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    US warns of Russia sanctions over Ukraine, despite prisoner swap
    Feb21

    US warns of Russia sanctions over Ukraine, despite prisoner swap

    The United States warned on Saturday (Feb 21) it could level “serious sanctions” on Russia within days over breaches of Ukraine’s truce, which is in tatters despite pro-Moscow rebels and government forces exchanging scores of prisoners. …read more Source: Channel...

    US, allies discuss new sanctions, Obama weighs next steps on Ukraine: Kerry
    Feb21

    US, allies discuss new sanctions, Obama weighs next steps on Ukraine: Kerry

    The United States and its European allies are in talks about harsher sanctions against Moscow, while U.S. President Barack Obama will evaluate next steps in dealing with the conflict in eastern Ukraine in coming days, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday. …read more Source: Channel...

    US Threatens Russia with More Sanctions
    Feb21

    US Threatens Russia with More Sanctions

    The United States, on Saturday, warned that it could escalate sanctions on Russia after rebels overran a key Ukrainian town in violation of a truce, leaving a reported 179 government soldiers dead ove… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine army, pro-Russian rebels swap prisoners under tattered truce
    Feb21

    Ukraine army, pro-Russian rebels swap prisoners under tattered truce

    Ukraine’s military and pro-Moscow rebels on Saturday (Feb 21) swapped scores of prisoners in rare compliance with a truce so badly breached over the past week that the US warned it could escalate sanctions on Russia within days. …read more Source: Channel...

    Obama to weigh next steps on Ukraine ‘in next few days’: Kerry
    Feb21

    Obama to weigh next steps on Ukraine ‘in next few days’: Kerry

    U.S. President Barack Obama will evaluate the next steps in dealing with the conflict in eastern Ukraine in the coming days, including arming Ukrainian forces and sanctions against Moscow, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday. …read more Source: Channel...

    US and Allies Discuss New Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine: John Kerry
    Feb21

    US and Allies Discuss New Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine: John Kerry

    The United States and its allies are discussing imposing more sanctions against Russia for undermining a European-brokered truce in eastern Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine prisoner swap under way on front line
    Feb21

    Ukraine prisoner swap under way on front line

    February 22, 2015 1:38 AMZHOLOBOK, Ukraine (AFP) – Ukraine’s military and pro-Russian separatists on Saturday began exchanging scores of prisoners each had taken, AFP journalists present in the front-line town where the swap was occurring reported. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Obama to weigh next steps on Ukraine 'in next few days' – Kerry
    Feb21

    Obama to weigh next steps on Ukraine 'in next few days' – Kerry

    LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama will evaluate the next steps in dealing with the conflict in eastern Ukraine in the coming days, including arming Ukrainian forces and sanctions against Moscow, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry says considering extra sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Feb21

    Kerry says considering extra sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday the United States and its allies were not prepared to play games with Russia and are discussing additional sanctions against Moscow over its role in eastern Ukraine, undermining a European-brokered truce. “Russia has engaged in an absolutely brazen and cynical process over these last days,” Kerry...

    Pro-Russia rebel build-up near port city alarms Ukraine military
    Feb21

    Pro-Russia rebel build-up near port city alarms Ukraine military

    KIEV/SAKHANKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists are building up forces and weapons in Ukraine’s south east and the Ukrainian military said on Saturday it was braced for the possibility of a rebel attack on the port city of Mariupol. …read more Source: The...

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