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    Russia warns of new Cold War as east Ukraine violence surges
    Feb13

    Russia warns of new Cold War as east Ukraine violence surges

    MUNICH (Reuters) – Violence in eastern Ukraine is intensifying and Russian-backed rebels have moved heavy weaponry back to the front line, international monitors warned on Saturday as Moscow responded by accusing Kiev of violating a peace deal. …read more Source: The...

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss reforms needed in Ukraine – White House
    Feb12

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss reforms needed in Ukraine – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke by phone for the second consecutive day on Friday to discuss the need for Kiev to quickly pass reforms needed for a $17.5 billion (£12 billion)International Monetary Fund bailout. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine sees Russian hand in cyber attacks on power grid
    Feb12

    Ukraine sees Russian hand in cyber attacks on power grid

    KIEV (Reuters) – Hackers used a Russian-based internet provider and made phone calls from inside Russia as part of a coordinated cyber attack on Ukraine’s power grid in December, Ukraine’s energy ministry said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Russian PM says little sense in discussing Ukraine's $3 billion debt
    Feb12

    Russian PM says little sense in discussing Ukraine's $3 billion debt

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said he planned no talks on Ukraine’s $3 billion (2 billion pounds) debt to Russia at the Munich Security conference this week. …read more Source: The...

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss need for reforms in Ukraine – White House
    Feb11

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss need for reforms in Ukraine – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discussed the need for governance reforms in Ukraine during a phone call on Thursday, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    Russia will not request lifting of EU sanctions at Munich conference – deputy PM
    Feb11

    Russia will not request lifting of EU sanctions at Munich conference – deputy PM

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will not use a conference in Munich to ask European countries to lift their sanctions on Moscow over the Ukraine conflict and does not plan to lift its own counter-sanctions for now, a Russian deputy prime minister said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    IMF's Lagarde said Ukraine expresses commitment to reforms
    Feb11

    IMF's Lagarde said Ukraine expresses commitment to reforms

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday that she had been reassured by Ukraine’s president that he was committed to following a reform path to keep the nation’s $17.5 billion bailout on track. …read more Source: The...

    Landmine kills four civilians in east Ukraine
    Feb10

    Landmine kills four civilians in east Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Four Ukrainian civilians were killed when a minivan carrying them drove over a landmine as they waited to cross out of separatist-held territory in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, authorities said. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Lavrov, Germany's Steinmeier discuss Syria, Ukraine by phone
    Feb10

    Russia's Lavrov, Germany's Steinmeier discuss Syria, Ukraine by phone

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and German Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier held a telephone conversation on Wednesday to discuss Syria and Ukraine, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said. …read more Source: The...

    Dutch 'no' on Ukraine pact would force rethink, minister says
    Feb06

    Dutch 'no' on Ukraine pact would force rethink, minister says

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Dutch government would be obliged to reconsider its position on an EU pact establishing closer ties with Ukraine if it loses an upcoming referendum on the issue, the country’s foreign minister said, but he stopped short of saying a “no” vote would scupper the treaty. …read more Source: The...

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