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    U.S. general calls on Russia to allow observers at military drills
    Aug12

    U.S. general calls on Russia to allow observers at military drills

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russia should allow observers, including Western journalists, to attend upcoming military drills that could again put Ukraine on edge just as Russian President Vladimir Putin has sharpened his rhetoric, the commander of the U.S. Army in Europe told Reuters. …read more Source: The...

    Moscow could cut diplomatic ties with Ukraine – Russia's Medvedev
    Aug12

    Moscow could cut diplomatic ties with Ukraine – Russia's Medvedev

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday Moscow might be forced to cut diplomatic ties with Ukraine if a crisis related to a purported incident involving Ukrainian saboteurs in Crimea worsened. …read more Source: The...

    Russia deploys advanced S-400 air missile system to Crimea – agencies
    Aug12

    Russia deploys advanced S-400 air missile system to Crimea – agencies

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has deployed its advanced S-400 air defence missile system to annexed Crimea, Russian news agencies reported on Friday, citing a statement from the Russian Defence Ministry. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine sees no significant uptick in Donbass fighting as of now
    Aug12

    Ukraine sees no significant uptick in Donbass fighting as of now

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has not seen any significant increase in fighting in the eastern Donbass region in the last few days, a Ukrainian military spokesman said on Friday, despite escalating tensions between Kiev and Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    Trump adviser joined key party meeting on Ukraine
    Aug12

    Trump adviser joined key party meeting on Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A foreign policy adviser to U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump confirmed his attendance at a meeting last month during which the Republican Party agreed to watered-down language in its support of Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. calls for reducing tensions between Ukraine and Russia
    Aug11

    U.S. calls for reducing tensions between Ukraine and Russia

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is extremely concerned about tension on the boundary between Russia and Ukraine and calls on both sides to reduce tension and rhetoric, State Department spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Killing of our servicemen in Crimea will have consequences – Russia
    Aug11

    Killing of our servicemen in Crimea will have consequences – Russia

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that the death of Russian servicemen in armed clashes on the border between Crimea and Ukraine over the weekend would have consequences. …read more Source: The...

    Russia announces war games after accusing Ukraine of terrorist plot
    Aug11

    Russia announces war games after accusing Ukraine of terrorist plot

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Vladimir Putin summoned his security council and the Russian Navy announced war games in the Black Sea, a day after the Russian president accused Ukraine of trying to provoke a conflict over Crimea, which Moscow seized and annexed in 2014. …read more Source: The...

    U.N. Security Council to discuss Ukraine-Russia tensions on Thursday
    Aug11

    U.N. Security Council to discuss Ukraine-Russia tensions on Thursday

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations Security Council will discuss growing tensions between Ukraine and Russia on Thursday in a closed door meeting, diplomats said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's president seeks talks with Putin, Western leaders amid tensions
    Aug11

    Ukraine's president seeks talks with Putin, Western leaders amid tensions

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he wanted to speak directly with Russian President Vladimir Putin and several Western leaders amid a spike in tensions between Kiev and Moscow. …read more Source: The...

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