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    World › Western leaders confront Putin at G-20 with threat of more sanctions
    Nov16

    World › Western leaders confront Putin at G-20 with threat of more sanctions

    Western leaders warned Vladimir Putin at a G-20 summit on Saturday that he risked more economic sanctions if he failed to end Russian backing for separatist rebels in Ukraine. Russia denied any involvement in an escalation of the separatist war in eastern Ukraine, where more than 4,000 people have been… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › For 26th time, U.N. has emergency meeting on Ukraine
    Nov13

    World › For 26th time, U.N. has emergency meeting on Ukraine

    The U.N. Security Council met for the 26th time in emergency session on Ukraine as the U.N. warned of a possible return to “full-scale fighting” in the rebel-held east. Wednesday’s meeting came hours after NATO’s top commander said new columns of Russian troops and tanks have rolled into eastern Ukraine,… …read more...

    World › Putin blames Ukraine for obstructing MH17 inquiry
    Nov11

    World › Putin blames Ukraine for obstructing MH17 inquiry

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday accused Ukraine’s government of interfering with the investigation into the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet in July that killed 298 people. Independent investigators have had little access to the wreckage of flight MH17 in territory in eastern Ukraine in the hands of pro-Russian… …read...

    World › Ukraine rebels seen moving large military convoys
    Nov09

    World › Ukraine rebels seen moving large military convoys

    Associated Press reporters saw more than 80 unmarked military vehicles on the move Saturday in rebel-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine, indicating that intensified hostilities may lie ahead. Three separate columns were seen — one near the main separatist stronghold of Donetsk and two outside the town of Snizhne, 80 kilometers… …read more...

    World › Ukraine moves to cut off separatist zone
    Nov07

    World › Ukraine moves to cut off separatist zone

    Ukraine announced passport controls around pro-Russian rebel areas Thursday, effectively acknowledging the breaking away of the separatist zone, as intense shelling in Donetsk stirred fears of renewed full-scale fighting. Ukraine’s border guards service said anyone crossing in or out of rebel areas will now have to present a passport....

    World › 4,000 killed in Ukraine conflict, U.N. reports
    Nov01

    World › 4,000 killed in Ukraine conflict, U.N. reports

    More than 4,000 people have been killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine between the army and pro-Russian separatists, the U.N. said Friday, as the Ukrainian president took steps to “unite” the country after elections. The United Nations said in over six months there have been 4,035 deaths, more than 300… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Ukraine, Russia, EU agree on gas supply deal
    Oct31

    World › Ukraine, Russia, EU agree on gas supply deal

    Russia agreed to resume gas deliveries to Ukraine through the winter in an EU-brokered deal reached by the three parties in Brussels on Thursday, an EU source said. Ukraine’s debt of $3.1 billion (2.5 billion euros) will be settled in two instalments, one immediately and the other at the end… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Pro-Western parties seen leading Ukraine vote
    Oct27

    World › Pro-Western parties seen leading Ukraine vote

    Ukrainians overwhelmingly voted in several pro-Western parties in a landmark parliamentary election Sunday, another nudge in the former Soviet nation’s drift away from Russia. Two exit polls released as voting closed indicated that President Petro Poroshenko’s party will secure a narrow win in the parliamentary election, falling...

    World › Kremlin dismisses EU hopes of Ukraine progress
    Oct18

    World › Kremlin dismisses EU hopes of Ukraine progress

    European leaders expressed hope Friday of solving the bloody Ukraine conflict following “positive” talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, only for the Kremlin to berate them as out of touch with reality. Less than half an hour after host Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi had said he was “really positive… …read more...

    World › Putin to meet with Western leaders on Ukraine
    Oct17

    World › Putin to meet with Western leaders on Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is mounting a diplomatic blitz on the sidelines of a summit of European and Asian leaders in a bid to escape Russia’s worst crisis with the West since the Cold War. Putin on Friday will discuss Ukraine over breakfast with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and key… …read more Source: Japan...

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