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    1,500 Russian troops, military equipment enter Ukraine: Kiev
    Feb09

    1,500 Russian troops, military equipment enter Ukraine: Kiev

    Kiev (AFP) – At least 1,500 Russian troops and convoys of military hardware entered Ukraine over the weekend, the Ukrainian military said on Monday.”1,500 Russian soldiers and 300 pieces of military equipment, including Grad missile systems, crossed the Ukraine-Russia border on February 7 and 8,” Ukraine military spokesman...

    Merkel to discuss Ukraine peace plan with Obama
    Feb09

    Merkel to discuss Ukraine peace plan with Obama

    Kiev (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel was Monday to brief US President Barack Obama on the latest peace plan for Ukraine ahead of a four-way summit aimed at ending 10 months of bloodshed.Foreign ministry officials from Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France were due to hold a preparatory meeting in Berlin after leaders agreed to push...

    Don’t issue ultimatums to Putin: Russian radio cites Kremlin
    Feb09

    Don’t issue ultimatums to Putin: Russian radio cites Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin will not be spoken to in the language of ultimatums at talks on the Ukraine crisis, a… …read more Source:...

    Merkel says Ukraine peace bid uncertain, but worth trying’
    Feb09

    Merkel says Ukraine peace bid uncertain, but worth trying’

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday the latest Franco-German bid to end the Ukraine crisis with Russia was “uncertain” but “worth trying” given the ongoing bloodshed. Duration: 00:40 Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    This Is Where Putin Will Strike Next
    Feb09

    This Is Where Putin Will Strike Next

    Western leaders are trying to negotiate a political solution to the war in Ukraine, but Mariupol, which stands between Russia and Crimea, has to be ready for the worst. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine Sentences Euromaidan Activist Attacker
    Feb09

    Ukraine Sentences Euromaidan Activist Attacker

    A court in eastern Ukraine has convicted a woman for beating a wounded pro-European activist. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU backs Ukraine peace drive, hawks urge no easing of sanctions
    Feb09

    EU backs Ukraine peace drive, hawks urge no easing of sanctions

    By Adrian Croft and Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union foreign ministers lined up behind a Franco-German effort to end the… …read more Source:...

    Russia sanctions have cost EU 21 bn euros, says Spain
    Feb09

    Russia sanctions have cost EU 21 bn euros, says Spain

    Brussels (AFP) – The EU has suffered 21 billion euros in lost exports as a result of sanctions against Russia over Ukraine, Spain’s foreign minister said Monday as he met his counterparts to discuss further measures.”Sanctions have had a heavy cost for us all, the EU has so far lost 21 billion euros ($23.7 billion). In Spain we...

    EU backs four-way Ukraine talks as it weighs fresh sanctions
    Feb09

    EU backs four-way Ukraine talks as it weighs fresh sanctions

    European Union foreign ministers have thrown their weight behind fresh diplomatic efforts to end the conflict in Ukraine as they assess whether to expand the EU sanctions list targeting separatists and Russian nationals. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU backs Ukraine talks,  weighs fresh sanctions
    Feb09

    EU backs Ukraine talks, weighs fresh sanctions

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers have thrown their weight behind fresh diplomatic efforts to end the conflict in Ukraine as they assess whether to expand the EU sanctions list targeting separatists and Russian nationals.read more …read more Source: CNS...