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    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...

    Merkel says largely up to Russia whether EU sanctions eased
    Jun07

    Merkel says largely up to Russia whether EU sanctions eased

    KRUEN, Germany (Reuters) – Any loosening of European Union sanctions against Russia over Ukraine lies to a large extent in Moscow’s hands, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    G7 leaders urge tough line on Russia at start of summit
    Jun07

    G7 leaders urge tough line on Russia at start of summit

    KRUEN, Germany (Reuters) – Leaders from the Group of Seven (G7) industrial nations backed a tough line towards Moscow at the start of a summit in the Bavarian Alps, with U.S. President Barack Obama urging the gathering to stand up to Russian aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Border patrol boat blows up, sinks off Ukraine's Mariupol – border guards
    Jun07

    Border patrol boat blows up, sinks off Ukraine's Mariupol – border guards

    KIEV (Reuters) – A search and rescue operation was underway on Sunday after a border patrol boat with a crew of seven sank off Ukraine’s port city of Mariupol following an explosion, border guard authorities said. …read more Source: The...

    Obama jokes, swigs beer with Bavarians at start of G7 trip
    Jun07

    Obama jokes, swigs beer with Bavarians at start of G7 trip

    KRUEN, Germany (Reuters) – Joking that he wanted to buy a pair of lederhosen leather shorts, U.S. President Barack Obama drank beer and mixed with Bavarians in a light-hearted start to his trip to Germany, before turning to more serious talks on the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Cameron – Europe must stay united on Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Jun07

    Cameron – Europe must stay united on Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    KRUEN, Germany (Reuters) – British Prime Minister David Cameron said Europe had to stay united to keep sanctions on Russia in place despite any pain they caused the 28-nation bloc, urging the Group of Seven industrial nations to send Moscow a tough message on Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

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