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  • Amid talk of truce, leader of small Ukrainian town fears an attack

    Amid talk of truce, leader of small Ukrainian town fears an attack
    If a cease-fire deal is near between Kiev and Moscow, it hasn’t calmed the nerves of Mykola Byshkov, the head of the regional administration for this strategically located town in eastern Ukraine. In the last several days, pro-Russia separatists...
  • Ukraine's president seeks a truce; Putin proposes his own plan

    Collapsing Ukrainian government defenses and a growing public hunger for peace have forced President Petro Poroshenko to seek a truce with pro-Russia separatists at a time when the Kremlin-allied militants have the upper hand in the conflict, analysts...
  • In Estonia, Obama vows to defend Baltic states, invokes NATO policy

    In Estonia, Obama vows to defend Baltic states, invokes NATO policy
    President Obama pledged Wednesday that the U.S. would go to war if necessary to protect former Soviet territories in the Baltic region from Russia and signaled new steps to strengthen Ukraine's ability to defend itself, sharply raising the stakes in the...
  • France says cannot deliver first helicopter carrier to Russia

    PARIS (Reuters) - France will not deliver the first of two helicopter carriers to Russia for now because of Moscow's actions in eastern Ukraine, the French president's office said on Wednesday. France, due to join NATO partners at a summit in Britain...
  • Russia protests over photographer's 'barbarous' killing in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Foreign Ministry accused Ukrainian forces on Wednesday of responsibility for the "barbarous" killing of a Russian photojournalist and demanded an investigation. Andrei Stenin, 33, was confirmed dead earlier on Wednesday...
  • No lull in fighting for Donetsk despite talk of Ukraine ceasefire

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Prolonged artillery shelling rocked residential apartment blocks on Wednesday in Donetsk, casting doubts over renewed talk of a ceasefire and an end to Ukraine's six-month-old conflict. Earlier, Russian President Vladimir...
  • Ukraine PM says Russia 'terrorist state', energy supplies hit

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk on Wednesday branded Russia a "terrorist state" over its actions in eastern Ukraine and reaffirmed Kiev's desire to join the NATO alliance, which will hold a two-day summit this week. Yatseniuk...
  • Ukraine PM says Putin peace plan aims to deceive West, avert new sanctions

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's prime minister rejected on Wednesday proposals by Russian President Vladimir Putin for peace in Ukraine, saying they were an attempt to deceive the West on the eve of a NATO summit and to avoid new sanctions against Moscow....
  • 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...
  • 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...