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    Putin criticises sanctions but says Russia does not want war
    Feb07

    Putin criticises sanctions but says Russia does not want war

    MOSCOW (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said Russia is not at war and does not want war with anyone, but sharply criticised Western sanctions over Ukraine.Theres no war, thank God. But there is definitely an attempt to curb our development, Putin told a trade union conference, cited by TASS news agency.He criticised sanctions...

    Merkel uncertain of chances for Ukraine deal
    Feb07

    Merkel uncertain of chances for Ukraine deal

    MUNICH: (AP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday that shes still unsure of reaching a deal to calm the crisis in Ukraine, which Frances president said could feature a broad demilitarized zone and greater autonomy for the separatist eastern region.Merkel and French President Francois Hollande traveled to Kiev Thursday and Moscow...

    Ukraine Peace Bid ‘Uncertain, But Worth Trying’: German Chancellor Angela Merkel
    Feb07

    Ukraine Peace Bid ‘Uncertain, But Worth Trying’: German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said today the latest Franco-German bid to end the Ukraine crisis with Russia was uncertain but worth trying given the ongoing bloodshed. …read more Source:...

    Russian-backed rebels massing to attack key Ukrainian towns: Kiev
    Feb07

    Russian-backed rebels massing to attack key Ukrainian towns: Kiev

    Pro-Russian separatists have intensified shelling of government forces on all front lines and appear to be amassing forces for new offensives on the key railway town of Debaltseve and the coastal city of Mariupol, Ukraine’s military said on Saturday (Feb 7). …read more Source: Channel...

    10 Killed in Latest East Ukraine Fighting: Officials
    Feb07

    10 Killed in Latest East Ukraine Fighting: Officials

    Five civilians and five government soldiers were killed in the latest fighting in east Ukraine, government and pro-Russian rebel officials said today. …read more Source:...

    Russia expresses optimism about solution to Ukraine issue
    Feb07

    Russia expresses optimism about solution to Ukraine issue

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Saturday that Russia saw grounds for optimism on the resolution of Ukraine crisis, but stressing that military intervention should not be an option. …read more Source: China...

    Hollande Peace Deal One of Last Chances to End Ukraine Crisis
    Feb07

    Hollande Peace Deal One of Last Chances to End Ukraine Crisis

    French President Francois Hollande says a French-German peace initiative currently under discussion is “one of the last chances” to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine. Hollande, speaking Saturday at … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Obama Merkel to Look for Solution on Ukraine
    Feb07

    Obama Merkel to Look for Solution on Ukraine

    WHITE HOUSE – German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in Kyiv and Moscow over the last few days, came away with no peace deal in hand. Now she’ll be coming to the White House on Sunday, searching for a … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    10 killed in Ukraine, Kiev says rebels massing forces
    Feb07

    10 killed in Ukraine, Kiev says rebels massing forces

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AFP) – Five civilians and five soldiers were killed in fighting in east Ukraine, government and rebel officials said Saturday, with Kiev accusing pro-Russian separatists of massing forces for fresh offensives.Rebels are accumulating forces for further offensive operations on Debaltseve and Mariupol, Ukrainian defence...

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel Rules Out Arming Ukraine Government
    Feb07

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel Rules Out Arming Ukraine Government

    Germany’s Angela Merkel today ruled out sending weapons to the Ukrainian government to fight pro-Russian separatists but said there was no guarantee that her latest peace initiative with French Presid… …read more Source:...

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