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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    OSCE: Civil Population in Eastern Ukraine in Dire Straits
    Feb04

    OSCE: Civil Population in Eastern Ukraine in Dire Straits

    The situation of the civil population in eastern Ukraine is reaching critical levels in the regions affected by the escalation in fighting between government forces in Kiev and pro-Russian separatists, stated Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, who is currently chairman of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). Kurz...

    Clashes claim more lives in Ukraine as US pressures Russia
    Feb04

    Clashes claim more lives in Ukraine as US pressures Russia

    AVDIIVKA – Clashes between Ukrainian forces and Moscow-backed rebels left two more dead in a flashpoint town Friday and four others elsewhere in bloodshed that has prompted the US to condemn Russia’s “aggressive” stance. The latest reports from both sides put the death toll in fighting since Sunday in the eastern war zone...

    Estonian, Swedish foreign ministers discuss urgent issues at Stockholm meeting
    Feb04

    Estonian, Swedish foreign ministers discuss urgent issues at Stockholm meeting

    Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sven Mikser and Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström discussed the security situation in the Baltic Sea region, the respective situations in Ukraine and Syria, transatlantic relations, the future of the EU as well as Estonia’s upcoming EU presidency at a meeting in Stockholm on Friday....

    Lavrov, Mogherini agree to hold meeting on sidelines of international event
    Feb04

    Lavrov, Mogherini agree to hold meeting on sidelines of international event

    DUSHANBE, 04.02.2017. /NIAT “Khovar”/. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini have agreed to hold a personal meeting on the sidelines of one of the forthcoming international events, TASS reports citing the Russian Foreign Ministry. The two...

    Ukraine crisis
    Feb04

    Ukraine crisis

    Local residents have a meal at an emergency center after shelling hit supply infrastructure in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine Local residents receive hot tea at an emergency center after shelling hit supply infrastructure in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine Local residents have a meal at an...

    Donald Trump’s ambassador to the UN condemns RUSSIA for ‘AGGRESSIVE action’ in Ukraine
    Feb04

    Donald Trump’s ambassador to the UN condemns RUSSIA for ‘AGGRESSIVE action’ in Ukraine

    Nikki Haley attacked Russia’s behaviour in the region at her first appearance at the UN Security Council. …read more Source:...

    Worst fighting in east Ukraine since 2015; 33 dead this week
    Feb04

    Worst fighting in east Ukraine since 2015; 33 dead this week

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Russia and Hungary want ease of sanctions while bombs rain on Ukraine
    Feb04

    Russia and Hungary want ease of sanctions while bombs rain on Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin was not about to apologise for his country’s actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Kiev plans referendum on NATO membership
    Feb04

    Kiev plans referendum on NATO membership

    Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko says Kiev plans to hold a referendum on joining NATO. …read more Source:...

    Humanitarian disaster looms over Ukrainian fighting
    Feb04

    Humanitarian disaster looms over Ukrainian fighting

    Intense shelling in eastern Ukraine hit civilian areas for a sixth day, as an intensifying battle between government forces and Russian-backed separatists threatened to trigger a diplomatic crisis. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...