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    EU worried by military build-up, human rights situation in Crimea
    Mar16

    EU worried by military build-up, human rights situation in Crimea

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union said on Monday it would stick to its policy of not recognising Russia’s annexation of Crimea and voiced concern over what it said was a military build-up and deteriorating human rights situation there. …read more Source: The...

    Britain urges EU to keep sanctions on Russia until Minsk deal done
    Mar16

    Britain urges EU to keep sanctions on Russia until Minsk deal done

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain’s foreign minister called on EU leaders to maintain economic sanctions on Russia until the Minsk peace deal to stop fighting in Ukraine has been fully implemented. …read more Source: The...

    Austrian minister says Minsk accord best chance to solve Ukraine crisis
    Mar16

    Austrian minister says Minsk accord best chance to solve Ukraine crisis

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The Minsk agreement to end fighting in eastern Ukraine is the biggest chance to solve Ukraine crisis peacefully and European leaders should not declare it has failed, Austria’s foreign minister said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine urges allies to consider boycotting Russia's 2018 World Cup
    Mar16

    Ukraine urges allies to consider boycotting Russia's 2018 World Cup

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko urged his country’s allies to consider boycotting the 2018 football World Cup in Russia if Moscow does not pull all its troops out of his territory, in a German newspaper interview published on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Putin says Russia was ready for nuclear confrontation over Crimea
    Mar16

    Putin says Russia was ready for nuclear confrontation over Crimea

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow was ready to put its nuclear forces on alert to ensure Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine last year, President Vladimir Putin said in a pre-recorded documentary aired on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's president says truce not working, urges more Russia sanctions – newspaper
    Mar15

    Ukraine's president says truce not working, urges more Russia sanctions – newspaper

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Ukraine’s president accused Russian-backed separatists in the east of failing to respect a ceasefire with Ukrainian troops and called for further sanctions on Russia in comments to a German newspaper to be published on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Putin, speaking in film, says Russia saved life of Ukraine ex-leader – agency
    Mar15

    Putin, speaking in film, says Russia saved life of Ukraine ex-leader – agency

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking in a pre-recorded film about Russia’s seizure of Crimea, said the life of Ukrainian former president Viktor Yanukovich was in danger as a result of the “revolution” that set out to seize power in Kiev. …read more Source: The...

    China Premier says respects Ukraine integrity, won't be drawn on Crimea
    Mar15

    China Premier says respects Ukraine integrity, won't be drawn on Crimea

    BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday that his government respected the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, but would not be drawn on whether China considers Crimea to be Ukraine’s or Russia’s. …read more Source: The...

    Biden, Poroshenko call on Russia, separatists to implement ceasefire deal
    Mar15

    Biden, Poroshenko call on Russia, separatists to implement ceasefire deal

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke by phone on Saturday and both called on Russia and pro-Russian separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine to implement the Minsk ceasefire agreements, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    Germany wants Russia to comply with Ukraine peace deal before sanctions eased – sources
    Mar14

    Germany wants Russia to comply with Ukraine peace deal before sanctions eased – sources

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany and other countries want European Union leaders to endorse a declaration saying that EU sanctions on Russia will not be eased unless Moscow complies with a Ukraine ceasefire deal, two officials said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

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