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    EU lawmakers slam Russia, demand sanctions maintained
    Jun11

    EU lawmakers slam Russia, demand sanctions maintained

    STRASBOURG (Reuters) – The European Parliament passed a resolution on Thursday calling on EU governments to maintain sanctions on Russia over its action in Ukraine, the second such critical vote in the EU legislature in as many days. …read more Source: The...

    Killings of soldiers and civilians fray Ukraine's ceasefire
    Jun11

    Killings of soldiers and civilians fray Ukraine's ceasefire

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three civilians and two Ukrainian soldiers were killed in …read more Source: The...

    Three civilians, two Ukrainian soldiers killed in violence in eastern Ukraine – Kiev military
    Jun11

    Three civilians, two Ukrainian soldiers killed in violence in eastern Ukraine – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three civilians and two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in separate incidents in the past 24 hours in eastern Ukraine, where government forces are confronting a rebellion by Russian-backed separatists, the Ukrainian military said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says U.S. forces Kiev to prolong conflict
    Jun11

    Russia says U.S. forces Kiev to prolong conflict

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia accused the United States on Thursday of forcing Kiev to continue the conflict in east Ukraine and urged Washington to fully implement a treaty on eliminating intermediate-range and shorter-range missiles. …read more Source: The...

    Pope urges Putin to commit to 'sincere, great effort' for Ukraine peace
    Jun10

    Pope urges Putin to commit to 'sincere, great effort' for Ukraine peace

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday to commit himself to a “sincere and great effort” to achieve peace in Ukraine, the Vatican said. …read more Source: The...

    Sanctions push central Europe's armies further from Russia
    Jun10

    Sanctions push central Europe's armies further from Russia

    BRATISLAVA/SOFIA (Reuters) – A European Union embargo on arms imports from Russia, imposed last year in response to a pro-Russian rebellion in Ukraine, is speeding the demise of central Europe’s remaining military ties to its former overlord. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. urges Vatican to get tough with Putin on Ukraine
    Jun10

    U.S. urges Vatican to get tough with Putin on Ukraine

    ROME (Reuters) – The United States urged the Vatican on Wednesday to criticise Russia’s involvement in the Ukraine conflict more forcefully, hours before Pope Francis was due to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: The...

    U.S., G7 ready to impose more sanctions on Russia over Ukraine – Treasury
    Jun10

    U.S., G7 ready to impose more sanctions on Russia over Ukraine – Treasury

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told Ukrainian leaders on Tuesday that the United States and its G7 allies stood ready to impose more sanctions on Moscow if needed, a Treasury official said. …read more Source: The...

    Putin visits Italy with one eye on EU sanctions
    Jun10

    Putin visits Italy with one eye on EU sanctions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin will be on the lookout for signs of dissent over European Union sanctions on Russia when he visits Italy on Wednesday, but he is likely to be disappointed. …read more Source: The...

    Implementation of Minsk agreements on Ukraine 'still fragile' – Russian Foreign Ministry
    Jun09

    Implementation of Minsk agreements on Ukraine 'still fragile' – Russian Foreign Ministry

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The implementation of the Minsk agreements aimed at ending the conflict in east Ukraine is still fragile, Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

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