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    Russia has not yet decided on cutting gas to Ukraine – minister
    Feb25

    Russia has not yet decided on cutting gas to Ukraine – minister

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia expects to receive natural gas payments soon from Kiev and has not yet decided on cutting supplies to Ukraine, Energy Minister Alexander Novak was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says many in Kiev want Ukraine peace deal to fail – Interfax
    Feb25

    Russia says many in Kiev want Ukraine peace deal to fail – Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is concerned that many people in Kiev and outside Ukraine want a peace deal in the east of the country to fail, Russia’s Interfax news agency quoted Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    France says Russia would face more sanctions if Mariupol attacked
    Feb25

    France says Russia would face more sanctions if Mariupol attacked

    PARIS (Reuters) – Moscow would face more EU sanctions if pro-Russia separatists attacked Ukraine’s government-held port of Mariupol, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine stops banks buying foreign currency for clients until February 28
    Feb25

    Ukraine stops banks buying foreign currency for clients until February 28

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank said on Wednesday it would prevent commercial banks from buying foreign currency for clients until Feb. 28. …read more Source: The...

    Leading powers seek stepped-up monitoring in Ukraine
    Feb24

    Leading powers seek stepped-up monitoring in Ukraine

    PARIS (Reuters) – The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany agreed on Tuesday to seek a reinforcement of the international monitoring mission in Ukraine and renewed their calls for an oft-breached ceasefire agreement to be respected. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine fears rebel movement towards Mariupol
    Feb24

    Ukraine fears rebel movement towards Mariupol

    PARIS (Reuters) – Ukraine fears pro-Russian forces are seeking to extend their control to the government-held port of Mariupol, its foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin said after talks in Paris aimed at enforcing a ceasefire. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine rebels show withdrawal of weapons; Kiev doubtful
    Feb24

    Ukraine rebels show withdrawal of weapons; Kiev doubtful

    MAKIYVKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russia separatists brought reporters on Tuesday to witness the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line in east Ukraine under a ceasefire deal, but Ukraine said the rebels were using the cover of the truce to reinforce for another advance. …read more Source: The...

    Russia is lying when it denies its troops are in Ukraine – Kerry
    Feb24

    Russia is lying when it denies its troops are in Ukraine – Kerry

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry replied “yes” on Tuesday when asked if Russia was lying when it said there are no Russian troops or equipment in Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists are fighting government troops. …read more Source: The...

    Russian lawmakers may take pay cut to weather crisis
    Feb24

    Russian lawmakers may take pay cut to weather crisis

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s lawmakers should take a pay cut to help Moscow through a financial crisis, the speaker of parliament said on Tuesday, appealing to their patriotism as Western sanctions over Ukraine drain the economy. …read more Source: The...

    France, Germany, Russia, Ukraine renew ceasefire calls
    Feb24

    France, Germany, Russia, Ukraine renew ceasefire calls

    PARIS (Reuters) – The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany agreed on Tuesday to seek a reinforcement of the OSCE monitoring mission in Ukraine and renewed calls for an oft-breached ceasefire agreement to be respected. …read more Source: The...

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