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    Ukraine deliberately drags feet on Minsk peace deal – Lavrov
    Jan26

    Ukraine deliberately drags feet on Minsk peace deal – Lavrov

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukraine is dragging its feet on implementation of the Minsk peace agreement because its wants to keep in place the Western sanctions imposed on Russia, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    No special status for east Ukraine without ceasefire – president
    Jan24

    No special status for east Ukraine without ceasefire – president

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine will not give its eastern regions greater autonomy until a lasting ceasefire with pro-Russian separatist rebels is in place, President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday, in comments that could antagonise the rebels and the Kremlin. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry says effort and good faith could lead to lifting of sanctions on Russia
    Jan22

    Kerry says effort and good faith could lead to lifting of sanctions on Russia

    DAVOS (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday he believed that, with effort and good faith on both sides, it would be possible to implement the Minsk agreements on Ukraine in coming months to allow for a lifting of sanctions on Russia. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine acts to purge court system of bribery, corruption
    Jan22

    Ukraine acts to purge court system of bribery, corruption

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s constitutional court approved moves on Friday to stamp out political meddling in the judicial system and halt bribe-taking among judges, part of an anti-corruption drive to help secure aid and goodwill from vital international backers. …read more Source: The...

    Germany's Steinmeier says solving Ukraine conflict key for CEE security
    Jan21

    Germany's Steinmeier says solving Ukraine conflict key for CEE security

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Germany’s input in improving security in the eastern European part of NATO alliance should be its help in resolving the conflict in Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian ambassador rejects Polish premier's 'million refugees' claim
    Jan20

    Ukrainian ambassador rejects Polish premier's 'million refugees' claim

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Ukraine’s ambassador to Poland on Wednesday rejected the Polish prime minister’s claim that her country hosts a million Ukrainian refugees, saying they were not refugees and could at most be called “economic migrants”. …read more Source: The...

    With one eye on Moscow, Europe presses Ukraine on reforms
    Jan18

    With one eye on Moscow, Europe presses Ukraine on reforms

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union pressed Ukraine authorities on Monday to overcome political feuding and implement promised reforms as it looks to shore up the country’s democratic and economic credentials. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says would sign power contract if Crimea part of Ukraine
    Jan14

    Ukraine says would sign power contract if Crimea part of Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is ready to sign a new contract to supply Crimea with electricity provided the region is recognised as part of Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko told reporters at a news conference on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian health official says 25 people killed by swine flu
    Jan14

    Ukrainian health official says 25 people killed by swine flu

    KIEV (Reuters) – Twenty-five people have died from swine flu in Ukraine since the start of the flu season, Tetyana Dykhanovska, the director of the state flu centre, told Reuters by phone on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Obama discusses Syria, Ukraine with Russia's Putin – White House
    Jan14

    Obama discusses Syria, Ukraine with Russia's Putin – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama, in a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, emphasized the need to work toward a diplomatic solution to the crisis in Ukraine and address the conflict in Syria, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

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