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    Ukraine says military cargo plane shot at from Russian-held gas rig
    Feb01

    Ukraine says military cargo plane shot at from Russian-held gas rig

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak said on Wednesday a Ukrainian military cargo plane had been shot at with a firearm from a Russian-held gas rig on the Black Sea. …read more Source: The...

    NATO calls on Russia to help stop spike in violence in east Ukraine
    Feb01

    NATO calls on Russia to help stop spike in violence in east Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg called on Russia on Wednesday to use its “considerable influence” with rebels in eastern Ukraine to end what he described as “the most serious spike in violations” of a shaky truce there in a long time. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin says Ukraine flare-up shows need for U.S.-Russia talks
    Feb01

    Kremlin says Ukraine flare-up shows need for U.S.-Russia talks

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A recent flare-up of hostilities in eastern Ukraine shows the need for a swift resumption in dialogue between the United States and Russia, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Germany's Schulz calls Trump 'un-American', warns against lifting Russia sanctions
    Feb01

    Germany's Schulz calls Trump 'un-American', warns against lifting Russia sanctions

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s centre-left chancellor candidate Martin Schulz has criticised U.S. President Donald Trump’s policies as “un-American” and warned against lifting sanctions imposed against Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    U.N. Security Council expresses 'grave concern' over Ukraine
    Feb01

    U.N. Security Council expresses 'grave concern' over Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The UN Security Council expressed its “grave concern” on Tuesday over the “dangerous deterioration” in eastern Ukraine and called for a halt to the violence. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. says deeply concerned by spike in violence in eastern Ukraine
    Jan31

    U.S. says deeply concerned by spike in violence in eastern Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is “deeply concerned” with the spike in violence in eastern Ukraine, which has caused dozens of Ukrainian military and civilian casualties, the State Department said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin says Kiev undermined peace deal with east Ukraine fighting
    Jan31

    Kremlin says Kiev undermined peace deal with east Ukraine fighting

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin on Tuesday accused Ukrainian-backed forces of undermining a peace deal over eastern Ukraine by launching an attack there on pro-Russian rebels the previous day. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says more soldiers killed in deadliest clashes in weeks
    Jan30

    Ukraine says more soldiers killed in deadliest clashes in weeks

    KIEV (Reuters) – Five Ukrainian soldiers were killed and nine wounded as a result of an offensive by pro-Russian separatists over the weekend, the Ukrainian military said on Monday – the deadliest fighting in eastern regions since mid-December …read more Source: The...

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist offensive – military
    Jan29

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist offensive – military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed when pro-Russian rebels attacked government positions in Avdiyivka on Sunday, cutting off power supplies to the eastern frontline town, Ukrainian officials said. …read more Source: The...

    Russia sanctions must be tied to progress on Ukraine peace – Gabriel
    Jan28

    Russia sanctions must be tied to progress on Ukraine peace – Gabriel

    PARIS (Reuters) – Germany and France agree that any moves to lift sanctions against Russia must be tied to progress in the peace process for eastern Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

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