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UK to help train Ukrainian army

British military personnel are to be sent to Ukraine in the next few weeks to provide advice and training, says Prime Minister David Cameron.
BBC: February 24, 2015

Ukraine: UK and EU 'badly misread' Russia

The UK and the EU have been accused of a "catastrophic misreading" of the mood in the Kremlin in the run-up to the crisis in Ukraine.
BBC: February 20, 2015

US: 'Proxy War' with Russia over E. Ukraine not in world's interest

The U.S. State Department said Tuesday it was not in the interests of Ukraine or the world to get into a proxy war with Russia over eastern Ukraine, a comment suggesting Washington is hesitant to arm Ukrainian forces.
February 17, 2015

Fighting rages in Ukraine with cease-fire set to take effect

Fighting raged in Ukraine Saturday between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists, just hours before a cease-fire aimed at halting the conflict it set to take effect.
February 14, 2015

Eastern Ukraine cease-fire deal reached

The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France emerged from marathon talks in Belarus Thursday with a cease-fire deal aimed at ending months of fighting that has killed thousands in eastern Ukraine.
February 12, 2015

Russia, EU leaders agree to work on Ukraine cease-fire

The leaders of France, Germany, and Russia have failed to reach a breakthrough peace deal on Ukraine during talks in Moscow. But they agreed to work on a shaky September cease-fire.
February 7, 2015

German, French leaders take Ukraine peace plan to Putin

The leaders of Germany and France are due in Moscow Friday to present a new peace proposal aimed at ending an upsurge in fighting in eastern Ukraine near the Russian border.
February 6, 2015

We do not agree with the spirit of the sanctions against Russia, Alternate Foreign Min. Chountis says

"We do not agree with the spirit of the sanctions against Russia, which has adverse repercussions not only in agriculture as far as the economy of our country is concerned, but also more generally,"
January 29, 2015

EU rebuffs Greek criticism of Ukraine statement

The European Union rebuffed on Wednesday criticism from the new Greek government that it had not been consulted about a statement calling for work on possible new sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine conflict.
Reuters: January 28, 2015