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    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...

    Kremlin says Moscow's position on Ukraine debt unchanged – TASS
    Oct15

    Kremlin says Moscow's position on Ukraine debt unchanged – TASS

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday that Moscow’s stance on restructuring Ukraine’s debt to Russia had not changed, TASS news agency reported. …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...

    Russia lone holdout from Ukraine debt deal
    Oct15

    Russia lone holdout from Ukraine debt deal

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s debt swap proposal, critical to its bailout plan, has been accepted by the majority of creditors except Russia, which did not participate in voting, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Soldier killed in east Ukraine, minister blames rogue group
    Oct14

    Soldier killed in east Ukraine, minister blames rogue group

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian serviceman was killed and two wounded in separatist eastern regions despite a ceasefire deal, Ukraine’s defence minister said on Wednesday, suggesting a rogue group not controlled by rebel authorities could be behind the attack. …read more Source: The...

    MH17 wreckage reveals horror of plane's last moments
    Oct14

    MH17 wreckage reveals horror of plane's last moments

    Gilze-Rijen (Netherlands) (AFP) – A partial reconstruction of a Malaysia Airlines jet made of wreckage found strewn across eastern Ukraine told the graphic story of its violent last moments after being hit by a surface-to-air missile. …read more Source: The...

    Exclusive: Gazprom to offer more gas at spot prices via Nord Stream II – sources
    Oct13

    Exclusive: Gazprom to offer more gas at spot prices via Nord Stream II – sources

    MOSCOW/MILAN (Reuters) – Russian energy producer Gazprom is preparing to offer to sell more natural gas to Europe at spot prices to ensure European companies’ support for a planned pipeline bypassing Ukraine, industry sources say. …read more Source: The...

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