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    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...

    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...

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