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    With one eye on Moscow, Europe presses Ukraine on reforms
    Jan18

    With one eye on Moscow, Europe presses Ukraine on reforms

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union pressed Ukraine authorities on Monday to overcome political feuding and implement promised reforms as it looks to shore up the country’s democratic and economic credentials. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says would sign power contract if Crimea part of Ukraine
    Jan14

    Ukraine says would sign power contract if Crimea part of Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is ready to sign a new contract to supply Crimea with electricity provided the region is recognised as part of Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko told reporters at a news conference on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian health official says 25 people killed by swine flu
    Jan14

    Ukrainian health official says 25 people killed by swine flu

    KIEV (Reuters) – Twenty-five people have died from swine flu in Ukraine since the start of the flu season, Tetyana Dykhanovska, the director of the state flu centre, told Reuters by phone on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Obama discusses Syria, Ukraine with Russia's Putin – White House
    Jan14

    Obama discusses Syria, Ukraine with Russia's Putin – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama, in a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, emphasized the need to work toward a diplomatic solution to the crisis in Ukraine and address the conflict in Syria, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. helping Ukraine investigate December power grid hack
    Jan12

    U.S. helping Ukraine investigate December power grid hack

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Tuesday it was helping Ukrainian authorities investigate an apparent attack last month on the country’s power grid that caused a blackout for 80,000 customers of western Ukraine’s Prykarpattyaoblenergo utility. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry, Lavrov discuss Syria, other issues, look for time to meet
    Jan11

    Kerry, Lavrov discuss Syria, other issues, look for time to meet

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. and Russian foreign ministers spoke by telephone about topics including the Syrian political process, the fight against Islamic State militants, Middle East regional issues, Ukraine, North Korea’s recent nuclear test and U.S.-Russian bilateral ties, the U.S. State Department said on Monday. …read...

    Hackers used malware to confuse utility in Ukraine outage – report
    Jan10

    Hackers used malware to confuse utility in Ukraine outage – report

    (Reuters) – Hackers likely caused a Dec. 23 electricity outage in Ukraine by remotely switching breakers to cut power, after installing malware to prevent technicians from detecting the attack, according to a report analysing how the incident unfolded. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel sees progress on Ukraine crisis in 'Normandy format' over next months
    Jan07

    Merkel sees progress on Ukraine crisis in 'Normandy format' over next months

    MAGDEBURG, Germany (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday she believes there will be progress in the “Normandy format” negotiations on the Ukraine crisis over the next few months. …read more Source: The...

    Coca-Cola blames ad agency for map showing Crimea as part of Russia
    Jan06

    Coca-Cola blames ad agency for map showing Crimea as part of Russia

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – U.S. drinks firm Coca-Cola on Wednesday blamed a marketing agency for a map used in an online advertising campaign that showed Crimea to be part of Russia and which drew protests and threats of a boycott from angry Ukrainians. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine 'confident' of success in Russian debt lawsuit
    Jan04

    Ukraine 'confident' of success in Russian debt lawsuit

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian Finance Ministry said on Monday it was confident of its chances in court following a decision by Russia to file a lawsuit against Ukraine in connection with a $3 billion Eurobond. …read more Source: The...

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