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    Ukraine leader says he hopes 'fragile truce' will hold
    Oct09

    Ukraine leader says he hopes 'fragile truce' will hold

    ASTANA (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko struck a conciliatory tone on Friday in his comments on Russia and Moscow-backed rebels during his visit to Kazakhstan, the Kremlin’s ally in Central Asia. …read more Source: The...

    Belarussian writer wins Nobel prize, denounces Russia over Ukraine
    Oct08

    Belarussian writer wins Nobel prize, denounces Russia over Ukraine

    STOCKHOLM/MINSK (Reuters) – Belarussian author Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday for her portrayal of the harshness of life in the Soviet Union and in her first public response denounced Russia’s intervention in Ukraine as an “invasion”. …read more Source: The...

    Belarussian Nobel prize winner says Russia invaded Ukraine
    Oct08

    Belarussian Nobel prize winner says Russia invaded Ukraine

    MINSK (Reuters) – The Belarussian recipient of the Nobel prize for literature charged Russia on Thursday with carrying out an “invasion” of Ukraine by backing separatists in its eastern regions. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Kiev city to halt foreign debt payments in 2015 – statement
    Oct08

    Ukraine's Kiev city to halt foreign debt payments in 2015 – statement

    KIEV (Reuters) – The city council of the Ukrainian capital Kiev said on Thursday it would impose in 2015 a moratorium on payments on its foreign debt, which has been included in the Finance Ministry’s restructuring of sovereign and sovereign-guaranteed bonds. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says four soldiers wounded in rebel attack despite truce
    Oct07

    Ukraine says four soldiers wounded in rebel attack despite truce

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian military said on Wednesday pro-Russian separatists had violated a ceasefire in the east of the country by firing an anti-tank missile and wounding four soldiers, even as President Petro Poroshenko hailed a “real truce”. …read more Source: The...

    West, Ukraine, hail rebel decision to postpone disputed elections
    Oct06

    West, Ukraine, hail rebel decision to postpone disputed elections

    KIEV (Reuters) – A decision by pro-Russian separatists to postpone local elections that Ukraine had said were illegitimate was welcomed on Tuesday by Kiev, the European Union and Moscow – the rebels’ patron – as a sign of progress in the faltering peace process. …read more Source: The...

    Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine postpone disputed elections
    Oct06

    Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine postpone disputed elections

    KIEV (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday postponed local elections that Kiev had said were illegitimate and which, if they went ahead, could have derailed Ukraine’s fragile peace process. …read more Source: The...

    Russia welcomes decision to postpone separatist elections in east Ukraine – Interfax
    Oct06

    Russia welcomes decision to postpone separatist elections in east Ukraine – Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia welcomes a decision by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine to postpone disputed local elections until next February, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted as saying by the Interfax news agency on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Germany greets pro-Russian rebels' delay of Ukraine elections
    Oct06

    Germany greets pro-Russian rebels' delay of Ukraine elections

    BERLIN (Reuters) – A German diplomatic source described as “good news” a decision by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine to delay disputed local elections there. …read more Source: The...

    U.S.-Russia agreement on Syria might help on Ukraine-Finnish leader
    Oct06

    U.S.-Russia agreement on Syria might help on Ukraine-Finnish leader

    HELSINKI (Reuters) – If Russia and the United States were able to agree on ways of solving the Syrian crisis, this might help towards the two powers finding common ground on Ukraine, Finnish President Sauli Niinisto said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

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