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    Ukraine peace outlook is bleak – OSCE official
    Nov20

    Ukraine peace outlook is bleak – OSCE official

    VIENNA (Reuters) – Prospects for peace in eastern Ukraine are “bleak”, underscoring the need to uphold a shaky ceasefire between government forces and pro-Russian separatist rebels, a senior official from the OSCE security watchdog said on Thursday …read more Source: The...

    Eastern Ukraine fighting kills 13 per day despite ceasefire – U.N.
    Nov20

    Eastern Ukraine fighting kills 13 per day despite ceasefire – U.N.

    GENEVA (Reuters) – Fighting in Eastern Ukraine has killed an average of 13 people each day in the eight weeks since a Sept. 5 ceasefire agreement, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said in a statement on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Special Report – Crimean savers ask: Where's our money?
    Nov20

    Special Report – Crimean savers ask: Where's our money?

    SIMFEROPOL Crimea (Reuters) – Outside a high-rise building on the outskirts of this disputed region’s capital, a steady stream of frustrated residents exited a government office, clutching folders of bank records and shaking their heads in disgust. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. should look at giving weapons to Ukraine – top U.S. official
    Nov20

    U.S. should look at giving weapons to Ukraine – top U.S. official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama’s choice to fill the number two spot at the State Department, Anthony Blinken, spoke favourably on Wednesday about the possibility of providing weapons to Ukraine, which is grappling with pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The...

    Senior German politician under fire for plea to recognise Russian Crimea
    Nov19

    Senior German politician under fire for plea to recognise Russian Crimea

    BERLIN (Reuters) – A senior German politician drew criticism on Wednesday for suggesting the West should recognise Russia’s annexation of Crimea to save face for President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: The...

    Berlin and Moscow still differ widely on Ukraine – Steinmeier
    Nov19

    Berlin and Moscow still differ widely on Ukraine – Steinmeier

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany and Russia have widely diverging views on the conflict in Ukraine which is a long way from reaching a solution, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Wednesday, a day after meeting President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine bans Dutch, German, British poultry imports due to bird flu
    Nov19

    Ukraine bans Dutch, German, British poultry imports due to bird flu

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has banned imports of all live birds and bird products from the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Germany due to bird flu cases in those countries, Ukraine’s state veterinary inspectorate said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    New Ukrainian parliament to hold first session on November 27
    Nov19

    New Ukrainian parliament to hold first session on November 27

    KIEV (Reuters) – The first session of a new Ukrainian parliament, elected in October, will take place on Nov. 27, news agency Interfax Ukraine quoted the head of a parliamentary working group, Volodymyr Groysman, as saying on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine PM rules out direct negotiations with pro-Russian separatists
    Nov19

    Ukraine PM rules out direct negotiations with pro-Russian separatists

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s prime minister ruled out on Wednesday direct negotiations between the Kiev government and pro-Russian separatists to end six months of conflict in the east of the country. …read more Source: The...

    Lavrov says Russia not to blame for negative EU ties
    Nov19

    Lavrov says Russia not to blame for negative EU ties

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – There is no alternative to cooperation between Moscow and the European Union, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday, adding that Moscow was not to blame for strains in relations with Brussels over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

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