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Ukraine crisis: NATO must face Russian aggression together, says US Defense Secretary

Carter called for NATO nations to stand united against an aggressive Russia but insists US is not seeking a conflict with Moscow.

Pope urges Russian President Putin to commit to 'Sincere' peace efforts for Ukraine

Pope Francis encouraged Russian President Vladimir Putin to engage in "sincere" international efforts aimed at bringing peace to Ukraine as the two men met privately at the Vatican on Wednesday.


Ahead of cease-fire deadline Russia asks UNSC to take action on Ukraine

Russia last year offered few resolutions for cease-fire, but they were unpopular with council members angry over its annexation of Crimea.

Ukraine cease-fire deadline provokes bitter last-gasp battle; kills at least 26

Russia circulated a draft resolution in the UNSC endorsing the agreement and calling on all parties involved to carry it out.

Pro-Russian rebels, Ukrainian forces agree on humanitarian corridor

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Hollande are set to hold talks with Russian President Putin.

Ukraine crisis: European leaders push for new peace plans

The flurry of high-level diplomacy aimed to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine that is threatening European security.


US weighs sending weapons as John Kerry visits Ukraine

US President has opposed the idea of sending weapons to Ukraine but this position could change in the light of recent events.

5 killed in fresh artillery shelling in eastern Ukraine's Donetsk

The shelling damaged a hospital, six schools and five kindergarten schools.

Ukraine President confident of getting US weapons

Government forces have been fighting Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine for 10 months in a conflict

United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon alarmed by flareup in Ukraine fighting

The Security Council is due to discuss the worsening crisis in Ukraine at a meeting on Wednesday, requested by Lithuania.