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    Merkel sees no end to EU sanctions against Russia
    Aug19

    Merkel sees no end to EU sanctions against Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) – There is no reason to lift the European Union’s sanctions against Russia as Moscow has not fulfilled all of its commitments under the Minsk peace plan, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in an interview published on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Russian naval and land forces carrying out logistics training in Crimea  – RIA
    Aug19

    Russian naval and land forces carrying out logistics training in Crimea – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian naval and land forces were carrying out logistics training in Crimea, a peninsula which Moscow annexed from Ukraine in 2014, Russian RIA news agency said on Friday, citing Russian defence ministry. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine could introduce martial law if eastern fighting worsens – Poroshenko
    Aug18

    Ukraine could introduce martial law if eastern fighting worsens – Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he did not rule out introducing martial law and a new wave of military mobilisation if the conflict with pro-Russian separatists worsened. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine anti-graft activists protest 'gangster-style' state attacks
    Aug17

    Ukraine anti-graft activists protest 'gangster-style' state attacks

    KIEV (Reuters) – About 200 people protested outside Ukraine’s public prosecutor’s office on Wednesday over the “gangster-style” detention of two anti-corruption bureau (NABU) investigators which organisers said showed a lack of political will to eliminate graft. …read more Source: The...

    Trump campaign chairman helped pro-Russians in Ukraine move money to U.S. firms – AP
    Aug17

    Trump campaign chairman helped pro-Russians in Ukraine move money to U.S. firms – AP

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, helped a Ukrainian political party with close ties to Russia secretly move at least $2.2 million (1.69 million pounds) to two major Washington lobbying firms, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday. …read more...

    Analysis – Putin hints at war in Ukraine but may be seeking diplomatic edge
    Aug16

    Analysis – Putin hints at war in Ukraine but may be seeking diplomatic edge

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukraine says it thinks Vladimir Putin is planning a new invasion, and it’s not hard to see why: the Russian leader has built up troops on its border and resumed the hostile rhetoric that preceded his annexation of Crimea two years ago. …read more Source: The...

    Kiev struggles in broadcast war against separatists as tensions rise
    Aug16

    Kiev struggles in broadcast war against separatists as tensions rise

    AVDIYIVKA, Ukraine/KIEV (Reuters) – For Ukrainian pensioner Olga Shazhkova, channel-surfing in the front line town of Avdiyivka is a monotonous business. …read more Source: The...

    We're ready to supply more proof of Ukrainian Crimea incursions – Russia
    Aug15

    We're ready to supply more proof of Ukrainian Crimea incursions – Russia

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is ready to provide the West with more evidence about armed Ukrainian incursions into the contested peninsula of Crimea, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Germany to Russia: Minsk deal must stay focus of Ukraine peace process – RIA
    Aug15

    Germany to Russia: Minsk deal must stay focus of Ukraine peace process – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier told his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Monday that the Minsk deal must remain the focus of the Ukrainian peace process despite a spike in tensions in Crimea, the RIA news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Lavrov, Steinmeier to meet on Ukraine, Syria
    Aug13

    Russia says Lavrov, Steinmeier to meet on Ukraine, Syria

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian and German foreign ministers, Sergei Lavrov and Frank-Walter Steinmeier, will meet on Monday to discuss the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

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