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    NATO, Russia meeting confirms 'profound disagreements' – NATO chief
    Apr20

    NATO, Russia meeting confirms 'profound disagreements' – NATO chief

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO’s first formal meeting with Russia’s envoy to the alliance in almost two years underscored the deep East-West divide over the Ukraine crisis and the future of Europe’s security, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said. …read more Source: The...

    EU proposes to lift visas for Ukrainians, hopes for change 'soon'
    Apr20

    EU proposes to lift visas for Ukrainians, hopes for change 'soon'

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said he hoped that visa requirements for Ukrainians could be lifted “very, very soon” following Wednesday’s legislative proposal by the EU executive. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko hints at deal with Russia to swap pilot Savchenko
    Apr19

    Ukraine's Poroshenko hints at deal with Russia to swap pilot Savchenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday he had agreed with Russian President Vladimir Putin a framework for a deal to secure the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, serving a 22-year jail sentence in Russia. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin – Putin, Poroshenko discuss jailed Ukrainian pilot, Russian soldiers
    Apr18

    Kremlin – Putin, Poroshenko discuss jailed Ukrainian pilot, Russian soldiers

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discussed the fate of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko and two Russians soldiers jailed in Ukraine in a phone call on Monday, the Kremlin said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine finds two Russian servicemen guilty of 'terrorism'
    Apr18

    Ukraine finds two Russian servicemen guilty of 'terrorism'

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian court on Monday sentenced two Russian soldiers captured last May to 14 years in prison for their involvement in the pro-Russian separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    White House – Obama, Putin have 'intense' talk about Syria, Ukraine
    Apr18

    White House – Obama, Putin have 'intense' talk about Syria, Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin had an “intense conversation” on Monday that covered Syria and Ukraine, White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters. …read more Source: The...

    'Putin's Bridge' edges closer to annexed Crimea despite delays
    Apr18

    'Putin's Bridge' edges closer to annexed Crimea despite delays

    KERCH, Crimea (Reuters) – A crumbling nineteenth century fortress perched on the edge of a cape in Russian-annexed Crimea is drawing locals to gaze at what some are calling Putin’s Bridge: a nascent super structure that will link the peninsula to Russia. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine finds two Russian servicemen guilty of 'terrorism'
    Apr18

    Ukraine finds two Russian servicemen guilty of 'terrorism'

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian court ruled on Monday that two Russian servicemen, captured in Ukrainian territory last May, were guilty of charges including preparing “an act of terror” related to the pro-Russian separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. Vice President Biden, new Ukraine PM discuss reforms -White House
    Apr15

    U.S. Vice President Biden, new Ukraine PM discuss reforms -White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke on Thursday to new Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, emphasising the need to move quickly on reforms and implementing the Minsk ceasefire agreement with Russia, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine recovers four stolen Dutch paintings
    Apr14

    Ukraine recovers four stolen Dutch paintings

    KIEV (Reuters) – Four Dutch masterpieces dating from the country’s 17th-century Golden Age have been recovered by security services in Ukraine over 10 years after they were stolen from a museum in the Netherlands, Ukraine Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

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