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    Foreign ministers to discuss Ukraine by mid-Sept – Kremlin
    Aug31

    Foreign ministers to discuss Ukraine by mid-Sept – Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France will meet by the middle of September to discuss the conflict in Ukraine, Kremlin adviser Yuri Ushakov told reporters on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian guardsman dies of gunshot wounds outside parliament – minister's adviser
    Aug31

    Ukrainian guardsman dies of gunshot wounds outside parliament – minister's adviser

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian national guardsman died on Monday from gunshot wounds after being shot outside parliament, an adviser for Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said on Facebook. …read more Source: The...

    Nearly 90 police, national guard, hurt in blasts at parliament – interior minister
    Aug31

    Nearly 90 police, national guard, hurt in blasts at parliament – interior minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Nearly 90 people were wounded and several of them were in a serious condition on Monday after several explosive devices were thrown from crowds in front of the Ukrainian parliament building in Kiev, the interior minister said in a Tweet. …read more Source: The...

    Police hurt in protests as Ukraine MPs votes on special status for east
    Aug31

    Police hurt in protests as Ukraine MPs votes on special status for east

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament voted on Monday for constitutional changes to give separatist-minded eastern regions a special status – but divisions in the pro-Western camp and violent street protests suggested the changes would face a rougher ride to become law. …read more Source: The...

    Progress in Ukraine crisis slower than expected, Merkel says
    Aug31

    Progress in Ukraine crisis slower than expected, Merkel says

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that there was less progress than expected in the Ukraine crisis and there were no plans for a meeting of the leaders from France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine to discuss further steps. …read more Source: The...

    Two police wounded by grenade outside Ukraine parliament: Reuters witness
    Aug31

    Two police wounded by grenade outside Ukraine parliament: Reuters witness

    KIEV (Reuters) – Several police and members of the Ukrainian national guard were injured on Monday when a grenade was thrown from a crowd of nationalist protesters demonstrating outside parliament in Kiev against a draft law to give special status to separatist regions, police said. …read more Source: The...

    Two U.S. F-22 fighter jets arrive in Poland as part of European training mission
    Aug31

    Two U.S. F-22 fighter jets arrive in Poland as part of European training mission

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Two advanced U.S. F-22 fighter jets arrived in Poland on Monday for a one-day working visit, the Polish army said, a part of Washington’s efforts to reassure allies made uneasy by Russian actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Hollande, Merkel, Putin back ceasefire plan for eastern Ukraine – France
    Aug29

    Hollande, Merkel, Putin back ceasefire plan for eastern Ukraine – France

    PARIS (Reuters) – France, Germany and Russia back plans for a complete ceasefire in eastern Ukraine from Sept. 1, the French presidency said after their respective leaders spoke by telephone on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Ukrainian hostage freed in Afghanistan
    Aug29

    Russia says Ukrainian hostage freed in Afghanistan

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Dmytro Bilyi, a Ukrainian who was being held prisoner by Afghan militants, has been freed with Russian help, the Russian foreign ministry said in a statement on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    U.S.'s Biden speaks with Ukrainian President Poroshenko about attacks
    Aug28

    U.S.'s Biden speaks with Ukrainian President Poroshenko about attacks

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday about attacks from Russian-separatist forces in the eastern part of the country, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

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