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    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...

    Opponents of Russian annexation persecuted in Crimea – Europe rights body
    Apr14

    Opponents of Russian annexation persecuted in Crimea – Europe rights body

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Europe’s leading human rights organisation said on Thursday that Crimea’s indigenous Muslim Tatars and other opponents of the region’s annexation by Russia face persecution including police intimidation and brutality. …read more Source: The...

    Putin believes there will be no military action in east Ukraine
    Apr14

    Putin believes there will be no military action in east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he believed that there would be no military action in eastern Ukraine, but the West should use its influence on the authorities in Kiev to fully implement the Minsk peace deal. …read more Source: The...

    Putin says Western sanctions to remain in near future
    Apr14

    Putin says Western sanctions to remain in near future

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he does not see Western sanctions on Russia being lifted in the near future. Putin, in his annual televised phone-in, said Moscow would maintain its counter sanctions against the West. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine MPs approve Groysman for prime minister
    Apr14

    Ukraine MPs approve Groysman for prime minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament approved presidential ally Volodymyr Groysman for the post of prime minister on Thursday in the biggest political shakeup since a 2014 uprising brought in a pro-Western leadership. …read more Source: The...

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