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    Germany's Gabriel sees no scope for easing Russian sanctions
    Mar01

    Germany's Gabriel sees no scope for easing Russian sanctions

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Wednesday there had hardly been any progress in implementing the Minsk peace agreement for eastern Ukraine, which meant no lifting of sanctions against Russia was in sight. …read more Source: The...

    Firms seized in rebel-held east Ukraine as blockade tension mounts
    Mar01

    Firms seized in rebel-held east Ukraine as blockade tension mounts

    KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – A leading telecoms firm and a humanitarian group owned by Ukraine’s richest man said on Wednesday they had been forced to stop operating in territory controlled by Russia-backed separatists as their offices had been seized by armed men. …read more Source: The...

    In Ukraine, separatists issue ultimatum to end rail blockade
    Feb27

    In Ukraine, separatists issue ultimatum to end rail blockade

    KIEV (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine said on Monday they would take control of Ukraine-run businesses in rebel-held areas if the Ukrainian government does not end a rail blockade that has halted coal supplies. …read more Source: The...

    Russian frigate heads to Mediterranean on Syria mission – source
    Feb27

    Russian frigate heads to Mediterranean on Syria mission – source

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (Reuters) – The Russian frigate Admiral Grigorovich left the port of Sevastopol in Crimea on Monday for the Mediterranean where it will join the country’s naval forces deployed near the Syrian coast, a Russian source told Reuters. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine central bank denies reports of governor's resignation
    Feb27

    Ukraine central bank denies reports of governor's resignation

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian central bank said on Monday that reports Governor Valeriia Gontareva had resigned were incorrect. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. condemns attacks on special monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine
    Feb26

    U.S. condemns attacks on special monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Sunday condemned an attack on special monitoring missions in eastern Ukraine and called on Russia and the separatist forces it backs to immediately observe the ceasefire under the Minsk agreements. …read more Source: The...

    Vienna court decides against detaining Ukrainian businessman Firtash
    Feb24

    Vienna court decides against detaining Ukrainian businessman Firtash

    VIENNA (Reuters) – A Vienna court decided on Friday to not to detain Ukrainian tycoon Dmytro Firtash, three days after a decision to extradite him to the United States on bribery allegations and his simultaneous arrest on Spain-based accusations of money laundering. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian MP kidnapped by unidentified attackers in Odessa
    Feb23

    Ukrainian MP kidnapped by unidentified attackers in Odessa

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian lawmaker Oleksiy Honcharenko was kidnapped by unidentified attackers in the southern city of Odessa, a senior lawmaker and regional authorities said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine ceasefire 'doesn't look too good' – OSCE head
    Feb22

    Ukraine ceasefire 'doesn't look too good' – OSCE head

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The head of the OSCE said on Tuesday that a ceasefire in Ukraine was not looking “too good” and confirmation of the agreed removal of heavy artillery would have to wait until at least Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian MP plans to travel to Washington to push peace plan
    Feb21

    Ukrainian MP plans to travel to Washington to push peace plan

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Ukrainian lawmaker who proposed an alternative plan for peace with Russian-backed separatists to U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration told Reuters on Tuesday he plans to travel to Washington to present the proposal publicly. …read more Source: The...

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