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  • Ukraine's president says hopes peace process can start Friday

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday he hoped a peace process for the troubled eastern region of his country to begin on Friday in the Belarussian capital Minsk and urged politicians to support the talks. "I greatly...
  • Ukraine seeks to join NATO; defiant Putin compares Kiev to Nazis

    Ukraine seeks to join NATO; defiant Putin compares Kiev to Nazis
    Ukraine called on Friday for full membership in NATO, its strongest plea yet for Western military help, after accusing Russia of sending in armored columns that have driven back its forces on behalf of pro-Moscow rebels. Russian President Vladimir Putin,...
  • Obama says NATO must help strengthen Ukraine's military

    Obama says NATO must help strengthen Ukraine's military
    President Barack Obama urged NATO on Wednesday to help strengthen Ukraine's military and said the alliance must leave the door open to new members to counter what he called Russian aggression. Obama was speaking in Estonia, one of three ex-Soviet Baltic...
  • Putin: Ukraine, Russia's views on peace 'very close'

    Putin: Ukraine, Russia's views on peace 'very close'
    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday a deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine could be reached this week, a clear attempt to show the West he was trying to deescalate the conflict despite renewed shelling. After speaking with Ukraine's...
  • Germany has no confirmation of Russia-Ukraine ceasefire: government spokesman

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government does not have confirmation of a ceasefire between Russia and Ukraine so a timeline on further sanctions against Russia agreed by European leaders last weekend is still valid, a government spokesman said on...
  • Obama's shocking strategy for Ukraine: Write it off

    WASHINGTON — At his first press briefing after the beheading of American James Foley, President Obama stunned the assembled when he admitted that he had no strategy in Syria for confronting the Islamic State. Yet it was not nearly the most...
  • Two missing, eight rescued, after artillery attack on Ukrainian patrol boat: border guard official

    KIEV (Reuters) - Two seamen are missing after Sunday's separatist rebel artillery attack on a Ukrainian patrol boat in the Sea of Azov, and eight seamen were rescued, a Ukrainian border guard official said on Monday. "The cutter has sunk. We managed to...
  • Artillery blasts rock Ukrainian city of Donetsk: Reuters witness

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Loud artillery explosions rocked the outskirts of the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Wednesday, shortly after Kiev and Moscow said they had agreed on steps intended to end violence. A Reuters correspondent in Donetsk...
  • EU decision on new sanctions for Russia by Friday: Italy's Mogherini

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union governments will decide on a package of new sanctions against Russia by Friday, Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini told the European Parliament on Tuesday, calling for "the strongest possible response."...
  • Kremlin says Russia agreed on Ukraine peace moves, not ceasefire

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Wednesday President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko had agreed on steps towards peace in eastern Ukraine but a ceasefire had not been agreed between Moscow and Kiev because Russia is not a...
  • U.S. lawmakers call for arming Ukraine government

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Sunday urged Washington to arm the Ukrainian government, saying it needed help to repel what they called Russia's invasion of the country. Senator Robert Menendez, who heads the Senate...