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    NATO says won't be dragged into arms race with Russia
    Jun24

    NATO says won't be dragged into arms race with Russia

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The head of NATO said on Wednesday the alliance would not be forced into a new arms race with Russia but that what he called Moscow’s aggression in Ukraine had compelled it to strengthen its defences. …read more Source: The...

    'Normandy' group of foreign ministers call for ceasefire in Donbass – Fabius
    Jun24

    'Normandy' group of foreign ministers call for ceasefire in Donbass – Fabius

    PARIS (Reuters) – The foreign ministers of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine expressed their concerns about the worsening security situation in the Donbass region at a meeting in Paris on Tuesday, France’s Laurent Fabius said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    US to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe
    Jun23

    US to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe

    TALLINN (Reuters) – The United States will pre-position tanks, artillery and other military equipment in eastern and central Europe, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Tuesday, moving to reassure NATO allies unnerved by Russian involvement in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Exclusive: International tribunal looks like best chance for MH17 justice – Dutch sources
    Jun23

    Exclusive: International tribunal looks like best chance for MH17 justice – Dutch sources

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Netherlands is discussing with its allies an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysian airliner over rebel-held eastern Ukraine last year, sources familiar with the discussions have told Reuters. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine appeals to EU over 'illegal' Gazprom-Slovak pipeline contract
    Jun23

    Ukraine appeals to EU over 'illegal' Gazprom-Slovak pipeline contract

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Kiev has appealed to the European Union over an agreement between Slovak pipeline operator Eustream and Russia’s Gazprom that it says violates EU law in allowing Gazprom to prevent reverse flows back to Ukraine in a key pipeline, according to a document seen by Reuters. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says rebels used long-range artillery on villages, one soldier dead
    Jun23

    Ukraine says rebels used long-range artillery on villages, one soldier dead

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian military on Tuesday accused Russian-backed rebels of conducting long-range artillery attacks on villages in the east and said one of its serviceman was killed and 12 wounded in clashes in the past 24 hours. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe
    Jun23

    U.S. to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe

    TALLINN (Reuters) – The United States will pre-position tanks, artillery and other military equipment in eastern and central Europe, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced on Tuesday, moving to reassure NATO allies unnerved by Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    EU keeps up pressure on Russia by extending economic sanctions
    Jun22

    EU keeps up pressure on Russia by extending economic sanctions

    LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – European Union foreign ministers extended economic sanctions on Russia until Jan. 31 on Monday, keeping up pressure on Moscow to help resolve the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says sanctions unfounded, sticks to policy of reciprocity
    Jun22

    Russia says sanctions unfounded, sticks to policy of reciprocity

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia believes that Western sanctions are unfounded, the Kremlin spokesman said on Monday after the European Union decided to extend sanctions to Jan. 31, 2016, over Moscow’s role in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine creditor group hopes to meet with IMF, Kiev soon
    Jun22

    Ukraine creditor group hopes to meet with IMF, Kiev soon

    LONDON (Reuters) – Ukraine’s biggest group of creditors said on Monday that a debt restructuring plan proposed by Kiev was based on IMF estimates that were not yet publicly available, adding it hoped to soon meet with the IMF and Ukraine’s government. …read more Source: The...

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