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    Russians seized in Ukraine: We were following Moscow's orders
    May22

    Russians seized in Ukraine: We were following Moscow's orders

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Two Russian men captured by Ukrainian forces fighting pro-Russian rebels have told a newspaper they were in Ukraine on a mission for the Russian military, contradicting Moscow’s official line. …read more Source: The...

    EU and Ukraine plan joint anti-corruption team
    May22

    EU and Ukraine plan joint anti-corruption team

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union and Ukraine are planning to set up a joint anti-corruption investigative team by next month to tackle potential misuse of EU funds for Kiev, said an EU official involved in setting up the unit. …read more Source: The...

    Russian missile producer appeals against EU sanctions
    May22

    Russian missile producer appeals against EU sanctions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian missile manufacturer Almaz-Antey said on Friday it had filed an appeal against European Union sanctions imposed on it over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin says trying to free two Russians held by Kiev – RIA
    May22

    Kremlin says trying to free two Russians held by Kiev – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is taking the necessary steps to free two of its citizens captured by Ukraine, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted as saying on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Three Ukrainian servicemen killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine – Kiev military
    May22

    Three Ukrainian servicemen killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 12 wounded in fresh clashes between government forces and Russian-backed separatists despite a ceasefire, a spokesman for Kiev’s military said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Hollande says Russia, rebels must be pressured to respect ceasefire
    May22

    Hollande says Russia, rebels must be pressured to respect ceasefire

    RIGA (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande said on Friday that pressure needed to be applied on Russia and pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine to respect a ceasefire he helped broker in February. …read more Source: The...

    One worker killed in heavy shelling of Avdiyivka coke plant in east Ukraine – Metinvest
    May22

    One worker killed in heavy shelling of Avdiyivka coke plant in east Ukraine – Metinvest

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s largest steel company, Metinvest, said on Friday one worker had been killed and two wounded after its Avdiyivka coke plant in east Ukraine was hit by heavy shelling, damaging the factory’s equipment and transport infrastructure. …read more Source: The...

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed in fresh fighting in east – Kiev military
    May21

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed in fresh fighting in east – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and eight have been wounded in fresh separatist attacks in eastern Ukraine in violation of a ceasefire, Ukrainian military spokesman Oleksander Motuzyanyk said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine crisis makes EU eastern partnership more important – Merkel
    May21

    Ukraine crisis makes EU eastern partnership more important – Merkel

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The crisis in Ukraine makes the European Union’s partnership with the bloc’s eastern neighbours more important than ever, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, insisting that the initiative is not directed against Russia. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine wants roadmap to EU accession at Riga summit – minister
    May21

    Ukraine wants roadmap to EU accession at Riga summit – minister

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukraine’s foreign minister said his country wants assurances at a summit with the European Union this week that it is a suitable candidate for EU membership and its citizens will gain visa-free travel to the bloc next year. …read more Source: The...

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