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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Russian volunteers likely to fight in Syria, says senior lawmaker
    Oct05

    Russian volunteers likely to fight in Syria, says senior lawmaker

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian volunteers who have honed their combat skills in Ukraine are likely to travel to Syria to fight alongside the forces of President Bashar al-Assad, Admiral Vladimir Komoyedov, the head of the Russian parliament’s defence committee, said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    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...

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