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    Russia's Lavrov, Germany's Steinmeier discuss Syria, Ukraine by phone
    Feb10

    Russia's Lavrov, Germany's Steinmeier discuss Syria, Ukraine by phone

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and German Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier held a telephone conversation on Wednesday to discuss Syria and Ukraine, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said. …read more Source: The...

    Dutch 'no' on Ukraine pact would force rethink, minister says
    Feb06

    Dutch 'no' on Ukraine pact would force rethink, minister says

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Dutch government would be obliged to reconsider its position on an EU pact establishing closer ties with Ukraine if it loses an upcoming referendum on the issue, the country’s foreign minister said, but he stopped short of saying a “no” vote would scupper the treaty. …read more Source: The...

    EU sanctions on Russia at risk without Ukraine reforms -Denmark
    Feb05

    EU sanctions on Russia at risk without Ukraine reforms -Denmark

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Ukraine must uphold its part of a peace deal with Russia by modernising the country or risk a collapse of support for EU sanctions against Moscow, Denmark’s foreign minister said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine needs new-look government, says outgoing economy minister
    Feb05

    Ukraine needs new-look government, says outgoing economy minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine needs a new technocratic government led by the present finance minister to have any hope of pushing through long-promised reforms, the outgoing economy minister told Reuters on Friday, two days after his shock resignation. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine economy minister quits in blow to reform hopes
    Feb04

    Ukraine economy minister quits in blow to reform hopes

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius quit on Wednesday saying his ministry was being hijacked by corrupt vested interests, dealing another blow to Western hopes that the country can reform itself. …read more Source: The...

    Bulgaria charges four Ukrainians over Sofia grenade attack
    Feb03

    Bulgaria charges four Ukrainians over Sofia grenade attack

    SOFIA (Reuters) – Bulgarian prosecutors have charged four Ukrainians with attempted murder after a grenade attack on a former security agent in Sofia last October, a senior prosecutor said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine PM says there is a campaign to discredit government
    Feb03

    Ukraine PM says there is a campaign to discredit government

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday political forces were seeking to discredit his government in order to gain power and control state revenue, after the economy minister resigned citing graft. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko sees increased risk of open war with Russia
    Feb03

    Ukraine's Poroshenko sees increased risk of open war with Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The risk of open war between Russia and Ukraine is greater than it was a year ago and Russian President Vladimir Putin has begun an “information war” against Germany, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told the German newspaper Bild. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel presses Putin to ensure Ukraine ceasefire holds
    Feb02

    Merkel presses Putin to ensure Ukraine ceasefire holds

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to use his influence to ensure a ceasefire is upheld in eastern Ukraine and OSCE monitors are granted free access to conflict areas, her spokesman said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says sanctions against Russia must remain
    Feb01

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says sanctions against Russia must remain

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday urged the West to maintain sanctions against Russia over its backing of militants in the east of the country. …read more Source: The...

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