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    Kerry travels to Ukraine as US weighs sending arms
    Feb05

    Kerry travels to Ukraine as US weighs sending arms

    US secretary of state John Kerry is in Ukraine to show support for the embattled government as the Obama administration weighs sending arms to Kiev to help it fight Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: The Times of...

    German, French leaders to take Ukraine peace plan to Kiev, Moscow
    Feb05

    German, French leaders to take Ukraine peace plan to Kiev, Moscow

    February 05, 2015 8:07 PMPARIS/KIEV (Reuters) – The leaders of Germany and France launched a new diplomatic initiative over Ukraine on Thursday, announcing they would fly together to Kiev and Moscow with a proposal to resolve the conflict that could be “acceptable to all”. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Hollande floats Ukraine peace plan as leaders flock to Kiev
    Feb05

    Hollande floats Ukraine peace plan as leaders flock to Kiev

    KIEV (AFP) – French President Francois Hollande said Thursday he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel were taking a new peace plan to Kiev and Moscow after a surge in deadly fighting in eastern Ukraine.Hollande and Merkel were expected in Kiev after US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived for talks with Ukraines leaders who are pushing for...

    French, German leaders head to Ukraine with peace initiative
    Feb05

    French, German leaders head to Ukraine with peace initiative

    The leaders of France and Germany were carrying a new peace initiative to the Ukrainian and Russian capitals on Thursday, amid a flurry of high-level diplomacy to end what French President Francoi… …read more Source: The...

    France's Hollande – Ukraine trip must produce deal acceptable to all
    Feb05

    France's Hollande – Ukraine trip must produce deal acceptable to all

    PARIS (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande said that a trip to Ukraine on Thursday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel aimed to produce a conflict-resolution deal that would be acceptable to all parties. …read more Source: The...

    NATO to boost eastern defences after Russian ‘aggression’
    Feb05

    NATO to boost eastern defences after Russian ‘aggression’

    NATO is set to agree to a major boost to its defences in eastern Europe in response to what it calls Russian aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Nato to boost eastern defences after Russian ‘aggression’
    Feb05

    Nato to boost eastern defences after Russian ‘aggression’

    BRUSSELS: Nato was set Thursday to agree a major boost to its defences in eastern Europe including six bases 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 moves likely to be approved by defence ministers meeting in Brussels were purely...

    19 civilians and troops killed in Ukraine in 24 hours: officials
    Feb05

    19 civilians and troops killed in Ukraine in 24 hours: officials

    KIEV: Fourteen civilians and five government soldiers have been killed in fighting in east Ukraine over the past 24 hours, government and rebel officials said Thursday. Pro-Russian separatists said shelling killed eight residents and wounded 33 more around their stronghold Donetsk. Across the lines, a local Ukrainian official said six civilians...

    US weighs supply weapons as John Kerry visits Ukraine
    Feb05

    US weighs supply weapons as John Kerry visits Ukraine

    US Secretary of State John Kerry walks off the plane at Kiev Boryspil International Airport in Kiev on Thursday. The Ukrainian government is anxious to use Thursday’s visit by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Kiev to reiterate its plea for lethal aid. (Source: AP) U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Ukraine to show support for the...

    NATO meets to approve strengthening forces in eastern Europe
    Feb05

    NATO meets to approve strengthening forces in eastern Europe

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg (Source: AP photo) NATO defence ministers met on Thursday to sign off on a network of command centres in eastern Europe to rapidly reinforce the region in the event of any threat from Russia, as well as a new regional headquarters and a bigger rapid reaction force. They were expected to agree to more than...

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