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    Ukraine prepares missile test near Crimea, angering Russia
    Dec01

    Ukraine prepares missile test near Crimea, angering Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine was due to start two days of missile tests on Thursday – a move that has angered Russia, prompting it to put its air defence forces on high alert on the annexed Crimea peninsula. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine prepares missile test near Crimea, angering Russia
    Dec01

    Ukraine prepares missile test near Crimea, angering Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine was due to start two days of missile tests on Thursday – a move that has angered Russia, prompting it to put its air defence forces on high alert on the annexed Crimea peninsula. …read more Source: The...

    Russian forces in Crimea put on alert before Ukrainian missile tests – TASS
    Nov30

    Russian forces in Crimea put on alert before Ukrainian missile tests – TASS

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian air defence forces in Crimea have been placed on high alert on the eve of planned Ukrainian missile tests near the Black Sea peninsula, the TASS news agency cited a Crimean military source as saying on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    EU court upholds sanctions on Putin's businessman friend over Crimea
    Nov30

    EU court upholds sanctions on Putin's businessman friend over Crimea

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – An EU court on Wednesday upheld sanctions imposed on Arkady Rotenberg, a close ally and former judo partner of Russian President Vladimir Putin whose company won a contract to build a bridge linking the Russian mainland with annexed Crimea. …read more Source: The...

    France – still huge work to be done on Ukraine ceasefire process
    Nov29

    France – still huge work to be done on Ukraine ceasefire process

    MINSK (Reuters) – French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Tuesday that there was still an enormous amount of work to be done on the ceasefire process for eastern Ukraine but added that talks had not broken down altogether. …read more Source: The...

    German Foreign Minister says four-way talks on Ukraine were difficult
    Nov29

    German Foreign Minister says four-way talks on Ukraine were difficult

    MINSK (Reuters) – Four-way talks about the conflict in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday were difficult but meaningful and necessary, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier told reporters after a meeting with his counterparts from Ukraine, Russia and France. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Lavrov says no breakthrough reached at Minsk talks on Ukraine
    Nov29

    Russia's Lavrov says no breakthrough reached at Minsk talks on Ukraine

    MINSK (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said there had been no breakthrough in talks on Tuesday on the peace process in eastern Ukraine because the foreign ministers from Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany could not agree on a roadmap. …read more Source: The...

    Giant arch slides over Chernobyl site to block radiation for a century
    Nov29

    Giant arch slides over Chernobyl site to block radiation for a century

    CHERNOBYL, Ukraine (Reuters) – In the middle of a vast exclusion zone in northern Ukraine, the world’s largest land-based moving structure has been slid over the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site to prevent deadly radiation spewing from the stricken reactor for the next 100 years. …read more Source: The...

    Germany's Steinmeier tells Russia, Ukraine to show 'responsibility' at Minsk talks
    Nov29

    Germany's Steinmeier tells Russia, Ukraine to show 'responsibility' at Minsk talks

    BERLIN/MINSK (Reuters) – Germany’s foreign minister called on Ukraine and Russia to “show responsibility” and agree on a roadmap in four-way talks on Tuesday on how to implement last year’s ceasefire accord for eastern Ukraine, but dampened hopes for a breakthrough. …read more Source: The...

    Leading Merkel ally urges sanctions against Russia over Syria
    Nov28

    Leading Merkel ally urges sanctions against Russia over Syria

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The head of Germany’s foreign affairs committee, an ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel, called on Monday for Berlin to impose sanctions on Russia because of its supporting role in the war in Syria. …read more Source: The...

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