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    Merkel, Putin to discuss G20, Syria, Ukraine in Sochi on Tuesday
    Apr28

    Merkel, Putin to discuss G20, Syria, Ukraine in Sochi on Tuesday

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi next Tuesday to prepare the upcoming G20 summit in July and discuss geopolitical conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, a German government spokesman said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine readies project to jam separatist broadcasting
    Apr27

    Ukraine readies project to jam separatist broadcasting

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine plans to jam the airwaves transmitting broadcasts in support of Moscow-backed separatists in the eastern Donbass region, a top Ukrainian defence official said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Sanctions short-circuit Russia's electricity plans for annexed Crimea
    Apr27

    Sanctions short-circuit Russia's electricity plans for annexed Crimea

    MOSCOW/SEVASTOPOL, Crimea(Reuters) – Russia’s $1.3 billion (£1.01 billion) plan to build two new power plants in Crimea aimed to show that Moscow could complete high-tech projects on the annexed peninsula despite Western technology sanctions. …read more Source: The...

    China launches first domestically-built aircraft carrier
    Apr26

    China launches first domestically-built aircraft carrier

    BEIJING (Reuters) – China on Wednesday launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier, which will join an existing one bought second-hand from the Ukraine, amid rising tensions over North Korea and worries about Beijing’s assertiveness in the South China Sea. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine cuts power supply to separatist region, blaming unpaid debts
    Apr25

    Ukraine cuts power supply to separatist region, blaming unpaid debts

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s national power company said on Tuesday it had cut electricity to parts of an eastern region controlled by pro-Russian separatists because they had run up large debts. …read more Source: The...

    Member of security watchdog OSCE killed in Ukraine
    Apr23

    Member of security watchdog OSCE killed in Ukraine

    (Reuters) – One member of European security watchdog OSCE’s monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine was killed and another injured after their vehicle drove over a mine near Luhansk. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine not worried relations with U.S. fraying in Trump era
    Apr22

    Ukraine not worried relations with U.S. fraying in Trump era

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has strongly signalled it will continue to support Ukraine, Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk said on Friday, adding that the war-torn country had a “good, pragmatic” relationship with Washington. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine makes two high-profile detentions in corruption case
    Apr21

    Ukraine makes two high-profile detentions in corruption case

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian authorities detained a former lawmaker and the deputy chief of state energy firm Naftogaz in a case related to the embezzlement of $17.3 million through selling uranium concentrate at inflated prices, prosecutors and the anti-corruption bureau said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    U.N. court orders Russia to halt discrimination of Crimean Tartar minority
    Apr19

    U.N. court orders Russia to halt discrimination of Crimean Tartar minority

    THE HAGUE (Reuters) – The highest United Nations court on Wednesday ordered Russia to halt discrimination of ethnic Crimean Tartars, handing down an interim ruling in a dispute in which Ukraine is seeking to stop what is says is Moscow’s support for separatists. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says sanctions on Russia must stay
    Apr19

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says sanctions on Russia must stay

    LONDON (Reuters) – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday called for Western sanctions on Russia to be maintained in order to keep the Kremlin in line and to ensure the success of Ukraine’s own economic reform programme. …read more Source: The...

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