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    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine ahead of peace talks
    Feb10

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine ahead of peace talks

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine intensified on Tuesday ahead of much-anticipated peace talks, with both sides claiming significant advances and the government accusing the rebels of shelling a town far behind the front lines.The intense fighting, which the U.N. says has killed more than 5,300 people since April, comes ahead of a crucial summit...

    Britain and Germany 'actively discussing' extending EU Russia sanctions
    Feb10

    Britain and Germany 'actively discussing' extending EU Russia sanctions

    LONDON (Reuters) – Britain and Germany are actively discussing maintaining and extending European Union sanctions on Russia in case there is no breakthrough in the Ukrainian peace process soon, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Factbox – Positions before Minsk summit on Ukraine
    Feb10

    Factbox – Positions before Minsk summit on Ukraine

    (Reuters) – The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine plan to hold a summit on the Ukraine crisis in the Belarussian capital of Minsk on Wednesday. Here is an outline of the sides’ positions before the meeting. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. wants to drag Russia into Ukraine conflict – RIA
    Feb10

    U.S. wants to drag Russia into Ukraine conflict – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The United States is trying to drag Russia into the Ukrainian conflict to try to force a change of power in Moscow and dismember Russia, the head of the Kremlin’s Security Council, was quoted as saying on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Putin meets Sisi as Russia seeks to boost Egypt ties
    Feb10

    Putin meets Sisi as Russia seeks to boost Egypt ties

    CAIRO (AFP) – Russias President Vladimir Putin held talks with his Egyptian counterpart in Cairo on Tuesday, as Moscow seeks to boost ties with a key Arab country whose alliance with Washington has frayed.Putin is a key non-Arab backer of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who has faced US criticism for his deadly crackdown on opponents since...

    UK keeping decision not to arm Ukraine 'under review', won't allow military collapse
    Feb10

    UK keeping decision not to arm Ukraine 'under review', won't allow military collapse

    LONDON (Reuters) – Britain said on Tuesday it was keeping under review a decision not to arm Ukraine to help it fight Russian-backed separatists, saying it couldn’t allow the Ukrainian armed forces to collapse. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian army launches rocket strikes in east
    Feb10

    Ukrainian army launches rocket strikes in east

    The Ukrainian army launched a “major offensive” to retake several towns that were seized earlier by pro-independence rebels in the country’s restive east, authorities said Tuesday. …read more Source: China...

    Ukraine parliament agrees to dismissal of top prosecutor
    Feb10

    Ukraine parliament agrees to dismissal of top prosecutor

    KIEV – Ukraine’s parliament voted on Tuesday to approve a presidential proposal to dismiss the General Prosecutor, criticised by deputies and activists for failing to roll out reforms and bring justice for those killed in last year’s “Euromaidan” revolution.Vitaliy Yarema was appointed last June after the toppling of...

    Rockets hit east Ukraine military HQ and town, many wounded – president
    Feb10

    Rockets hit east Ukraine military HQ and town, many wounded – president

    Rocket strikes hit Ukraine’s military headquarters in the east of the country and a nearby residential area on Tuesday, wounding many army personnel and civilians, President Petro Poroshenko said. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine parliament agrees to dismissal of top prosecutor
    Feb10

    Ukraine parliament agrees to dismissal of top prosecutor

    Ukraine’s parliament voted on Tuesday to approve a presidential proposal to dismiss the General Prosecutor, criticised by deputies and activists for failing to roll out reforms and bring justice for those killed in last year’s “Euromaidan” revolution. …read more Source: Channel...

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