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    Ukraine president sets 2020 as EU target date, defends peace plan
    Sep25

    Ukraine president sets 2020 as EU target date, defends peace plan

    KIEV (Reuters) – President Petro Poroshenko proclaimed reforms on Thursday spanning all aspects of life to make strife-torn Ukraine fit for European Union membership, warning his people that without reform they would face a future “alone with Russia.” …read more Source: The...

    EU likely to keep sanctions on Russia, for now
    Sep25

    EU likely to keep sanctions on Russia, for now

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is likely to keep sanctions on Russia in place for now when ambassadors meet next week to assess progress in implementing Ukraine’s peace process, diplomats said. …read more Source: The...

    Georgia eyes economic development, wary of Russia – deputy PM
    Sep25

    Georgia eyes economic development, wary of Russia – deputy PM

    NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Ukraine crisis has refreshed Georgia’s wariness in dealing with Russia, its former Soviet master with whom it fought a five-day war in 2008 that left it with two breakaway regions loyal to Moscow, the country’s deputy prime minister said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian leader calls for further financial aid from IMF, the West
    Sep25

    Ukrainian leader calls for further financial aid from IMF, the West

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday called for further help from the International Monetary Fund and the West to help stabilise the national currency, the hyrvnia. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Ukraine should settle problems with Moscow before joining EU
    Sep25

    Russia says Ukraine should settle problems with Moscow before joining EU

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday Ukraine should resolve all its problems with Moscow before it can join the European Union, Itar-Tass news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says won't recognise November's separatist election
    Sep25

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says won't recognise November's separatist election

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine and the rest of the world will not recognise local elections planned by pro-Russian separatists next month, President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday, adding that he hoped Russia would follow the same course. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian leader hopes October election will bring mandate for reforms
    Sep25

    Ukrainian leader hopes October election will bring mandate for reforms

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he hoped a reformist parliamentary majority would emerge from an election next month to push through an ambitious reform programme to make the country more attractive as a European partner. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine leader sees country applying for EU membership 'in six years time'
    Sep25

    Ukraine leader sees country applying for EU membership 'in six years time'

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said he would present a broad plan of social and economic reforms later on Thursday which would allow the former Soviet republic to apply for membership of the European Union in six years. …read more Source: The...

    NATO sees significant pullback of Russian troops from Ukraine
    Sep24

    NATO sees significant pullback of Russian troops from Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO has observed a significant withdrawal of Russian forces from inside Ukraine, but many Russian troops remain stationed near the border, an alliance military spokesman said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Japan announces additional sanctions on Russia
    Sep24

    Japan announces additional sanctions on Russia

    TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan said on Wednesday that it is imposing additional sanctions on Russia, toughening its stance against Moscow to bring it more in line with steps taken by other nations, including its key ally the United States. …read more Source: The...

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