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    Russia supplies Syria mission with old cargo ships bought from Turkey
    Dec15

    Russia supplies Syria mission with old cargo ships bought from Turkey

    LONDON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Earlier this year, an old refrigerator ship called the Georgiy Agafonov, built to transport fruit and vegetables for the Soviet Union, was quietly gathering rust in the Ukrainian port of Izmail where the Danube flows into the Black Sea. …read more Source: The...

    EU envoys to discuss Russian sanctions rollover on Friday
    Dec15

    EU envoys to discuss Russian sanctions rollover on Friday

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Envoys from the European Union’s member states should discuss rolling over EU sanctions for six months on Friday, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia doubles power supplies to Crimea with second line launch
    Dec15

    Russia doubles power supplies to Crimea with second line launch

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin oversaw on Tuesday the launch of the second line of Russia’s power link to Crimea which will allow to double Russian power supplies to the peninsula to 400 megawatts. …read more Source: The...

    Russian ships force Turkish vessel to change course in Black Sea
    Dec14

    Russian ships force Turkish vessel to change course in Black Sea

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian Black Sea corvette and a coast guard boat have forced a commercial vessel under a Turkish flag to change course after it got in the way of a Crimean energy firm’s boats towing oil rigs, the company said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Insight – Russia-annexed Crimea faces long road to power security
    Dec13

    Insight – Russia-annexed Crimea faces long road to power security

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin is trying to reassure residents of Crimea, left in the dark after electricity supplies from Ukraine were cut off, that it is coming to their rescue by installing a power link with Russia. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. and Russia trade accusations at U.N. over Ukraine conflict
    Dec11

    U.S. and Russia trade accusations at U.N. over Ukraine conflict

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United States and Russia blamed each other on Friday for the continued conflict in Ukraine, with Washington accusing the Kremlin of attempting to suppress public discussion of facts about the nearly two-year-old war. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry to meet Russia's Putin, Lavrov for Syria talks in Moscow
    Dec11

    Kerry to meet Russia's Putin, Lavrov for Syria talks in Moscow

    PARIS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Tuesday to discuss the situation in Syria and Ukraine, U.S. officials said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine lawmaker manhandles PM Yatseniuk in rowdy parliament scenes
    Dec11

    Ukraine lawmaker manhandles PM Yatseniuk in rowdy parliament scenes

    KIEV (Reuters) – Fighting broke out among members of Ukraine’s ruling coalition on Friday after a member of President Petro Poroshenko’s bloc physically picked up Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk and pulled him from the podium. …read more Source: The...

    Russia can't mend ties with U.S. while it backs sanctions – Lavrov
    Dec10

    Russia can't mend ties with U.S. while it backs sanctions – Lavrov

    ROME (Reuters) – Russia wants to mend ties with the United States but cannot do so while Barack Obama’s administration backs economic sanctions against Moscow for its role in the conflict in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted on Thursday as saying. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says breaks up armed insurgent group in Kiev, two killed
    Dec10

    Ukraine says breaks up armed insurgent group in Kiev, two killed

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s security service said on Thursday it had broken up an armed insurgent group that operated out of Kiev and other major Ukrainian cities and that two people had been killed during the operation. …read more Source: The...

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