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    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...

    Ukraine denounces Russian stance on rebel vote in east Ukraine
    Oct28

    Ukraine denounces Russian stance on rebel vote in east Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine on Tuesday condemned as “destructive and provocative” Russia’s stance towards elections organised by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine next Sunday, saying Moscow’s recognition of the vote could wreck chances of bringing peace. …read more Source: The...

    Lavrov says Russia to recognise rebel vote in east Ukraine
    Oct28

    Lavrov says Russia to recognise rebel vote in east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Moscow would recognise elections organised by pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine on Nov. 2 despite opposition from Kiev. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine unlikely to receive IMF loan tranche this year – finance minister
    Oct28

    Ukraine unlikely to receive IMF loan tranche this year – finance minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is unlikely to receive a second tranche of a $17-billion (10.5 billion pounds) loan programme from the International Monetary Fund this year as expected, Finance Minister Oleksander Shlapak said on Tuesday, in the latest economic blow to the debt-ridden country. …read more Source: The...

    Poland says to beef up military on its eastern border
    Oct28

    Poland says to beef up military on its eastern border

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland said on Tuesday it is drawing up a long-term plan to shift some of its military strength towards its eastern border, closer to Ukraine and Russia, in response to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. and EU hail pro-West election outcome in Ukraine, Russia guarded
    Oct27

    U.S. and EU hail pro-West election outcome in Ukraine, Russia guarded

    KIEV (Reuters) – Pro-Western parties will dominate Ukraine’s parliament after an election handed President Petro Poroshenko a mandate to end a separatist conflict and to steer the country further away from Russia’s orbit towards mainstream Europe. …read more Source: The...

    EU must prepare for Russia's 'hybrid warfare' – Danish foreign minister
    Oct27

    EU must prepare for Russia's 'hybrid warfare' – Danish foreign minister

    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Russia poses no direct military threat to the European Union but its intervention in Ukraine is a type of ‘hybrid warfare’ the bloc should fight using coordinated energy policy and media to counter “massive propaganda”, Denmark’s foreign minister said on Monday. …read more Source:...

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