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    EU should not rush with new Russia sanctions – Germany's Gabriel
    Jan28

    EU should not rush with new Russia sanctions – Germany's Gabriel

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said on Wednesday that the European Union should not rush to impose new sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Greek minister says Athens against sanctions on Russia
    Jan28

    Greek minister says Athens against sanctions on Russia

    ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece is against sanctions on Russia, newly appointed Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis said on Wednesday, a day before the European Union is due to extend sanctions on Russia for six months. …read more Source: The...

    Canada provides new C$200 mln loan to Ukraine
    Jan28

    Canada provides new C$200 mln loan to Ukraine

    OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada will provide a second C$200 million (105.40 million pounds) low-interest loan to Ukraine, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    EU to extend sanctions on Russia to end-2015
    Jan28

    EU to extend sanctions on Russia to end-2015

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union will extend asset freezes and travel bans imposed on dozens of Russians and Ukrainians after Moscow’s annexation of Crimea to the end of this year, according to a draft statement seen by Reuters on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Exclusive – EU draft would extend Russia sanctions over Ukraine escalation
    Jan28

    Exclusive – EU draft would extend Russia sanctions over Ukraine escalation

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The EU has prepared a draft statement for the foreign ministers of its 28 members to agree to extend sanctions against Russia by six months, add new people to the sanctions list and prepare new measures. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Kiev's actions will escalate Ukraine fighting
    Jan28

    Russia says Kiev's actions will escalate Ukraine fighting

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Wednesday military action by Ukrainian government forces would lead to an “inevitable further escalation of the conflict” in eastern Ukraine and undermine peace efforts. …read more Source: The...

    Plunging oil strengthens Ukraine's hand in Russia gas talks
    Jan28

    Plunging oil strengthens Ukraine's hand in Russia gas talks

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has a stronger hand to play at talks with Russia on gas supplies thanks to the fall in oil prices, which has dragged down gas prices, and after showing it can live on less. …read more Source: The...

    EU to extend Russia sanctions, add new names, prepare new steps
    Jan28

    EU to extend Russia sanctions, add new names, prepare new steps

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union will extend by six months sanctions imposed on Russia last March over its annexation of Crimea, add new people to those under sanctions and prepare new measures, draft conclusions for an EU foreign ministers meeting showed. …read more Source: The...

    Kazakhstan bans rallies, fearing Ukraine-style turmoil –  U.N. report
    Jan28

    Kazakhstan bans rallies, fearing Ukraine-style turmoil – U.N. report

    ALMATY (Reuters) – Kazakhstan says it has clamped down on peaceful rallies out of fear of a repeat of the protests that brought chaos to Ukraine, a United Nations special rapporteur said in a critical report on the central Asian state. …read more Source: The...

    Putin eyes benefits as rebels gain in Ukraine
    Jan28

    Putin eyes benefits as rebels gain in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Boxed into a corner by a financial crisis and the West’s refusal to drop sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin has come out fighting. …read more Source: The...

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