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    Kerry says U.S., Russia to exchange info on Ukraine border
    Nov08

    Kerry says U.S., Russia to exchange info on Ukraine border

    BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday that the United States and Russia had agreed to exchange information about the situation on the Russia-Ukraine border. …read more Source: The...

    IMF mission to visit Kiev in November
    Nov07

    IMF mission to visit Kiev in November

    KIEV (Reuters) – An International Monetary Fund mission will visit Kiev from Nov. 11 to 25 to check on the status of Ukraine’s conflict-hit economy and its progress under a $17 billion bailout programme, the IMF’s Ukraine representative Jerome Vacher said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Finnish coalition government narrowly survives confidence vote
    Nov07

    Finnish coalition government narrowly survives confidence vote

    HELSINKI (Reuters) – Finland’s left-right coalition government narrowly survived a no-confidence vote on Friday brought on by the country’s economic woes, which have been exacerbated by a slowdown in the euro zone and by the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says warns Merkel of escalating eastern conflict
    Nov07

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says warns Merkel of escalating eastern conflict

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday he had told Germany’s Angela Merkel by telephone that the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine was escalating due to “significant” violations of a Sept. 5 ceasefire deal. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's 'kamikaze' PM relishes hawkish reputation
    Nov07

    Ukraine's 'kamikaze' PM relishes hawkish reputation

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s prime minister once said he and the emergency government which took power after pro-European protests in February were on a “suicide” mission, fated to take unpopular decisions that would cut short their political careers. …read more Source: The...

    Russia stands by Ukraine ceasefire deal, 'respects' rebel vote
    Nov07

    Russia stands by Ukraine ceasefire deal, 'respects' rebel vote

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is committed to a two-month-old agreement on a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and wants further talks held to build on peace moves involving government forces and separatists, a Kremlin adviser said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Tank column crosses from Russia into Ukraine – Kiev military
    Nov07

    Tank column crosses from Russia into Ukraine – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – A column of 32 tanks, 16 howitzer artillery systems and trucks carrying ammunition and fighters has crossed into eastern Ukraine from Russia, the Kiev military said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Putin discusses 'deterioration' in east Ukraine with security chiefs
    Nov06

    Putin discusses 'deterioration' in east Ukraine with security chiefs

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the “deterioration of the situation” in eastern Ukraine with security chiefs on Thursday, Russian news agencies quoted his spokesman as saying. …read more Source: The...

    MH17 crash investigators seek local help to reach wreckage in conflict zone
    Nov06

    MH17 crash investigators seek local help to reach wreckage in conflict zone

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Accident investigators looking into the July crash of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine said on Thursday they would probably hire local contractors to collect wreckage still beyond their reach because of a continuing pro-Russian insurrection. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian forces deny launching new offensive in east
    Nov06

    Ukrainian forces deny launching new offensive in east

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces denied allegations by pro-Russian separatists that they had launched a new offensive in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, saying they were strictly adhering to a ceasefire agreement. …read more Source: The...

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