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    Ukraine's Poroshenko says tougher to secure Western support against Russia
    Sep06

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says tougher to secure Western support against Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) – It has become increasingly difficult for Ukraine to secure Western support in its fight against “Russian aggression” and a full-scale invasion from Russia cannot be ruled out, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says starts planned large-scale war games involving Crimea
    Sep05

    Russia says starts planned large-scale war games involving Crimea

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Defence Ministry said on Monday a long-planned major military exercise involving annexed Crimea and Russia’s Black Sea and Caspian fleets had got underway, and that 12,500 troops would take part. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin says Putin, Obama discussed Syria and Ukraine
    Sep05

    Kremlin says Putin, Obama discussed Syria and Ukraine

    HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama discussed Syria and Ukraine when they met on the sidelines of the G20 leaders’ summit in China on Monday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. …read more Source: The...

    Germany's foreign minister eyes regulation to keep Ukraine ceasefire in weeks
    Sep04

    Germany's foreign minister eyes regulation to keep Ukraine ceasefire in weeks

    OSLO (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Sunday he hoped a new regulation aimed at maintaining a fragile ceasefire in eastern Ukraine could be completed soon by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). …read more Source: The...

    Crimean dissident says psychiatric detainment a risk to his health
    Sep04

    Crimean dissident says psychiatric detainment a risk to his health

    SIMFEROPOL, Crimea (Reuters) – A Crimean dissident undergoing enforced psychiatric testing by Russian authorities is being held in a dilapidated medical facility and says the poor conditions are a danger to his physical health. …read more Source: The...

    EU and neighbouring states join global aviation emissions pact
    Sep03

    EU and neighbouring states join global aviation emissions pact

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union and 16 surrounding countries including Turkey, Ukraine and Georgia, said on Saturday they would join the first phase of a UN-brokered deal to limit carbon emissions from international flights, following a similar pledge by China and the United States. …read more Source: The...

    Lithuania says it supplies ammunition to Ukraine for first time in two years
    Sep03

    Lithuania says it supplies ammunition to Ukraine for first time in two years

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – Lithuania says it has supplied lethal weaponry to Ukraine for the first time since 2014. …read more Source: The...

    EU's Mogherini says 'back-to-school' ceasefire holding in east Ukraine
    Sep02

    EU's Mogherini says 'back-to-school' ceasefire holding in east Ukraine

    BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – The European Union’s top diplomat said on Friday that a “back-to-school” ceasefire seemed to be holding in eastern Ukraine where Russia-backed fighters took up arms against Kiev troops in April, 2014, a conflict that has killed more than 9,500 people. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. blacklists dozens over Ukraine conflict
    Sep01

    U.S. blacklists dozens over Ukraine conflict

    WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – The United States added dozens of people and companies, including separatists and Russian firms operating in Crimea, on Thursday to its sanctions blacklist over their actions in Ukraine, the region annexed by Russia in 2014. …read more Source: The...

    Hollande, Merkel say back Ukraine ceasefire deal – Elysee statement
    Sep01

    Hollande, Merkel say back Ukraine ceasefire deal – Elysee statement

    PARIS (Reuters) – President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel support a deal struck by the trilateral contact group in Ukraine for a general ceasefire which must be implemented by the start of the school year, an Elysee statement said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

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