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    Russia says will retaliate after Ukraine bans its airlines – Interfax
    Sep25

    Russia says will retaliate after Ukraine bans its airlines – Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov said on Friday that Russia would be forced to take retaliatory measures after Ukraine banned Russian airlines, the Interfax news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine bans Russian airlines as part of war sanctions
    Sep25

    Ukraine bans Russian airlines as part of war sanctions

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is banning flights by Russian airlines from Oct. 25 as part of a wave of sanctions against Russia over its support for separatists in the east of the country, the government said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine and West condemn rebel ban on foreign aid groups
    Sep25

    Ukraine and West condemn rebel ban on foreign aid groups

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine and some of its Western allies condemned on Friday a decision by pro-Russian separatists to ban most foreign aid organisations from parts of rebel-held territory, saying the move violated the Minsk peace agreement. …read more Source: The...

    U.N. alarmed after ordered out of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine
    Sep25

    U.N. alarmed after ordered out of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations humanitarian aid chief Stephen O’Brien voiced serious concern on Thursday that authorities in Luhansk in eastern Ukraine are demanding that all U.N. agencies immediately vacate the city. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's new military doctrine names Russia as main aggressor
    Sep24

    Ukraine's new military doctrine names Russia as main aggressor

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a new military doctrine on Thursday naming Russia as the main military threat to Ukraine, according to a statement on the presidential website. …read more Source: The...

    Obama and Putin to meet, but differ over whether Ukraine or Syria tops agenda
    Sep24

    Obama and Putin to meet, but differ over whether Ukraine or Syria tops agenda

    WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet in New York next week at a time of high tension in Europe and the Middle East, but the Kremlin and the White House differed on Thursday over the top priority for the talks. …read more Source: The...

    Russian lawmaker who stood up to Kremlin is stripped of his post
    Sep24

    Russian lawmaker who stood up to Kremlin is stripped of his post

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian provincial lawmaker who, in a rare show of defiance, accused the Kremlin of lying about whether it sent its forces to fight in Ukraine was stripped of his seat in the local parliament on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Hollande says France suffers no loss on Egypt warship sale
    Sep23

    Hollande says France suffers no loss on Egypt warship sale

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday that France would suffer no loss on its sale of two Mistral warships to Egypt that had been originally destined for Russia before the imposition of EU sanctions on Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    Russia plans second big military base near Ukrainian border
    Sep23

    Russia plans second big military base near Ukrainian border

    BOGUCHAR, Russia (Reuters) – Russia is planning a second major military base near the border with Ukraine, where NATO accuses Russian troops of helping pro-Moscow separatists fight Kiev’s forces. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine rebels say local elections still set for Oct, Nov
    Sep22

    Ukraine rebels say local elections still set for Oct, Nov

    KIEV (Reuters) – Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine said on Tuesday they were going ahead with local elections in October and November in defiance of Kiev, and only hours after they appeared to say they were prepared to postpone the vote to avoid “stalemate” in peace efforts. …read more Source: The...

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