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    Germany protests Russia's ejection of conservative MP from Moscow
    May25

    Germany protests Russia's ejection of conservative MP from Moscow

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany formally protested to Russia on Monday over Moscow’s refusal to let a conservative German lawmaker into the country, a decision the Foreign Ministry criticised as unacceptable amid East-West tensions over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Gunman takes hostages after killing two in northeast Ukraine
    May25

    Gunman takes hostages after killing two in northeast Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – A gunman was holding two people hostage at a petrol station in northeast Ukraine on Monday after killing two others, the interior ministry said. …read more Source: The...

    About 100 U.S., European jets join Arctic exercise near Russia
    May25

    About 100 U.S., European jets join Arctic exercise near Russia

    OSLO (Reuters) – About 100 fighter jets from the United States and eight European nations began an Arctic training exercise in the Nordic nations on Monday, a region worried by increased Russian military activity. The exercise, based in the north of Norway, Sweden and Finland with 4,000 personnel, is meant to test cooperation among Arctic...

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed in separatist attacks in southeast – military
    May24

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed in separatist attacks in southeast – military

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and two others were wounded on Sunday when their positions came under attack from Russian-backed separatists in the southeast of Ukraine in violation of a ceasefire, a Ukrainian military official said. …read more Source: The...

    One Ukrainian civilian killed, two wounded in Avdiyivka shelling – police
    May24

    One Ukrainian civilian killed, two wounded in Avdiyivka shelling – police

    KIEV (Reuters) – One civilian has been killed and two wounded in shelling of the Kiev-held town of Avdiyivka in east Ukraine, the head of Donetsk regional police Vyacheslav Abroskin said in a Facebook post on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Shelling halts production at Avdiyivka coke plant in east Ukraine – Metinvest
    May24

    Shelling halts production at Avdiyivka coke plant in east Ukraine – Metinvest

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine steelmaker Metinvest said on Sunday it has halted production at its Avdiyivka facility in eastern Ukraine, one of Europe’s biggest coke plants, after heavy shelling caused major damage. …read more Source: The...

    Top rebel commander killed in east Ukraine – report
    May24

    Top rebel commander killed in east Ukraine – report

    KIEV (Reuters) – Aleksey Mozgovoi, a top rebel commander in east Ukraine, has been killed along with around six others in an attack by an unknown group of assailants, the press service for the separatist Luhansk territory (LITs) reported on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia links gas discount to Ukraine with debt repayments – agencies
    May23

    Russia links gas discount to Ukraine with debt repayments – agencies

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s decision on an extension of a gas discount to Ukraine may take into account Ukraine’s position on repayment of debts, Russian energy minister Alexander Novak said on Saturday according to comments cited in Russian news agencies. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine seeks Russian gas discount extension – RIA news agency
    May23

    Ukraine seeks Russian gas discount extension – RIA news agency

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukraine has asked Russia for an extension of a discount on the price of gas until the end of the year, Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Saturday, RIA news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed, five wounded in separatist east – Ukraine's military
    May23

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed, five wounded in separatist east – Ukraine's military

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and five wounded in clashes between government forces and Russian-backed separatists over the past 24 hours despite a ceasefire agreement, Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

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