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    US threats to arm Ukraine a ‘bluff’, say EU diplomats
    Feb06

    US threats to arm Ukraine a ‘bluff’, say EU diplomats

    European diplomats say reports of American plans to provide defensive arms to Ukraine show a shift in sentiment but doubt President Obama’s enthusiasm …read more Source: The...

    Downing Street denies Cameron is ‘diplomatic irrelevance’ in Ukraine talks
    Feb06

    Downing Street denies Cameron is ‘diplomatic irrelevance’ in Ukraine talks

    PM’s office issues robust defence after being criticised by an army general and the shadow foreign secretary for not being present at the diplomatic tableStung by claims that David Cameron is a diplomatic irrelevance as France and Germany spearhead efforts to end the conflict in Ukraine, Downing Street has insisted Britain is playing an...

    Nearly 200 mercenaries from Croatia, Kosovo fighting on Kiev’s side in Ukraine
    Feb06

    Nearly 200 mercenaries from Croatia, Kosovo fighting on Kiev’s side in Ukraine

    Some 200 mercenaries from Balkan countries are fighting alongside Kiev troops in eastern Ukraine, a military expert familiar with the situation told …read more Source:...

    Merkel makes Moscow trip ‘to defend peace’
    Feb06

    Merkel makes Moscow trip ‘to defend peace’

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she and French President Francois Hollande’s initiative for conflict-wracked Ukraine was aimed at defending European peace”. …read more Source: The Local...

    In east Ukraine, life was impossibly hard even before the horrors of war
    Feb06

    In east Ukraine, life was impossibly hard even before the horrors of war

    With food and medicine scarce, grim situation in Kommunar, near Donetsk, seems likely to play into hands of Russian rebelsLife in Kommunar was never easy; the last thing the depressed mining settlement needed was a war. The conflict that ripped through the Kommunar in recent months, as elsewhere in eastern Ukraine, has added to existing social...

    Merkel plays down expectations ahead of Moscow peace talks
    Feb06

    Merkel plays down expectations ahead of Moscow peace talks

    Chancellor Angela Merkel has played down expectations ahead of a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin aimed at ending the fighting in Ukraine. She also described her efforts as being “about European peace.” …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Former NATO chief warns of Russian intent in Baltics
    Feb06

    Former NATO chief warns of Russian intent in Baltics

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen, who until last September was NATO Secretary General, warned Thursday that Russia was likely to attempt a Ukraine-style provocation in the Baltic states. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria Simplifies Tourist Visa Procedures for Russians, Ukrainians
    Feb06

    Bulgaria Simplifies Tourist Visa Procedures for Russians, Ukrainians

    Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova and Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov agreed to simplify tourist visa procedures for citizens of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, and Georgia. The measure is aimed at boosting visitor numbers from traditional markets such as Russia and Ukraine, according to the press office of Bulgaria’s Tourism...

    US senators call on Obama to supply weapons to Ukraine
    Feb06

    US senators call on Obama to supply weapons to Ukraine

    A group of senators, headed by Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee U.S. Senator John McCain, will draw up a bill authorizing the U.S. to begin deliveries of weapons to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Another unexplained explosion hits Odesa
    Feb06

    Another unexplained explosion hits Odesa

    Another explosion hit Odesa early on Friday morning, the latest in a series of unexplained blasts in the southern Ukrainian port city in recent months. …read more Source:...

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