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    Russia says new U.S. sanctions are hostile acts, promises response
    Dec20

    Russia says new U.S. sanctions are hostile acts, promises response

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – New U.S. sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine conflict are hostile acts by the outgoing Obama administration and Russia will expand its sanctions lists against the United States in response, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told TASS news agency. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. sanctions companies, people over Russia actions in Ukraine
    Dec20

    U.S. sanctions companies, people over Russia actions in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday blacklisted seven Russian businessmen and eight companies and government enterprises over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the conflict in Ukraine, the U.S. Treasury said in a statement, moves Moscow called “hostile acts.” …read more Source: The...

    NATO seeks to allay concerns at meeting with Russia
    Dec19

    NATO seeks to allay concerns at meeting with Russia

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO and Russia held more than three hours of talks on Monday, discussing ways to reduce military accidents but also underscoring their deep disagreement on the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Warning of Russia, Dutch PM confident on Ukraine deal
    Dec16

    Warning of Russia, Dutch PM confident on Ukraine deal

    KIEV/THE HAGUE (Reuters) – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said he was confident parliament would approve a European Union compromise designed to rescue a cooperation accord between Ukraine and the bloc after Dutch voters rejected it in a referendum. …read more Source: The...

    Dutch PM says is unsure if Dutch parliament will ratify Ukraine deal
    Dec15

    Dutch PM says is unsure if Dutch parliament will ratify Ukraine deal

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Thursday he was not sure whether he would be able to get the Dutch parliament to ratify a landmark association agreement between the European Union and Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    EU leaders agree to Dutch demands on Ukraine – Malta PM
    Dec15

    EU leaders agree to Dutch demands on Ukraine – Malta PM

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Thursday that European Union leaders have agreed to Dutch demands on a landmark deal establishing closer ties with Ukraine, which are meant to allow The Hague to ratify it. …read more Source: The...

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 – diplomats
    Dec15

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 – diplomats

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend the bloc’s main economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine for six months until mid-2017, diplomats said. …read more Source: The...

    EU pushes for Dutch deal on Ukraine to fend off Russia
    Dec15

    EU pushes for Dutch deal on Ukraine to fend off Russia

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders expressed confidence on Thursday that they would clinch an agreement that addresses Dutch concerns over a deal establishing closer ties with Ukraine, mindful that any failure to do so would hand a victory to Russia. …read more Source: The...

    Russia to appeal Dutch ruling to return Crimean treasures to Ukraine
    Dec15

    Russia to appeal Dutch ruling to return Crimean treasures to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will appeal a Dutch court ruling that said a priceless collection of gold artefacts from Crimea on loan to a Dutch museum must be returned to Ukraine, the director of St Petersburg’s Hermitage Museum has said. …read more Source: The...

    Germany expects consensus for Russia sanctions extension at EU summit
    Dec14

    Germany expects consensus for Russia sanctions extension at EU summit

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany expects a consensus at an EU summit on Thursday for extending economic sanctions against Russia by six months for its intervention in Ukraine, a senior German official said. …read more Source: The...

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