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    Invoking Trump, ex-Georgian leader launches new party in Ukraine
    Nov11

    Invoking Trump, ex-Georgian leader launches new party in Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Citing past praise by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump for his reforms, former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili launched a new political party in Ukraine on Friday to fight corruption, just days after resigning bitterly as a regional governor. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine hopes Trump is 'no Tsar', will not abandon Kiev
    Nov11

    Ukraine hopes Trump is 'no Tsar', will not abandon Kiev

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian authorities are laying the groundwork for President Petro Poroshenko to visit Washington early next year, hoping to shore up U.S. support against Russia and allay concerns about what a Donald Trump presidency means for Kiev. …read more Source: The...

    Sweden re-thinks emergency communications because of tension with Russia
    Nov11

    Sweden re-thinks emergency communications because of tension with Russia

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden is reviewing its communication systems for emergency and security services because of tensions in the Baltic region that have been heightened by Russia’s actions in Ukraine, Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist told Reuters. …read more Source: The...

    Don't forget Crimea and Aleppo, German minister warns Trump
    Nov11

    Don't forget Crimea and Aleppo, German minister warns Trump

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany supports a dialogue between the United States and Russia, but Donald Trump must not ignore Russian actions in Crimea and Aleppo when he sits down with President Vladimir Putin, the German defence minister said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    France's Hollande to seek clarity from Trump in Friday phone call
    Nov11

    France's Hollande to seek clarity from Trump in Friday phone call

    PARIS (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande said on Friday he hoped U.S. President-elect Donald Trump would clarify his position on issues including conflicts in Syria and Ukraine and Iran’s nuclear deal when the two men talk by phone later in the day. …read more Source: The...

    EU set to extend Russia sanctions, but may be harder when Trump president
    Nov10

    EU set to extend Russia sanctions, but may be harder when Trump president

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is likely to extend economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine in December but could find it much harder to renew them in the future if Donald Trump succeeds in warming up relations with Russia. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says it has detained Ukrainian saboteurs in Crimea
    Nov10

    Russia says it has detained Ukrainian saboteurs in Crimea

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Federal Security Service said on Thursday it had detained a group of saboteurs who it said were planning to attack military sites and vital infrastructure in Crimea. …read more Source: The...

    EU agrees new sanctions against Crimea officials, EU's presidency says
    Nov08

    EU agrees new sanctions against Crimea officials, EU's presidency says

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union finance ministers agreed on Tuesday new targeted sanctions against Crimean officials, adding to restrictive measures adopted after Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. …read more Source: The...

    Saakashvili says to resign as governor of Ukraine's Odessa region
    Nov07

    Saakashvili says to resign as governor of Ukraine's Odessa region

    KIEV (Reuters) – Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili tendered his resignation from the post of governor of Ukraine’s southern Odessa region on Monday, saying he would continue to fight corruption. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian hackers promise leaks on Putin spokesman
    Nov03

    Ukrainian hackers promise leaks on Putin spokesman

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian hackers behind recent Kremlin email leaks said on Thursday they planned to release more information taken from accounts linked to senior Russian officials, including to President Vladimir Putin’s chief spokesman. …read more Source: The...

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