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    Obama administration says no decision yet on Russia sanctions bill
    Dec15

    Obama administration says no decision yet on Russia sanctions bill

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration is looking at a bill that would authorise new sanctions on Russia over its activities in Ukraine, and has not yet made a decision on whether the president will sign the measure, a senior administration official said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says it wants east Ukraine to stay with Kiev under reformed constitution
    Dec15

    Russia says it wants east Ukraine to stay with Kiev under reformed constitution

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow wants Ukraine to carry out a constitutional reform to allow more autonomy to Russian-speaking eastern regions that would then stay with Kiev, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in comments published on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Around 1,300 killed in Ukraine since ceasefire – U.N.
    Dec15

    Around 1,300 killed in Ukraine since ceasefire – U.N.

    KIEV (Reuters) – Around 1,300 people have been killed in Ukraine’s separatist conflict since a September ceasefire, according to a U.N. report that said many living in the country’s rebel-held east were struggling to survive. …read more Source: The...

    Moscow shifts to tougher economic relationship with Ukraine – PM
    Dec15

    Moscow shifts to tougher economic relationship with Ukraine – PM

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moving closer to the European Union offers no panacea for Ukraine’s financial problems and will mean big losses in economic ties with Moscow, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in an article published on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Paris, Berlin urge Poroshenko to press ahead with reforms
    Dec15

    Paris, Berlin urge Poroshenko to press ahead with reforms

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande urged Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko on Sunday to press ahead with reforms to facilitate an economic recovery and access to foreign aid. …read more Source: The...

    Britain to treat wounded Ukrainian soldiers in English hospital
    Dec14

    Britain to treat wounded Ukrainian soldiers in English hospital

    LONDON (Reuters) – Britain said on Sunday it would provide medical treatment to a group of Ukrainian servicemen who had been seriously wounded fighting pro-Russian militants in eastern Ukraine, the latest example of its support for the struggling government in Kiev. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says U.S. destroying 'carcass of cooperation' with Ukraine law
    Dec12

    Russia says U.S. destroying 'carcass of cooperation' with Ukraine law

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Friday sternly criticised a law backed by the U.S. Congress over Ukraine and said Washington was doing its utmost to “destroy the carcass of cooperation” between the two countries. …read more Source: The...

    Miners swell rebel ranks in east Ukraine as pits close
    Dec12

    Miners swell rebel ranks in east Ukraine as pits close

    DONETSK, Ukraine/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Even at the age of 52, retired coal miner Viktor felt compelled to come out of retirement and join the pro-Russian separatist rebellion in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine defence chief wants budget doubled to fight separatists
    Dec12

    Ukraine defence chief wants budget doubled to fight separatists

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s defence minister called on Friday for a doubling of the military budget next year to allow the army to buy weapons abroad and better equip itself to fight Russian-backed separatists in the east. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Lavrov says peace talks in Ukraine needed swiftly – TASS
    Dec12

    Russia's Lavrov says peace talks in Ukraine needed swiftly – TASS

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reiterated on Friday Moscow’s calls to convene as soon as possible another round of peace talks on the conflict in east Ukraine’s Donbass region, TASS news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

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