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    Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption
    Jun27

    Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption

    Hackers have caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard. Company and government officials reported major disruption to the Ukrainian power grid, banks and … …read more Source: The Japan...

    EU keeps sanctions on Russia due to its failure on Ukraine cease-fire
    Jun23

    EU keeps sanctions on Russia due to its failure on Ukraine cease-fire

    EU leaders agreed Thursday to roll over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for another six months because Moscow has failed to meet its Ukraine cease-fire … …read more Source: The Japan...

    Russia cancels fence-mending meeting with U.S. after Washington expands sanctions over Ukraine
    Jun22

    Russia cancels fence-mending meeting with U.S. after Washington expands sanctions over Ukraine

    Russia has canceled a meeting with senior U.S. diplomats in the wake of Washington’s decision to reinforce sanctions imposed over its interference in Ukraine and … …read more Source: The Japan...

    Trump meets Poroshenko, says he wants peace in Ukraine but skips backing of Minsk accord
    Jun21

    Trump meets Poroshenko, says he wants peace in Ukraine but skips backing of Minsk accord

    U.S. President Donald Trump told Ukraine’s president on Tuesday that he hoped to see a resolution to the country’s crisis but stopped short of publicly … …read more Source: The Japan...

    Moldova’s ‘frozen conflict’ over breakaway Transnistria has lessons for east Ukraine
    May28

    Moldova’s ‘frozen conflict’ over breakaway Transnistria has lessons for east Ukraine

    The country Nikolai Klimkin serves does not officially exist and has lingered in a limbo of impoverished stagnation for decades. The 32-year-old is a solider … …read more Source: The Japan...

    Former rebel leaders detail role played by Putin aide in east Ukraine
    May11

    Former rebel leaders detail role played by Putin aide in east Ukraine

    A top aide to Vladimir Putin decides how the pro-Moscow administration of eastern Ukraine is run and who gets what jobs there, three former rebel leaders said, challenging Kremlin denials that it calls the shots in the region. Their comments to Reuters shed light on the role played by the secretive Vladislav Surkov, who has […] The post Former...

    Russia vows to get Ukrainian separatists to comply with deal
    Apr24

    Russia vows to get Ukrainian separatists to comply with deal

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has vowed to use Moscow’s influence to get Ukraine’s separatist rebels to comply with a cease-fire deal. Lavrov made the promise at a news conference Monday with EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini after talks in Moscow. An American member of the Organization for Cooperation and Security...

    Russia’s actions in Ukraine ‘obstacle’ to improved ties with U.S.: Tillerson
    Apr24

    Russia’s actions in Ukraine ‘obstacle’ to improved ties with U.S.: Tillerson

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone conversation Sunday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Moscow’s actions in eastern Ukraine remain an obstacle to improved U.S.-Russian ties, the State Department said. “Secretary Tillerson phoned Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko today to discuss his recent trip to Moscow and...

    Mine kills American OSCE monitor in Ukraine
    Apr24

    Mine kills American OSCE monitor in Ukraine

    An American member of the OSCE’s monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine died Sunday and two others were wounded when their vehicle was blown up by a mine in the separatist Luhansk region. The mission’s deputy head, Alexander Hug, said the member killed was from the U.S. and the two wounded are from Germany and the […] The post Mine...

    Lobbyists tied to ex-Trump aides register as foreign agents
    Apr13

    Lobbyists tied to ex-Trump aides register as foreign agents

    A Washington lobbying firm that worked on a covert influence campaign in the U.S. under the direction of two former top campaign advisers to President Donald Trump has registered after the fact with the Justice Department as a foreign agent. It acknowledged its work could have principally benefited Ukraine’s government, led at the time by...

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