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    EU tells Russia: Keep Balkans out of East-West confrontation
    Dec05

    EU tells Russia: Keep Balkans out of East-West confrontation

    SARAJEVO (Reuters) – The European Union urged Russia on Friday not to drag the Western Balkans into its deepening rift with the West over Ukraine, reflecting concern that the region risks becoming another point of East-West tension. …read more Source: The...

    Rivals try to give peace a chance on east Ukraine frontline
    Dec05

    Rivals try to give peace a chance on east Ukraine frontline

    KRASNY PARTYZAN, Ukraine (Reuters) – The flags of Russia, Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists flutter over a water tower building on one of the few stretches of the frontline in eastern Ukraine where peace has broken out. …read more Source: The...

    Finland parliament approves Russian-supplied nuclear plant
    Dec05

    Finland parliament approves Russian-supplied nuclear plant

    HELSINKI (Reuters) – Finland’s parliament on Friday approved plans to build a new nuclear plant supplied by Russia’s state-owned Rosatom despite East-West tensions over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    France's Hollande urges Putin to look ahead, not back, over Ukraine
    Dec05

    France's Hollande urges Putin to look ahead, not back, over Ukraine

    ASTANA (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande urged Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Friday to look to the future rather than the past to help ease tension over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    One civilian killed, one wounded in shelling in east Ukraine's Donetsk
    Dec05

    One civilian killed, one wounded in shelling in east Ukraine's Donetsk

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Shells struck a residential district of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Friday, killing a pensioner and injuring his wife. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Lavrov says West wrong to blame Moscow over Ukraine
    Dec05

    Russia's Lavrov says West wrong to blame Moscow over Ukraine

    BASEL, Switzerland (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov criticised the West on Friday for what he said were constant attempts to blame Russia for the crisis in east Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine minister pleads for energy saving, gas stocks drop
    Dec04

    Ukraine minister pleads for energy saving, gas stocks drop

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s new energy minister pleaded with industrial and domestic consumers to use less electricity as hard frosts led to a sharp drop in gas stocks and low coal stockpiles, making more blackouts likely. …read more Source: The...

    Highlights – Putin delivers keynote speech on economy, Ukraine
    Dec04

    Highlights – Putin delivers keynote speech on economy, Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Here are quotes from Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual state of the union speech to members of parliament and other top officials in the Kremlin on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry says Russia can rebuild trust if it withdraws from Ukraine
    Dec04

    Kerry says Russia can rebuild trust if it withdraws from Ukraine

    BASEL, Switzerland (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday Russia had pitched itself into isolation through its own actions in Ukraine and could rebuild international credibility only by ending its support for pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The...

    Highlights: Putin delivers keynote speech on economy, Ukraine
    Dec04

    Highlights: Putin delivers keynote speech on economy, Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Here are quotes from Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual state of the union speech to members of parliament and other top officials in the Kremlin on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

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