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    Conflict, militancy hit human rights in Middle East, African nations – TRFN
    Dec03

    Conflict, militancy hit human rights in Middle East, African nations – TRFN

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Syria was bottom and Ukraine had the biggest slide in a human rights index published on Wednesday, as countries suffering from conflict grappled with human trafficking and other rights violations. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's South Stream pipeline falls victim to Ukraine crisis, energy rout
    Dec02

    Russia's South Stream pipeline falls victim to Ukraine crisis, energy rout

    SINGAPORE/LONDON (Reuters) – Russia’s $40 billion (£25.4 billion) South Stream gas pipeline project has fallen victim to plunging energy prices, stalling European demand and the political standoff between the European Union and Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian parliament gives initial approval to new government
    Dec02

    Ukrainian parliament gives initial approval to new government

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament approved in an initial round of voting on Tuesday a new government that includes foreign technocrats in key financial roles. …read more Source: The...

    Russia abandons South Stream but not goal of bypassing Ukraine
    Dec02

    Russia abandons South Stream but not goal of bypassing Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin’s decision to drop the South Stream pipeline project is a blow but not an end to Russia’s search for ways to get natural gas to Europe without going through Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine president stands by foreign and defence chiefs
    Dec02

    Ukraine president stands by foreign and defence chiefs

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko nominated his foreign and defence ministers for new terms on Tuesday, signalling a major change in policy is unlikely in the conflict with pro-Russian separatists in the east. …read more Source: The...

    Foreign technocrats given Ukrainian citizenship before cabinet vote
    Dec02

    Foreign technocrats given Ukrainian citizenship before cabinet vote

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday granted citizenship to three foreign technocrats nominated for cabinet positions in a new government hoping to tackle severe economic and defence threats. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainians feel the pinch as winter closes in
    Dec02

    Ukrainians feel the pinch as winter closes in

    KIEV (Reuters) – Every day, Yevgenia gets up before dawn to travel to the outskirts of the Ukrainian capital Kiev to sell five bottles of fresh milk from her village cows for around 66 U.S. cents a litre. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko nominates foreign, defence ministers for new terms
    Dec02

    Ukraine's Poroshenko nominates foreign, defence ministers for new terms

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday he had nominated Pavlo Klimkin to stay on as foreign minister and Stepan Poltorak to remain defence minister in a new government. …read more Source: The...

    NATO, Ukraine condemn Russian military build-up in Crimea
    Dec02

    NATO, Ukraine condemn Russian military build-up in Crimea

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Foreign ministers from the 28 NATO countries and Ukraine condemned on Tuesday a Russian military build-up in Crimea and what they called Russia’s “deliberate destabilisation” of eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. to discuss possible new Russia sanctions with European allies
    Dec02

    U.S. to discuss possible new Russia sanctions with European allies

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will talk to European allies this week about imposing further sanctions on Russia if pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine do not halt violence, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

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