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    Kremlin says Putin to visit Crimea on Friday – agencies
    Mar17

    Kremlin says Putin to visit Crimea on Friday – agencies

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Crimea on Friday, Russian news agencies quoted the Kremlin as saying on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian chief prosecutor back at work despite resignation over graft allegations
    Mar16

    Ukrainian chief prosecutor back at work despite resignation over graft allegations

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s top state prosecutor resumed his duties on Wednesday despite having formally resigned a month ago, prolonging the tenure of an official seen by the United States as an obstacle to tackling corruption. …read more Source: The...

    Judges excuse Serb from war crimes verdict, averting EU sanctions threat
    Mar16

    Judges excuse Serb from war crimes verdict, averting EU sanctions threat

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Serbian war crimes suspect Vojislav Seselj will not need to attend his sentencing hearing in The Hague later this month, the court trying him said, removing the threat of Serbia being sanctioned for failing to carry out his court summons. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian party has buried idea of technocrat government – president's party
    Mar15

    Ukrainian party has buried idea of technocrat government – president's party

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s reformist Samopomich party has effectively buried lawmakers’ plans to replace Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk’s government with a technocrat cabinet, a senior lawmaker in President Petro Poroshenko’s party said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Proximity along contact line in east Ukraine raises violence risks – OSCE
    Mar14

    Proximity along contact line in east Ukraine raises violence risks – OSCE

    BERLIN (Reuters) – International monitors want Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists to pull further apart along the line of contact in east Ukraine, a senior official with Europe’s main security and rights watchdog said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine President sees Yaresko as possible PM – spokesman
    Mar14

    Ukraine President sees Yaresko as possible PM – spokesman

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko sees Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko as possibly taking over as prime minister, his spokesman said on Monday, having repeatedly urged the government to resign saying that it had lost the trust of the people. …read more Source: The...

    France says time to act on Libya, will push for EU sanctions
    Mar11

    France says time to act on Libya, will push for EU sanctions

    PARIS (Reuters) – France’s foreign minister on Thursday said there was no time to waste in forming a Libyan government that would pave the way for action against Islamic State and he would push for sanctions against individuals at a European meeting next week. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Yaresko says rumours fuelling political crisis
    Mar10

    Ukraine's Yaresko says rumours fuelling political crisis

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko on Thursday deflected questions about her chances of becoming prime minister if the government collapsed and said such speculation was fanning the flames of the country’s political crisis. …read more Source: The...

    European Union extends Russian asset freezes over Ukraine
    Mar10

    European Union extends Russian asset freezes over Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union governments extended on Thursday sanctions on Russians and Ukrainians targeted in 2014 over the conflict in eastern Ukraine, keeping asset freezes and travel bans in place until mid-September. …read more Source: The...

    Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot Savchenko starts consuming liquids – lawyer
    Mar10

    Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot Savchenko starts consuming liquids – lawyer

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, who faces up to 25 years in a Russian jail, has started consuming liquids, her lawyer Nikolai Polozov said on his Twitter page on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

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