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    Russia's Lavrov says 'pragmatic' talks with U.S.'s Tillerson did not touch on sanctions
    Feb16

    Russia's Lavrov says 'pragmatic' talks with U.S.'s Tillerson did not touch on sanctions

    BONN (Reuters) – Russia Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday a “pragmatic” meeting with his U.S. counterpart Rex Tillerson had addressed conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and Afghanistan, but not U.S. economic sanctions on Russia. …read more Source: The...

    Tillerson says U.S. expects Russia to meet Ukraine commitments
    Feb16

    Tillerson says U.S. expects Russia to meet Ukraine commitments

    BONN, Germany (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday that the United States was ready to work with Russia if there were common areas for cooperation, but said Moscow had to adhere to commitments made over Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Germany urges Russia to influence separatists in eastern Ukraine – sources
    Feb16

    Germany urges Russia to influence separatists in eastern Ukraine – sources

    BONN, Germany (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has told Russia to exert its influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to withdraw their weapons from the frontline, German diplomatic sources said after the minister met his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Lavrov to discuss Ukraine at talks with Tillerson – agencies
    Feb16

    Russia's Lavrov to discuss Ukraine at talks with Tillerson – agencies

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will discuss Ukraine and other topics during talks in Bonn on Thursday, deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin was quoted as saying by news agency RIA. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says Russian state hackers using new viruses for attacks
    Feb15

    Ukraine says Russian state hackers using new viruses for attacks

    KIEV (Reuters) – State-sponsored Russian hackers are using a new type of virus designed to attack critical Ukrainian infrastructure such as the power grid and financial system, a senior Ukrainian state security official said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russian foreign ministry says Crimea will not be returned to Ukraine
    Feb15

    Russian foreign ministry says Crimea will not be returned to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will not hand back control of Crimea to Ukraine, Russia’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday, responding to comments from the White House that the United States expected the Black Sea peninsula to be returned. …read more Source: The...

    Trump expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine – White House
    Feb14

    Trump expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump made it clear he expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine and reduce violence in Ukraine, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin denies campaign to discredit French election contender Macron
    Feb14

    Kremlin denies campaign to discredit French election contender Macron

    MOSCOW/PARIS (Reuters) – The Kremlin denied on Tuesday that it was behind media and internet attacks on the campaign of French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron though his camp renewed the charges against Russian media and a hackers’ group operating in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Dutch approval of Ukraine-EU treaty delayed until after elections – ANP
    Feb13

    Dutch approval of Ukraine-EU treaty delayed until after elections – ANP

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A landmark cooperation agreement between the European Union and Ukraine will delayed and might even be voided as the Netherlands puts off approving the treaty. …read more Source: The...

    NATO says it sees sharp rise in Russian disinformation since Crimea seizure
    Feb11

    NATO says it sees sharp rise in Russian disinformation since Crimea seizure

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO accused Russia of escalating a disinformation campaign since the Kremlin’s 2014 seizure of Ukraine’s Crimea region, saying Russian websites such as Sputnik and RT had posted false stories, the alliance’s spokeswoman said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

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