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    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...

    Ukraine says West must not ease pressure on Russia despite Paris
    Nov19

    Ukraine says West must not ease pressure on Russia despite Paris

    KIEV, (Reuters) – The West should not ease pressure on Russia over its role in Ukraine’s conflict even if it cooperates with the Kremlin to fight terrorism, a senior Ukrainian diplomat said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Exclusive – EU's Juncker dangles trade ties with Russia-led bloc to Putin
    Nov19

    Exclusive – EU's Juncker dangles trade ties with Russia-led bloc to Putin

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker wrote to Russian President Vladimir Putin this week, suggesting closer trade ties between the 28-nation EU and a Russian-led economic bloc, linking them to progress on implementing a ceasefire in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Russia did not ask for sanctions relief with new Ukraine debt deal – PM
    Nov19

    Russia did not ask for sanctions relief with new Ukraine debt deal – PM

    MANILA (Reuters) – Russia did not ask the West to lift sanctions against Moscow when it offered Ukraine a new debt restructuring deal, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Paris attacks, Hollande visit may spur Kremlin push to end isolation
    Nov18

    Paris attacks, Hollande visit may spur Kremlin push to end isolation

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Francois Hollande’s decision to meet Vladimir Putin in Moscow next week, the first bilateral visit by an EU leader in six months, may galvanise Kremlin efforts to end its isolation over the Ukraine crisis, but is unlikely to yield a quick fix. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin says offers Ukraine better terms to restructure debt
    Nov16

    Russia's Putin says offers Ukraine better terms to restructure debt

    BELEK, Turkey (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Monday Russia had made a surprise offer to restructure Ukraine’s debt, telling Kiev it would accept an annual debt repayment of $1 billion over three years if the West provided guarantees. …read more Source: The...

    IMF says Russian offer on Ukraine debt is positive step
    Nov16

    IMF says Russian offer on Ukraine debt is positive step

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund welcomed an offer by Russia to restructure Ukraine’s debt as a positive step, a spokeswoman for the Fund said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says not received direct information on Russia's debt offer
    Nov16

    Ukraine says not received direct information on Russia's debt offer

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s finance ministry said on Monday it had not received “any direct information” on an offer by Russian President Vladimir Putin to restructure a $3 billion (2 billion pound) Eurobond. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says may return artillery to frontline if situation escalates
    Nov16

    Ukraine says may return artillery to frontline if situation escalates

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine could return artillery to its eastern frontline if fighting with pro-Russian separatists escalates further, Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Monday after a weekend of the deadliest attacks in two months. …read more Source: The...

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