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    Ukraine's Metinvest says separatists have seized assets
    Mar15

    Ukraine's Metinvest says separatists have seized assets

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s largest steelmaker, Metinvest said on Wednesday steel and coke assets in territory controlled by pro-Russian separatists had been seized by rebels. …read more Source: The...

    Key U.S. Senate committee leaders say Russia sanctions must remain
    Mar15

    Key U.S. Senate committee leaders say Russia sanctions must remain

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top Republican and Democrat on the U.S. Senate Banking Committee both said on Wednesday that sanctions imposed on Russia over its involvement in Ukraine must not be lifted without drastic changes by Russia. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine suspends all cargo traffic with separatist-held territory
    Mar15

    Ukraine suspends all cargo traffic with separatist-held territory

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Security and Defence Council approved on Wednesday the suspension of all cargo traffic with separatist-held territory, the council’s Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov said. …read more Source: The...

    Disappearing books – How Russia is shuttering its Ukrainian library
    Mar15

    Disappearing books – How Russia is shuttering its Ukrainian library

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – First, armed police seized some of its books. Next, its director was put on trial accused of stirring up ethnic hatred. And now, quietly, its shelves have been emptied and its volumes packed up, ready to be merged into another library’s collection. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine mulls ban on Russia's Eurovision entry
    Mar13

    Ukraine mulls ban on Russia's Eurovision entry

    KIEV (Reuters) – This year’s Eurovision Song Contest host Ukraine may ban Russia’s competitor from entering the country following reports the singer has visited Crimea since the peninsula was seized by Russia, Ukraine’s state security service (SBU) said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    EU prolongs until September blacklist of Russians over Ukraine crisis
    Mar13

    EU prolongs until September blacklist of Russians over Ukraine crisis

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union has prolonged for six months until Sept. 15 a blacklist of Russian and Crimean individuals and firms accused of undermining Ukraine’s integrity and independence, an EU statement said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Trump to ask Merkel for advice on Ukraine conflict, Putin – U.S. officials
    Mar10

    Trump to ask Merkel for advice on Ukraine conflict, Putin – U.S. officials

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will ask German Chancellor Angela Merkel for her views on how the United States can help resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine when they meet next week, senior Trump administration officials said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Germany's Gabriel warns about danger of new arms race with Russia
    Mar09

    Germany's Gabriel warns about danger of new arms race with Russia

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Thursday warned about the danger of a new arms race spiral with Russia and called on all sides to work to end the violence in eastern Ukraine as a first step towards broader disarmament efforts. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine protesters keep graft trial on track despite health scare, bomb threats
    Mar07

    Ukraine protesters keep graft trial on track despite health scare, bomb threats

    KIEV (Reuters) – A judge ordered Ukraine’s top tax official on Tuesday to be jailed or pay a hefty bail pending his trial for suspected embezzlement, in a landmark ruling hailed by protesters as a blow for transparency in one of Europe’s most corrupt countries. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine accused of seeking to litigate Crimea annexation
    Mar07

    Ukraine accused of seeking to litigate Crimea annexation

    THE HAGUE (Reuters) – Russia accused Ukraine on Tuesday of taking it to court under false pretences, using allegations of financing terrorism and ethnic discrimination as a front to litigate Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula three years ago. …read more Source: The...

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