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    No deal at Ukraine, Russia, EU trade talks – officials
    Dec01

    No deal at Ukraine, Russia, EU trade talks – officials

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union, Russia and Ukraine did not reach a deal at three-way trade talks in Brussels on Tuesday, EU officials said, in the latest effort to overcome Moscow’s opposition to an EU-Ukraine trade pact that is due to take effect in January. …read more Source: The...

    Obama and Putin discuss Syria, Ukraine at summit – White House official
    Nov30

    Obama and Putin discuss Syria, Ukraine at summit – White House official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama met with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the sidelines of the climate summit in Paris on Monday and discussed the Syrian crisis as well as the situation in Ukraine, a White House official said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine tightens control over foreign charter flights
    Nov29

    Ukraine tightens control over foreign charter flights

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has tightened control over foreign charter flights for security reasons, the infrastructure ministry said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine leaves sabotaged power lines to Russian-annexed Crimea in mud
    Nov27

    Ukraine leaves sabotaged power lines to Russian-annexed Crimea in mud

    CHAPLINKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Five days after saboteurs blew up power lines in southern Ukraine plunging Russian-annexed Crimea into an energy crisis, all four damaged pylons are out of action and engineers say they need a political decision to restore supplies. …read more Source: The...

    Russia-Ukraine row over Crimea escalates as Moscow cuts coal to Kiev
    Nov27

    Russia-Ukraine row over Crimea escalates as Moscow cuts coal to Kiev

    KIEV (Reuters) – Russia has begun to restrict coal supplies to Ukraine, Energy Minister Volodymyr Demchyshyn told parliament on Friday, days after the Kremlin threatened to punish Kiev for a power blackout of Russian-annexed Crimea. …read more Source: The...

    Ten EU nations say Nord Stream gas extension not in EU interests
    Nov27

    Ten EU nations say Nord Stream gas extension not in EU interests

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Russia’s plans to extend its gas link to Germany run counter to EU interests and risk further destabilising Ukraine, 10 European governments said in a letter to the European Commission that called for a summit-level debate on the issue. …read more Source: The...

    Power blackouts test loyalty to Kremlin in Russian-annexed Crimea
    Nov26

    Power blackouts test loyalty to Kremlin in Russian-annexed Crimea

    SIMFEROPOL, Crimea (Reuters) – Power blackouts in Crimea orchestrated by anti-Russian saboteurs are stirring discontent a year and a half after Moscow seized the peninsula from Ukraine, threatening to chip away at the pro-Kremlin euphoria many Crimeans felt after annexation. …read more Source: The...

    Khodorkovsky says Russia's Putin and West want rapprochement
    Nov26

    Khodorkovsky says Russia's Putin and West want rapprochement

    LONDON (Reuters) – Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin wants to edge Russia towards a rapprochement with the West after a stand-off over Ukraine brought relations between the two sides to their lowest since the Cold War, former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia prepares reprisals against Ukraine over Crimea blackout
    Nov24

    Russia prepares reprisals against Ukraine over Crimea blackout

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Russia said on Tuesday it would cut off gas supplies to Ukraine and threatened to halt coal deliveries, ratcheting up a dispute over a power blackout in Crimea at a time when a ceasefire between Kiev and separatist rebels is fraying. …read more Source: The...

    Putin's 'realpolitik' aims to make Russia indispensable
    Nov24

    Putin's 'realpolitik' aims to make Russia indispensable

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – By intervening in Syria, President Vladimir Putin has broken Russia’s relative isolation and is making it the “indispensable nation” in conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and with Islamic State while the United States balks at deeper involvement. …read more Source: The...

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