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    EU imposes sanctions on Ukraine rebel vote organisers
    Nov29

    EU imposes sanctions on Ukraine rebel vote organisers

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union has imposed sanctions on the organisers of rebel elections in eastern Ukraine this month, the bloc said on Saturday, hitting the separatists and their organizations with asset freezes and travel bans. …read more Source: The...

    Putin to push trade in Turkey despite disagreement on Syria
    Nov28

    Putin to push trade in Turkey despite disagreement on Syria

    ANKARA/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Turkey on Monday will have trade and energy issues at its heart, but is not expected to bridge deep differences over Syria and Crimea. …read more Source: The...

    German support for sanctions on Russia rise, poll finds
    Nov28

    German support for sanctions on Russia rise, poll finds

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The number of Germans supporting European Union economic sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis has risen in the last month and a large majority supports Chancellor Angela Merkel’s toughening stance, a poll on Friday found. …read more Source: The...

    Russian warships enter English Channel for drills – RIA
    Nov28

    Russian warships enter English Channel for drills – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A squadron of Russian warships entered the English Channel on Friday to hold exercises, RIA news agency reported, the latest apparent show of military might since ties with the West plunged to Cold War lows over Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Two civilians killed in shelling in east Ukraine rebel city
    Nov27

    Two civilians killed in shelling in east Ukraine rebel city

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – A 12-year-old boy and a 55-year-old woman were killed by shelling in the eastern Ukrainian separatist stronghold of Donetsk on Thursday, the city administration reported, despite a Sept. 5 ceasefire deal. …read more Source: The...

    NATO wrestles with new fast-reaction force prompted by Ukraine crisis
    Nov27

    NATO wrestles with new fast-reaction force prompted by Ukraine crisis

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO’s planned new fast-reaction force, centrepiece of its response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea, is proving harder to set up than expected because of shortages of vital equipment and arguments over funding, diplomats say. …read more Source: The...

    War veterans steal limelight in Ukraine's new parliament
    Nov27

    War veterans steal limelight in Ukraine's new parliament

    KIEV (Reuters) – War veterans and nationalist radicals brought a revolutionary air to the opening on Thursday of Ukraine’s new parliament convened to name a government to hold the country together and set out a programme of far-reaching reform. …read more Source: The...

    Majority of Russians believe their troops are not fighting in Ukraine – poll
    Nov27

    Majority of Russians believe their troops are not fighting in Ukraine – poll

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A majority of Russians believe their country’s troops are not fighting in eastern Ukraine but nearly half would be glad if it turned out they were, an opinion poll showed on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Former deputy PM Groysman elected as speaker of Ukrainian parliament
    Nov27

    Former deputy PM Groysman elected as speaker of Ukrainian parliament

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian parliament on Thursday elected former deputy prime minister Volodymyr Groysman to the powerful post of speaker. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says country opposes federalisation
    Nov27

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says country opposes federalisation

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday 100 percent of Ukrainians were in favour of a having single state, without federalisation, in a keynote address to the first session of a new parliament. …read more Source: The...

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