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    Ukraine's Poroshenko welcomes release of more IMF aid
    Sep15

    Ukraine's Poroshenko welcomes release of more IMF aid

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday welcomed a decision by the International Monetary Fund to release additional aid worth $1 billion to Kiev, saying it showed that the world recognises that Ukraine was carrying out reforms. …read more Source: The...

    Johnson says peace in east Ukraine depends mainly on Russia
    Sep14

    Johnson says peace in east Ukraine depends mainly on Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) – British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Wednesday making progress towards peace in eastern Ukraine depended primarily on the Kremlin, adding that it was crucial for the West to maintain sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: The...

    France eyes agreement on Ukraine troop withdrawals next week
    Sep14

    France eyes agreement on Ukraine troop withdrawals next week

    KIEV (Reuters) – French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Wednesday that an agreement between Ukrainian troops and separatist rebels to withdraw troops in three areas of eastern Ukraine could be signed next week. …read more Source: The...

    Germany sees 'sliver of hope' in Ukraine ceasefire, but urges further steps
    Sep14

    Germany sees 'sliver of hope' in Ukraine ceasefire, but urges further steps

    KIEV (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Wednesday that moves toward a ceasefire between Ukrainian troops and separatists gave a “sliver of hope” and that the next steps in the Minsk peace process could be agreed next week. …read more Source: The...

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in east despite truce
    Sep13

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in east despite truce

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed and 15 wounded in the past 24 hours in fighting with pro-Russian separatists, the Ukrainian military said on Tuesday – the first major casualties since a ceasefire came into force on Sept. 1. …read more Source: The...

    France's Hollande says only Minsk deals can ensure Ukraine peace
    Sep13

    France's Hollande says only Minsk deals can ensure Ukraine peace

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) – The Minsk agreement is the only way to ensure stability and peace in Ukraine, French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday on a state visit to Romania. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says prepared to hold 'good faith' talks with Russia on $3 billion debt
    Sep12

    Ukraine says prepared to hold 'good faith' talks with Russia on $3 billion debt

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Monday it was ready to hold talks in good faith with Russia regarding a dispute over a $3 billion (2.25 billion pounds) bond that has become yet another sore point between the former allies since Ukraine sought closer ties with the European Union. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine to bar some Russian singers after Kiev chosen to host Eurovision
    Sep09

    Ukraine to bar some Russian singers after Kiev chosen to host Eurovision

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian government said on Friday it would deny entry to certain Russian singers if they were chosen to perform at next year’s Eurovision Song Contest, after picking the capital Kiev to host the event. …read more Source: The...

    Russia bolsters military force in Crimea – Ifax
    Sep09

    Russia bolsters military force in Crimea – Ifax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has formed a “self-sufficient military group” in Crimea capable of repelling attempts to seize the peninsula, Interfax news agency quoted the Defence Ministry as saying on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    U.S., Ukraine agree to enhance Ukrainian forces, boost cooperation – Pentagon
    Sep08

    U.S., Ukraine agree to enhance Ukrainian forces, boost cooperation – Pentagon

    LONDON (Reuters) – The United States and Ukraine on Thursday agreed to cooperate on defence technology and improve Ukraine’s forces, the Pentagon said, naming former Centcom Commander and retired U.S. General John Abizaid as a senior defence advisor to Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

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