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  • Russia still has around 1,000 troops in Ukraine - NATO

    Russia still has around 1,000 troops in Ukraine - NATO
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO believes Russia still has around 1,000 soldiers inside Ukraine despite some cuts in troop numbers since a ceasefire began there on Sept. 5, a NATO military officer said on Tuesday. "Since the ceasefire we have seen reductions,...
  • Crimean Tatars say Russian security agencies raid their assembly

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Armed and masked men cordoned off the Crimean Tatars' main assembly in the region as security officials searched it on Tuesday, a member of the ethnic minority, which widely opposed Russia's annexation, told Reuters. Russia wrested...
  • Russia playing games with gas supplies to spread concern: Romania

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's energy minister said on Tuesday Russia was playing games with gas supplies to cause concerns in EU states, after analysts warned that Moscow could use the flows to retaliate against sanctions imposed over its role in...
  • Russia says weapons from NATO states would abet war crimes in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Parliamentary Speaker Sergei Naryshkin said on Tuesday any deliveries of weapons from NATO countries to Kiev would be abetting war crimes being committed in eastern Ukraine. Earlier this month, a senior Ukrainian official...
  • Ukraine cease-fire in peril; Merkel urges Putin to respect it

    Six civilians and an unknown number of fighters were killed in artillery barrages in violation of a 10-day-old cease-fire in Ukraine, spokesmen for both government and pro-Russia separatist forces said Monday in accusing each other of waging the attacks....
  • Pussy Riot says found supporters, autograph-seekers in Russian prisons

    By Scott Malone CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept 15 (Reuters) - Two members of Russia's Pussy Riot protest group found supporters of their opposition to President Vladimir Putin during their almost two years in prison, even fielding autograph requests from guards,...
  • Fresh shelling in Ukraine's Donetsk puts ceasefire under more strain

    KIEV (Reuters) - Fighting broke out again in Ukraine's rebel-held city of Donetsk on Monday as President Petro Poroshenko prepared to unveil a risky plan to give the separatist-minded east "special status" in a bid to end a conflict that has killed over...
  • Putin, Merkel stress maintenance of Ukraine ceasefire: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the importance of maintaining the ceasefire in Ukraine in a phone conversation on Monday, the Kremlin said in a statement. "The development of the...
  • Business leaders propose Ukraine steer course between West, Moscow

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Ukraine should seek special trade deals with Russia as well as the European Union and consider military non-alignment to help stabilize its economy and secure peace, top business leaders convened by the World Economic Forum said on...
  • Ukraine forecasts economy shrinking 6 percent this year

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's economy may shrink by 6 percent this year due to the financial burden of fighting a months-long separatist conflict in its eastern regions, Finance Minister Oleksander Shlapak said on Monday. "Minus 6 percent will be a good...
  • Ukrainian refugees on edge as they flood into Russia

    Ukrainian refugees on edge as they flood into Russia
    Tatiana Poludnitsina fled her home in the eastern Ukrainian town of Luhansk in her robe and flip-flops after artillery shells hit it in mid-August. With the help of strangers, she crossed the border into Russia, where she now resides in a temporary...