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    Russia denies its military met Ukrainian officials to discuss buffer zone
    Sep26

    Russia denies its military met Ukrainian officials to discuss buffer zone

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Foreign Ministry denied on Friday any of its military officials had met the Ukrainian military to work out details of a buffer zone being created in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Berlin unaware of plans for talks with Russia, Ukraine and France
    Sep26

    Berlin unaware of plans for talks with Russia, Ukraine and France

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Berlin does not know of any current plans for Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet with the leaders of Russia, Ukraine and France, a German government spokesman said on Friday, adding that Germany would be ready to join such talks if it were helpful. …read more Source: The...

    Berlin says Ukraine rebels' election plans harm peace process
    Sep26

    Berlin says Ukraine rebels' election plans harm peace process

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Plans by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine to hold local elections in November would undermine a ceasefire agreement reached in Minsk and destabilise the situation, the German foreign ministry said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin, Ukraine's Poroshenko discuss meeting – Kremlin
    Sep26

    Russia's Putin, Ukraine's Poroshenko discuss meeting – Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko have discussed the possibility of meeting, either alone or with the leaders of Germany and France, a senior Kremlin official said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian, Russian officials start work to set up 'buffer zone' in east
    Sep26

    Ukrainian, Russian officials start work to set up 'buffer zone' in east

    KIEV (Reuters) – Senior Ukrainian and Russian military officials met on Friday to mark out a proposed ‘buffer zone’ in eastern Ukraine from which government forces and separatists will pull back artillery and other heavy armaments, Ukrainian military officials said. …read more Source: The...

    Exclusive – Ukraine prime minister says Russians 'want us to freeze'
    Sep26

    Exclusive – Ukraine prime minister says Russians 'want us to freeze'

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The prime minister of the Kiev government accused Russia on Thursday of attempting to freeze Ukraine in the coming winter by using natural gas as a weapon to subjugate the former Soviet Republic. …read more Source: The...

    Russian state arms maker to sell plant to bypass Western sanctions
    Sep25

    Russian state arms maker to sell plant to bypass Western sanctions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Rostec, a state-owned conglomerate hit by Western sanctions over Ukraine, will sell a small arms factory to a businessman who is not blacklisted to allow further sales to Europe and the United States, officials and sources said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine president sets 2020 as EU target date, defends peace plan
    Sep25

    Ukraine president sets 2020 as EU target date, defends peace plan

    KIEV (Reuters) – President Petro Poroshenko proclaimed reforms on Thursday spanning all aspects of life to make strife-torn Ukraine fit for European Union membership, warning his people that without reform they would face a future “alone with Russia.” …read more Source: The...

    EU likely to keep sanctions on Russia, for now
    Sep25

    EU likely to keep sanctions on Russia, for now

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is likely to keep sanctions on Russia in place for now when ambassadors meet next week to assess progress in implementing Ukraine’s peace process, diplomats said. …read more Source: The...

    Georgia eyes economic development, wary of Russia – deputy PM
    Sep25

    Georgia eyes economic development, wary of Russia – deputy PM

    NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Ukraine crisis has refreshed Georgia’s wariness in dealing with Russia, its former Soviet master with whom it fought a five-day war in 2008 that left it with two breakaway regions loyal to Moscow, the country’s deputy prime minister said. …read more Source: The...

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