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    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...

    Russia seen putting new nuclear-capable missiles along NATO border by 2019
    Jun23

    Russia seen putting new nuclear-capable missiles along NATO border by 2019

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is likely to deploy advanced nuclear-capable missiles in its European exclave of Kaliningrad by 2019, casting the move as a reply to a U.S.-backed missile shield, and may one day put them in Crimea too, sources close to its military predict. …read more Source: The...

    OSCE urges Ukraine and separatists to investigate ceasefire violations
    Jun22

    OSCE urges Ukraine and separatists to investigate ceasefire violations

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, monitoring a fragile ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, has called on Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists to do more to investigate violations of the agreement. …read more Source: The...

    EU envoys extend economic sanctions on Russia until end-January – sources
    Jun21

    EU envoys extend economic sanctions on Russia until end-January – sources

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Brussels-based envoys of the European Union’s 28 member states agreed on Tuesday to extend until the end of January the energy, financial and defence sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, diplomatic sources said. …read more Source: The...

    NATO's Stoltenberg – EU sanctions on Russia should remain
    Jun20

    NATO's Stoltenberg – EU sanctions on Russia should remain

    TRONDHEIM, Norway (Reuters) – The European Union should keep in place the sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told Reuters on Monday, a day after the German foreign minister said they should gradually be phased out. …read more Source: The...

    Cracks emerge in the European consensus on Russia
    Jun20

    Cracks emerge in the European consensus on Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) – As the European Union squabbled over refugees, Greek bailouts and austerity in past years, it showed striking unity in another area: its resolve to punish Russia for the annexation of Crimea and support of separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    EU to extend Russia sanctions, divided over next steps
    Jun20

    EU to extend Russia sanctions, divided over next steps

    LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – The European Union was divided on Monday over how to end a stand-off with Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine, as Britain called for governments to maintain their tough stance and Slovakia said the current sanctions policy was untenable. …read more Source: The...

    NATO's Stoltenberg – EU sanctions on Russia should remain
    Jun20

    NATO's Stoltenberg – EU sanctions on Russia should remain

    TRONDHEIM, Norway (Reuters) – The European Union should keep in place the sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told Reuters on Monday, a day after the German foreign minister said they should gradually be phased out. …read more Source: The...

    Germany's Steinmeier favours gradual phasing-out of Russia sanctions
    Jun19

    Germany's Steinmeier favours gradual phasing-out of Russia sanctions

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The European Union should gradually phase out sanctions imposed against Russia over the Ukraine crisis if there is substantial progress in the peace process, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was quoted on Sunday as saying. …read more Source: The...

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