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    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...

    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...

    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...

    Ukraine's Yanukovich blames radicals for bloodshed at Maidan protests
    Nov28

    Ukraine's Yanukovich blames radicals for bloodshed at Maidan protests

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s former president Viktor Yanukovich on Monday blamed armed nationalist radicals for fomenting violence in the 2014 Maidan protests that led to scores of protesters being killed and ultimately prompted him to flee into exile. …read more Source: The...

    Norway resumes high-level trade talks with Russia after two-year break
    Nov28

    Norway resumes high-level trade talks with Russia after two-year break

    OSLO (Reuters) – Norway has resumed high-level talks with Russia on trade and economic cooperation that were broken off after Moscow annexed Crimea in 2014, the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries said in a statement on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Czech aid group says evicted from eastern Ukraine's Doneck by separatists
    Nov27

    Czech aid group says evicted from eastern Ukraine's Doneck by separatists

    PRAGUE (Reuters) – Czech humanitarian organisation Clovek v Tisni (People in Need, PIN) has been banned from the Doneck area in eastern Ukraine by separatist authorities, the aid group said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's missile test plans near Crimea heat up row with Russia
    Nov26

    Ukraine's missile test plans near Crimea heat up row with Russia

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Moscow protested against Ukraine’s plans to carry out missile tests near Crimea, which Russia annexed in 2014 following the toppling of a pro-Russian Ukrainian president, raising the temperature in the dispute between the two countries. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's ex-president to testify from Russia on killing of protesters
    Nov25

    Ukraine's ex-president to testify from Russia on killing of protesters

    KIEV/ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (Reuters) – Protests prompted a Ukrainian court to postpone its questioning of exiled former president Viktor Yanukovich as a witness at a trial on Friday over the killing of demonstrators, a delay that Yanukovich said was a bid to obstruct justice. …read more Source: The...

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