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  • Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine not about to end sit-ins

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Pro-Russian separatists occupying public buildings in eastern Ukraine reacted to an international accord to defuse the crisis on Thursday by saying they would not agree to leave the sites before other major conditions were...
  • U.S., Russia, Ukraine, EU call for end to Ukraine violence

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States, Russia, Ukraine and the European Union on Thursday together called for an immediate halt to violence in Ukraine, where Western powers believe Russia is fomenting a pro-Russian separatist movement. "All sides must...
  • U.S., EU say still at loggerheads with Russia over Crimea

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States and European Union still have a significant difference with Russia over the status of Crimea, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said on Thursday, as they reached a deal...
  • Kosovo PM urges vote on new war crimes court but calls it insult

    PRISTINA (Reuters) - Kosovo's premier has summoned parliament to vote on creating an EU-backed special court to try ethnic Albanian ex-guerrillas accused of harvesting organs from murdered Serbs during the Balkan state's 1990s war, but criticized the plan...
  • Obama, Merkel discuss Ukraine crisis in call

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama spoke with German Chancellor Angela Merkel by phone on Thursday about the situation in Ukraine, the offices of both leaders said. Obama and Merkel agreed during the call that Russia should use its influence...
  • U.S. releases $450 million of frozen Iranian funds after IAEA report

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has taken steps to release a $450 million installment of frozen Iranian funds following a report from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) verifying that Iran is living up to its part of a landmark nuclear...
  • Geneva talks on Ukraine aim for written 'solution': source

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Four-party talks to resolve the crisis in Ukraine are working on a written document that will be published later on Thursday if the talks go well, said diplomats on the sidelines of the talks. "I know that they are working on a...
  • Russia cites economic fallout from Crimea annexation

    MOSCOW — Russia's economy has been hit hard by the turmoil in neighboring Ukraine, Kremlin officials said Wednesday, as pro-Russia separatists battled to take over more territory in Ukraine's east — and potentially add to Moscow's economic...
  • Dutch rightist Wilders blames EU for Ukraine crisis; hints at UKIP alliance

    THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders blamed the crisis in Ukraine on the European Union on Thursday, accusing it of inciting violence by dangling the "carrot" of EU integration. Weeks ahead of European Parliament elections...
  • Top diplomats working on Ukraine statement, no agreement yet

    Geneva (Reuters) - The United States, Russia, Ukraine and the European Union are working on a joint statement about the crisis in Ukraine but they have not reached any agreement and talks are continuing, a Western official said on Thursday. "The...
  • Bloodshed in east Ukraine heightens fear as talks start

    Bloodshed in east Ukraine heightens fear as talks start
    Separatists attacked a Ukrainian national guard base overnight and Kiev said three of them were killed, the worst bloodshed yet in a 10-day pro-Russian uprising, accompanied by tough words from Vladimir Putin that overshadowed crisis talks. Ukrainian,...