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    MH17 investigation at 'advanced stage'
    Jun03

    MH17 investigation at 'advanced stage'

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Prosecutors conducting the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine two years ago said on Friday it was at “a very advanced stage” and that they would present their conclusions after the summer. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. signs third $1 billion loan guarantee agreement for Ukraine
    Jun03

    U.S. signs third $1 billion loan guarantee agreement for Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – The United States and Ukraine signed a $1 billion loan guarantee agreement on Friday, the third such agreement provided by Washington to Kiev since May 2014. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel adviser says 'far too early' to discuss easing of Russia sanctions
    Jun02

    Merkel adviser says 'far too early' to discuss easing of Russia sanctions

    BERLIN (Reuters) – It is far too early to discuss a lifting of sanctions against Russia for its intervention in Ukraine, a top adviser to German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's corrupt judges targeted in constitutional reforms
    Jun02

    Ukraine's corrupt judges targeted in constitutional reforms

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament approved on Thursday judicial reforms that Western backers say are needed to fight corruption, in the first constitutional vote the ruling coalition has pushed through since an overhaul of the government in April. …read more Source: The...

    EU must hold firm on Russia sanctions – senior Ukraine official
    Jun01

    EU must hold firm on Russia sanctions – senior Ukraine official

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union must prolong its sanctions on Russia this month because the crisis in Ukraine is far from being resolved despite a Franco-German push to implement a peace deal, Ukraine’s new Europe minister said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    EU puts brake on visa liberalisation for now amid immigration fears
    Jun01

    EU puts brake on visa liberalisation for now amid immigration fears

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union states held off agreeing to ease travel rules for Georgia on Wednesday, and Turkey, Ukraine and Kosovo should also expect more delays in visa waiving as the bloc turns more cautious amid immigration fears, EU delegation sources said. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel sees no reason to roll back Russia sanctions – spokeswoman
    Jun01

    Merkel sees no reason to roll back Russia sanctions – spokeswoman

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel sees no reason at all now to roll back sanctions against Russia in the Ukraine crisis, a government spokeswoman said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Savchenko hailed in Ukraine parliament, berates 'lazy schoolchildren' lawmakers
    May31

    Savchenko hailed in Ukraine parliament, berates 'lazy schoolchildren' lawmakers

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko, whose resistance to her imprisonment in Russia has made her a national hero and a potentially disruptive force in Ukrainian politics, received a standing ovation in her first address to parliament on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    German Foreign Minister says unclear if Russia sanctions will be renewed
    May31

    German Foreign Minister says unclear if Russia sanctions will be renewed

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Tuesday it was no secret that some EU states were sceptical about extending sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis and it was unclear if the 28-nation bloc would decide to renew them. …read more Source: The...

    Five Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist attacks
    May29

    Five Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist attacks

    KIEV (Reuters) – Five Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and four wounded in the past 24 hours as a result of attacks by pro-Russian rebels in separatist eastern regions, Ukrainian military spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

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