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    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...

    Russia's Lavrov, Ukraine's Klimkin hold phone call on pilot case
    Mar09

    Russia's Lavrov, Ukraine's Klimkin hold phone call on pilot case

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin discussed the case of hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko in a phone call on Wednesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    Back me or sack me, Ukraine PM tells lawmakers
    Mar09

    Back me or sack me, Ukraine PM tells lawmakers

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk urged lawmakers on Wednesday to back him, sack him or force snap elections as lawmakers held talks with potential replacements. …read more Source: The...

    Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot could die before Russia sentences her – lawyer
    Mar09

    Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot could die before Russia sentences her – lawyer

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia over the killing of two Russian journalists could die before a Russian court sentences her as the state of her health is worsening, her lawyer said. …read more Source: The...

    Locals eating radioactive food 30 years after Chernobyl – Greenpeace tests
    Mar09

    Locals eating radioactive food 30 years after Chernobyl – Greenpeace tests

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Economic crises convulsing Russia, Ukraine and Belarus mean testing in areas contaminated by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster has been cut or restricted, Greenpeace said, and people continue to eat and drink foods with dangerously high radiation levels. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. urges Russia to pressure Ukraine rebels over attacks
    Mar04

    U.S. urges Russia to pressure Ukraine rebels over attacks

    PARIS (Reuters) – Russia needs to use its influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to halt attacks by pro-Russian rebels, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken told Reuters on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian pilot to tell Russian court – Free me or watch me starve to death
    Mar04

    Ukrainian pilot to tell Russian court – Free me or watch me starve to death

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Ukrainian woman pilot on trial in Russia over the killing of two Russian journalists plans to tell a court to release her within 10 days of pronouncing its verdict or she will starve herself to death. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian foreign minister says no breakthrough in Paris talks
    Mar04

    Ukrainian foreign minister says no breakthrough in Paris talks

    (Reuters) – Ukraine’s foreign minister said on Thursday he did not believe there had been any significant breakthrough in Paris talks on the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

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