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    France offers Russia 785 mln euros to ditch warship deal: report
    May15

    France offers Russia 785 mln euros to ditch warship deal: report

    France has offered Russia 785 million euros to scrap a contentious contract to supply two warships that was suspended due to the Ukraine crisis, a report said Friday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Hollande denounces ‘unacceptable’ violations of Ukraine ceasefire
    May14

    Hollande denounces ‘unacceptable’ violations of Ukraine ceasefire

    France’s President Francois Hollande on Thursday denounced as “unacceptable” ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine, after speaking briefly with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Germany. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Baltics to ask NATO for thousands of boots on ground
    May14

    Baltics to ask NATO for thousands of boots on ground

    The Baltic states will formally ask NATO to deploy several thousand troops as a deterrent, Lithuania said, amid tensions with Russia over the conflict in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The Daily...

    NATO warns Putin ‘critical’ to implement Ukraine truce
    May13

    NATO warns Putin ‘critical’ to implement Ukraine truce

    NATO leaders on Wednesday warned President Vladimir Putin to waste no time in implementing a fragile peace deal to end the fighting in Ukraine, after the Russian strongman’s meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry raised hopes of a slackening in tensions. …read more Source: The Daily...

    No breakthrough after eight hours of U.S.-Russia talks
    May13

    No breakthrough after eight hours of U.S.-Russia talks

    Top U.S. and Russian officials said they hoped to work together on contentious issues such as the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria but offered no sign of concrete progress after more than eight hours of talks Tuesday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in east: military
    May12

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in east: military

    Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and another one injured as clashes with pro-Russian rebel fighters flared despite a shaky truce, Kiev’s military spokesman said …read more Source: The Daily...

    Scores of Russian soldiers killed in east Ukraine: opposition report
    May12

    Scores of Russian soldiers killed in east Ukraine: opposition report

    Moscow spent more than 53 billion roubles ($1.04 billion) supplying a separatist rebellion in east Ukraine and at least 220 Russian soldiers have been killed there, a report by Russian opposition activists said …read more Source: The Daily...

    Putin, Kerry to hold talks amid signs of easing tensions
    May12

    Putin, Kerry to hold talks amid signs of easing tensions

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to hold talks with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin Tuesday, as signs emerge Moscow and the West may be ready for a detente after more than a year of tensions over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Putin, Kerry to discuss Ukraine, Syria, Iran, US says
    May11

    Putin, Kerry to discuss Ukraine, Syria, Iran, US says

    US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Russia, on Tuesday to discuss Ukraine and other issues, the United States said …read more Source: The Daily...

    NATO: Russian-backed separatists equipped to launch new attacks with little warning
    May11

    NATO: Russian-backed separatists equipped to launch new attacks with little warning

    Russia has built up its forces on the border with Ukraine and sent more military hardware into eastern Ukraine, enabling pro-Russia separatists to launch attacks with little warning if they choose to do so, NATO’s chief warned …read more Source: The Daily...

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