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    NATO leaders to show resolve towards Russia despite Brexit
    Jul08

    NATO leaders to show resolve towards Russia despite Brexit

    WARSAW (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama urged NATO leaders on Friday to stand firm against a resurgent Russia over its seizure of Crimea from Ukraine, saying Britain’s vote to leave the European Union should not weaken the western defence alliance. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. to provide $23 million more for Ukraine humanitarian crisis
    Jul07

    U.S. to provide $23 million more for Ukraine humanitarian crisis

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States will provide nearly $23 million (17.70 million pounds) in additional humanitarian aid to help people affected by the crisis in eastern Ukraine, the State Department said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry to discuss separatist conflict, reforms, with Ukraine
    Jul07

    Kerry to discuss separatist conflict, reforms, with Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was due to visit Kiev on Thursday to discuss Ukraine’s reforms and a fragile ceasefire in eastern Ukraine where Russian-backed separatists are fighting government forces. …read more Source: The...

    EU prolongs economic sanctions on Russia until 31 Jan 2017
    Jul01

    EU prolongs economic sanctions on Russia until 31 Jan 2017

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union on Friday extended its economic sanctions on Russia until the end of January next year in a widely expected decision after EU leaders called for more progress in bringing peace to eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Russia agrees to talks with NATO after Warsaw summit – France
    Jun29

    Russia agrees to talks with NATO after Warsaw summit – France

    PARIS (Reuters) – Moscow has agreed to a Russia-NATO council after the alliance’s summit in Warsaw next month, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Wednesday, as both sides seek to defuse military tensions exacerbated by the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Poland reiterates NATO should uphold open-door policy
    Jun29

    Poland reiterates NATO should uphold open-door policy

    BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – NATO should keep its door open to countries of strategic importance, such as Ukraine, Poland’s President Andrzej Duda said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian, Iranian among 36 people killed in Istanbul airport attack –  officials
    Jun29

    Ukrainian, Iranian among 36 people killed in Istanbul airport attack – officials

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) – One Ukrainian and one Iranian citizen were among 36 people killed by three suicide bombers in an attack at Istanbul’s main international airport on Tuesday night blamed on Islamic State militants, officials from the two countries said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Dutch PM Rutte wants 'legally binding' assurances over Ukraine deal – sources
    Jun29

    Dutch PM Rutte wants 'legally binding' assurances over Ukraine deal – sources

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte asked European Union leaders on Tuesday for “legally binding” assurances to address his country’s concerns over a trade and association deal with Ukraine, but did not say he would block it, diplomats said. …read more Source: The...

    Syria's HNC urges EU sanctions to push Russia onto peace track
    Jun27

    Syria's HNC urges EU sanctions to push Russia onto peace track

    GENEVA (Reuters) – Syria’s main opposition group said on Monday the European Union should impose targeted sanctions on Russian companies supporting the war in Syria as it sought to consolidate its position before a potential new round of peace talks in Geneva next month. …read more Source: The...

    'Brexit' threatens to undermine U.S.-Britain special relationship
    Jun24

    'Brexit' threatens to undermine U.S.-Britain special relationship

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Britain’s decision to leave the European Union could send damaging shockwaves through the bedrock Anglo-American “special relationship,” raising questions about London’s willingness and ability to back U.S.-led efforts in global crises ranging from the Middle East to Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

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