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    New Ukrainian parliament to hold first session on November 27
    Nov19

    New Ukrainian parliament to hold first session on November 27

    KIEV (Reuters) – The first session of a new Ukrainian parliament, elected in October, will take place on Nov. 27, news agency Interfax Ukraine quoted the head of a parliamentary working group, Volodymyr Groysman, as saying on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine PM rules out direct negotiations with pro-Russian separatists
    Nov19

    Ukraine PM rules out direct negotiations with pro-Russian separatists

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s prime minister ruled out on Wednesday direct negotiations between the Kiev government and pro-Russian separatists to end six months of conflict in the east of the country. …read more Source: The...

    Lavrov says Russia not to blame for negative EU ties
    Nov19

    Lavrov says Russia not to blame for negative EU ties

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – There is no alternative to cooperation between Moscow and the European Union, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday, adding that Moscow was not to blame for strains in relations with Brussels over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    German sees no optimism on Ukraine after talks in Moscow, Kiev
    Nov18

    German sees no optimism on Ukraine after talks in Moscow, Kiev

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Germany’s foreign minister saw “no reason for optimism” after talks on Tuesday in Moscow and Kiev on the Ukraine conflict that has claimed more than 4,000 lives and caused a deep rift between Russia and the West. …read more Source: The...

    Germany's Steinmeier to meet Putin in Moscow after Kiev talks – TV
    Nov18

    Germany's Steinmeier to meet Putin in Moscow after Kiev talks – TV

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will meet President Vladimir Putin later on Tuesday, according to German television, after he held talks this morning in Kiev then went on to Moscow to meet his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. …read more Source: The...

    Steinmeier sees no grounds for optimism over Ukraine standoff
    Nov18

    Steinmeier sees no grounds for optimism over Ukraine standoff

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Tuesday in Moscow there were no grounds for optimism in the current stand-off between Russia and Ukraine, and all sides had to work to implement a ceasefire struck in September. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Lavrov – Kiev, Ukraine rebels must establish dialogue after polls
    Nov18

    Russia's Lavrov – Kiev, Ukraine rebels must establish dialogue after polls

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday after holding talks with Germany’s Frank-Walter Steinmeier that Kiev and east Ukraine’s rebel regions must establish sustainable dialogue taking into account elections held on both territories. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Naftogaz aims to avoid importing gas from Russia
    Nov18

    Ukraine's Naftogaz aims to avoid importing gas from Russia

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukraine aims to avoid using an interim gas deal signed last month for as long as it can and eventually end its reliance on Russian gas through better EU connections, Naftogaz Chief Executive Andriy Kobolyev told Reuters on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    NATO leader sees 'serious military buildup' in Ukraine, urges Russia to pull back troops
    Nov18

    NATO leader sees 'serious military buildup' in Ukraine, urges Russia to pull back troops

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday a military buildup was taking place both inside Ukraine and on the Russian side of the border and urged Moscow to pull back its troops. …read more Source: The...

    Berlin to check in Moscow if ceasefire boosted by Brisbane talks
    Nov18

    Berlin to check in Moscow if ceasefire boosted by Brisbane talks

    KIEV (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in Kiev on Tuesday, on his way to Moscow, that he wanted to see if talks in Brisbane between Chancellor Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin had improved the chances of an effective ceasefire in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

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