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    Western sanctions may last for decades – Russian minister tells newspaper
    Dec18

    Western sanctions may last for decades – Russian minister tells newspaper

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Western sanctions over Russia’s role in the Ukraine crisis are likely to last “for a very long time”, possibly decades, Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev told Vedomosti newspaper. …read more Source: The...

    EU's Mogherini says detects some 'willingness' from Russia to resolve Ukraine conflict
    Dec17

    EU's Mogherini says detects some 'willingness' from Russia to resolve Ukraine conflict

    KIEV (Reuters) – EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Wednesday she and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko had detected some signs of greater willingness from Russia to resolve the crisis in Ukraine’s separatist eastern territories. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine leader wants to join 'Euro-Atlantic' security alliance
    Dec17

    Ukraine leader wants to join 'Euro-Atlantic' security alliance

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday he had decided his country should set out on a course towards Euro-Atlantic security integration. …read more Source: The...

    EU says Ukraine needs $15 billion, has limited ability to help
    Dec17

    EU says Ukraine needs $15 billion, has limited ability to help

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund estimates Ukraine needs another $15 billion (9.55 billion pounds) in financing to withstand an economic crisis but the European Union has only limited capacity to help, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    New Ukraine peace talks may be held Sunday in Minsk – Poroshenko
    Dec17

    New Ukraine peace talks may be held Sunday in Minsk – Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – A fresh round of peace talks involving Russia, Ukraine and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe may be held in the Belarussian capital on Sunday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says arms for Kiev won't help solve Ukraine crisis – RIA
    Dec17

    Russia says arms for Kiev won't help solve Ukraine crisis – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A deputy Russian foreign minister declared on Tuesday that supplying weapons to Kiev would not help solve a crisis in east Ukraine, after the White House said U.S. President Barack Obama would sign corresponding legislation this week. …read more Source: The...

    Tripoli-based government releases foreign airmen held in Libya
    Dec16

    Tripoli-based government releases foreign airmen held in Libya

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Libya’s rival government released four air crew members from Ukraine, Russia and Tajikistan who had flown into the North African country from the United Arab Emirates without permission, officials said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Obama to sign new Russian sanctions bill by end of week – spokesman
    Dec16

    Obama to sign new Russian sanctions bill by end of week – spokesman

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama was expected to sign legislation implementing new sanctions on Russia over its activities in Ukraine by the end of the week, the White House said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine criticises Russia over Crimea nuclear weapons comment
    Dec16

    Ukraine criticises Russia over Crimea nuclear weapons comment

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Russia would violate international agreements if it placed nuclear weapons in Crimea, which it annexed from Ukraine, Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry says Russia has made 'constructive moves' on Ukraine in recent days
    Dec16

    Kerry says Russia has made 'constructive moves' on Ukraine in recent days

    LONDON (Reuters) – Russia has made constructive moves in recent days towards possibly reducing tensions in Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

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