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    Deaths shake Ukraine truce; Poroshenko wary of Russian threat
    Feb27

    Deaths shake Ukraine truce; Poroshenko wary of Russian threat

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine on Friday reported the first deaths in three days in east Ukraine and President Petro Poroshenko said Russia would pose a “military threat” even if a ceasefire holds. …read more Source: The...

    Spain arrests eight accused of joining pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine
    Feb27

    Spain arrests eight accused of joining pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine

    MADRID (Reuters) – Spain on Friday arrested eight citizens who recently returned from fighting alongside pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine, the first such arrest in the European Union of foreign citizens involved in the conflict, the Interior Ministry said. …read more Source: The...

    China tells West to consider Russia’s security concerns over Ukraine
    Feb27

    China tells West to consider Russia’s security concerns over Ukraine

    BEIJING – Western powers should take into consideration Russia’s legitimate security concerns over Ukraine, a top Chinese diplomat has said in an unusually frank and open display of support for Moscow’s position in the crisis.Qu Xing, China’s ambassador to Belgium, was quoted by state news agency Xinhua late on Thursday as...

    Deaths shake Ukraine truce, Poroshenko wary of Russia threat
    Feb27

    Deaths shake Ukraine truce, Poroshenko wary of Russia threat

    KIEV – Ukraine on Friday reported the first deaths in three days in east Ukraine, denting hopes a ceasefire will hold, and President Petro Poroshenko said Russia would pose a “military threat” even if the truce is solid.Government troops fighting pro-Russian separatists in the east began towing artillery away from the front line...

    Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales
    Feb27

    Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales

    The crisis in Ukraine looks set to trigger major changes in its vast agricultural sector with state-owned farm land and small family plots likely to go up for sale despite concerns over the impact on local farmers, according to development experts. …read more Source: Channel...

    Obama, European Council's Tusk to meet March 9 – White House
    Feb27

    Obama, European Council's Tusk to meet March 9 – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama and European Council President Donald Tusk will meet at the White House on March 9 to discuss the Ukraine crisis and the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, the White House said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Obama, European Council’s Tusk to meet March 9 – White House
    Feb27

    Obama, European Council’s Tusk to meet March 9 – White House

    U.S. President Barack Obama and European Council President Donald Tusk will meet at the White House on March 9 to discuss the Ukraine crisis and the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, the White House said on Friday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia says Kerry's accusation Moscow is lying 'beyond diplomatic ethics'
    Feb27

    Russia says Kerry's accusation Moscow is lying 'beyond diplomatic ethics'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Friday that accusations from U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that Russia was lying over its involvement in eastern Ukraine went “beyond diplomatic ethics”, Interfax reported. …read more Source: The...

    Three Ukraine soldiers killed despite lull as UN to discuss truce
    Feb27

    Three Ukraine soldiers killed despite lull as UN to discuss truce

    Isolated clashes were reported in eastern Ukraine on Friday (Feb 27), where government forces reported three soldiers killed, despite a truce with pro-Russian rebels appearing to take hold. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales
    Feb27

    Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales

    ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The crisis in Ukraine looks set to trigger major changes in its vast agricultural sector with state-owned farm land and small family plots likely to go up for sale despite concerns over the impact on local farmers, according to development experts. …read more Source: The...

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