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    Insight – Merkel hits diplomatic dead-end with Putin
    Nov25

    Insight – Merkel hits diplomatic dead-end with Putin

    BERLIN (Reuters) – After nine months of non-stop German diplomacy to defuse the crisis in Ukraine, Chancellor Angela Merkel decided in mid-November that a change of tack was needed. …read more Source: The...

    France postpones decision on delivery of Mistral carriers
    Nov25

    France postpones decision on delivery of Mistral carriers

    PARIS (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande delayed indefinitely on Tuesday his decision on whether to deliver the first of two Mistral helicopter carriers ordered by Russia but whose status is in limbo as a result of the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Crimeans should pay back loans to Ukrainian banks – Russia
    Nov25

    Crimeans should pay back loans to Ukrainian banks – Russia

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Crimeans should pay off their debts to Ukrainian banks despite now living under Russian law, a Russian central bank official was quoted as saying, marking a change in position by Moscow which had suggested ignoring any payment demands. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine leader, under pressure from West, pledges new government soon
    Nov24

    Ukraine leader, under pressure from West, pledges new government soon

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine will take the first steps this week towards forming a new government, President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday, seeking to assuage concern among his Western allies that the delay is holding up reform and imperilling Western assistance. …read more Source: The...

    Lithuania to supply Ukrainian forces with some military aid – Poroshenko
    Nov24

    Lithuania to supply Ukrainian forces with some military aid – Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Lithuania is to provide Ukraine’s armed forces with some military aid to help them in the fight against pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Three more Ukrainian soldiers killed  – Kiev military
    Nov24

    Three more Ukrainian soldiers killed – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed in the past 24 hours in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in the east despite a ceasefire in place since early September, a Ukrainian military spokesman said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Dutch complete recovery of MH17 wreckage – government
    Nov23

    Dutch complete recovery of MH17 wreckage – government

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A week long operation to clear the wreckage from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine has been completed, the Dutch government said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Moldova, eyeing Ukraine, divided on Europe integration as election nears
    Nov23

    Moldova, eyeing Ukraine, divided on Europe integration as election nears

    CHISINAU (Reuters) – An election in ex-Soviet Moldova next weekend will decide how closely it sticks to its path of European integration in defiance of Russia, as neighbouring Ukraine struggles to handle a war triggered by following a similar pro-Europe line. …read more Source: The...

    Putin says Russia is not isolated over Ukraine crisis – TASS
    Nov23

    Putin says Russia is not isolated over Ukraine crisis – TASS

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin denied Moscow would be isolated internationally over the Ukraine crisis and said Russia’s economy would not be the only one to suffer from Western sanctions and falls in oil prices and the rouble. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel ally warns SPD against own diplomacy towards Russia
    Nov22

    Merkel ally warns SPD against own diplomacy towards Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) – A senior ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned the foreign minister and his fellow Social Democrats (SPD) against pursuing a more friendly approach towards Russia in the Ukraine crisis, according to Spiegel magazine. …read more Source: The...

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