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    ‘De-escalation is priority in Ukraine’
    Jan25

    ‘De-escalation is priority in Ukraine’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said de-escalating the conflict with pro-Russian rebels was key for the Kiev government. ||| Kiev – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday de-escalating the conflict with pro-Russian rebels was the priority for the Kiev government, which stands by a September peace deal signed in Minsk....

    Poroshenko: De-escalation is priority in Ukraine
    Jan25

    Poroshenko: De-escalation is priority in Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said de-escalating the conflict with pro-Russian rebels was key for the Kiev government. ||| Kiev – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday de-escalating the conflict with pro-Russian rebels was the priority for the Kiev government, which stands by a September peace deal signed in Minsk....

    Obama: US looks to rein in Russia
    Jan25

    Obama: US looks to rein in Russia

    US President Barack Obama said that Russian support was behind the latest ceasefire breakdown in Ukraine. ||| New Delhi – US President Barack Obama said on Sunday that Russian support was behind the latest ceasefire breakdown in Ukraine and said the United States would consider all additional options short of military action to rein-in...

    Ten killed in Mariupol shelling
    Jan24

    Ten killed in Mariupol shelling

    A crowded open-air market in Ukraine’s coastal city of Mariupol came under rocket fire, killing at least 10 people, police said. ||| Kiev, Ukraine – A crowded open-air market in Ukraine’s strategically important coastal city of Mariupol came under rocket fire on Saturday morning, killing at least 10 people, regional police...

    Ukraine bus shelling kills 13
    Jan22

    Ukraine bus shelling kills 13

    Thirteen civilians died when shells hit a trolleybus in Donetsk hours after peace talks in Berlin called for a ceasefire. ||| Kiev – Thirteen civilians died when shells hit a trolleybus on Thursday in Ukraine’s rebel bastion Donetsk as clashes forced Kiev to abandon its dogged defence of the city’s airport in one of the...

    ‘Agreement reached’ in Ukraine crisis
    Jan22

    ‘Agreement reached’ in Ukraine crisis

    Pro-Russian fighters and Kiev’s forces have reportedly reached an agreement on establishing security zones. ||| Berlin – Diplomatic progress was made during four-way talks on the Ukraine crisis and an agreement was reached on establishing security zones between pro-Russian fighters and Kiev’s forces, German Foreign Minister...

    US believes it is number one – Russia
    Jan21

    US believes it is number one – Russia

    Russia hit back at President Barack Obama’s speech, saying it showed the US believes it is “number one”. ||| Moscow – Russia hit back on Wednesday at US President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech, saying it showed the United States believes it is “number one” and seeks world domination. Obama said...

    Geopolitical storm clouds loom
    Jan21

    Geopolitical storm clouds loom

    Geopolitical risk is back with a bang, but partying financial markets have barely registered it, yet. ||| Davos – Geopolitical risk is back with a bang due to conflict in Ukraine, the Islamic State insurgency in Iraq and Syria, the politics of anger in Europe and the collapse of oil prices, but partying financial markets have barely...

    Russia not planning oil output cut
    Jan21

    Russia not planning oil output cut

    Russia may see a natural decline in oil output but has no plans to cut production in coordination with OPEC. ||| Davos – Russia may see a natural decline in oil output by around 1 million barrels per day (bpd) at most but has no plans to cut production in coordination with OPEC, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said on Wednesday....

    Davos elite gather in shadow of attacks
    Jan21

    Davos elite gather in shadow of attacks

    The world’s political and business elite gather for their annual meeting in Davos, with the shadow of attacks in France looming large. ||| Davos – The world’s political and business elite gather for their annual meeting in the glitzy Swiss ski resort of Davos from Wednesday, with the shadow of recent attacks in France and...

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