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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Macron and Merkel urge peaceful solutions to Ukraine crisis
    Dec23

    Macron and Merkel urge peaceful solutions to Ukraine crisis

    Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel urged both sides in the ongoing fighting in Eastern Ukraine Saturday to “live up to their responsibilities” and “implement as quickly as possible” agreements to reduce conflict in the region. The joint statement from the German chancellor and French president came in light of “the recent sharp increase in the...

    US provision of weapons to Ukraine could fuel conflict, Russia says
    Dec23

    US provision of weapons to Ukraine could fuel conflict, Russia says

    Foreign minister Grigory Karasin says supply of ‘defensive’ aid could derail peace process in eastern Ukraine’s civil warRussian officials have said the US decision to supply weapons to Ukraine will fuel conflict in the east of the country.The US state department said on Friday that it would provide Ukraine with “enhanced defensive...

    Merkel and Macron call for ‘peaceful settlement’ in eastern Ukraine
    Dec23

    Merkel and Macron call for ‘peaceful settlement’ in eastern Ukraine

    Fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists, who hold parts of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, has killed more than 10,000 people since April 2014 © AFP/File / Aleksey FILIPPOVParis, France, Dec 23 – The leaders of Germany and France called on Saturday for all sides in the Ukraine conflict to “face their responsibilities” after...

    Moscow warns US decision to arm Ukraine encourages ‘new bloodshed’
    Dec23

    Moscow warns US decision to arm Ukraine encourages ‘new bloodshed’

    MOSCOW: Moscow on Saturday said Washington was encouraging “new bloodshed” in eastern Ukraine by its decision to provide Kiev with “enhanced defensive capabilities.” In a strongly-worded statement deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov accused the United States of “crossing the line” and fomenting the conflict...

    Moscow Warns US Decision to Arm Ukraine Encourages ‘New Bloodshed’
    Dec23

    Moscow Warns US Decision to Arm Ukraine Encourages ‘New Bloodshed’

    Moscow on Saturday said Washington was encouraging “new bloodshed” in eastern Ukraine by its decision to provide Kiev with “enhanced defensive capabilities.” In a strongly-worded statement deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov accused the United States of “crossing the line” and fomenting the conflict in eastern Ukraine, a region known locally...

    Ukraine to Receive Defensive Weapons From US: State Department
    Dec23

    Ukraine to Receive Defensive Weapons From US: State Department

    The United States will provide Ukraine with “enhanced defensive capabilities,” the State Department said Friday, as Kyiv battles Russian-backed separatists in the eastern part of the country. “U.S. assistance is entirely defensive in nature, and as we have always said, … …read more Source:...

    US to Provide Lethal Aid to Ukraine
    Dec23

    US to Provide Lethal Aid to Ukraine

    The US State Department said Friday that the United States plans to give Ukraine military assistance to help protect its territorial integrity, in a move that is purely defensive and will not violate Minsk accords “The United States has decided to provide Ukraine enhanced defensive capabilities as part of our effort to help Ukraine build […]...

    Russia says US-supplied weapons will escalate war in Ukraine
    Dec23

    Russia says US-supplied weapons will escalate war in Ukraine

    MOSCOW – The U.S. decision to supply weapons to Ukraine is dangerous as it will encourage Kiev to use force in eastern Ukraine, Russian officials said on Saturday. The U.S. State Department said on Friday the United States would provide Ukraine with “enhanced defensive capabilities” as Kiev battles Russian-backed separatists in the eastern part...

    US appeals court denies stay of transgender military ban
    Dec23

    US appeals court denies stay of transgender military ban

    WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court in the District of Columbia on Friday refused the Trump administration’s request to put a hold on a requirement that it allow transgender people to enlist in the military starting on Jan. 1. Start your day with the news you need from the Bay Area and beyond. Sign up for our new Morning Report newsletter....

    Russia warns US decision to arm Ukraine encourages ‘new bloodshed’
    Dec23

    Russia warns US decision to arm Ukraine encourages ‘new bloodshed’

    More than 10,000 people have died and almost 24,000 have been injured since the pro-Russian insurgency broke out in eastern Ukraine in April 2014 © AFP/File / Aleksey FILIPPOVMoscow, Russian Federation, Dec 23 – Moscow warned Saturday that Washington was encouraging “new bloodshed” in eastern Ukraine by its decision to provide the ex-Soviet...