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    Ukraine starts light weapons withdrawal in east – military
    Oct05

    Ukraine starts light weapons withdrawal in east – military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has started withdrawing tanks and light artillery from the frontline in the eastern region of Luhansk in accordance with a recent agreement with pro-Russian separatists, the Ukrainian military said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Putin promised to ask Ukraine rebels to cancel vote – Poroshenko
    Oct04

    Putin promised to ask Ukraine rebels to cancel vote – Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday Russia’s Vladimir Putin had promised to ask pro-Russian separatists to cancel elections planned in rebel-held territory in defiance of Kiev. …read more Source: The...

    Putin promised to use influence in Donbass for progress on Minsk deal – Kremlin
    Oct03

    Putin promised to use influence in Donbass for progress on Minsk deal – Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s President Vladimir Putin had promised to use his influence in Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region to ensure progress in the Ukraine conflict’s Minsk peace process, The Kremlin’s spokesman said on Saturday according to Interfax. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin says Paris talks on Ukraine 'businesslike'; all sides committed to Minsk deal
    Oct02

    Kremlin says Paris talks on Ukraine 'businesslike'; all sides committed to Minsk deal

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin’s spokesman said on Friday talks in Paris on Ukraine between the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany were “businesslike” and all sides reaffirmed their commitment to the Minsk peace process. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko cautiously optimistic on peace talks – Interfax Ukraine
    Oct02

    Ukraine's Poroshenko cautiously optimistic on peace talks – Interfax Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday he felt “cautious optimism” following talks in Paris with the Russian, French and German leaders on the east Ukraine peace process, Interfax Ukraine reported. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel says there is no link between Syria and Ukraine crises
    Oct02

    Merkel says there is no link between Syria and Ukraine crises

    PARIS (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that western countries would not make concessions to Russia in the Ukraine crisis in order to win its support for a political solution in Syria, saying the two crises had nothing to do with each other. …read more Source: The...

    France's Hollande says Minsk process will likely not conclude by year-end
    Oct02

    France's Hollande says Minsk process will likely not conclude by year-end

    PARIS (Reuters) – It will take time to organise elections in Ukraine that respect international standards, and as a result the so-called Minsk peace process will most likely not be concluded by year-end, French President Francois Hollande said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    OSCE says spots deadly Russian rocket system in Ukraine for first time
    Oct02

    OSCE says spots deadly Russian rocket system in Ukraine for first time

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – International monitors say they have spotted a new kind of Russian weapons system in rebel-held Ukraine this week, possible evidence of Moscow’s continued interest in Ukraine even as it focuses on Syria. …read more Source: The...

    Syria and Ukraine: two fronts in Russian war for influence
    Oct01

    Syria and Ukraine: two fronts in Russian war for influence

    BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russia’s air strikes in Syria are in part designed to extract concessions from the West over Ukraine by making Moscow a key player in any attempts by world powers to hammer out a post-conflict settlement in Damascus, some Western officials believe. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine to hold investor presentations on debt restructuring
    Oct01

    Ukraine to hold investor presentations on debt restructuring

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine will hold three investor presentations on the main features of a debt restructuring deal it is asking bondholders to approve, the Finance Ministry said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

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