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    France's Hollande backs extending sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Dec13

    France's Hollande backs extending sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    PARIS (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday that he backed extending sanctions on Russia over Ukraine, echoing similar comments from German Chancellor Angela Merkel, with whom he had held a joint news conference. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel says sanctions against Russia over Ukraine must be extended
    Dec13

    Merkel says sanctions against Russia over Ukraine must be extended

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday sanctions against Russia over the crisis in eastern Ukraine would have to be extended because of a lack of progress in implementing the Minsk ceasefire agreement. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin says Western sanctions an obstacle to talks with Japan – media
    Dec13

    Russia's Putin says Western sanctions an obstacle to talks with Japan – media

    TOKYO (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that Western sanctions imposed after Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea are an obstacle to talks on a peace treaty with Japan, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia guilty of "constant lies" over Aleppo, France says
    Dec12

    Russia guilty of "constant lies" over Aleppo, France says

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union has backed away from an October threat to impose sanctions on Russia over the bombing of Aleppo despite an intensification of Moscow’s air campaign and accusations by France that the Kremlin is lying in peace talks. …read more Source: The...

    Exclusive: Dutch want guarantees on Ukraine deal at EU summit – draft
    Dec12

    Exclusive: Dutch want guarantees on Ukraine deal at EU summit – draft

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte wants EU leaders to say on Thursday that the bloc’s new agreement on closer ties with Kiev covers no extra security or financial obligations, a draft said. …read more Source: The...

    OSCE to replace drones shot down over east Ukraine
    Dec09

    OSCE to replace drones shot down over east Ukraine

    HAMBURG (Reuters) – The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe on Friday launched a tender for long-range drones after losing eight such aircraft over eastern Ukraine since it began a monitoring mission there. …read more Source: The...

    OSCE members urge parties to Ukraine conflict to meet commitments
    Dec09

    OSCE members urge parties to Ukraine conflict to meet commitments

    HAMBURG (Reuters) – Member states of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) agree on the need for the parties to the conflict in eastern Ukraine to meet their commitments to end the violence there, the group’s chairman said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. senators urge Trump to take tough line on Russia over Ukraine
    Dec08

    U.S. senators urge Trump to take tough line on Russia over Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan group of 27 U.S. senators sent a letter to President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to take a tough line against Russia over what they termed its “military land grab” in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    EU unblocks visa-free travel for Ukraine, Georgia
    Dec08

    EU unblocks visa-free travel for Ukraine, Georgia

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union will soon let Ukrainians and Georgians visit the bloc without needing a visa after officials said a deal had been struck on Thursday to end an internal EU dispute that had been holding up the promised measures. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine feels let down by EU with visa deal elusive
    Dec07

    Ukraine feels let down by EU with visa deal elusive

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine feels let down by the European Union for not keeping to a promise to give its citizens visa-free travel in the bloc, senior Ukrainian officials said. …read more Source: The...

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