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    EU calls for more countries to impose sanctions over Crimea
    Mar18

    EU calls for more countries to impose sanctions over Crimea

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union called on Friday for more countries to impose sanctions on Russia over Moscow’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula two years ago, saying European governments were very worried about Moscow’s military build-up in the region. …read more Source: The...

    Germany's Economy Minister aims to get Russia sanctions lifted
    Mar17

    Germany's Economy Minister aims to get Russia sanctions lifted

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel called on Thursday for the European Union to try to create conditions by this summer to lift sanctions imposed against Russia over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Germany, France, Ukraine say Minsk deals must be fully implemented
    Mar17

    Germany, France, Ukraine say Minsk deals must be fully implemented

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed with the presidents of France and Ukraine that the lifting of sanctions against Russia had to be linked to a full implementation of Minsk agreements, a German government spokesman said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine tears down giant Lenin statue, live on YouTube
    Mar17

    Ukraine tears down giant Lenin statue, live on YouTube

    KIEV (Reuters) – Exhaustive efforts to tear down Ukraine’s largest remaining monument to Vladimir Lenin bore fruit on Thursday when workers prised the late Soviet leader’s statue from its plinth in the southeastern city of Zaporizhzhya. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine vows swift end to political crisis, wins EU offer of visa-free travel
    Mar17

    Ukraine vows swift end to political crisis, wins EU offer of visa-free travel

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukraine’s president tried to reassure the European Union on Thursday that his country would soon overcome a political crisis that has rattled Western lenders and he won support for Kiev’s cherished goal of visa-free travel in Europe for its citizens. …read more Source: The...

    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...

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