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    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...

    Russian troops moving towards Ukraine border – NATO's Stoltenberg
    Nov04

    Russian troops moving towards Ukraine border – NATO's Stoltenberg

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Russian troops are moving closer to the border with Ukraine and Moscow continues to train rebels in the east of the country, providing them with equipment, NATO’s secretary-general said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko orders extra army units to protect cities from possible assault
    Nov04

    Ukraine's Poroshenko orders extra army units to protect cities from possible assault

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday he had ordered his military chiefs to send in new army units to protect cities in the east and southeast from possible attack by Russian-backed separatists, Interfax news agency said. …read more Source: The...

    Russians march in defiance of West and display of unity
    Nov04

    Russians march in defiance of West and display of unity

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people marched through Moscow under flags and banners hailing Russia as a great power on Tuesday in an annual parade which this year amounted to a show of defiance to the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    East Ukraine vote 'unfortunate and counterproductive' – U.N.'s Ban
    Nov04

    East Ukraine vote 'unfortunate and counterproductive' – U.N.'s Ban

    VIENNA (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon criticised on Tuesday the holding of separatist elections in eastern Ukraine at the weekend as “unfortunate and counterproductive”. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's rebel leader is sworn in, crisis deepens
    Nov04

    Ukraine's rebel leader is sworn in, crisis deepens

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – A pro-Russian separatist leader was sworn in on Tuesday as the head of a self-proclaimed ‘people’s republic’ in eastern Ukraine in a ceremony that worsened a standoff with Russia. …read more Source: The...

    White House condemns elections held by Russian separatists in Ukraine
    Nov04

    White House condemns elections held by Russian separatists in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House said on Monday it would not recognise elections held by Russian separatists in parts of Ukraine on the weekend and expressed concern that Moscow was trying to legitimize the results. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's border with Ukraine completely porous – NATO general
    Nov03

    Russia's border with Ukraine completely porous – NATO general

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russia’s border with eastern Ukraine has softened to the point of becoming completely porous, while an internal Ukrainian dividing line hardens, NATO’s top general said on Monday, cautioning about the risk of another “frozen conflict.” …read more Source: The...

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