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    Ukraine to suspend all trains to Crimea over security concerns – Ukrzaliznytsia
    Dec26

    Ukraine to suspend all trains to Crimea over security concerns – Ukrzaliznytsia

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s state rail company Ukrzaliznytsia said on Friday it would suspend passenger and cargo train services to the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, annexed by Russia in March, due to security concerns. …read more Source: The...

    Kiev and rebels to exchange hundreds of prisoners soon – security service
    Dec26

    Kiev and rebels to exchange hundreds of prisoners soon – security service

    KIEV (Reuters) – Kiev and pro-Russian separatists will exchange hundreds of prisoners soon, an aide to the head of Ukraine’s SBU state security service said on Friday, as the military reported a slight increase in rebel attacks. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Kiev's move to join NATO dangerous for Europe
    Dec25

    Russia says Kiev's move to join NATO dangerous for Europe

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Kiev’s efforts to join NATO are dangerous for Ukraine itself and Europe’s security, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted by Interfax news agency as saying on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine warns of more power cuts if mild weather fades
    Dec24

    Ukraine warns of more power cuts if mild weather fades

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine will be forced to implement more power cuts if the weather gets sharply colder, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says will sever ties with NATO if Ukraine joins Atlantic bloc – agency
    Dec24

    Russia says will sever ties with NATO if Ukraine joins Atlantic bloc – agency

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Wednesday it would respond adequately by severing ties with NATO if Ukraine becomes a member of the Atlantic bloc. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says NATO pushed Ukraine to give up neutral status
    Dec24

    Russia says NATO pushed Ukraine to give up neutral status

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said NATO pushed Ukraine to give up its neutral status as Kiev seeks closer ties with the Atlantic bloc and said the move, approved by Ukraine’s parliament this week, would “complicate the situation”. …read more Source: The...

    Rebels say new Ukraine peace talks to take place on Wednesday
    Dec24

    Rebels say new Ukraine peace talks to take place on Wednesday

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A meeting of a so-called contact group aimed at ending violence in eastern Ukraine is planned for Wednesday, Russian state television quoted Denis Pushilin, vice speaker of the separatists’ “People’s Council” leadership body, as saying. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Finance Ministry eyes 4.3 percent GDP contraction in draft 2015 budget
    Dec23

    Ukraine's Finance Ministry eyes 4.3 percent GDP contraction in draft 2015 budget

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Finance Ministry submitted on Tuesday a 2015 draft budget to parliament that envisaged the economy contracting 4.3 percent next year, slightly less than an earlier forecast. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Ukraine's renunciation of 'non-aligned; status will boost tensions – agency
    Dec23

    Russia says Ukraine's renunciation of 'non-aligned; status will boost tensions – agency

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday Ukraine’s renunciation of its “non-aligned” status was counterproductive and would only boost tensions around the crisis in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Ukraine's renunciation of 'non-aligned' status to hit ties -agency
    Dec23

    Russia says Ukraine's renunciation of 'non-aligned' status to hit ties -agency

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukraine’s renunciation of its “non-aligned” status is an unfriendly step towards Russia and will only “add to nuisances” in ties, Russia’s envoy to the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

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