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    U.S. diplomat criticises PM Orban's Russia policies
    Oct24

    U.S. diplomat criticises PM Orban's Russia policies

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary should back European Union sanctions against Russia and not talk about granting autonomy for ethnic Hungarians living in Ukraine at this time of instability, an American diplomat said in Budapest on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Putin urges West to help Ukraine with funds for Russian gas
    Oct24

    Putin urges West to help Ukraine with funds for Russian gas

    LAURA Russia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a plea to the European Union and United States on Friday, asking them to help cash-strapped Ukraine raise funds to pay for Russian gas purchases and warning about escalation of the gas crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Putin accuses United States of damaging world order
    Oct24

    Putin accuses United States of damaging world order

    LAURA Russia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Friday of endangering global security by imposing a “unilateral diktat” on the rest of the world and shifted blame for the Ukraine crisis onto the West. …read more Source: The...

    In eastern Ukraine, parliamentary election deepens divide
    Oct24

    In eastern Ukraine, parliamentary election deepens divide

    NOVOTROITSKE Ukraine (Reuters) – Standing at the village polling station where she will oversee Ukraine’s parliamentary election on Sunday, Irina Sobko points across a field of wilted sunflowers to a town controlled by Russian-backed rebels where she says there won’t be any voting. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine oligarch put on the spot as rebels nibble at his empire
    Oct24

    Ukraine oligarch put on the spot as rebels nibble at his empire

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – The clanging of repairs to tanks and heavy armoured vehicles rings out from a factory in eastern Ukraine that is owned by the country’s richest man but was taken over by pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source: The...

    Putin says Russia helped Ukraine's Yanukovich flee
    Oct24

    Putin says Russia helped Ukraine's Yanukovich flee

    LAURA Russia (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia had helped Ukraine’s former president Viktor Yanukovich to flee to Russia in February after he was toppled in violent street protests in Kiev. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin blames Kiev for use of force in east Ukraine
    Oct24

    Russia's Putin blames Kiev for use of force in east Ukraine

    LAURA Russia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin criticised the pro-Western government in Kiev for using force against the rebellious regions in east Ukraine rather than conducting talks with their Russian-speaking population to seek an end to the turmoil there. …read more Source: The...

    Putin blames West for Ukraine crisis, denies attempts at empire building
    Oct24

    Putin blames West for Ukraine crisis, denies attempts at empire building

    LAURA Russia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed the West on Friday for the conflict in Ukraine and denied accusations of empire building or trying to undermine the sovereignty of neighbouring countries. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel urges Putin to back swift solution to Ukraine gas row
    Oct24

    Merkel urges Putin to back swift solution to Ukraine gas row

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Friday to support a quick solution to Moscow’s gas row with Ukraine before winter sets in, her office said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    Russia still has troops in Ukraine, NATO says
    Oct24

    Russia still has troops in Ukraine, NATO says

    MONS Belgium (Reuters) – Russia still has some troops in eastern Ukraine and retains a very capable force on the border despite a partial withdrawal, NATO’s top military commander said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

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