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    Escalation in Syria means EU less likely to soften stance on Russia
    Oct11

    Escalation in Syria means EU less likely to soften stance on Russia

    BRUSSELS/ PARIS (Reuters) – Outraged by Russia’s intensified air strikes on rebels in Syria, the European Union is now less likely to ease sanctions on Moscow over Ukraine, diplomats say, and some in the bloc are raising the prospect of more punitive steps against the Kremlin. …read more Source: The...

    EU officials see sanctions against Russia over Ukraine continuing
    Oct10

    EU officials see sanctions against Russia over Ukraine continuing

    BERLIN (Reuters) – European Parliament President Martin Schulz on Monday said it was important to remain in dialogue with Russia and not dismiss it as a pariah, but also to maintain pressure on Moscow over its actions in eastern Ukraine and Syria. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine military postpones withdrawal from town, cites rebel shelling
    Oct09

    Ukraine military postpones withdrawal from town, cites rebel shelling

    STANYTSA LUHANSKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military on Sunday postponed a planned parallel withdrawal with pro-Russian separatists from Stanytsa Luhanska, a town on the eastern frontline, saying rebels had disregarded the agreement by firing artillery at Ukrainian positions. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says catches Russian military intelligence spy red-handed
    Oct09

    Ukraine says catches Russian military intelligence spy red-handed

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s State Security Service (SBU) said on Sunday it had caught red-handed a Ukrainian working as a spy for Russia’s military intelligence agency, just days after a Ukrainian journalist was arrested on espionage charges in Russia. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. lawmaker wants cyber sanctions on Russia after hacking charges
    Oct08

    U.S. lawmaker wants cyber sanctions on Russia after hacking charges

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of a U.S. Senate cyber security subcommittee said on Friday he planned to introduce sanctions legislation over “Russia’s cyber criminals” after Washington accused Russia of political cyber attacks ahead of the Nov. 8 presidential election. …read more Source: The...

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on Oct. 19 – reports
    Oct06

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on Oct. 19 – reports

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin will visit Paris on Oct. 19 to discuss the situation in Syria and Ukraine with his French counterpart Francois Hollande, Russian news agencies quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Next U.S. president, Putin's fourth, inherits sinking Russia ties
    Oct06

    Next U.S. president, Putin's fourth, inherits sinking Russia ties

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Confronted by Russia in Syria, Ukraine and cyberspace, the next U.S. president will be the fourth to face Vladimir Putin and the challenge of deterring a Kremlin often more willing than the White House to take risk and project power. …read more Source: The...

    Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States
    Oct05

    Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Wednesday it was suspending its nuclear and energy research agreement with the United States as a countermeasure against Washington for imposing sanctions on Russia over Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Germany says no proposals for sanctions against Russia over Syria
    Oct05

    Germany says no proposals for sanctions against Russia over Syria

    BERLIN (Reuters) – There are no international proposals to impose sanctions on Russia over its role in Syria, a spokesman for Germany’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday, shortly before officials from a group of Western countries meet in Berlin to discuss the crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin orders plutonium cleanup programme with U.S. to be suspended
    Oct03

    Russia's Putin orders plutonium cleanup programme with U.S. to be suspended

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a treaty with Washington on cleaning up weapons-grade plutonium, signalling he is willing to use nuclear disarmament as a new bargaining chip in disputes with the United States over Ukraine and Syria. …read more Source: The...

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