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    EU's Juncker defends attendance at Russia forum, says talks vital
    Jun16

    EU's Juncker defends attendance at Russia forum, says talks vital

    ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) – European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker defended his decision to attend an economic forum in Russia on Thursday, saying it was common sense to talk to Moscow despite lingering tensions over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel backs Georgia visa-free travel to EU, but suggests Ukraine link
    Jun15

    Merkel backs Georgia visa-free travel to EU, but suggests Ukraine link

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday endorsed swift approval of visa-free access to the European Union for Georgia, but suggested the move could be linked to visa liberalisation for Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Germany's Schaeuble says sanctions on Russia should be kept
    Jun15

    Germany's Schaeuble says sanctions on Russia should be kept

    WARSAW (Reuters) – German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Wednesday that sanctions on Russia are the right course of action for the moment and that relations with Moscow cannot return to normal until it improves its human rights record. …read more Source: The...

    Germany's Schaeuble says sanctions on Russia should be kept
    Jun15

    Germany's Schaeuble says sanctions on Russia should be kept

    WARSAW (Reuters) – German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Wednesday that sanctions on Russia are the right course of action for the moment and that relations with Moscow cannot return to normal until it improves its human rights record. …read more Source: The...

    NATO says Ukraine ceasefire barely holding, scolds Russia
    Jun15

    NATO says Ukraine ceasefire barely holding, scolds Russia

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – An internationally-agreed ceasefire in Ukraine is being violated by Russia “again and again”, NATO’s chief said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Two more Ukrainians freed from Russian prison in swap – Kiev
    Jun14

    Two more Ukrainians freed from Russian prison in swap – Kiev

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian citizens jailed in Russia have been freed and are returning home, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday, in what Kiev called a prisoner swap. …read more Source: The...

    EU to look into extending Russia sanctions next week – sources
    Jun13

    EU to look into extending Russia sanctions next week – sources

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU envoys to Brussels are due to discuss extending sanctions on Russia over its role in the conflict in Ukraine on June 21 and the bloc’s ministers will approve their decision three days later, diplomatic sources said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Nervous Baltics on war footing as NATO tries to deter Russia
    Jun13

    Nervous Baltics on war footing as NATO tries to deter Russia

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – Leaders in the Baltic countries and Poland fear the force NATO plans to deploy on their territory is too small and symbolic to deter an attack by Russia, whose 2014 annexation of Crimea is fresh in the memories of the former Soviet-bloc states. …read more Source: The...

    Praise from West after mostly peaceful Kiev Pride march
    Jun12

    Praise from West after mostly peaceful Kiev Pride march

    KIEV (Reuters) – Western diplomats joined gay rights activists on a Pride march in Kiev on Sunday and spoke of signs of progress on gay rights in Ukraine after the event passed off largely without incident. …read more Source: The...

    Among political sharks, Ukrainian pilot Savchenko to be a 'small piranha'
    Jun10

    Among political sharks, Ukrainian pilot Savchenko to be a 'small piranha'

    KIEV (Reuters) – Pointing at a man hanging on a rope while fitting insulation onto a building across the road, Ukraine’s most famous soldier sometimes wishes she had such a life, earning money with an exciting job without having to think about politics. …read more Source: The...

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