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    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...

    Merkel, Putin express hope for gas talks success on October 29 – Kremlin
    Oct24

    Merkel, Putin express hope for gas talks success on October 29 – Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed the importance of reaching an agreement on gas supplies to Ukraine in a telephone call, the Kremlin said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel says EU will discuss bridging finance for Ukraine next week
    Oct24

    Merkel says EU will discuss bridging finance for Ukraine next week

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union and Ukraine will discuss a bridging loan to Kiev next week so that the country can pay in advance for Russian gas deliveries for the coming months, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian PM warns Russia may try to disrupt Sunday's election
    Oct23

    Ukrainian PM warns Russia may try to disrupt Sunday's election

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s prime minister warned on Thursday of possible attempts by Russia to disrupt an election in Ukraine at the weekend, a vote being held against a background of Russian support for separatist rebels and an unresolved row over gas. …read more Source: The...

    Exclusive – Charred tanks in Ukraine point to Russian involvement
    Oct23

    Exclusive – Charred tanks in Ukraine point to Russian involvement

    HORBATENKO Ukraine (Reuters) – The burnt-out remains of dozens of tanks and armoured vehicles in fields near this small village bear witness to the ferocity of a battle that turned the tide of the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

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