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  • Vladimir Putin Calls for 'Substantial Dialogue' Between Ukraine's Warring Sides

    Vladimir Putin Calls for 'Substantial Dialogue' Between Ukraine's Warring Sides

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine's leadership and rebels to start genuine dialogue, saying Kiev should halt military operations and guarantee the rights of Russian speakers in the separatist east.

  • Ukraine President Offers Talks with Eastern Rebels

    Ukraine President Offers Talks with Eastern Rebels

    Ukraine's new Western-backed president agreed on Sunday to dialogue with those separatists not implicated in "murder and torture" as he laid out a peace plan for ending the pro-Russian insurgency threating his ex-Soviet state.

  • Fresh Clashes Threaten Ukraine Ceasefire

    Fresh Clashes Threaten Ukraine Ceasefire

    Ukraine's unilateral ceasefire hung in the balance on Sunday after clashes engulfed the separatist east and Russian President Vladimir Putin put troops on "full combat alert".

  • Vladimir Putin Orders Combat Readiness - Report

    Vladimir Putin Orders Combat Readiness - Report

    President Vladimir Putin has ordered the troops in Russia's Central Military District on full combat readiness for a snap check, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Saturday.

  • Ukraine Peace Plan Should Not be Ultimatum for Rebels: Kremlin

    Ukraine Peace Plan Should Not be Ultimatum for Rebels: Kremlin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin will not accept a peace proposal from his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Porochenko with the "characteristics of an ultimatum" for separatists in eastern Ukraine, he said Saturday.

  • Putin Orders Central Russia Forces on 'Full Combat Alert': Defence Minister

    Putin Orders Central Russia Forces on 'Full Combat Alert': Defence Minister

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered troops in central Russia on "full combat alert," the defence minister said on Saturday, a day after the Kremlin confirmed it was beefing up its military presence at the border with Ukraine.

  • Ukraine Announces Week-Long Ceasefire in Fight Against Separatists

    Ukraine Announces Week-Long Ceasefire in Fight Against Separatists

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday announced a week-long ceasefire in the fight against pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country, his website said.

  • Putin, Obama to Discuss Ukraine, Iraq Soon: Kremlin

    Putin, Obama to Discuss Ukraine, Iraq Soon: Kremlin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Barack Obama will discuss the situation in Ukraine, Iraq and Syria in the coming days, a top aide said on Friday.

  • Ukraine President Releases 14-Point Peace Plan to Curb Insurgency

    Ukraine President Releases 14-Point Peace Plan to Curb Insurgency

    Ukraine's new President Petro Poroshenko on Friday released a 14-point peace plan to curb a pro-Russian insurgency in the east, calling for immediate disarmament and promising to decentralise power through constitutional reform.

  • Vladimir Putin, Ukraine's President Discuss 'Peace Plan'

    Vladimir Putin, Ukraine's President Discuss 'Peace Plan'

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called Russia's Vladimir Putin to discuss a plan to end the bloodshed in eastern Ukraine, the second late night phone conversation between the leaders this week, the Kremlin said.

  • US Vice President Warns of Further Costs for Russia Over Ukraine Violence

    US Vice President Warns of Further Costs for Russia Over Ukraine Violence

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday the United States would work with its allies to "impose further costs on Russia" if Moscow failed to use its influence to stop separatist violence in eastern Ukraine...

  • Ukraine President Offers Cease-Fire: Report

    Ukraine President Offers Cease-Fire: Report

    Russian news agencies say Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has proposed a unilateral cease-fire by his troops to allow pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country a chance to lay down weapons or leave the country.

  • Russia's Putin, Ukraine's Poroshenko Discuss Possible Ceasefire in East Ukraine

    Russia's Putin, Ukraine's Poroshenko Discuss Possible Ceasefire in East Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, discussed a possible ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and the deaths of two Russian journalists there in a late night telephone conversation, the Kremlin said.

  • Vladimir Putin, Ukraine President Discuss Possible Ceasefire: Kremlin

    Vladimir Putin, Ukraine President Discuss Possible Ceasefire: Kremlin

    President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko discussed a possible ceasefire, the Kremlin said on Tuesday, after a second member of a Russian television crew was confirmed to have died in the east of the ex-Soviet state.

  • Asian Shares Soft on Anxiety Over Iraq, Ukraine

    Asian Shares Soft on Anxiety Over Iraq, Ukraine

    Oil prices remained near nine-month highs as militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant have seized a large part of northern Iraq, forcing US President Barack Obama to consider options for military action to support Iraq's besieged gover...

  • Ukraine President Plans Truce, Vows to Control Russia Border

    Ukraine President Plans Truce, Vows to Control Russia Border

    Ukraine's president said on Monday he had ordered troops to regain control of the frontier with Russia to pave the way for a truce and peace talks after weeks of fighting with pro-Russian separatists.

  • Ukraine Minister Under Fire for Swearing About Vladimir Putin

    Ukraine Minister Under Fire for Swearing About Vladimir Putin

    Senior Russian parliamentarians urged Ukraine on Sunday to sack its foreign minister for calling President Vladimir Putin a "dickhead" during a violent protest outside Russia's embassy in Kiev.

  • Russia, Ukraine Seek to Build Peace Momentum at Gas Talks

    Russia, Ukraine Seek to Build Peace Momentum at Gas Talks

    Russia and Ukraine resume crunch talks in Brussels Wednesday to avert a gas crisis for Europe and build on a tentative push by Kiev's new president towards peace after months of conflict.

  • Ukraine Orders Corridors for Civilians to Leave War-Ravaged East

    Ukraine Orders Corridors for Civilians to Leave War-Ravaged East

    Ukraine's new President Petro Poroshenko has ordered the creation of humanitarian corridors to allow civilians to escape from the country's war-ravaged east, his office announced Tuesday.

  • Tax Cheats Took Billions From Ukraine

    Tax Cheats Took Billions From Ukraine

    On paper, the Ukrainian trading firm known as Mistral dealt in management consulting and research, doing millions of dollars' worth of deals before going bust after Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was chased out of office earlier this year.

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