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    Fuel depot blazes in Ukraine, explosion kills firemen – minister
    Jun09

    Fuel depot blazes in Ukraine, explosion kills firemen – minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – A powerful explosion killed a number of firemen on Tuesday as they fought to control a blazing fuel depot which had burned through the night outside the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, the interior minister said. …read more Source: The...

    Obama says Putin on doomed drive to recreate Soviet glories
    Jun08

    Obama says Putin on doomed drive to recreate Soviet glories

    KRUEN, Germany (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama accused President Vladimir Putin of wrecking Russia’s economy in a doomed drive to recreate the glories of the Soviet empire and G7 leaders said they could step up sanctions against Moscow if violence in Ukraine escalated. …read more Source: The...

    Russia refuses to sign IAEA annual report, says Sevastopol not in Ukraine
    Jun08

    Russia refuses to sign IAEA annual report, says Sevastopol not in Ukraine

    VIENNA (Reuters) – Russia has refused to sign off on the U.N. nuclear watchdog’s annual report because the document lists a nuclear reactor near Crimea’s Sevastopol as being in Ukraine, two diplomats present at the meeting told Reuters on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Exclusive – Russia refuses to sign IAEA annual report, says Sevastopol not in Ukraine
    Jun08

    Exclusive – Russia refuses to sign IAEA annual report, says Sevastopol not in Ukraine

    VIENNA (Reuters) – Russia has refused to sign off on the U.N. nuclear watchdog’s annual report because the document lists a nuclear reactor near Crimea’s Sevastopol as being in Ukraine, two diplomats present at the meeting told Reuters on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Obama says Russian troops operating in Ukraine, sanctions biting
    Jun08

    Obama says Russian troops operating in Ukraine, sanctions biting

    KRUEN, Germany (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday that Russian forces continue to operate in eastern Ukraine despite Moscow’s denials and the world’s major industrial democracies stood ready to impose significantly tougher sanctions if necessary. …read more Source: The...

    EU likely to extend Russia sanctions over Ukraine – Hollande
    Jun08

    EU likely to extend Russia sanctions over Ukraine – Hollande

    KRUEN, Germany (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande said it was likely that EU sanctions imposed on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine would be extended until the end of the year. …read more Source: The...

    Russia ramps up motor fuel sales to Ukraine, regardless of conflict
    Jun08

    Russia ramps up motor fuel sales to Ukraine, regardless of conflict

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian companies, spurred by healthy profits, have sharply raised sales of vital motor fuel to Ukraine this year, while at the same time also supplying the area of the country held by pro-Moscow separatists. …read more Source: The...

    History becomes a weapon in Russia-West rift over Ukraine
    Jun08

    History becomes a weapon in Russia-West rift over Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – History has become a weapon in Russia’s battle with the West over Ukraine as President Vladimir Putin looks increasingly to the past to whip up patriotism and rally support. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel says G7 ready to strengthen sanctions vs. Russia if needed
    Jun08

    Merkel says G7 ready to strengthen sanctions vs. Russia if needed

    KRUEN, Germany (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday the leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) countries were ready, if necessary, to strengthen sanctions against Russia over its involvement in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine military blames rebel bomb for patrol boat explosion
    Jun08

    Ukraine military blames rebel bomb for patrol boat explosion

    KIEV (Reuters) – An explosion which sank a border patrol boat off Ukraine’s strategically important port city of Mariupol was caused by a separatist-made bomb, the Ukrainian military said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

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