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    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...

    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...

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