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    Russia, Ukraine fail to reach gas agreement at EU talks, negotiations to continue Thursday – agencies
    Oct30

    Russia, Ukraine fail to reach gas agreement at EU talks, negotiations to continue Thursday – agencies

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukraine and Russia have failed to reach a gas agreement at their overnight talks with the European Union, with more negotiations to take place Thursday evening, the news agency RIA Novosti cited Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak as saying. …read more Source: The...

    EU says no deal yet in Ukraine-Russia gas talks
    Oct29

    EU says no deal yet in Ukraine-Russia gas talks

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission cancelled a news conference planned to follow talks between Russia and Ukraine on gas supplies on Wednesday, saying negotiations in Brussels were continuing late into the evening. …read more Source: The...

    Exclusive – Russia calls U.N. agency's conflict zone risk proposals 'superficial'
    Oct29

    Exclusive – Russia calls U.N. agency's conflict zone risk proposals 'superficial'

    MONTREAL/TORONTO (Reuters) – Russia, which the United States has accused of backing Ukrainian rebels who shot down a Malaysian airliner in July, called new proposals from the United Nations aviation body on mitigating risks over conflict zones rushed and “superficial”, according to a document obtained by Reuters. …read...

    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...

    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...

    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...

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