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    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...

    Russia's Ukraine actions have made its economy vulnerable – PM's spokesman
    Dec16

    Russia's Ukraine actions have made its economy vulnerable – PM's spokesman

    LONDON (Reuters) – Russia’s isolation over its actions in Ukraine have made it more vulnerable to global economic shocks, British Prime Minister David Cameron’s spokesman said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko hails first full overnight truce in rebel east
    Dec16

    Ukraine's Poroshenko hails first full overnight truce in rebel east

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s separatist east passed the night into Tuesday without any shooting, President Petro Poroshenko said, hailing the first such stretch of calm as a positive sign for the next steps in a peace plan. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian PM appeals to EU for immediate financial aid
    Dec16

    Ukrainian PM appeals to EU for immediate financial aid

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk appealed to the European Union for urgent financial aid on Monday, saying the government was doing all it could to fix a shattered economy but needed help. …read more Source: The...

    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...

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