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    Russia tells White House it will not return Crimea to Ukraine
    Feb15

    Russia tells White House it will not return Crimea to Ukraine

    Russia said Wednesday it would not hand back Crimea to Ukraine or discuss the matter with foreign partners after the White House said U.S. President Donald Trump expected the annexed Black Sea peninsula to be returned …read more Source: The Daily...

    NATO says it sees sharp rise in Russian disinformation since Crimea seizure
    Feb11

    NATO says it sees sharp rise in Russian disinformation since Crimea seizure

    NATO accused Russia of escalating a disinformation campaign since the Kremlin’s 2014 seizure of Ukraine’s Crimea region, saying Russian websites such as Sputnik and RT had posted false stories, the alliance’s spokeswoman said on Saturday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine PM sees IMF deal by end-Feb amid new fighting in east
    Feb10

    Ukraine PM sees IMF deal by end-Feb amid new fighting in east

    Kiev expects to reach a deal with the International Monetary Fund by the end of the month to allow the next tranche of aid, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said Friday, and blamed Russia for renewed fighting flared in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine’s rebel region bids farewell to slain warlord
    Feb10

    Ukraine’s rebel region bids farewell to slain warlord

    Thousands of Ukrainians stood in line with flowers Friday in the separatist fiefdom of Donetsk to bid farewell to a field commander who was slain in a rocket attack on his office …read more Source: The Daily...

    Signatures that triggered EU-Ukraine referendum not vetted: Dutch govt
    Feb09

    Signatures that triggered EU-Ukraine referendum not vetted: Dutch govt

    The authenticity of more than 400,000 signatures gathered by activists in the Netherlands to trigger last year’s referendum on the European Union treaty with Ukraine was never verified, it emerged Thursday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Kremlin says east Ukraine unlikely to be part of deal with Trump
    Feb09

    Kremlin says east Ukraine unlikely to be part of deal with Trump

    The Kremlin said Thursday it was unlikely that the situation in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists are ranged against the Ukrainian army, would be part of any deal with U.S. President Donald Trump …read more Source: The Daily...

    Key Ukraine rebel commander killed in ‘act of terror’
    Feb08

    Key Ukraine rebel commander killed in ‘act of terror’

    A military chief of a self-proclaimed Russian-backed republic in eastern Ukraine was killed in an “act of terror” Wednesday, the latest victim of a string of similar attacks, local authorities said. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia says ship’s crew taken hostage off Nigerian coast
    Feb08

    Russia says ship’s crew taken hostage off Nigerian coast

    A crew of seven Russians and a Ukrainian have been taken hostage off the coast of Nigeria after their ship was attacked, diplomats in Moscow and Kiev said Wednesday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Merkel urges Putin to help end violence in eastern Ukraine: spokesman
    Feb07

    Merkel urges Putin to help end violence in eastern Ukraine: spokesman

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Russian President Vladimir Putin in a telephone call on Tuesday to use his influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to stop the violence there, a German government spokesman said …read more Source: The Daily...

    Fighting abates in eastern Ukraine, OSCE says
    Feb06

    Fighting abates in eastern Ukraine, OSCE says

    International monitors say fighting in eastern Ukraine has abated but the warring sides have kept heavy weapons near the front line. …read more Source: The Daily...

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