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      Europe to pressure Putin in talks as truce runs down (AFP)
      Jun30

      Europe to pressure Putin in talks as truce runs down (AFP)

      Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – France and Germany on Monday looked set to ramp up pressure on Russia to stem the Ukraine conflict in frantic negotiations as the clock ticks down on a shaky truce. …read more Source: The West...

      Europe warns Putin on eve of Ukraine truce deadline (AFP)
      Jun29

      Europe warns Putin on eve of Ukraine truce deadline (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – The leaders of Germany and France warned Vladimir Putin on Sunday that Russia could be hit with punishing sanctions within days unless he forced Ukrainian rebels Moscow is accused of backing to suspend their deadly uprising. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine leader says to hold four-way talks with Putin Monday (AFP)
      Jun29

      Ukraine leader says to hold four-way talks with Putin Monday (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s new leader said German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande will join him in a further phone conference with Russia’s Vladimir Putin on Monday. …read more Source: The West...

      Pro-Russia rebels release second Ukraine monitor group (AFP)
      Jun28

      Pro-Russia rebels release second Ukraine monitor group (AFP)

      Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Pro-Kremlin rebels in eastern Ukraine on Saturday released a second group of European monitors after being pressed by Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet the terms of a tenuous truce with Kiev. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine conscripts prefer going home to joining rebels (AFP)
      Jun28

      Ukraine conscripts prefer going home to joining rebels (AFP)

      Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – As his now-former comrades hugged their goodbyes and wished each other a safe journey home, Junior Sergeant Pavel Stupka explained why he refused to renounce his oath of allegiance to Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine seeks concrete steps from Russia on truce (AFP)
      Jun28

      Ukraine seeks concrete steps from Russia on truce (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Saturday sought concrete steps from Russia to back up a tenuous truce it extended with pro-Moscow rebels in the hope of calming a deadly insurgency sparked by its new westward course. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine truce for 3 more days: president (AAP)
      Jun28

      Ukraine truce for 3 more days: president (AAP)

      Ukraine’s new leader has extended a tenuous truce with pro-Moscow rebels after signing a landmark EU deal on closer relations. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine extends truce with rebels after sealing EU pact (AFP)
      Jun28

      Ukraine extends truce with rebels after sealing EU pact (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s new leader extended a tenuous truce with pro-Moscow rebels on Saturday after signing a landmark EU deal on closer relations and possible future membership that drew immediate threats of retaliation by Russia. …read more Source: The West...

      As Ukraine inks EU deal, Moscow is not giving up (AFP)
      Jun28

      As Ukraine inks EU deal, Moscow is not giving up (AFP)

      Moscow (AFP) – The EU’s move to sign accords with Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia is a major setback for Russian President Vladimir Putin, but the tug-of-war over Moscow’s ex-Soviet sphere of influence is far from over, say analysts. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova look to EU future with accords (AFP)
      Jun27

      Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova look to EU future with accords (AFP)

      Brussels (AFP) – European Union leaders sign historic association accords Friday with Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova as the three Soviet-era republics look to a future in Europe rather than with their old masters in Moscow. …read more Source: The West...