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    Despite Trump, U.S. lawmakers want response to Russia
    Nov16

    Despite Trump, U.S. lawmakers want response to Russia

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior Democratic and Republican U.S. lawmakers want Washington to respond to Russia’s alleged interference in the U.S. election and actions in Ukraine and Syria, despite Republican President-elect Donald Trump’s calls to improve relations. …read more Source: The...

    European leaders and Obama to discuss Russia sanctions in Berlin – sources
    Nov16

    European leaders and Obama to discuss Russia sanctions in Berlin – sources

    BERLIN (Reuters) – European leaders and President Barack Obama will discuss on Friday an extension of the sanctions imposed on Russia for its intervention in Ukraine, as well as possible new sanctions for its bombing in Syria, multiple sources familiar with the plans said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine calls for visa-free travel as EU drags its feet
    Nov16

    Ukraine calls for visa-free travel as EU drags its feet

    KIEV/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The Ukrainian parliament called on the European Union on Wednesday to grant the former Soviet republic visa-free travel, a day before the bloc is due to debate the matter, with sources pointing to hesitation on the side of Germany and France. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko, Trump agree to meeting – Kiev
    Nov15

    Ukraine's Poroshenko, Trump agree to meeting – Kiev

    KIEV (Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko agreed during a telephone call to hold a bilateral meeting, Poroshenko’s office said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian MPs throw punches over accusations of Kremlin links
    Nov14

    Ukrainian MPs throw punches over accusations of Kremlin links

    KIEV (Reuters) – A brawl broke out between two Ukrainian MPs on Monday during a meeting of parliament faction leaders in Kiev, as one party leader accused another of working with the Kremlin and calling for him to be jailed. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine police chief quits, as exodus of reformers continues
    Nov14

    Ukraine police chief quits, as exodus of reformers continues

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s police chief and a prominent customs officer resigned on Monday, continuing an exodus of reformist officials that has raised serious doubts about the Western-backed government’s commitment to tackle corruption. …read more Source: The...

    Canada says Russian sanctions must be upheld by all countries
    Nov11

    Canada says Russian sanctions must be upheld by all countries

    ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Canadian Foreign Minister Stephane Dion on Friday urged all countries to remain firm about upholding sanctions against Russia for its actions toward Ukraine and said Canada will not ease them as long as Moscow keeps its current stance. …read more Source: The...

    Trump win puts U.S.-Russia hostility on hold – but for how long?
    Nov11

    Trump win puts U.S.-Russia hostility on hold – but for how long?

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – After years of rising U.S.-Russia tensions over Ukraine, Syria, cyber attacks and nuclear arms control, Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president may offer a narrow window to repair relations as he and Russian President Vladimir Putin size up each other. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says expects sanctions to stay in place despite Trump win
    Nov11

    Russia says expects sanctions to stay in place despite Trump win

    JERICHO, West Bank (Reuters) – Russia expects Western sanctions over the Ukraine conflict to stay in place despite Donald Trump winning the U.S. presidential election, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Hollande and Trump agreed to 'clarify' key issues including Middle East – source
    Nov11

    Hollande and Trump agreed to 'clarify' key issues including Middle East – source

    PARIS (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande and U.S President-elect Donald Trump had a phone conversation on Friday in which they agreed to clarify positions on key issues such as the Middle East and Ukraine, said a source in Hollande’s camp. …read more Source: The...

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