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    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...

    EU extends sanctions on Russia-annexed Crimea until mid-2017
    Jun17

    EU extends sanctions on Russia-annexed Crimea until mid-2017

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union extended for a year on Friday a ban on business dealings with the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014 in a move that has not been internationally recognised. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine furious over remarks on Russia by U.N. chief Ban
    Jun16

    Ukraine furious over remarks on Russia by U.N. chief Ban

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The Kiev government is outraged by remarks made by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon about the crucial role Russia can play in ending conflicts, and no longer believes he has any moral authority, Ukraine’s U.N. envoy said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

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