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  • Putin, Poroshenko shake hands at Minsk talks

    MINSK (Reuters) - Russia's Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko greeted each other with a handshake at the start of talks in Belarus on Tuesday on the Ukraine crisis, the first time the two presidents have met since June. Tensions between the...
  • Exclusive: In Ukraine, an armored column appears out of nowhere

    MOSCOW/ NOVOAZOVSK Ukraine (Reuters) - On Monday, a resident of Novoazovsk in south-eastern Ukraine said she saw a column of armored vehicles approach the town and start shooting. "It all started at 8:00 this morning, tanks appeared, no fewer than...
  • Ukraine president dissolves parliament, sets Oct. 26 election

    Ukraine's newly inaugurated president dissolved the contentious parliament  Monday and set early elections for Oct. 26 in a move that will probably put further pressure on the country's east-west divide. President Petro Poroshenko had promised during...
  • 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...
  • Ukraine leader dissolves parliament; Russian tanks reportedly blocked

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dissolved the country’s contentious parliament Monday and set new elections for Oct. 26 in a move likely to deepen Ukraine’s bitter east-west divide. Poroshenko’s government earlier in the day...
  • 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 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...