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    Back me or sack me, Ukraine PM tells lawmakers
    Mar09

    Back me or sack me, Ukraine PM tells lawmakers

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk urged lawmakers on Wednesday to back him, sack him or force snap elections as lawmakers held talks with potential replacements. …read more Source: The...

    Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot could die before Russia sentences her – lawyer
    Mar09

    Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot could die before Russia sentences her – lawyer

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia over the killing of two Russian journalists could die before a Russian court sentences her as the state of her health is worsening, her lawyer said. …read more Source: The...

    Locals eating radioactive food 30 years after Chernobyl – Greenpeace tests
    Mar09

    Locals eating radioactive food 30 years after Chernobyl – Greenpeace tests

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Economic crises convulsing Russia, Ukraine and Belarus mean testing in areas contaminated by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster has been cut or restricted, Greenpeace said, and people continue to eat and drink foods with dangerously high radiation levels. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. urges Russia to pressure Ukraine rebels over attacks
    Mar04

    U.S. urges Russia to pressure Ukraine rebels over attacks

    PARIS (Reuters) – Russia needs to use its influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to halt attacks by pro-Russian rebels, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken told Reuters on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian pilot to tell Russian court – Free me or watch me starve to death
    Mar04

    Ukrainian pilot to tell Russian court – Free me or watch me starve to death

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Ukrainian woman pilot on trial in Russia over the killing of two Russian journalists plans to tell a court to release her within 10 days of pronouncing its verdict or she will starve herself to death. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian foreign minister says no breakthrough in Paris talks
    Mar04

    Ukrainian foreign minister says no breakthrough in Paris talks

    (Reuters) – Ukraine’s foreign minister said on Thursday he did not believe there had been any significant breakthrough in Paris talks on the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    After Ukraine, Kazakhstan wary of ethnic Russians broaching autonomy
    Mar03

    After Ukraine, Kazakhstan wary of ethnic Russians broaching autonomy

    KOSTANAY, Kazakhstan (Reuters) – In the city of Kostanay in northern Kazakhstan, the ribbon of St George, a black-and-orange symbol of resurgent Russian patriotism that was adopted by separatists in Ukraine, hangs from every second car’s rear-view mirror. …read more Source: The...

    Russia subjecting Ukrainian pilot to show trial, lawyer says
    Mar03

    Russia subjecting Ukrainian pilot to show trial, lawyer says

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A defence lawyer for Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, on trial in Russia on charges of complicity in the killing of two Russian journalists, said on Thursday her case was trumped up and she was being subjected to a show trial. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin regrets U.S. decision to extend sanctions on Russia
    Mar03

    Kremlin regrets U.S. decision to extend sanctions on Russia

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia regrets that the United States decided to extend sanctions on Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Gloom deepens over Ukraine peace deal before Paris meeting
    Mar02

    Gloom deepens over Ukraine peace deal before Paris meeting

    BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) – For months, as progress in implementing the Minsk peace deal for eastern Ukraine stalled, its architects, Germany and France, held out hope that with time and carefully calibrated pressure on Kiev and Moscow, the agreement could be pushed back on track. …read more Source: The...

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