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    U.S. Mission to OSCE: Police mission in Donbas should be first discussed by Ukraine, Russia
    Dec06

    U.S. Mission to OSCE: Police mission in Donbas should be first discussed by Ukraine, Russia

    Ambassador of the United States Daniel B. Baer to the OSCE Permanent Council has said that the issue of deployment of the OSCE armed police mission in the east of Ukraine is not on the agenda of a summit in Hamburg, and should be discussed by Ukraine and Russia. ”Whether there`s a need for other tools from the international community, whether...

    Naftogaz CEO: Ukraine may buy Russian gas but only on its own terms
    Dec06

    Naftogaz CEO: Ukraine may buy Russian gas but only on its own terms

    Ukraine may purchase Russian gas in the current heating season, but only on its own terms of price and delivery, Naftogaz CEO Andriy Kobolev said on one of TV channels. ”There is no politics in this issue. This is law and commerce. We are always interested in having a wide range of suppliers. If Gazprom agrees to our conditions, we will sign an...

    Erdogan ratifies agreement with Russia on gas pipeline bypassing Ukraine
    Dec06

    Erdogan ratifies agreement with Russia on gas pipeline bypassing Ukraine

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has signed a law on ratification of the agreement with Russia on the construction of the Turkish Stream as pipeline, RBC-Ukraine reports with reference to the Turkish president`s press service. ”Turkish Stream involves the construction of two lines with a pumping capacity of 31.5 billion cubic meters of...

    Ukraine-EU-Russia trilateral gas meeting to be held in Brussels Dec 9
    Dec06

    Ukraine-EU-Russia trilateral gas meeting to be held in Brussels Dec 9

    A trilateral meeting in the Ukraine – Russia – EU format on the organization of deliveries and transit of gas from Russia to Europe can be held in Brussels on December 9, Ukraine`s oil and gas giant NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine wrote on Facebook. ”We reaffirm readiness of the Ukrainian side to hold a trilateral meeting in Brussels on...

    British Navy ship monitors Russian destroyer through British waters
    Dec06

    British Navy ship monitors Russian destroyer through British waters

    HMS Sutherland, a Type 23 frigate, was sent from her base at Devonport, Plymouth, to the edge of the English Channel to meet Vice Admiral Kulakov, The Telegraph reports. The Russian ship, an Udaloy class destroyer, was recently operating in the Eastern Mediterranean, and is now on her return journey, where she has been escorted by other NATO...

    Ukraine envoy to UN: Kremlin uses same methods in Donbas, Syria
    Dec06

    Ukraine envoy to UN: Kremlin uses same methods in Donbas, Syria

    Ukraine`s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko condemned the blocking by Russia and China of the resolution on a week-long truce in Aleppo. The Ukrainian envoy compared the situation in Syria with what has been happening in Donbas. ”The methods used by Russia and the forces under its control in Donbas are exactly the...

    Russia, China block U.N. demand for seven-day Aleppo truce
    Dec05

    Russia, China block U.N. demand for seven-day Aleppo truce

    Russia and China on Monday vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would have demanded a seven-day truce in Syria`s Aleppo, with Russia arguing it would allow rebels to regroup and that time was needed for talks between Washington and Moscow, according to Reuters. It was the sixth time Russia has vetoed a Security Council resolution on...

    EU nations near compromise on how to counter Russian gas supply risks
    Dec05

    EU nations near compromise on how to counter Russian gas supply risks

    EU nations are edging toward a compromise on a proposal to guard against gas supply disruptions, agreeing to share details on contracts and cooperate across borders, the Slovak presidency said on Monday, according to Reuters. Cuts in gas supplies from Russia in 2006 and 2009 exposed the bloc`s vulnerability – particularly in eastern Europe...

    Russia is ”threat No.1” – U.S. Air Force Secretary
    Dec05

    Russia is ”threat No.1” – U.S. Air Force Secretary

    Russia`s increasing military activities around the world have unsettled top U.S. military officials, who say they are reshaping their budget plans to better address what they now consider to be the most pressing threat to U.S. security, Reuters reports. ”Russia is the No. 1 threat to the United States,” Air Force Secretary Deborah James told...

    Yet another anti-Ukraine treaty group enters national politics
    Dec05

    Yet another anti-Ukraine treaty group enters national politics

    A third grouping involved in April`s referendum on the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement has decided to enter the mainstream political arena, according to DutchNews.nl. GeenPeil, the initial driver behind the campaign to collect signatures and force the vote, is launching its political wing on Monday, Dutch media said at the weekend, DutchNews.nl...

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