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    Ukraine ceasefire deal talks may be held on December 9 – Poroshenko
    Dec06

    Ukraine ceasefire deal talks may be held on December 9 – Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday a preliminary agreement had been reached to hold talks in Minsk on Dec. 9 on implementing the steps of a September ceasefire deal with eastern separatists, Interfax reported. …read more Source: The...

    France's Hollande tells Putin he wants to discuss Ukraine crisis
    Dec06

    France's Hollande tells Putin he wants to discuss Ukraine crisis

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande told Russian President Vladimir Putin at the start of a brief stopover at a Moscow airport that he wanted to discuss the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Gazprom receives prepayment from Ukraine for gas supplies
    Dec06

    Russia's Gazprom receives prepayment from Ukraine for gas supplies

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian natural gas producer Gazprom said on Saturday it had received a prepayment of $378.22 million from Ukraine for natural gas supplies, paving the way for the first shipments to Kiev since Moscow cut supplies in June. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko tells army not to give up Donetsk airport
    Dec05

    Ukraine's Poroshenko tells army not to give up Donetsk airport

    KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – The whole of Ukraine will be within reach of the “enemy” if its armed forces lose control of the international airport in the eastern city of Donetsk to separatists, President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

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

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

    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...

    Ukraine is short of slightly more than 10 percent of required power – minister
    Dec05

    Ukraine is short of slightly more than 10 percent of required power – minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is short of slightly more than 10 percent of the electrical power it requires, Energy Minister Volodymyr Demchyshyn said on Friday, as separatist violence in industrial eastern regions has disrupted supplies to power plants. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine power company boss detained over botched coal deal
    Dec05

    Ukraine power company boss detained over botched coal deal

    KIEV (Reuters) – The head of a Ukrainian state energy firm has been detained on suspicion of embezzling funds after a botched deal to buy South African coal deepened the country’s electricity crisis, prosecutors said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    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...

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