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    US troops heading to Ukraine to give medical training
    Feb25

    US troops heading to Ukraine to give medical training

    WASHINGTON, United States — A U.S. military official said Tuesday the Pentagon will be deploying a small number of troops to Ukraine to provide combat medical training to forces there who have been battling Russian-backed separatists. Between five and 10 troops will go to western Ukraine next week for what will be a second round of coaching...

    War with Ukraine will be apocalyptic: Vladimir Putin
    Feb25

    War with Ukraine will be apocalyptic: Vladimir Putin

    The Russian President Vladimir Putin has described war with Ukraine as an “apocalyptic scenario” in his first comments since the signing of a shaky peace agreement in Minsk. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Moscow lying 'to my face,' says Kerry
    Feb25

    Moscow lying 'to my face,' says Kerry

    [WASHINGTON] US Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday accused Russian leaders of lying “to my face” about Moscow’s involvement in the conflict in Ukraine and denounced what he called Russia’s “propaganda.” …read more Source: The Business...

    World › Ukraine disputes rebel claim that weapons pullback begins
    Feb25

    World › Ukraine disputes rebel claim that weapons pullback begins

    Russian-backed separatists moved some heavy weapons well back from the front line Tuesday in eastern Ukraine, but the Ukrainian government disputed the rebels’ claim that a real pullback had begun. A peace plan worked out in marathon talks on Feb. 12 aims to create a wide buffer zone between the… …read more Source: Japan...

    Britain to Help Train Ukrainian Army to Counter Russian Threat
    Feb24

    Britain to Help Train Ukrainian Army to Counter Russian Threat

    Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday that Britain would send military personnel to Ukraine soon to help train its army, warning Moscow would move to destabilize other countries unless it was c… …read more Source:...

    US Secretary of State John Kerry Accuses Russia of Lying
    Feb24

    US Secretary of State John Kerry Accuses Russia of Lying

    US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday that Russia was lying when it said there are no Russian troops or equipment in Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists are fighting government troops. …read more Source:...

    Red Cross warns against ‘politicising humanitarian aid’ for Ukraine
    Feb24

    Red Cross warns against ‘politicising humanitarian aid’ for Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AFP) – The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross spoke out Tuesday against politicising the issue of humanitarian assistance for war-torn eastern Ukraine.Speaking to reporters after meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the Ukraine crisis, Peter Mauer also called on Moscow and Kiev to create what he...

    Leading powers seek stepped-up monitoring in Ukraine
    Feb24

    Leading powers seek stepped-up monitoring in Ukraine

    PARIS (Reuters) – The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany agreed on Tuesday to seek a reinforcement of the international monitoring mission in Ukraine and renewed their calls for an oft-breached ceasefire agreement to be respected. …read more Source: The...

    Britain to send military trainers to Ukraine: PM
    Feb24

    Britain to send military trainers to Ukraine: PM

    LONDON (AFP) – Britain will send troops to Ukraine next month to train government forces fighting pro-Russian separatists, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Tuesday, while ruling out sending lethal equipment.Over the course of the next month we are going to be deploying British service personnel to provide advice and a range of...

    Britain to help train Ukrainian army to counter Russian threat
    Feb24

    Britain to help train Ukrainian army to counter Russian threat

    February 25, 2015 12:47 AMLONDON (REUTERS) – Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday Britain would deploy military personnel to Ukraine in the next month to help train the Ukrainian army, warning that Moscow would move to destabilise other countries if left unchallenged. …read more Source: The Straits...

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