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    Russia gas flows still frozen; Ukraine banks on mild weather to hold out
    Nov13

    Russia gas flows still frozen; Ukraine banks on mild weather to hold out

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine signalled it may hold off from paying Russia’s billion-dollar gas invoice – part of an EU-brokered agreement to restart supplies frozen since June – in the hope mild weather can help it last out longer as it grapples with near-bankruptcy. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says it is trying to prevent hostilities in east Ukraine
    Nov13

    Russia says it is trying to prevent hostilities in east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Thursday it was doing everything possible to prevent hostilities between Ukrainian forces and separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian military will not abandon ceasefire – spokesman
    Nov13

    Ukrainian military will not abandon ceasefire – spokesman

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian government forces have no intention of renouncing a ceasefire in the separatist-held east of the country, a military spokesman said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine OSCE envoy says ceasefire all but dead – newspaper
    Nov13

    Ukraine OSCE envoy says ceasefire all but dead – newspaper

    VIENNA (Reuters) – The ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is all but dead, Ukraine’s representative to the Organisation of Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) told Austrian newspaper Die Presse. …read more Source: The...

    Boost pressure on Russia over Ukraine: U.S. tells U.N. council
    Nov13

    Boost pressure on Russia over Ukraine: U.S. tells U.N. council

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United States told the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday there needs to be greater international pressure on Russia to abide by a ceasefire in Ukraine, as Russia denied it was a threat to its neighbour. …read more Source: The...

    Hungary to stand by EU's Russia sanctions, wants help on gas
    Nov12

    Hungary to stand by EU's Russia sanctions, wants help on gas

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Hungary will stand by its European Union allies’ decision to impose sanctions on Russia over Ukraine but will need help to safeguarding energy supplies put at risk by the dispute, its foreign minister said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    EU foreign ministers unlikely to step up Russia sanctions on Monday
    Nov12

    EU foreign ministers unlikely to step up Russia sanctions on Monday

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union foreign ministers are unlikely to step up sanctions against Russia next week over its involvement in destabilising eastern Ukraine, EU diplomats said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine redeploys troops, fearing new rebel offensive
    Nov12

    Ukraine redeploys troops, fearing new rebel offensive

    KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Wednesday it was redeploying troops in the east because of fears separatists will launch a new military offensive, despite Russia’s denials it has sent troops to reinforce the rebels. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine must buy coal from Russia to get through winter – energy ministry
    Nov12

    Ukraine must buy coal from Russia to get through winter – energy ministry

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine will be forced to buy coal from Russia to get through the winter, a serious setback to the country’s efforts to lessen energy dependence on its powerful neighbour, Ukrainian Energy Minister Yuri Prodan said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russian Defence Ministry says army not involved in east Ukraine – agency
    Nov12

    Russian Defence Ministry says army not involved in east Ukraine – agency

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian army is not present in eastern Ukraine, Interfax news agency quoted a defence ministry spokesman as saying on Wednesday in response to NATO accusations that military convoys have been crossing from Russia into Ukraine in the past few days. …read more Source: The...

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