenger bus at a government army checkpoint in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, a regional press spokesman said. …read more Source: The...

    Russia to strengthen military capabilities in Crimea, Kaliningrad, Arctic – RIA
    Jan13

    Russia to strengthen military capabilities in Crimea, Kaliningrad, Arctic – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia plans to strengthen its military capabilities this year in Crimea, the Arctic and its westernmost region of Kaliningrad, RIA news agency quoted the head of the armed forces’ general staff as saying on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ceasefire holds key to talks on Ukraine crisis, says Russia
    Jan13

    Ceasefire holds key to talks on Ukraine crisis, says Russia

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Talks on the Ukraine crisis can advance only when both sides fully observe a ceasefire in the country’s east to open the way for the full implementation of a four-month-old peace deal, Russia said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

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