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    Ukraine brings in law to try fugitive Yanukovich in absentia
    Oct21

    Ukraine brings in law to try fugitive Yanukovich in absentia

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, in a move to head off discontent before an election, signed a law on Tuesday that will allow ousted leader Viktor Yanukovich to be tried by court in his absence for crimes carried out while he was in power. …read more Source: The...

    Factbox – Ukraine's October 26 snap parliamentary election
    Oct21

    Factbox – Ukraine's October 26 snap parliamentary election

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered a snap parliamentary election for Oct. 26 with the aim of clearing out loyalists of ousted Moscow-backed leader, Viktor Yanukovich, and producing an assembly with a pro-Europe majority. …read more Source: The...

    War heroes and activists to shape new-look Ukraine parliament
    Oct21

    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...

    EU to consider Ukraine request for extra 2 billion euros – Commission
    Oct21

    EU to consider Ukraine request for extra 2 billion euros – Commission

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukraine has requested an extra 2 billion euros (1.5 billion pounds) and EU authorities will consider the loan request together with the International Monetary Fund, a European Commission spokesman said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine and possibly rebels used cluster bombs – rights watchdog
    Oct21

    Ukraine and possibly rebels used cluster bombs – rights watchdog

    KIEV (Reuters) – Evidence collected by Human Rights Watch suggests government forces have used cluster munitions in eastern Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists may also have done so, the New York-based watchdog said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine, Russia, EU energy chiefs meet to finalise gas deal
    Oct21

    Ukraine, Russia, EU energy chiefs meet to finalise gas deal

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine aim to resolve an impasse over natural gas supplies on Tuesday as their energy ministers meet in Brussels for talks brokered by the European Union’s energy commissioner. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine vote candidate survives gun and grenade attack – party
    Oct21

    Ukraine vote candidate survives gun and grenade attack – party

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian election candidate allied to the prime minister was shot at and came under a grenade attack as he left his home late on Monday, and only survived because he was wearing body armour, his party said. …read more Source: The...

    Russian Energy Minister says hope for gas deal with Ukraine on Tuesday – Interfax
    Oct21

    Russian Energy Minister says hope for gas deal with Ukraine on Tuesday – Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Tuesday he hopes to finalise gas agreement during a trilateral meeting later in the day in Brussels, Interfax news agency reports. …read more Source: The...

    Putin offered to divide Ukraine with Poland: Polish ex-minister
    Oct20

    Putin offered to divide Ukraine with Poland: Polish ex-minister

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed to Poland’s then leader that they divide Ukraine between themselves as far back as 2008, Poland’s parliamentary speaker Radoslaw Sikorski said in an interview published by the U.S. Politico website. …read more Source: The...

    Russian foreign minister sees no quick fix to U.S. ties
    Oct20

    Russian foreign minister sees no quick fix to U.S. ties

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A chill in U.S.-Russian relations since the start of the Ukraine crisis is likely to last a long time, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

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