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  • Ukraine accuses Russia of opening new war front before leaders' meeting

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine accused Russia on Monday of sending soldiers across the border to open a new front in the separatist war that has devastated the east of the country and provoked the gravest East-West crisis since the fall of communism. The...
  • Ukraine's president sets parliamentary election for October 26

    KIEV (Reuters) - President Petro Poroshenko dissolved Ukraine's parliament on Monday and announced an election on Oct. 26 in the country that is fighting a war against separatists that has driven relations with Russia to an all-time low. Poroshenko's...
  • Ukraine president signs decree to dissolve parliament ahead of election

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree on Monday to dissolve parliament, he said on a Twitter post, paving the way for a new election. "I have decided to prematurely end the authority of parliament," he wrote. Under the...
  • Russia grants asylum to banker wanted by Lithuania: prosecutors

    VILNIUS (Reuters) - Russia has granted asylum to Lithuanian banker Vladimir Romanov, who is wanted on embezzlement charges, and has said it will not extradite him, Lithuanian prosecutors said on Monday, in a move likely to further chill relations...
  • Russia announces second aid convoy for eastern Ukraine

    Moscow (dpa) Russia is planning to send a second aid convoy to areas in eastern Ukraine held by pro-Russian separatist rebels, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday. Despite widespread international criticism of the first convoy, a second...
  • Russia says wants to send second aid convoy to east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia wants to send a second humanitarian aid convoy to eastern Ukraine in the near future, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday after Kiev and the West criticized Moscow for sending the first cargo without official...
  • Kiev accuses Russian forces of opening new front in separatist war in east Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) - A Ukrainian military spokesman said on Monday that Russian forces "in the guise of" separatist rebels had crossed into south-east Ukraine with ten tanks and two armored infantry vehicles, aiming to open a new front in the separatist war....
  • Ukraine president, separatists predict cease-fire but with big 'ifs'

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and leaders of the pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine on Thursday professed readiness for a cease-fire on condition that the other side effectively surrender what it has been fighting for at the cost of...
  • Russian troops attacking Mariupol, Ukrainian militia leader says

    Russian troops attacking Mariupol, Ukrainian militia leader says
    Hope for a rumored truce was shattered Thursday in this strategic eastern port as Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions near the city with heavy artillery and missile fire, a Ukrainian militia leader said. “It is a totally new game,”...
  • Obama offers cautious optimism on announced cease-fire in Ukraine

    Obama offers cautious optimism on announced cease-fire in Ukraine
    President Obama offered cautious optimism Friday about a newly announced cease-fire between Ukraine and Russia and suggested that European leaders should proceed with plans to impose new sanctions against Russia until they've tested that the agreement...
  • Ukraine rivals agree to ceasefire

    MOSCOW/KIEV The Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists signed a ceasefire agreement Friday, raising hopes for an end to months of fighting in the country's east. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered troops to stop all hostilities by 6...