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    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...

    Ukraine fears rebel movement towards Mariupol
    Feb24

    Ukraine fears rebel movement towards Mariupol

    PARIS (Reuters) – Ukraine fears pro-Russian forces are seeking to extend their control to the government-held port of Mariupol, its foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin said after talks in Paris aimed at enforcing a ceasefire. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine peace deal shaky
    Feb24

    Ukraine peace deal shaky

    Foreign ministers from Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France were set to gather Tuesday to try to revive a shaky cease-fire in east Ukraine as Russian President Vladimir Putin ruled out an “apocalyptic scenario” of all-out war. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine rebels show withdrawal of weapons; Kiev doubtful
    Feb24

    Ukraine rebels show withdrawal of weapons; Kiev doubtful

    MAKIYVKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russia separatists brought reporters on Tuesday to witness the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line in east Ukraine under a ceasefire deal, but Ukraine said the rebels were using the cover of the truce to reinforce for another advance. …read more Source: The...

    Russia is lying when it denies its troops are in Ukraine – Kerry
    Feb24

    Russia is lying when it denies its troops are in Ukraine – Kerry

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry replied “yes” on Tuesday when asked if 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: Channel...

    Ukraine rebels claim heavy weapons pullout begun
    Feb24

    Ukraine rebels claim heavy weapons pullout begun

    The pro-independence insurgents in eastern Ukraine Tuesday said they have begun a “full-scale” pullout of heavy weapons from the front line of their fight with government troops, Xinhua news agency … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Russia is lying when it denies its troops are in Ukraine – Kerry
    Feb24

    Russia is lying when it denies its troops are in Ukraine – Kerry

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry replied “yes” on Tuesday when asked if 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: The...

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