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  • Ukrainian neutrality 'a basic issue' for Russia: Lavrov

    MOSCOW Sep 13 (Reuters) - Ukraine's non-aligned status is "a basic issue" for Moscow and efforts in Kiev to scrap it are an American-inspired bid to drive a wedge between Russia and Europe, Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday. Lavrov,...
  • Ukraine PM slams Putin, ceasefire again under strain in east Ukraine

    Ukraine PM slams Putin, ceasefire again under strain in east Ukraine
    KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Fighting flared near an airport in eastern Ukraine on Saturday in breach of a fragile eight-day ceasefire as the prime minister accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of planning to destroy his country. Prime Minister...
  • Heavy artillery fire heard near Donetsk airport in east Ukraine

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Heavy artillery fire rocked northern districts of Donetsk, the largest city of eastern Ukraine, on Saturday and a large plume of black smoke hung over the airport, a Reuters reporter said, in the biggest test in days for a...
  • Russia wins delay in EU-Ukraine trade pact

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union and Ukraine agreed on Friday to delay the implementation of their free-trade pact until the end of next year in a concession to Russia, which had complained its industry would be hurt by the deal. Russia and the...
  • Second Russian aid convoy arrives in Ukrainian city of Luhansk: agencies

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - More than half the vehicles of a Russian humanitarian aid convoy have arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk, Russian media reported on Saturday. News agency RIA Novosti said that 100 lorries arrived on Saturday morning, with...
  • Putin trying to destroy Ukraine, says its PM

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's prime minister said on Saturday Russian President Vladimir Putin aimed to destroy Ukraine as an independent country and said only NATO could defend the ex-Soviet republic from external aggression. Kiev and its Western backers...
  • U.S. intensifies sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States hit Russia's largest bank, a major arms maker and arctic, deepwater and shale exploration by its biggest oil companies with new sanctions on Friday to punish Moscow for its intervention in Ukraine. The sanctions,...
  • U.S., European Union target Russian energy sector with new sanctions

    In a marked escalation of their sanctions campaign against Russia, the United States and the European Union hit the Kremlin on Friday with new penalties for its actions in Ukraine, targeting favored financial, energy and defense businesses. The...
  • European rights envoy says pro-Ukraine activists face abuses in Crimea

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Pro-Ukrainian activists and Tatar ethnic minorities in Crimea have found their lives under increased threat since the Ukrainian territory was annexed by Russia in March, a top European human rights diplomat said on Friday. Following...
  • 6 killed in Ukraine's Donetsk, ceasefire under strain

    Six people were killed in shelling in Ukraine's rebel-held city of Donetsk on Sunday, municipal authorities said on Monday, putting further strain on a 10-day ceasefire between government forces and Russian-backed separatists. A monitoring team from the...
  • Ukraine's leader sees no military solution of crisis, vows reforms

    Ukraine's leader sees no military solution of crisis, vows reforms
    Ukraine's president said on Friday there could be no military solution to his country's crisis and he hoped "a very fragile" ceasefire in the east would hold, allowing him to focus on rebuilding the shattered economy. Petro Poroshenko also said a new...