: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: Asia

    Pro-Russian rebels break truce to seize flashpoint Ukraine town
    Feb18

    Pro-Russian rebels break truce to seize flashpoint Ukraine town

    A flashpoint strategic town in east Ukraine fell on Wednesday (Feb 18) to a fierce assault by pro-Russian rebels in a serious defeat for Kiev, prompting the West to accuse Moscow of cynically exploiting an internationally-backed ceasefire. …read more Source: Channel...

    European leaders set to discuss Ukraine ceasefire by phone – White House
    Feb18

    European leaders set to discuss Ukraine ceasefire by phone – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The leaders of Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia were slated to discuss the implementation of the Minsk peace plan for Eastern Ukraine by phone on Wednesday, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    Germany says peace plan for Ukraine 'damaged' not dead
    Feb18

    Germany says peace plan for Ukraine 'damaged' not dead

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany condemned the seizure of a strategic east Ukrainian town by pro-Russian rebels on Wednesday as a “massive violation” of a ceasefire, but said it was too early to call the broader Minsk peace plan dead or ratchet up sanctions against Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry urges Lavrov to stop attacks on Ukrainian forces
    Feb18

    Kerry urges Lavrov to stop attacks on Ukrainian forces

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday to stop Russian and separatist attacks on Ukrainian forces in Debaltseve, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine troops pull out of besieged flashpoint town Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukraine troops pull out of besieged flashpoint town Debaltseve

    Ukrainian troops pulled out of a besieged flashpoint eastern town on Wednesday after it was stormed by pro-Russian rebels in what the EU said was a “clear violation” of an internationally backed truce. The retreat from Debaltseve — a strategic railway hub sandwiched between the main rebel-held cities of Donetsk and Lugansk — was a […] The post...

    Putin calls West's bluff over Ukraine peace deal
    Feb18

    Putin calls West's bluff over Ukraine peace deal

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Vladimir Putin has called Europe’s bluff over east Ukraine as Russia-backed separatists seize a strategic town in defiance of a ceasefire brokered by France and Germany. …read more Source: The...

    UK says photos show Russian missiles in Ukraine
    Feb18

    UK says photos show Russian missiles in Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain released photographs on Wednesday of what it described as Russia’s most advanced anti-aircraft artillery system, being operated in eastern Ukraine, saying it was further proof of Russia’s military involvement in the conflict. …read more Source: The...

    Angela Merkel says wants to work with Russia, not against it
    Feb18

    Angela Merkel says wants to work with Russia, not against it

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she wanted to work with Russia to restore peace in Europe, but added that she could not ignore Moscow’s violations of international law in the course of the Ukraine crisis. “We want to shape this European peace order together with Russia, not against Russia,” Merkel said during a...

    Hungary PM Orban criticises Tusk, EU allies seeking to isolate Russia
    Feb18

    Hungary PM Orban criticises Tusk, EU allies seeking to isolate Russia

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban stepped up his criticism on Wednesday of his European allies for their policy of seeking to isolate Moscow over its intervention in Ukraine, naming top EU official Donald Tusk as one of its backers. …read more Source: The...

    Hungary PM Orban criticises Tusk, EU allies seeking to isolate Russia
    Feb18

    Hungary PM Orban criticises Tusk, EU allies seeking to isolate Russia

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban stepped up his criticism on Wednesday of his European allies for their policy of seeking to isolate Moscow over its intervention in Ukraine, naming top EU official Donald Tusk as one of its backers. …read more Source: Channel...

    Page 1592 of 2435

    Pin It on Pinterest