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    EU likely to extend Russia sanctions over Ukraine – Hollande
    Jun08

    EU likely to extend Russia sanctions over Ukraine – Hollande

    KRUEN, Germany (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande said it was likely that EU sanctions imposed on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine would be extended until the end of the year. …read more Source: The...

    Russia ramps up motor fuel sales to Ukraine, regardless of conflict
    Jun08

    Russia ramps up motor fuel sales to Ukraine, regardless of conflict

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian companies, spurred by healthy profits, have sharply raised sales of vital motor fuel to Ukraine this year, while at the same time also supplying the area of the country held by pro-Moscow separatists. …read more Source: The...

    Angela Merkel says G7 ready to strengthen sanctions against Russia if needed
    Jun08

    Angela Merkel says G7 ready to strengthen sanctions against Russia if needed

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday the leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) countries were ready, if necessary, to strengthen sanctions against Russia over its involvement in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The Times of...

    UPDATE1: G-7 opposes S. China Sea reclamation, urges Ukraine cease-fire
    Jun08

    UPDATE1: G-7 opposes S. China Sea reclamation, urges Ukraine cease-fire

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

    Moscow urges West to push Kiev to fulfill Minsk agreement
    Jun08

    Moscow urges West to push Kiev to fulfill Minsk agreement

    Russia on Monday urged the West to exercise its influence over Ukrainian authorities in order to ensure the full implementation of the Minsk agreement as this year’s G7 summit is underway in Bavaria, Germany. …read more Source:...

    G7 warns could toughen sanctions against Russia
    Jun08

    G7 warns could toughen sanctions against Russia

    ELMAU CASTLE (GERMANY) – G7 leaders on Monday warned Russia that they stood ready to toughen sanctions over Moscow’s role in the Ukraine conflict, as escalating violence sparked fears that a ceasefire deal could be unravelling. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    History becomes a weapon in Russia-West rift over Ukraine
    Jun08

    History becomes a weapon in Russia-West rift over Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – History has become a weapon in Russia’s battle with the West over Ukraine as President Vladimir Putin looks increasingly to the past to whip up patriotism and rally support. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel says G7 ready to strengthen sanctions vs. Russia if needed
    Jun08

    Merkel says G7 ready to strengthen sanctions vs. Russia if needed

    KRUEN, Germany (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday the leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) countries were ready, if necessary, to strengthen sanctions against Russia over its involvement in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The...

    G7 summit: Obama, Hollande reach agreement on Ukraine crisis, Iran nuke deal
    Jun08

    G7 summit: Obama, Hollande reach agreement on Ukraine crisis, Iran nuke deal

    United States President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande have reportedly agreed on some of the world’s most pressing issues, including the imposition of sanctions on Russia in the light of its actions in Ukraine and the need to curb Iran’s nuclear ambitions, the White House said. The two leaders agreed that the...

    Ukraine says rebels have army of ‘mid-sized European state’
    Jun08

    Ukraine says rebels have army of ‘mid-sized European state’

    KIEV – Ukraine’s defence minister on Monday accused pro-Russian rebels backed up by Moscow’s forces of assembling a 40,000-strong army sufficient for a “mid-sized European state”.Stepan Poltorak’s estimates fly in the face of Russia’s denials that it either backs the separatist fighters or covertly sneaks...

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