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  • Russia warns US, declares military near Ukraine as deal stalls

    Russia warns US, declares military near Ukraine as deal stalls

    Russia declared on Friday that its military is massed on Ukraine's doorstep and warned against further US sanctions as a deal it had struck with Washington appeared to stall because of intransigence by rebels it backs in the former Soviet republic.

  • Russia, West reach deal on Ukraine crisis but Barack Obama cautious

    Russia, West reach deal on Ukraine crisis but Barack Obama cautious

    Russia, Ukraine and the West reached a surprise deal on Thursday aimed at easing the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War, but US President Barack Obama cautioned it was uncertain if Moscow would stand by the agreement.

  • Bloodshed in eastern Ukraine heightens fear as talks start

    Bloodshed in eastern Ukraine heightens fear as talks start

    Pro-Russian separatists attacked a base of the Ukrainian national guard in an eastern city overnight and Kiev said three of the militants were killed, bloodshed likely to overshadow crisis talks in Geneva.

  • Russia, Ukraine sit down for crisis talks

    Russia, Ukraine sit down for crisis talks

    Russia and Ukraine sit down for high-stakes talks in Geneva on Thursday, seeking to ease the crisis in the former Soviet republic after the US warned Moscow it must make concessions or face fresh sanctions.

  • Vladimir Putin risks upstaging talks on defusing Ukraine crisis

    Vladimir Putin risks upstaging talks on defusing Ukraine crisis

    Foreign ministers from East and West will try to defuse the Ukraine crisis on Thursday in Geneva, once frequently the scene of Cold War negotiations, but will risk being upstaged by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

  • Pro-Russia separatists take armoured vehicles, humiliating Kiev forces

    Pro-Russia separatists take armoured vehicles, humiliating Kiev forces

    Separatists flew the Russian flag on armoured vehicles taken from the Ukrainian army on Wednesday, humiliating a Kiev government operation to recapture eastern towns controlled by pro-Moscow partisans.

  • Ukraine launches 'gradual' operation, action limited

    Ukraine launches 'gradual' operation, action limited

    Ukrainian forces launched a "special operation" on Tuesday against separatist militia in the Russian-speaking East, authorities said, although aside from a landing by airborne troops the action was limited.

  • Ukraine launches 'gradual' operation, action limited

    Ukraine launches 'gradual' operation, action limited

    Ukrainian forces launched a "special operation" on Tuesday against separatist militia in the Russian-speaking east, authorities said, although aside from a landing by airborne troops the action was limited.

  • Separatist unrest spreads in Ukraine; ultimatum ends with no crackdown

    Separatist unrest spreads in Ukraine; ultimatum ends with no crackdown

    Pro-Russian separatists on Monday ignored an ultimatum to leave occupied government buildings in eastern Ukraine while another group of rebels attacked a police headquarters as a threatened military offensive by government forces failed to materialis...

  • Twitter executives meet Turkish officials amid free speech row

    Twitter executives meet Turkish officials amid free speech row

    Twitter executives met Turkish government officials for talks Monday amid accusations of tax evasion by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and a row over content on the social media site.

  • Ukraine: current sanctions and options

    Ukraine: current sanctions and options

    The United States and European Union have warned Moscow it faces more sanctions if Russian troops intervene further in Ukraine.

  • Britain urges 'further sanctions' on Russia over Ukraine

    Britain urges 'further sanctions' on Russia over Ukraine

    Britain called on Monday for "further" European Union sanctions against Russia in response to its "dangerous" escalation of the crisis in eastern Ukraine.

  • Ukraine leader signals support for national referendum on status

    Ukraine leader signals support for national referendum on status

    Ukraine's interim president on Monday signalled support for a national referendum on turning the ex-Soviet republic into a federation with broader rights for its heavily Russified east.

  • Brent climbs to near $108 as Ukraine crisis worsens

    Brent climbs to near $108 as Ukraine crisis worsens

    Solid US data and better access to inventories held at the Cushing, Oklahoma, delivery hub has helped West Texas Intermediate to outperform Brent by 9 per cent since the start of this year, ANZ analysts said in a note on Monday.

  • Ukraine says Russia waging 'war' in separatist east

    Ukraine says Russia waging 'war' in separatist east

    Ukraine's acting president accused Russia on Sunday of waging war in his country's separatist eastern rust belt and declared the launch of a "full-scale anti-terrorist operation" that left at least two dead.

  • Ukraine in bloody battle to oust pro-Russian gunmen

    Ukraine in bloody battle to oust pro-Russian gunmen

    Kiev said on Sunday that several had been left "dead and wounded" in fighting to oust pro-Russian gunmen holed up in a police station in the restive east, as Washington warned Moscow to de-escalate the crisis or face the consequences.

  • Crimea won, Vladimir Putin tries not to lose Ukraine

    Crimea won, Vladimir Putin tries not to lose Ukraine

    Vladimir Putin looks likely to go down in history as the Russian leader who won back Crimea, but he is fighting to avoid also being remembered as the man who let Ukraine escape from Moscow's sphere of influence.

  • Turkey PM threatens to 'go after' Twitter for tax evasion

    Turkey PM threatens to 'go after' Twitter for tax evasion

    Turkey's prime minister said Saturday he will "go after" Twitter, accusing the site of tax-evasion, after it was used to spread damaging leaks implicating his inner circle in corruption scandals.

  • Risk of 'gas war' grows as Ukraine halts payments to Russia

    Risk of 'gas war' grows as Ukraine halts payments to Russia

    Ukraine said on Saturday it was suspending payments to Russia for deliveries of gas, ratcheting up the tension in a standoff that has the potential to leave European Union states cut off from the Russian gas supplies on which they depend.

  • Ukraine PM offers more powers to pro-Russian regions

    Ukraine PM offers more powers to pro-Russian regions

    Ukraine's embattled premier vowed on Friday to grant more power to the country's regions in a bid to stamp out a separatist insurgency that sprang up just as a new Russian gas war threatened European supplies.

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