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    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...

    Putin, Poroshenko speak on phone about southeast Ukraine – Kremlin
    Nov27

    Putin, Poroshenko speak on phone about southeast Ukraine – Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed bilateral relations and the situation in southeast Ukraine with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on the telephone on Wednesday evening, the Kremlin said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    New parliament coalition proposes Yatseniuk stays on as PM
    Nov27

    New parliament coalition proposes Yatseniuk stays on as PM

    KIEV (Reuters) – A newly formed five-party coalition in the Ukrainian parliament on Thursday nominated Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk to stay on as head of the government. …read more Source: The...

    Aim of sanctions not to bash Russian economy – German foreign minister
    Nov27

    Aim of sanctions not to bash Russian economy – German foreign minister

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The goal of sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis must not be to wear down Russia economically, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    EU expects stable gas supply even as Russian shipments yet to start
    Nov27

    EU expects stable gas supply even as Russian shipments yet to start

    ASTANA (Reuters) – The European Union expects stable gas supplies this winter under a deal by Russia and Ukraine, a senior EU energy official said, even while Moscow has yet to resume shipments and Kiev has yet to pay in advance as agreed. …read more Source: The...

    West struggles with Russia's 'ambiguous warfare' tactics
    Nov27

    West struggles with Russia's 'ambiguous warfare' tactics

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When Russians crossed the border to fight with rebels in eastern Ukraine earlier this year, Moscow said the soldiers had not been deployed but had gone on their own vacation time. …read more Source: The...

    U.N. peacekeepers from Ukraine detained in Congo over uniforms
    Nov26

    U.N. peacekeepers from Ukraine detained in Congo over uniforms

    KINSHASA (Reuters) – Authorities in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo detained six U.N. peacekeepers from Ukraine in the eastern city of Goma on Wednesday because they had Congolese military uniforms in their luggage, a spokesman for the U.N. mission (MONUSCO) said. …read more Source: The...

    Lithuania may supply weapons as part of military aid to Ukraine – minister
    Nov26

    Lithuania may supply weapons as part of military aid to Ukraine – minister

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – Lithuania may supply weapons to Ukraine as part of military aid it promised to help Kiev fight pro-Russian separatists, the Lithuanian defence minister told Reuters in an interview on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    NATO commander says Russian forces are still in east Ukraine
    Nov26

    NATO commander says Russian forces are still in east Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – NATO’S top military commander said during a visit to Kiev on Wednesday that Russian forces were still operating in eastern Ukraine, providing the “backbone” to separatist rebels fighting government forces. …read more Source: The...

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