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    Ukraine, separatists report rise in eastern fighting
    Nov11

    Ukraine, separatists report rise in eastern fighting

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military and pro-Russian separatists accused each other on Wednesday of escalating violence in eastern Ukraine in defiance of a ceasefire deal, as Ukraine reported one of its soldiers killed in a direct attack. …read more Source: The...

    Germany, France see progress in Ukraine peace talks
    Nov06

    Germany, France see progress in Ukraine peace talks

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists have agreed to complete a withdrawal of heavy weaponry from their frontlines in eastern Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Friday after a round of peace talks in Berlin. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. diplomat says seeing 'some pullback' of weapons from eastern Ukraine
    Nov04

    U.S. diplomat says seeing 'some pullback' of weapons from eastern Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A top U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday that there have been signs that Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine are pulling back some of their weapons. …read more Source: The...

    Russia does not respect Ukraine peace process, sanctions review to reflect that – EU's Tusk
    Nov04

    Russia does not respect Ukraine peace process, sanctions review to reflect that – EU's Tusk

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Russia is not fully abiding by the terms of the Minsk peace agreement for Ukraine and this will be taken into account by the European Union when it reviews its Russia sanctions before the end of the year, the chairman of EU leaders said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says could suspend arms withdrawals from east after rebel attacks
    Nov04

    Ukraine says could suspend arms withdrawals from east after rebel attacks

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian government will stop withdrawing light weapons from the frontline of its war against separatists in the east if the pro-Russian rebels continue to violate a ceasefire, a senior security official said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine risks losing foreign support over reform delay, PM says
    Nov04

    Ukraine risks losing foreign support over reform delay, PM says

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine risks losing the support of its Western backers if squabbles between the government and parliament delay or derail its reform efforts, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia – impolite to begin U.N. chief race without Ukraine, others
    Nov04

    Russia – impolite to begin U.N. chief race without Ukraine, others

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Russia said on Tuesday it does not want to offend Ukraine and other recently elected United Nations Security Council members by officially launching the race for a new secretary-general before the Jan. 1 start of their council terms. …read more Source: The...

    Arrest of Ukraine oligarch's ally politically motivated – lawyer
    Nov01

    Arrest of Ukraine oligarch's ally politically motivated – lawyer

    KIEV (Reuters) – The arrest in Ukraine of a close associate of the influential business tycoon Ihor Kolomoisky on suspicion of embezzlement is politically motivated, his lawyer said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Crashed Russian plane had 214 Russian passengers, three Ukrainians
    Oct31

    Crashed Russian plane had 214 Russian passengers, three Ukrainians

    CAIRO (Reuters) – A Russian passenger plane that crashed in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula on Saturday was carrying 214 Russian passengers and three Ukrainians, the Egyptian cabinet said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    Russia-U.S. rivalry spreads to ex-Soviet central Asia
    Oct30

    Russia-U.S. rivalry spreads to ex-Soviet central Asia

    ALMATY/VIENNA (Reuters) – After Ukraine and Syria, the ex-Soviet republics of central Asia could become the latest venue for geo-political rivalry between Moscow and Washington, driven by Kremlin worries about Islamists and U.S. suspicion about Russia’s true intentions. …read more Source: The...

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