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    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...

    Trump signals support for Ukraine in letter to Lithuanian president
    Feb10

    Trump signals support for Ukraine in letter to Lithuanian president

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has expressed support for an undivided Ukraine in a letter to Lithuania’s president, using language similar to his predecessor Barack Obama that is likely to be welcomed by Kiev and NATO allies. …read more Source: The...

    EU top diplomat discusses Russia, Iran nuclear deal with Tillerson
    Feb10

    EU top diplomat discusses Russia, Iran nuclear deal with Tillerson

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In their first meeting, the European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke “at length” about terrorism, Russia, the Iran nuclear deal and Ukraine, the EU said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    Signatures that triggered EU-Ukraine referendum not vetted – Dutch government
    Feb09

    Signatures that triggered EU-Ukraine referendum not vetted – Dutch government

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The authenticity of more than 400,000 signatures gathered by activists in the Netherlands to trigger last year’s referendum on the European Union treaty with Ukraine was never verified, it emerged on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin says east Ukraine unlikely to be part of deal with Trump
    Feb09

    Kremlin says east Ukraine unlikely to be part of deal with Trump

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Thursday it was unlikely that the situation in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists are ranged against the Ukrainian army, would be part of any deal with U.S. President Donald Trump. …read more Source: The...

    Pirates kidnap seven Russians, one Ukrainian in Nigerian waters
    Feb08

    Pirates kidnap seven Russians, one Ukrainian in Nigerian waters

    LAGOS (Reuters) – Pirates have kidnapped seven Russians and one Ukrainian after attacking the cargo ship the BBC Caribbean off the coast of Nigeria, the Russian embassy said on its official Twitter account. …read more Source: The...

    Germany mulling meeting with Russia, Ukraine, France on Ukraine crisis
    Feb08

    Germany mulling meeting with Russia, Ukraine, France on Ukraine crisis

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany is in talks with its partners about organising a meeting between Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany on the Ukraine crisis on the sidelines of a meeting of G20 foreign ministers in Bonn next week, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel urges Putin to help end violence in eastern Ukraine-spokesman
    Feb07

    Merkel urges Putin to help end violence in eastern Ukraine-spokesman

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Russian President Vladimir Putin in a telephone call on Tuesday to use his influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to stop the violence there, a German government spokesman said. …read more Source: The...

    Putin, Merkel call for immediate truce in east Ukraine – Kremlin
    Feb07

    Putin, Merkel call for immediate truce in east Ukraine – Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a immediate restoration of the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine during a phone call on Tuesday between the two leaders, Kremlin said in statement. …read more Source: The...

    EU vows to stick to Russia sanctions despite Trump's bid for detente
    Feb06

    EU vows to stick to Russia sanctions despite Trump's bid for detente

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union will keep sanctions on Russia until Moscow drops its support for the separatist rebellion in Ukraine, foreign ministers said on Monday, as U.S. President Donald Trump promises better ties with the Kremlin. …read more Source: The...

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