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    Flights between Russia and Ukraine to stop due to sanctions
    Oct24

    Flights between Russia and Ukraine to stop due to sanctions

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Flights between Russia and Ukraine will be terminated on Sunday after the countries exchanged sanctions against their airlines amid a standoff over Moscow’s support of separatists in the east of Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel says wants good economic ties with Ukraine and Russia
    Oct23

    Merkel says wants good economic ties with Ukraine and Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a European Union free trade agreement with Ukraine is not directed against Russia and that Berlin desired good economic ties with both Ukraine and Russia. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin says Kiev not fulfilling Ukraine peace deal
    Oct22

    Russia's Putin says Kiev not fulfilling Ukraine peace deal

    SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Ukraine’s government is not fulfilling key points of the Minsk agreement, the international peace deal aimed at halting the fighting in eastern Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine takes Russia to WTO over railway equipment trade
    Oct21

    Ukraine takes Russia to WTO over railway equipment trade

    GENEVA (Reuters) – Ukraine has launched its first trade dispute against Russia at the World Trade Organisation with a complaint about restrictions on Ukrainian-made railway equipment, the WTO said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine ceasefire helps volunteers bring dead soldiers home
    Oct21

    Ukraine ceasefire helps volunteers bring dead soldiers home

    ZELENE POLE, Ukraine (Reuters) – A ceasefire in eastern Ukraine means more work for the volunteer group Black Tulip, which can now collect remains of Ukrainian soldiers killed in action without the risk of being caught in crossfire between rebels and government troops. …read more Source: The...

    Breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia seeks vote on joining Russia
    Oct20

    Breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia seeks vote on joining Russia

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia has said it plans to hold a Crimea-style referendum on joining Russia, a move that risks inflaming the Kremlin’s already strained ties with the West. …read more Source: The...

    Twelve dead as small boat sinks near Ukraine port
    Oct17

    Twelve dead as small boat sinks near Ukraine port

    KIEV (Reuters) – Twelve people died when a small passenger boat sank on Saturday near the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Odessa, Ukrainian authorities said. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel offers German investment if Ukraine tackles corruption
    Oct17

    Merkel offers German investment if Ukraine tackles corruption

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed Ukraine on Saturday to tackle corruption and roll back the influence of oligarchs, saying German businesses are ready to invest there if the right conditions are in place. …read more Source: The...

    Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Ukraine, Uruguay win U.N. council seats
    Oct15

    Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Ukraine, Uruguay win U.N. council seats

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Uruguay and Ukraine were elected to the United Nations Security Council on Thursday, pitting Kiev against veto-power Russia in what Ukraine’s foreign minister promised would not be a conciliatory two-year term. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel sees 'glimmer of hope' in Ukraine, but Russia sanctions remain
    Oct15

    Merkel sees 'glimmer of hope' in Ukraine, but Russia sanctions remain

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday she saw a “glimmer of hope” for a political solution to the Ukraine crisis, but insisted sanctions against Russia could be rolled back only once the Minsk peace plan was fully implemented. …read more Source: The...

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