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  • NATO countries have begun arms deliveries to Ukraine: defense minister

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's defense minister said on Sunday that NATO countries were delivering weapons to his country to equip it to fight pro-Russian separatists and "stop" Russian President Vladimir Putin. Valery Heletey told a news conference he had...
  • 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...
  • Tough time to sell Ukraine president's 'mouthwatering' candy empire

    LONDON (Reuters) - A chance to buy the candy empire of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is the kind of opportunity in a fast-growing market that would normally have multinational confectioners - like Nestle or Cadbury's parent Mondelez - drooling at...
  • Ukraine's threat to shun Russian telecoms hard to fulfill

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - Russian mobile firms face being squeezed out of Ukraine after Kiev signaled it would favor European companies in future airwave auctions to curb Moscow's influence in the country. It's the latest move in a concerted effort by...
  • Ukrainian neutrality 'a basic issue' for Russia: Lavrov

    MOSCOW Sep 13 (Reuters) - Ukraine's non-aligned status is "a basic issue" for Moscow and efforts in Kiev to scrap it are an American-inspired bid to drive a wedge between Russia and Europe, Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday. Lavrov,...
  • Ukraine PM slams Putin, ceasefire again under strain in east Ukraine

    Ukraine PM slams Putin, ceasefire again under strain in east Ukraine
    KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Fighting flared near an airport in eastern Ukraine on Saturday in breach of a fragile eight-day ceasefire as the prime minister accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of planning to destroy his country. Prime Minister...
  • Heavy artillery fire heard near Donetsk airport in east Ukraine

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Heavy artillery fire rocked northern districts of Donetsk, the largest city of eastern Ukraine, on Saturday and a large plume of black smoke hung over the airport, a Reuters reporter said, in the biggest test in days for a...
  • Second Russian aid convoy arrives in Ukrainian city of Luhansk: agencies

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - More than half the vehicles of a Russian humanitarian aid convoy have arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk, Russian media reported on Saturday. News agency RIA Novosti said that 100 lorries arrived on Saturday morning, with...
  • Russia wins delay in EU-Ukraine trade pact

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union and Ukraine agreed on Friday to delay the implementation of their free-trade pact until the end of next year in a concession to Russia, which had complained its industry would be hurt by the deal. Russia and the...
  • Putin trying to destroy Ukraine, says its PM

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's prime minister said on Saturday Russian President Vladimir Putin aimed to destroy Ukraine as an independent country and said only NATO could defend the ex-Soviet republic from external aggression. Kiev and its Western backers...
  • U.S. intensifies sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States hit Russia's largest bank, a major arms maker and arctic, deepwater and shale exploration by its biggest oil companies with new sanctions on Friday to punish Moscow for its intervention in Ukraine. The sanctions,...