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    Head of Russia's only Ukrainian library gets suspended jail term
    Jun05

    Head of Russia's only Ukrainian library gets suspended jail term

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A court in Moscow on Monday handed a four-year suspended prison sentence to Natalya Sharina, the head of Russia’s only state-run Ukrainian language library, after finding her guilty of inciting ethnic hatred and embezzlement, a Reuters reporter in the courtroom said. …read more Source: The...

    Washington softens stance on U.S. investors mingling with Putin and allies
    Jun02

    Washington softens stance on U.S. investors mingling with Putin and allies

    ST PETERSBURG, Russia/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – For three years after Russia annexed Crimea, Washington officials quietly cautioned major U.S. firms about attending the annual St Petersburg forum, where investors mingle with President Vladimir Putin and his lieutenants. …read more Source: The...

    Montenegro's PM says Russia has secret entry ban for its officials
    May31

    Montenegro's PM says Russia has secret entry ban for its officials

    PODGORICA (Reuters) – The Kremlin has a secret list of Montenegrin officials that are banned from entering Russia, due to the small Adriatic republic’s participation in Western sanctions over Ukraine, the country’s Prime Minister Dusko Markovic said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    France says worried by Ukraine crisis, demands guarantees for observers
    May31

    France says worried by Ukraine crisis, demands guarantees for observers

    PARIS (Reuters) – France’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday it was “extremely concerned” by the situation on the ground in eastern Ukraine and demanded guarantees that international observers be allowed to carry out their mission fully. …read more Source: The...

    Watch incredible moment water pipe explodes after inflating carpark surface like a balloon
    May31

    Watch incredible moment water pipe explodes after inflating carpark surface like a balloon

    KYIV: Surveillance video has captured the incredible moment that a water main burst in Kiev, Ukraine, with such force that it inflated the asphalt surface of a carpark like a balloon, before erupting on a fountain of mud and debris. …read more Source: The...

    After a year's delay, Dutch approve Ukraine treaty
    May30

    After a year's delay, Dutch approve Ukraine treaty

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Dutch senate on Tuesday approved a European Union “association agreement” with Ukraine, a final hurdle to the treaty, which strengthens the former Soviet republic’s ties with Western Europe and moves it further from Moscow’s orbit. …read more Source: The...

    Macron says France, Russia agree on need for Ukraine peace talks soon
    May29

    Macron says France, Russia agree on need for Ukraine peace talks soon

    VERSAILLES, France (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday that he and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin were agreed the time was right for a new round of peace talks on Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Germany says to host Tuesday meeting on Ukraine crisis
    May29

    Germany says to host Tuesday meeting on Ukraine crisis

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Deputy foreign ministers from Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia will meet in Berlin on Tuesday to discuss the Ukraine crisis in the Normandy group format, a German Foreign Ministry spokesman said. …read more Source: The...

    Fighting corruption, Ukraine starts to judge its judges
    May25

    Fighting corruption, Ukraine starts to judge its judges

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian judge Artur Yemelianov has acknowledged in an online declaration that he owns a Breguet watch worth nearly a third of his annual salary and keeps piles of cash. …read more Source: The...

    Germany, Ukraine say aim to get back to Minsk ceasefire deal
    May20

    Germany, Ukraine say aim to get back to Minsk ceasefire deal

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko agreed on Saturday to try to improve the security situation in eastern Ukraine and return to implementing the Minsk ceasefire deal after an upsurge in violence there. …read more Source: The...

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