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  • US warns Russia against 'expensive mistake' in Ukraine

    US warns Russia against 'expensive mistake' in Ukraine

    The United States warned Russia on Thursday against making an "expensive mistake" in Ukraine, as Moscow ordered new military exercises on its shared border after Kiev forces attacked pro-Kremlin rebels.

  • Window closing for Russia to change course in Ukraine: John Kerry

    Window closing for Russia to change course in Ukraine: John Kerry

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry suggested on Thursday that the United States is drawing closer to imposing more sanctions on Russia by saying time was running out for Moscow to change its course in Ukraine.

  • 'Murdered' Ukraine politician faced hostile mob, video shows

    'Murdered' Ukraine politician faced hostile mob, video shows

    The Ukrainian town councillor whose apparent torture and murder helped to prompt a threatened new government offensive in the east was mobbed by a hostile, pro-Russian crowd before he disappeared, a video of the incident shows.

  • Aviation regulator permits use of electronics in flight mode during take-off, landing

    Aviation regulator permits use of electronics in flight mode during take-off, landing

    The Directorate General Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Wednesday amended the rule which bans use of portable electronic devices (PEDs), allowing their usage in all phases of the flight - including take-off and landing - but on a non-transmitting mode, comm...

  • Russia, US press each other on Ukraine deal

    Russia, US press each other on Ukraine deal

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his US counterpart John Kerry urged each other in a telephone conversation on Monday to use their influence to get Ukraine's rival sides to honour last week's Geneva accord.

  • US Vice President Biden arrives in Ukraine

    US Vice President Biden arrives in Ukraine

    US Vice President Joe Biden touched down at Kiev airport on Monday for a two-day visit seen as a show of support for crisis-hit Ukraine's pro-Western leaders.

  • Ukraine peace deal falters as rebels show no sign of surrender

    Ukraine peace deal falters as rebels show no sign of surrender

    An agreement reached last week to avert wider conflict in Ukraine was faltering as the new week began, with pro-Moscow separatist gunmen showing no sign of surrendering government buildings they have seized.

  • Deadly gun attack in eastern Ukraine shakes fragile Geneva accord

    Deadly gun attack in eastern Ukraine shakes fragile Geneva accord

    At least three people were killed in a gunfight in the early hours of Sunday near a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian separatists, shaking an already fragile international accord that was designed to avert a wider conflict.

  • Ukraine forces accuse Russia of staging shooting

    Ukraine forces accuse Russia of staging shooting

    Ukraine's police and intelligence service accused Russia of staging a fatal shooting incident on Sunday in which pro-Moscow separatists were killed in the east of the country.

  • Ukraine in 'pivotal period' as deal stalls, US warns Russia

    Ukraine in 'pivotal period' as deal stalls, US warns Russia

    Russia was under intense US pressure on Saturday to convince pro-Moscow rebels in Ukraine to give up eastern towns they are occupying, after Washington said the situation in the former Soviet republic was in a "pivotal period".

  • 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.

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