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    Putin congratulates new Greek premier, invites him to Moscow
    Feb05

    Putin congratulates new Greek premier, invites him to Moscow

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited Greeces new prime minister to Moscow in May, as Athens and Berlin publicly traded barbs over European Union policy on Ukraine.Alexis Tsipras expressed his intention to attend May 9 celebrations for the World War II victory over Nazism, his office said.Greece has...

    US Will Not ‘Close Eyes’ to Russian Tanks, Forces in Ukraine
    Feb05

    US Will Not ‘Close Eyes’ to Russian Tanks, Forces in Ukraine

    Kiev. US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday Russian aggression in the east was the greatest threat to Ukraine and that Washington, while seeking a diplomatic solution, would not “close our eyes” to Russian tanks and fighters crossing the border. Speaking after talks in Kiev with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Kerry demanded an...

    Kerry says east Ukraine peace cannot be 'one-sided'
    Feb05

    Kerry says east Ukraine peace cannot be 'one-sided'

    KIEV (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday Washington was not banking on a military solution in east Ukraine but the conflict there could not end with a “one-sided peace”. …read more Source: The...

    Obama to decide 'soon' on U.S. weapons for Ukraine – Kerry
    Feb05

    Obama to decide 'soon' on U.S. weapons for Ukraine – Kerry

    KIEV (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama will decide soon whether to provide Ukraine with lethal weapons to fight separatists in east Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine won't consider any peace plan undermining territorial integrity-PM
    Feb05

    Ukraine won't consider any peace plan undermining territorial integrity-PM

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Thursday Kiev would not consider any peace plan for the east of the country that casts doubt on the nation’s territorial integrity, sovereignty or independence, Russia’s RIA news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    French, German leaders in new Ukraine peace push
    Feb05

    French, German leaders in new Ukraine peace push

    February 06, 2015 12:36 AMKIEV (AFP) – German and French leaders flew into Kiev on Thursday armed with a new peace plan aimed at halting an upsurge in deadly fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Straits...

    German, French leaders take Ukraine peace plan to Moscow
    Feb05

    German, French leaders take Ukraine peace plan to Moscow

    KIEV (Reuters) – The leaders of Germany and France announced a new peace plan for Ukraine on Thursday, flying to Kiev with a new proposal they would then take on to Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel, Hollande arrive in Ukraine for peace push
    Feb05

    Merkel, Hollande arrive in Ukraine for peace push

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande touched down in Kiev on Thursday with a new peace plan to stop an upsurge in fighting in east Ukraine. …read more Source: The Times of...

    NATO to boost eastern defences after Russian ‘aggression’
    Feb05

    NATO to boost eastern defences after Russian ‘aggression’

    NATO was set Thursday to agree a major boost to its defences including six bases in eastern Europe and a spearhead force of 5,000 troops in response to what it called Russian aggression in Ukraine. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg insisted that the increase being approved by defence ministers in Brussels were purely defensive, but with...

    NATO chief says measures, part of alliance’s response to Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea were defensive.
    Feb05

    NATO chief says measures, part of alliance’s response to Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea were defensive.

    NATO Defence Ministers met at Brussels on Thursday to discuss the implementation of the Readiness Action Plan and Ukraine crisis. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the measures, part of the alliance’s response to Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea were defensive. The ministers’ meeting comes at a time of...

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