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    EU, U.N. condemn Ukraine rebels' election plans
    Oct29

    EU, U.N. condemn Ukraine rebels' election plans

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union and United Nations condemned plans to hold elections in rebel-held areas of eastern Ukraine on Sunday, with the EU explicitly denouncing Moscow’s support for the separatists’ plans. …read more Source: The...

    Russian minister says France ready to deliver controversial warships
    Oct29

    Russian minister says France ready to deliver controversial warships

    MOSCOW/PARIS (Reuters) – Russia says it has received an invitation to take delivery of the first of two French warships, an arms deal that was cast into doubt by tensions between the West and Russia over Ukraine that led the United States and Europe to impose sanctions on Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    U.N. chief condemns planned separatist election in eastern Ukraine
    Oct29

    U.N. chief condemns planned separatist election in eastern Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday condemned an election being organised by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, saying the vote would violate the country’s constitution. …read more Source: The...

    EBRD considers investments in Ukraine that are riskier than normal
    Oct29

    EBRD considers investments in Ukraine that are riskier than normal

    OSLO (Reuters) – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development may make new investments in Ukraine that are riskier than usual, to help shore up an economy pounded by conflict with pro-Russian rebels, EBRD president Suma Chakrabarti said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    War heroes and activists to shape new-look Ukraine parliament
    Oct29

    War heroes and activists to shape new-look Ukraine parliament

    KIEV (Reuters) – Out will go the bodyguards and mistresses, in are likely to come the street activists and war veterans: Ukraine’s next parliament will be pro-Western and strongly nationalist, and it won’t be to Russia’s liking. …read more Source: The...

    Russian assembly seeks normal ties with Ukraine parliament
    Oct29

    Russian assembly seeks normal ties with Ukraine parliament

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s lower house of parliament is ready to cooperate with the new assembly in Ukraine, its chairman said on Wednesday, although it will be dominated by pro-Western forces. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Yatseniuk suggests he likely to stay on as Prime Minister after election win
    Oct29

    Ukraine's Yatseniuk suggests he likely to stay on as Prime Minister after election win

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Arseny Yatseniuk on Wednesday suggested he was likely to stay on as prime minister after his party triumphed in last Sunday’s parliamentary election. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine, Russia try again to forge gas deal at Brussels talks
    Oct29

    Ukraine, Russia try again to forge gas deal at Brussels talks

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukraine and Russia begin new gas crisis talks on Wednesday, but wrangling over Ukraine’s upfront cash payments threatens to push a deal out of reach, even as temperatures have fallen below zero in Kiev. …read more Source: The...

    Insight – Sanctions bind Russia's energy elite to Putin
    Oct29

    Insight – Sanctions bind Russia's energy elite to Putin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – An offer by Gazprom to help rival Rosneft salvage an Arctic oil project shows how tightly sanctions have bound Russia’s political and business elite together in the Ukraine crisis – an unintended consequence of the West’s punitive measures. …read more Source: The...

    Russia to roll out 'Victory' budget airline
    Oct28

    Russia to roll out 'Victory' budget airline

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s national carrier Aeroflot will name its new low-cost airline Pobeda, or Victory, a symbol of defiance against Western sanctions over Ukraine that grounded the budget brand’s predecessor. …read more Source: The...

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