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    A look at previous Ukraine peace talks and their fates
    Feb05

    A look at previous Ukraine peace talks and their fates

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Since a pro-Russian insurgency flared up in eastern Ukraine in April, international mediators have repeatedly tried to help end hostilities that have killed more than 5,300 people, according to the United Nations. This… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    NATO agrees to boost defences in eastern Europe (AFP)
    Feb05

    NATO agrees to boost defences in eastern Europe (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – NATO defence ministers agreed to immediately set up six bases in eastern Europe and establish a spearhead force of 5,000 troops in response to Russian aggression in Ukraine, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

    German and French leaders will take a secret Ukraine peace plan to Moscow
    Feb05

    German and French leaders will take a secret Ukraine peace plan to Moscow

    Merkel and Hollande will fly an eleventh-hour bid to halt the escalating conflict, as Ukraine’s currency loses nearly a third of its value. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    French, German leaders in new Ukraine peace push (AFP)
    Feb05

    French, German leaders in new Ukraine peace push (AFP)

    Kiev (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 West...

    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 Greece’s 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… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    After hefty currency fall, Ukraine raises key interest rate
    Feb05

    After hefty currency fall, Ukraine raises key interest rate

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Following a massive fall in its currency that has stoked inflationary pressures, Ukraine has raised a key interest rate by a massive 5.5 percentage points.The National Bank of Ukraine said in a statement on… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    NATO Meets to Discuss Strengthening Defenses Near Russia
    Feb05

    NATO Meets to Discuss Strengthening Defenses Near Russia

    BRUSSELS – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said the alliance was set Thursday to strengthen its defenses near Russia’s borders in response to Moscow’s “aggressive actions” in Ukraine. … …read more Source: Big News...

    West floats Ukraine peace plan as US calls for ceasefire (AFP)
    Feb05

    West floats Ukraine peace plan as US calls for ceasefire (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – German and French leaders were on Thursday taking a new peace plan to Kiev and Moscow after a surge in deadly fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Kerry in Ukraine for Talks with Poroshenko
    Feb05

    Kerry in Ukraine for Talks with Poroshenko

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Kyiv for talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, while the leaders of France and Germany announced they are also heading to Ukraine with a new peace … …read more Source: Big News...

    Russia warns US arms to Ukraine will cause ‘colossal damage’ to ties (AFP)
    Feb05

    Russia warns US arms to Ukraine will cause ‘colossal damage’ to ties (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia on Thursday warned the United States against sending weapons to Ukraine, saying such action would cause “colossal damage” to ties between the former Cold War foes. …read more Source: The West...

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