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    Despite election defeat, foreign policy is not 'game over' for Obama
    Nov06

    Despite election defeat, foreign policy is not 'game over' for Obama

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – From marauding jihadists in Iraq to pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine and beheadings of Americans in Syria, a world in crisis has fanned perceptions of an overwhelmed U.S. president and contributed to a Republican sweep of U.S. midterm elections. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine peace plan in tatters, 'frozen conflict' takes shape
    Nov05

    Ukraine peace plan in tatters, 'frozen conflict' takes shape

    KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Kiev said on Wednesday it would halt payment of state funds in areas controlled by pro-Moscow rebels, as both sides hardened positions in what is rapidly becoming a “frozen conflict”: a long-term stalemate that the West believes is Russia’s aim. …read more Source: The...

    Two teenagers killed by shelling in Ukraine's Donetsk
    Nov05

    Two teenagers killed by shelling in Ukraine's Donetsk

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two teenagers were killed by shelling while out playing on a school sports field in the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, Donetsk city administration said in an online statement. …read more Source: The...

    Putin regrets Ukraine ceasefire is not working
    Nov05

    Putin regrets Ukraine ceasefire is not working

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed concern on Wednesday that a two-month old ceasefire had failed to end what he called civil war in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine-Russia gas row – the sequel – pencilled in already
    Nov05

    Ukraine-Russia gas row – the sequel – pencilled in already

    LONDON (Reuters) – The sticking plaster Russia-Ukraine gas payment deal will unpeel in March with the intensity of the likely next row dependent on a judgement from a legal panel in Sweden. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel aide wants EU travel ban on new Ukraine rebel leadership
    Nov05

    Merkel aide wants EU travel ban on new Ukraine rebel leadership

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s top foreign policy advisor said on Wednesday he wants Ukrainian separatist leaders who were elected in Sunday’s contested vote added to a list of rebels and Russian officials banned from travelling to the European Union. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine PM says rebel-led regions will never receive funds from Kiev
    Nov05

    Ukraine PM says rebel-led regions will never receive funds from Kiev

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday Kiev would never provide any funding to rebel-controlled areas in the east because the government refused “to finance terrorists.” …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Gazprom says gets first debt repayment from Ukraine
    Nov05

    Russia's Gazprom says gets first debt repayment from Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s top natural gas producer Gazprom said on Wednesday it had received $1.45 billion (908.69 million pounds) from Ukrainian energy firm Naftogaz [NAFTO.UL] in repayment for unpaid debt, the first step towards Russia resuming gas supplies to Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine separatists say peace moves threatened by Kiev
    Nov05

    Ukraine separatists say peace moves threatened by Kiev

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatist leaders accused the Ukrainian authorities on Wednesday of undermining peace moves by deciding to suspend a law that gave the eastern regions they control a special status. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine rebel leaders sworn in, Kiev says peace plan violated
    Nov04

    Ukraine rebel leaders sworn in, Kiev says peace plan violated

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine staged swearing in ceremonies for their leaders on Tuesday after votes dismissed as a farce by Kiev, which says they violated terms of a peace plan to end a war that has killed more than 4,000 people. …read more Source: The...

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