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    Putin, Merkel call for immediate truce in east Ukraine – Kremlin
    Feb07

    Putin, Merkel call for immediate truce in east Ukraine – Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a immediate restoration of the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine during a phone call on Tuesday between the two leaders, Kremlin said in statement. …read more Source: The...

    EU vows to stick to Russia sanctions despite Trump's bid for detente
    Feb06

    EU vows to stick to Russia sanctions despite Trump's bid for detente

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union will keep sanctions on Russia until Moscow drops its support for the separatist rebellion in Ukraine, foreign ministers said on Monday, as U.S. President Donald Trump promises better ties with the Kremlin. …read more Source: The...

    Frontline town in Ukraine gets breathing space after worst shelling in months
    Feb06

    Frontline town in Ukraine gets breathing space after worst shelling in months

    AVDIYIVKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – A week-long surge in violence in and around the government-held town of Avdiyivka in eastern Ukraine appeared to be winding down on Monday, as schools reopened and power and water supplies resumed following the worst clashes in months. …read more Source: The...

    Trump agrees to meet NATO leaders in Europe in May
    Feb06

    Trump agrees to meet NATO leaders in Europe in May

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump agreed to meet alliance leaders in Europe in May in a phone call on Sunday with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg that also touched on the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    Trump says U.S. will work to restore peace in Ukraine
    Feb05

    Trump says U.S. will work to restore peace in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko the United States will work to restore peace along the border with Russia. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko and Trump discuss strengthening ties in telephone call
    Feb05

    Ukraine's Poroshenko and Trump discuss strengthening ties in telephone call

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed strengthening cooperation on Saturday in a telephone call that also addressed the need to resolve Ukraine’s eastern conflict through diplomacy, Poroshenko said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    Shelling flares up in east Ukraine ahead of Trump's call to Kiev
    Feb04

    Shelling flares up in east Ukraine ahead of Trump's call to Kiev

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists accused each other of resuming artillery attacks in east Ukraine on Saturday, breaking a lull in shelling at a frontline hot-spot that had raised hopes the conflict’s worst escalation in months was waning. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Ukraine violating Geneva convention, shelling civilians
    Feb03

    Russia says Ukraine violating Geneva convention, shelling civilians

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Foreign Ministry on Friday accused Ukrainian armed forces of violating the Geneva Convention by shelling civilian areas in eastern Ukraine and of using weapons systems banned under the terms of the Minsk peace deal. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. Ambassador to U.N. Blames Russia for new violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb03

    U.S. Ambassador to U.N. Blames Russia for new violence in eastern Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley blamed Russia on Thursday for the recent surge of violence in eastern Ukraine and warned Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia will not be lifted until Moscow returns Crimea to Kiev. …read more Source: The...

    Germany to move ahead on new short-range air defence system
    Feb02

    Germany to move ahead on new short-range air defence system

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The German military has decided to replace its ageing short-range air defence systems and help fill a gap that has caused concern among NATO allies following Russia’s annexation of Crimea, a defence ministry spokesman said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

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