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    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...

    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...

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