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    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...

    EU's Tusk calls on Russia to end violence in east Ukraine
    Feb02

    EU's Tusk calls on Russia to end violence in east Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Council President Donald Tusk, the chairman of EU leaders’ meetings, called on Russia on Thursday to use its influence with rebels in east Ukraine to stop a recent spike in violence there. …read more Source: The...

    Moscow denies it shot at Ukrainian warplane – Tass
    Feb01

    Moscow denies it shot at Ukrainian warplane – Tass

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Black Sea naval command on Wednesday denied an allegation by Kiev that a Ukrainian AN-26 military cargo plane had been shot over the sea, Tass news agency cited the command as saying. …read more Source: The...

    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...

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