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    EU extends trade and investment ban on Crimea
    Jun19

    EU extends trade and investment ban on Crimea

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU governments extended for a year a ban on trade and investment with Crimea on Friday, meaning European help for Russian Black Sea oil and gas exploration and visits by European cruise ships will remain outlawed. …read more Source: The...

    Putin says Russia is tackling crisis successfully
    Jun19

    Putin says Russia is tackling crisis successfully

    ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia was doing well in tackling its economic crisis, aggravated by Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis and a fall in global oil prices. …read more Source: The...

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed as fighting intensifies in east – Ukraine military
    Jun18

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed as fighting intensifies in east – Ukraine military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 14 wounded in the past 24 hours in fighting in separatist eastern territories despite a ceasefire, the Ukrainian military said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia may toughen counter-sanctions over Ukraine-Kremlin aide
    Jun18

    Russia may toughen counter-sanctions over Ukraine-Kremlin aide

    ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) – Russia may toughen its response to sanctions imposed by the European Union over the crisis in Ukraine if the bloc extends its measures against Moscow, a Kremlin aide said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Latvia says Russia tension worst since Cuban missile crisis
    Jun18

    Latvia says Russia tension worst since Cuban missile crisis

    SYDNEY (Reuters) – Russia’s nuclear “sabre-rattling” and refusal to abide by the terms of a ceasefire in Ukraine have dragged East-West relations to their lowest level since the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    UK calls on Russia to free Ukrainian pilot, dismisses 'sabre-rattling'
    Jun17

    UK calls on Russia to free Ukrainian pilot, dismisses 'sabre-rattling'

    LONDON (Reuters) – Britain on Wednesday called on Russia to free detained Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko and told Moscow it and NATO would not be intimidated by “sabre-rattling” by President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: The...

    EU agrees to extend Russia economic sanctions by six months
    Jun17

    EU agrees to extend Russia economic sanctions by six months

    BRUSSELS/MOSCOW (Reuters) – European Union governments agreed on Wednesday to extend economic sanctions on Russia over its actions in Ukraine until Jan. 31, diplomats said, and Moscow said it would respond. …read more Source: The...

    Fuel depot blazes in Ukraine, three firemen missing
    Jun17

    Fuel depot blazes in Ukraine, three firemen missing

    VASYLKIV, Ukraine (Reuters) – Emergency services struggled to prevent the spread of a deadly fuel depot fire outside Kiev on Tuesday and three firemen were reported missing after the blaze triggered a powerful explosion. …read more Source: The...

    Russia, Germany, France, Ukraine foreign ministers to meet on June 23
    Jun17

    Russia, Germany, France, Ukraine foreign ministers to meet on June 23

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian, German, French and Ukrainian foreign ministers plan to meet on June 23 in Paris to discuss the Ukraine crisis, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    EU agrees to extend economic sanctions on Russia to end-January – sources
    Jun17

    EU agrees to extend economic sanctions on Russia to end-January – sources

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union ambassadors agreed on Wednesday to extend economic sanctions on Russia by six months until the end of January next year, diplomatic sources said. …read more Source: The...

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