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    Fresh rebel offensive would warrant more Russia sanctions – Germany
    Jan29

    Fresh rebel offensive would warrant more Russia sanctions – Germany

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday that a fresh offensive by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine would warrant more sanctions on Russia, while acknowledging that the new Greek government had not made discussions with EU peers easier. …read more Source: The...

    Greek foreign minister repeats criticism of EU over Ukraine
    Jan29

    Greek foreign minister repeats criticism of EU over Ukraine

    ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias stoked a brewing row with European partners over sanctions against Russia on Thursday, saying Athens would not be pushed into agreement because of its impending debt negotiations. …read more Source: The...

    Tighter sanctions on Russia cannot replace Ukraine peace plan – Austria's Faymann
    Jan29

    Tighter sanctions on Russia cannot replace Ukraine peace plan – Austria's Faymann

    SLAVKOV, Czech Republic (Reuters) – Stricter sanctions on Russia cannot replace a peace plan for the Ukraine crisis and are an emergency solution at best, Austria’s Chancellor Werner Faymann said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says five serviceman killed, 29 wounded in past 24 hours
    Jan29

    Ukraine says five serviceman killed, 29 wounded in past 24 hours

    KIEV (Reuters) – Five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 29 wounded in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine’s eastern regions in the past 24 hours, Kiev military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Greece misinterpreted over Russia sanctions -minister
    Jan29

    Greece misinterpreted over Russia sanctions -minister

    ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece’s new finance minister Yanis Varoufakis rejected suggestions that complaints from Athens over a European Union statement on Ukraine meant it was preparing to veto sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: The...

    Germany says nobody wants new sanctions but Russia must observe ceasefire
    Jan29

    Germany says nobody wants new sanctions but Russia must observe ceasefire

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Thursday that Europe had no interest in imposing tougher new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine, but the only way forward was to abide by the terms of last year’s ceasefire agreed in Minsk. …read more Source: The...

    Poland says more sanctions against Russia needed – minister
    Jan29

    Poland says more sanctions against Russia needed – minister

    WARSAW (Reuters) – European Union should impose further sanctions on Russia, Polish foreign minister Grzegorz Schetyna said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    EU's Schulz warns Tsipras against straying from stance against Russia
    Jan29

    EU's Schulz warns Tsipras against straying from stance against Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) – European Parliament President Martin Schulz warned leftist Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday against diverging from the European Union’s stance towards Russia in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    EU rebuffs Greek criticism of Ukraine statement
    Jan28

    EU rebuffs Greek criticism of Ukraine statement

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union rebuffed on Wednesday criticism from the new Greek government that it had not been consulted about a statement calling for work on possible new sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The...

    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...

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