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    Kerry says he pressed Lavrov on Ukraine ceasefire deal
    Mar02

    Kerry says he pressed Lavrov on Ukraine ceasefire deal

    GENEVA (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he told Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday that Moscow and the separatists it was backing in Ukraine must implement a ceasefire or face consequences that could hit Russia’s economy. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry, Lavrov open tough talks on Ukraine, Nemtsov
    Mar02

    Kerry, Lavrov open tough talks on Ukraine, Nemtsov

    GENEVA: US Secretary of State John Kerry began tough talks in Geneva Monday with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov due to focus on the fighting in eastern Ukraine. Kerry was also expected to press Lavrov to ensure that Moscow carries out a credible investigation into the assassination of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. The two men...

    Kerry defends Israel before UN rights panel
    Mar02

    Kerry defends Israel before UN rights panel

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday delivered a vigorous defense of Israel before the U.N. Human Rights Council, urging its members to end what the United States says is its unfair and biased focus on the Jewish State that could undermine its credibility. His remarks came as the Obama administration attempts to blunt complaints that it...

    Kerry meets Lavrov as Ukraine death toll soars past 6,000
    Mar02

    Kerry meets Lavrov as Ukraine death toll soars past 6,000

    GENEVA – US Secretary of State John Kerry began tough talks in Geneva on Monday with his Russian counterpart to end fighting in Ukraine, where the UN says the death toll has soared beyond 6,000 people in less than a year.The meeting with Sergei Lavrov in an upscale Geneva hotel came less than a week after Kerry accused Moscow of lying to...

    UPDATE1: PM Abe urges Ukraine to enforce cease-fire as fighting persists
    Mar02

    UPDATE1: PM Abe urges Ukraine to enforce cease-fire as fighting persists

    …read more Source: Kyodo...

    Ukraine says Russia continues to violate winter gas agreement
    Mar02

    Ukraine says Russia continues to violate winter gas agreement

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s state energy firm Naftogaz said Russia’s Gazprom is violating the terms of an EU-backed winter gas supply agreement, ahead of talks on Monday in Brussels on the issue. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says Russia continues to violate winter gas agreement
    Mar02

    Ukraine says Russia continues to violate winter gas agreement

    Ukraine’s state energy firm Naftogaz said Russia’s Gazprom is violating the terms of an EU-backed winter gas supply agreement, ahead of talks on Monday in Brussels on the issue. …read more Source: Channel...

    Lavrov calls Nemtsov murder ‘heinous crime’; urges moves by Ukraine
    Mar02

    Lavrov calls Nemtsov murder ‘heinous crime’; urges moves by Ukraine

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told the main U.N. human rights forum on Monday that the murder of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov was a “heinous crime” and that President Vladimir Putin was leading an investigation to bring perpetrators to justice. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine’s military says one Ukrainian serviceman killed in past 24 hours
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s military says one Ukrainian serviceman killed in past 24 hours

    Ukraine’s military said on Monday one Ukrainian serviceman had been killed and four wounded in separatist eastern territories in the past 24 hours, underscoring the fragility of a two-week-old ceasefire deal. …read more Source: Channel...

    More Than 6,000 Killed in ‘Merciless Devastation’ in Ukraine: UN
    Mar02

    More Than 6,000 Killed in ‘Merciless Devastation’ in Ukraine: UN

    More than 6,000 people have been killed since violence erupted in Ukraine last April, the UN rights chief said Monday, decrying a “merciless devastation of civilian lives and infrastructure.” …read more Source:...

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