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    Ceasefire offers hope to Russian candy factory owned by Ukraine leader
    Oct05

    Ceasefire offers hope to Russian candy factory owned by Ukraine leader

    LIPETSK Russia (Reuters) – Now that their boss, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, has finally shaken hands with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, the staff running the lone Russian factory in Poroshenko’s chocolate empire can finally see better days ahead. …read more Source: The...

    Germany considers sending soldiers to eastern Ukraine – source
    Oct04

    Germany considers sending soldiers to eastern Ukraine – source

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Berlin is considering deploying soldiers to monitor the ceasefire negotiated by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) between separatists and the army in eastern Ukraine, a German government source said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says its forces killed 12 rebels at Donetsk airport
    Oct04

    Ukraine says its forces killed 12 rebels at Donetsk airport

    KIEV (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists have suffered their worst casualties since a ceasefire officially began on Sept.5, losing 12 men in attacks on buildings at Donetsk airport, Ukrainian military officials said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Latvians seen re-electing centre right as Russia overshadows poll
    Oct04

    Latvians seen re-electing centre right as Russia overshadows poll

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Latvia’s centre-right government looks set to be re-elected in a general election on Saturday after taking a hard line over the actions of neighbour and former ruler Russia in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    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...

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