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    Five more Ukrainian soldiers killed in east in past 24 hours: Kiev military
    Feb05

    Five more Ukrainian soldiers killed in east in past 24 hours: Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Five more Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in fighting with Russian-backed separatists in the past 24 hours, a military spokesman said on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 5 Feb 2015
    Feb05

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 5 Feb 2015

    JOHN KERRY IN UKRAINE FOR TALKSUS secretary of state John Kerry is in Kiev today for talks with Ukraine’s prime minister and president. The man expected to become US defence secretary soon, Ashton Carter, said yesterday that he was “inclined” to start supplying the government with weapons to fight pro-Russian rebels in the west of the...

    John Kerry not expected to pledge US weapons to Ukraine just yet
    Feb05

    John Kerry not expected to pledge US weapons to Ukraine just yet

    US Secretary of State Kerry will meet with Ukraine’s top brass amid the ongoing conflict. Whether the US will provide weapons to Ukrainian troops fighting pro-Russian separatists will be the main point on the agenda. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Latvia’s provided assistance to Ukraine – approximately EUR 0.65 million
    Feb05

    Latvia’s provided assistance to Ukraine – approximately EUR 0.65 million

    The total worth of material assistance and experience exchange with Ukraine reaches approximately EUR 656,900, according to information compiled by Latvian Foreign Ministry and LETA. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Kerry visits Kiev amid fears of escalation
    Feb05

    Kerry visits Kiev amid fears of escalation

    Berlin (dpa) – The European Union on Wednesday demanded an immediate ceasefire in eastern Ukraine around the transport hub of Debaltseve, which is being attacked by pro-Russian separatists.”The spiral of ever increasing violence in Eastern Ukraine… …read more Source:...

    Ban seeks truce so civilians can leave Debaltseve
    Feb05

    Ban seeks truce so civilians can leave Debaltseve

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has joined calls for a temporary truce to allow civilians to be evacuated from the frontline town of Debaltseve in east Ukraine. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    John Kerry to meet Ukrainian President in Kiev
    Feb05

    John Kerry to meet Ukrainian President in Kiev

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    EU leaders prepare terrorism response
    Feb05

    EU leaders prepare terrorism response

    European Union leaders will gather in Brussels on Thursday (12 February) to seek agreement on a co-ordinated response to the terrorist threat from returning jihadist fighters in Syria. Ministers have been laying the groundwork for an EU response. Last Friday (30 January) interior ministers meeting in Riga adopted a joint statement calling for the...

    Africa and Ukraine on foreign ministers’ agenda
    Feb05

    Africa and Ukraine on foreign ministers’ agenda

    Foreign ministers from the European Union’s member states will arrive in Brussels on Monday (9 February) for their third meeting in three weeks – but the pressure of security and political crises may still upset the scheduled agenda. The focus of the meeting is supposed to be on the EU’s relations with Africa, with ministers taking up...

    Europe needs to recognise the threat from Russia
    Feb05

    Europe needs to recognise the threat from Russia

    Even though some of its member states are reluctant to do so, the European Union should regard Vladimir Putin’s Russia as a serious threat to peace and stability in Europe. The impact of the EU’s graduated use of sanctions against Russia and the vast deterioration in Moscow’s relationship with the west ought to persuade any...

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