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    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...

    EU, Russia, Ukraine to hold joint trade talks on Dec 1
    Nov23

    EU, Russia, Ukraine to hold joint trade talks on Dec 1

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union, Russia and Ukraine will hold three-way trade talks in Brussels on Dec. 1, the EU said on Monday, 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...

    Pro-Ukraine activists block repair of sabotaged power lines to Crimea
    Nov23

    Pro-Ukraine activists block repair of sabotaged power lines to Crimea

    KIEV (Reuters) – Pro-Ukrainian activists prevented repairs to sabotaged power lines leading to Crimea on Monday, keeping the Russian-annexed peninsula starved of electricity for a second day and tensions between Moscow and Kiev high. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine will respond in kind to any Russian trade bans – PM Yatseniuk
    Nov23

    Ukraine will respond in kind to any Russian trade bans – PM Yatseniuk

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Monday Ukraine would respond in kind to any trade bans by Russia, which plans to introduce a ban on Ukrainian food imports over Kiev’s participation in Western sanctions. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko suggests suspending cargo transport with Crimea – statement
    Nov23

    Ukraine's Poroshenko suggests suspending cargo transport with Crimea – statement

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday he had proposed the government discuss suspending cargo with Crimea, the peninsula annexed by Russian from Ukraine last year. …read more Source: The...

    Electricity from Ukraine to Crimea shut off after power pylons blown up: Russian media
    Nov22

    Electricity from Ukraine to Crimea shut off after power pylons blown up: Russian media

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Electricity supplies from Ukraine to Crimea were entirely shut off on Saturday night after power pylons in Ukraine were blown up, Russian media reported on Sunday morning. …read more Source: The...

    Western leaders agreed to extend Russia sanctions by six months – diplomat
    Nov22

    Western leaders agreed to extend Russia sanctions by six months – diplomat

    (Reuters) – Western leaders who met on the margins of last week’s Group of 20 summit in Turkey agreed to extend sanctions imposed on Russia for its intervention in Ukraine by six months until July of next year, a senior European diplomat told Reuters. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin says it's received letter from EU's Juncker on closer trade ties
    Nov19

    Kremlin says it's received letter from EU's Juncker on closer trade ties

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Thursday it had received a letter to President Vladimir Putin from European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, suggesting closer trade ties between the EU and a Russian-led economic bloc once a ceasefire is implemented in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

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