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  • Around 1,300 killed in Ukraine since ceasefire: U.N.

    Around 1,300 people have been killed in Ukraine's separatist conflict since a September ceasefire, according to a U.N. report that said many living in the country's rebel-held east were struggling to survive. As of Dec. 12, 4,707 combatants and civilians...
  • Russia says it wants east Ukraine to stay with Kiev under reformed constitution

    Moscow wants Ukraine to carry out a constitutional reform to allow more autonomy to Russian-speaking eastern regions that would then stay with Kiev, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in comments published on Monday. In an interview with the Interfax...
  • EU's Russia debate a challenge for top diplomat Mogherini

    Italy's Federica Mogherini pledged as European Union foreign policy chief that the EU would play a stronger role in tackling world crises. Her resolve is about to be tested as the bloc debates whether it is time to mend its relationship with Russia. A...
  • Paris, Berlin urge Poroshenko to press ahead with reforms

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande urged Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko on Sunday to press ahead with reforms to facilitate an economic recovery and access to foreign aid. Merkel's spokesman Steffen Seibert said...
  • Russia accuses U.S. of destroying 'carcass of cooperation' with Ukraine bill

    Russia's Foreign Ministry on Friday sternly criticized a bill on Ukraine that passed the U.S. Senate, saying Washington was doing its utmost to "destroy the carcass of cooperation" between the two countries. Relations between Russia and the United States...
  • Ukrainian president slams India over Crimean leader visit

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko lashed out at India on Friday over a visit by the leader of Crimea, the former Ukrainian territory annexed by Russia, who accompanied President Vladimir Putin's annual summit delegation this week. India does not...
  • Ukraine’s Chocolate King president finds promise tough to keep

    The Chocolate King is finding it difficult to relinquish his throne. Petro Poroshenko, one of Ukraine's richest men and owner of a sweets empire, made an unusual promise last spring while campaigning to be president - if elected, he would sell most of...
  • Ukraine defense chief wants budget doubled to fight separatists

    Ukraine's defense minister called on Friday for a doubling of the military budget next year to allow the army to buy weapons abroad and better equip itself to fight Russian-backed separatists in the east. Numbers of soldiers serving in the east, where...
  • Miners swell rebel ranks in east Ukraine as pits close

    Even at the age of 52, retired coalminer Viktor felt compelled to come out of retirement and join the pro-Russian separatist rebellion in eastern Ukraine. He sympathized with the many miners who have laid down their tools and taken up arms against...
  • Seven recent blasts in Ukraine city stir fear of new Russian menace

    At least seven bomb blasts in little more than a month in Ukraine's second-largest city, Kharkiv, have stirred fears among residents and the government in Kiev that Russia-backed rebels are trying to destabilize the militarily strategic region....
  • Russia says pushing for Ukraine peace talks as soon as possible

    Russia is sparing no effort to convene another round of peace talks on the conflict in east Ukraine, Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said on Thursday, criticizing Kiev's reluctance to do so. Kiev's envoy to the talks, which also bring...