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    Ukraine corruption probe finds diamonds, cash, Kalashnikov
    Jul06

    Ukraine corruption probe finds diamonds, cash, Kalashnikov

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two high-ranking Ukrainian judicial officials have been detained on suspicion of corruption and a large quantity of diamonds, $400,000 in cash and a Kalashnikov were found during raids on their homes, Ukraine’s SBU security service said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Insight – Tensions with Russia could prompt NATO strategy rethink
    Jul06

    Insight – Tensions with Russia could prompt NATO strategy rethink

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO is preparing for a long standoff with Russia, reluctantly accepting that the Ukraine conflict has fundamentally transformed Europe’s security landscape and that it may have to abandon hope of a constructive relationship with Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    Landmine kills five Ukrainian soldiers in separatist east
    Jul05

    Landmine kills five Ukrainian soldiers in separatist east

    KIEV (Reuters) – Five Ukrainian servicemen were killed and three wounded by a landmine in the separatist Luhansk region, the Ukrainian military said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says new U.S. military strategy is confrontational
    Jul02

    Russia says new U.S. military strategy is confrontational

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Thursday a new U.S. military strategy was confrontational and would not help improve relations with Moscow, strained by the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine, creditors say aim to reach deal 'as soon as possible' – statement
    Jul01

    Ukraine, creditors say aim to reach deal 'as soon as possible' – statement

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Finance Ministry and its creditors said on Wednesday restructuring talks in Washington had been productive, leading to an agreement to continue negotiations under confidential terms, in an effort to reach a deal as soon as possible. …read more Source: The...

    Dutch confident MH17 prosecution will eventually succeed
    Jun30

    Dutch confident MH17 prosecution will eventually succeed

    ROTTERDAM (Reuters) – The head of the team of Dutch prosecutors looking into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine last year said on Tuesday he was “confident” of concluding his investigation successfully, but was not ready to bring charges. …read more Source: The...

    Rights group doubts captured Russian soldier had quit army
    Jun29

    Rights group doubts captured Russian soldier had quit army

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A soldiers’ rights group cast doubt on Monday on denials by military prosecutors in Moscow that a Russian serviceman was on active duty when captured fighting in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine debt envoy ratchets up payment suspension warning
    Jun28

    Ukraine debt envoy ratchets up payment suspension warning

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Ukraine could suspend its debt payments almost immediately if an important meeting with creditors on Tuesday ends in stalemate, the country’s chief debt envoy Vitaly Lisovenko said. …read more Source: The...

    Putin out to seize control of Ukraine, says Kiev defence chief
    Jun26

    Putin out to seize control of Ukraine, says Kiev defence chief

    KIEV (Reuters) – The West should not drop its guard over Ukraine, the country’s defence minister said on Friday, saying a build-up of Russian forces in support of separatists showed President Vladimir Putin was bent on seizing control of the country. …read more Source: The...

    Obama, Putin discuss Iran, Islamic State, Ukraine in phone call
    Jun26

    Obama, Putin discuss Iran, Islamic State, Ukraine in phone call

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin phoned U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday, their first call since February, to discuss Iran nuclear talks, “the increasingly dangerous situation in Syria” and the need to counter Islamic State militants, the White House said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

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