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    Violence in eastern Ukraine strains ceasefire – U.S. official
    Oct03

    Violence in eastern Ukraine strains ceasefire – U.S. official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Violence in eastern Ukraine between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists has put a strain on a ceasefire clinched nearly a month ago between the sides, the State Department said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine ceasefire must be observed – Lavrov tells Kerry
    Oct03

    Ukraine ceasefire must be observed – Lavrov tells Kerry

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in a phone conversation on Friday that strict observance of conditions for a peace plan between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels must be maintained. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian rebels keep up attacks on government-held airport in Donetsk
    Oct03

    Ukrainian rebels keep up attacks on government-held airport in Donetsk

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine accused Russian forces on Friday of helping separatists step up pressure on government troops holding the main airport in the eastern city of Donetsk, threatening a fragile ceasefire. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Swiss aid worker was killed by mortar fire from Ukraine-held area
    Oct03

    Russia says Swiss aid worker was killed by mortar fire from Ukraine-held area

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Friday the mortar fire that killed a Swiss worker from the International Committee of the Red Cross in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine was fired from territory controlled by Ukrainian government forces. …read more Source: The...

    International Red Cross confirms Swiss killed in Donetsk
    Oct02

    International Red Cross confirms Swiss killed in Donetsk

    GENEVA (Reuters) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) confirmed that a Swiss staff member was killed on Thursday by a shell that landed close to its office in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Mortar bomb hits Red Cross building in Ukraine's Donetsk, one killed – agency
    Oct02

    Mortar bomb hits Red Cross building in Ukraine's Donetsk, one killed – agency

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A mortar bomb hit a building used by the International Committee of the Red Cross in Ukraine’s separatist-held city of Donetsk on Thursday, killing a Swiss citizen, Russian news agency Interfax quoted the rebels’ defence ministry as saying. …read more Source: The...

    Hundreds of Russian troops still in Ukraine – NATO
    Oct02

    Hundreds of Russian troops still in Ukraine – NATO

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Hundreds of Russian troops, including special forces, remain inside Ukraine and Moscow still has around 20,000 soldiers near the Ukrainian border, a NATO military spokesman said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Latvia heads to election under shadow of assertive Russia
    Oct02

    Latvia heads to election under shadow of assertive Russia

    RIGA (Reuters) – Latvians look likely to back their hawkish centre-right ruling coalition in a parliamentary election on Saturday amid increased tensions with giant neighbour Russia, Riga’s communist-era ruler, over the Ukraine crisis …read more Source: The...

    Putin says he hopes election will bring Ukraine stability
    Oct02

    Putin says he hopes election will bring Ukraine stability

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said he hoped Ukraine’s parliamentary election on Oct. 26 would help bring stability to country. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin pledges help to sanctions-hit companies, banks
    Oct02

    Russia's Putin pledges help to sanctions-hit companies, banks

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday the government would help companies hit by Western sanctions over Ukraine and that it would increase the capital of domestic banks. …read more Source: The...

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