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    U.S. has not made decision on lethal support for Ukraine – State Department
    Feb02

    U.S. has not made decision on lethal support for Ukraine – State Department

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has not made a decision on whether to provide lethal assistance to Kiev as it weighs options on how to support Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists, a State Department spokeswoman said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel: Germany won’t give weapons to Ukraine, favors talks
    Feb02

    Merkel: Germany won’t give weapons to Ukraine, favors talks

    BUDAPEST, Hungary: (AP) – Germany will not give weapons to Ukraine and supports negotiations and a diplomatic solution to that governments conflict with Russian-backed rebels, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday.It is my firm belief that this conflict cannot be solved militarily, Merkel said after meeting with Hungarian Prime...

    Rebels pound Ukrainian troops after peace talks fail
    Feb02

    Rebels pound Ukrainian troops after peace talks fail

    YENAKIEVE, Ukraine (Reuters) – Separatist rockets streaked across hills in eastern Ukraine on Monday as rebels pounded the positions of Ukrainian government troops holding a strategic rail town while both sides pressed ahead with mobilising more forces for combat. …read more Source: The...

    Dutch team recovers remains from near MH17 crash site
    Feb02

    Dutch team recovers remains from near MH17 crash site

    Dutch police say the plane most likely was shot down by a surface-to-air missile. (Source: Reuters) The Dutch defense ministry says a team of experts has recovered a small amount of human remains from a village near the site where a Malaysia Airlines jet was downed last July in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. Monday’s...

    Dutch search team recovers remains, MH17 wreckage in Ukraine
    Feb02

    Dutch search team recovers remains, MH17 wreckage in Ukraine

    AMSTERDAM – A Dutch search team recovered human remains and wreckage from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine on Monday, the Dutch government said. The plane was shot down on July 17, killing 298 passengers and crew, two-thirds… …read more Source:...

    Bravado and disbelief greet Ukraine rebel call-up
    Feb02

    Bravado and disbelief greet Ukraine rebel call-up

    DONETSK (AFP) – A mass call-up Monday by separatist authorities aimed at boosting their forces in east Ukraine to 100,000 fighters sparked mixed reactions from inhabitants in rebel bastion Donetsk.While some met the call-to-arms — which the pro-Russian rebels said was voluntary — with jingoistic fervour, others who spoke to AFP...

    Germany will not send arms to Ukraine: Merkel
    Feb02

    Germany will not send arms to Ukraine: Merkel

    BUDAPEST (AFP) – Germany will not provide Ukraine with weapons to fight Russian-backed rebels in the east, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday, stressing the need for a diplomatic solution to the conflict.Germany will not support Ukraine with guns and weapons, Merkel said at a press conference after meeting Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor...

    Russia's Putin calls for end to fighting in east Ukraine – TASS
    Feb02

    Russia's Putin calls for end to fighting in east Ukraine – TASS

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin is “extremely concerned” over the situation in east Ukraine and has called on rival sides to end the fighting, TASS news agency quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    West must be ready for long standoff with Russia: NATO official
    Feb02

    West must be ready for long standoff with Russia: NATO official

    [OSLO] The West must be ready for a long standoff with Russia over Ukraine and not quickly resume normal ties as it did after the 2008 Georgian war, a top NATO official said on Monday. …read more Source: The Business...

    Dutch search team recovers remains, MH17 wreckage in Ukraine
    Feb02

    Dutch search team recovers remains, MH17 wreckage in Ukraine

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A Dutch search team recovered human remains and wreckage from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine on Monday, the Dutch government said. …read more Source: The...

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