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    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...

    EU extends economic sanctions on Russia for six months
    Dec21

    EU extends economic sanctions on Russia for six months

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union on Monday extended economic sanctions against Russia until the end of July next year after the deadline for raising objections passed without any member state challenging the decision. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's PM Medvedev orders legal action against Ukraine over debt – agencies
    Dec21

    Russia's PM Medvedev orders legal action against Ukraine over debt – agencies

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Monday ordered its government to prepare legal action against Ukraine if it does not repay $3 billion debt, Russian news agencies reported. …read more Source: The...

    Putin says will not abandon Russians in Ukraine to nationalists – RIA
    Dec20

    Putin says will not abandon Russians in Ukraine to nationalists – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Moscow would not abandon Russians living in southeast Ukraine to Ukrainian nationalists, RIA news agency quoted him as saying in a documentary due to be broadcast later on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    EU envoys agree extension of Russia sanctions until mid-2016
    Dec18

    EU envoys agree extension of Russia sanctions until mid-2016

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union envoys on Friday agreed a six-month rollover of the bloc’s economic sanctions on Russia, diplomats said, extending the measures on energy, banking and defence sectors until the end of July 2016. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says unsurprised by Ukraine's refusal to pay debts, will win court case
    Dec18

    Russia says unsurprised by Ukraine's refusal to pay debts, will win court case

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak said on Friday that Ukraine’s decision to impose a moratorium on the payment of a $3 billion Eurobond held by Russia was not a surprise and that Moscow would win any future legal case on the matter. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine still committed to good faith debt talks with Russia – Finance Ministry
    Dec18

    Ukraine still committed to good faith debt talks with Russia – Finance Ministry

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian Finance Ministry said on Friday it was still committed to negotiating a good faith restructuring agreement with Russia on a $3 billion Eurobond, as the government imposed a moratorium on its repayment next week. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine imposes moratorium on repaying $3 billion Russian bond – PM
    Dec18

    Ukraine imposes moratorium on repaying $3 billion Russian bond – PM

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Friday Ukraine had imposed a moratorium on the payment of a $3 billion Eurobond held entirely by Russia that matures on Dec. 20 and on $507 million of Ukrainian commercial debt held by Russian banks. …read more Source: The...

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