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    Syrian army reversals spook Kremlin into hasty military build-up
    Sep18

    Syrian army reversals spook Kremlin into hasty military build-up

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – For Vladimir Putin, Russia’s military build-up in Syria is a potential diplomatic trump card and a handy way of diverting attention from Ukraine’s frozen conflict. But it was a panicky realisation that the Syrian government was being turned over on the battlefield that tipped the Kremlin’s hand....

    Ukraine backtracks on some media sanctions after backlash
    Sep17

    Ukraine backtracks on some media sanctions after backlash

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered six European journalists to be removed from a newly-published sanctions list, officials said on Thursday, in a swift U-turn after the list was criticised by the country’s Western allies. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine backtracks on some media sanctions
    Sep17

    Ukraine backtracks on some media sanctions

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has asked his government to remove six European journalists from a newly-published sanctions list, officials said on Thursday, after the list was criticised by the country’s Western allies. …read more Source: The...

    President Poroshenko orders BBC journalists removed from sanctions list – spokesman
    Sep17

    President Poroshenko orders BBC journalists removed from sanctions list – spokesman

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has ordered the security council to remove three BBC journalists from a new sanctions list, presidential spokesman Svyatoslav Tsegolko said in a post on Twitter. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin says inclusion of media in Ukraine sanctions 'totally unacceptable'
    Sep17

    Kremlin says inclusion of media in Ukraine sanctions 'totally unacceptable'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukraine’s decision to sanction many media representatives is totally unacceptable, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says rebel elections threaten peace deal
    Sep16

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says rebel elections threaten peace deal

    KIEV (Reuters) – A leader of Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine signed a decree on Wednesday to hold local elections, a move President Petro Poroshenko condemned as a risky and irresponsible decision that threatened a ceasefire deal. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine finance minister lobbies lawmakers to back debt deal
    Sep16

    Ukraine finance minister lobbies lawmakers to back debt deal

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s finance minister was lobbying lawmakers on Wednesday to secure parliamentary support for a government debt restructuring deal which international supporters have described as critical for the country’s financial stability. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine PM urges parliament to vote 'yes' to debt deal
    Sep16

    Ukraine PM urges parliament to vote 'yes' to debt deal

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk urged parliament on Wednesday to vote in favour of a government debt restructuring deal, saying not backing it amounted to supporting a default. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine wants Western weaponry if Minsk deal fails – official
    Sep15

    Ukraine wants Western weaponry if Minsk deal fails – official

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukraine will renew its calls for lethal defensive weaponry from its Western allies if the Minsk peace deal fails, the country’s top official to NATO said on Tuesday, urging help to reestablish control over its eastern border with Russia. …read more Source: The...

    Female Ukrainian pilot Savchenko to go on trial in Russia on September 22
    Sep15

    Female Ukrainian pilot Savchenko to go on trial in Russia on September 22

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukrainian military pilot Nadezhda Savchenko will go on trial in Russia on Sept. 22, her defence lawyers said on Tuesday, more than a year after she was captured by Kremlin-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine and handed over to Moscow. …read more Source: The...

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