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    Exclusive – Russia building major military base near Ukrainian border
    Sep09

    Exclusive – Russia building major military base near Ukrainian border

    SOLOTI, Russia (Reuters) – Russia has started to build a huge military base housing ammunition depots and barracks for several thousand soldiers near the Ukrainian border, a project that suggests the Kremlin is digging in for a prolonged stand-off with Kiev. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine ceasefire more respected now, NATO chief says
    Sep09

    Ukraine ceasefire more respected now, NATO chief says

    PRAGUE (Reuters) – A ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is being respected more now than in the past, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine accepts international criminal court jurisdiction from February 2014
    Sep08

    Ukraine accepts international criminal court jurisdiction from February 2014

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The government of Ukraine has accepted jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court over war crimes committed on its territory beginning in February 2014, the court said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    East Ukraine rebels release arrested leader amid infighting
    Sep08

    East Ukraine rebels release arrested leader amid infighting

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – One of the leaders of Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine, Andrei Purgin, said on Tuesday he had been released from custody after being held in a cell for four days by his own side for reasons he did not understand. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine still faces threat of Russian military offensive – Poroshenko
    Sep08

    Ukraine still faces threat of Russian military offensive – Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine still faces the threat of a full-scale Russian military attack despite several days of relative calm on the front-lines of the east where government forces confront Russian-backed separatists, President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    U.N. says close to 8,000 killed in east Ukraine
    Sep08

    U.N. says close to 8,000 killed in east Ukraine

    GENEVA (Reuters) – At least 7,962 people have been killed and 17,811 wounded in violence in eastern Ukraine since mid-April 2014, the U.N. Human Rights Office said on Tuesday, as it published a regular report by U.N. monitors in the country. …read more Source: The...

    East Ukraine rebels arrest leader amid infighting
    Sep07

    East Ukraine rebels arrest leader amid infighting

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A leader of Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine, Andrei Purgin, has been detained by fellow-rebels in a power struggle as the breakaway region prepares to hold its own elections. …read more Source: The...

    EU boosts aid to farmers hit by Russia sanctions
    Sep07

    EU boosts aid to farmers hit by Russia sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission announced a 500 million euro (365 million pound) package of measures on Monday to provide relief for farmers stung by slumping prices triggered partly by the loss of exports to Russia due to EU sanctions against the country. …read more Source: The...

    NATO chief to make first visit to Ukraine amid strains with Moscow
    Sep07

    NATO chief to make first visit to Ukraine amid strains with Moscow

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO’s secretary general will make his first visit to Ukraine this month, Ukraine’s foreign minister said on Monday, dismissing the idea that this would provoke Moscow, which is backing the pro-Russian rebellion in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    France proposes leaders' summit on Ukraine to push peace process
    Sep07

    France proposes leaders' summit on Ukraine to push peace process

    PARIS (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande on Monday proposed a meeting of the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine in Paris later this month to push ahead with peace talks after recent ceasefire progress. …read more Source: The...

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