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    Germany's Steinmeier warns Ukraine ceasefire is fragile
    Dec29

    Germany's Steinmeier warns Ukraine ceasefire is fragile

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned on Tuesday that the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists was becoming more fragile. …read more Source: The...

    Political feuding imperils Ukraine's future, Obama's record
    Dec28

    Political feuding imperils Ukraine's future, Obama's record

    KIEV (Reuters) – On his most recent visit to Kiev, U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden said he spends more time speaking to Ukrainian officials than to his own wife. …read more Source: The...

    Implementation of Ukraine ceasefire deal to drag into 2016 – RIA cites Russian official
    Dec24

    Implementation of Ukraine ceasefire deal to drag into 2016 – RIA cites Russian official

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The implementation of the ceasefire accords, aimed to resolve the Ukraine crisis and known as the Minsk 2 agreements, will drag into 2016, RIA news agency reported on Thursday, citing Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin as saying. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine MPs approve tit-for-tat Russian trade embargo
    Dec24

    Ukraine MPs approve tit-for-tat Russian trade embargo

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament voted on Thursday to give the government the right to impose a trade embargo against Russia, which said last week that it would suspend a free trade zone with Ukraine from Jan. 1. …read more Source: The...

    Russia issues Crimea banknote in move likely to irk Ukraine
    Dec23

    Russia issues Crimea banknote in move likely to irk Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia on Wednesday issued a new banknote dedicated to Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula it annexed last year, in a move likely to anger Kiev which says it wants the territory back. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine health system in danger of collapse as reforms stall
    Dec23

    Ukraine health system in danger of collapse as reforms stall

    STAIKY, Ukraine (Reuters) – Paint is flaking on the damp walls and cracked ceilings of the small hospital in the Ukrainian village of Staiky and much of the equipment is over 30 years old. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. announces Ukraine-related sanctions on 34 individuals, entities
    Dec22

    U.S. announces Ukraine-related sanctions on 34 individuals, entities

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on 34 individuals and entities as part of its efforts to pressure Russia for its intervention in Ukraine, the U.S. Treasury Department said. …read more Source: The...

    Putin says Russia 'to continue efforts' to settle trade ties with Ukraine, EU
    Dec22

    Putin says Russia 'to continue efforts' to settle trade ties with Ukraine, EU

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will continue making efforts to iron out existing disputes in its trade relations with the European Union and Ukraine, Russian news agencies quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russian minister says cancelling Nord Stream-2 would be 'shot in foot'
    Dec21

    Russian minister says cancelling Nord Stream-2 would be 'shot in foot'

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Failure to go ahead with the Nord Stream gas pipeline expansion to double gas shipment from Russia’s Baltic coast to Germany, bypassing Ukraine, would be “a shot in the foot,” Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says EU sanctions extension will encourage Kiev to violate Minsk accords – Interfax
    Dec21

    Russia says EU sanctions extension will encourage Kiev to violate Minsk accords – Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s foreign ministry said on Monday that the European Union’s decision to extend sanctions against Russia would encourage Kiev to violate the Minsk peace agreements over the Ukraine conflict, Interfax news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

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