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    Ukraine ceasefire deal talks may be held on December 9 – Poroshenko
    Dec06

    Ukraine ceasefire deal talks may be held on December 9 – Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday a preliminary agreement had been reached to hold talks in Minsk on Dec. 9 on implementing the steps of a September ceasefire deal with eastern separatists, Interfax reported. …read more Source: The...

    West, Russia must avoid new ‘walls’, Hollande tells Putin
    Dec06

    West, Russia must avoid new ‘walls’, Hollande tells Putin

    December 06, 2014 10:19 PMMOSCOW (AFP) – French President Francois Hollande told Russia’s Vladimir Putin on Saturday that Moscow and the West must prevent new walls from separating them, as the two met to discuss the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Putin, Hollande in surprise Ukraine talks amid warship controversy
    Dec06

    Putin, Hollande in surprise Ukraine talks amid warship controversy

    ALMATY, Kazakhstan – French President Francois Hollande will make an unscheduled stop in Moscow on Saturday to discuss the Ukraine crisis with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin amid a bitter dispute over France’s refusal to deliver a warship.Controversy over France’s decision to delay delivery of the warship to Russia under...

    Hollande, Putin meet in Moscow on Ukraine
    Dec06

    Hollande, Putin meet in Moscow on Ukraine

    French President Francois Hollande met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Saturday, making a surprise stopover in a Moscow airport in an attempt to defuse mounting tensions over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Times of...

    France's Hollande tells Putin he wants to discuss Ukraine crisis
    Dec06

    France's Hollande tells Putin he wants to discuss Ukraine crisis

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande told Russian President Vladimir Putin at the start of a brief stopover at a Moscow airport that he wanted to discuss the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Poroshenko says new talks with pro-Russia rebels in Minsk
    Dec06

    Poroshenko says new talks with pro-Russia rebels in Minsk

    December 06, 2014 9:25 PMCHUGUIV (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Saturday that his envoy would attend a crucial round of peace talks with pro-Russian rebels in the Belarussian capital Minsk next week. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ukraines Made-in-USA Finance Minister
    Dec06

    Ukraines Made-in-USA Finance Minister

    Ukraine’s new Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko, a former U.S. State Department officer who was granted Ukrainian citizenship only this week, headed a U.S. government-funded investment project … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Russia’s Gazprom receives prepayment from Ukraine for gas supplies
    Dec06

    Russia’s Gazprom receives prepayment from Ukraine for gas supplies

    MOSCOW – Russian natural gas producer Gazprom said on Saturday it had received a prepayment of US$378.22 million from Ukraine for natural gas supplies, paving the way for the first shipments to Kiev since Moscow cut supplies in June.Ukraine’s state energy firm, Naftogaz, said on Friday it had transferred the sum to Gazprom for...

    Britain lends headless god to Russia provoking Greek fury
    Dec06

    Britain lends headless god to Russia provoking Greek fury

    LONDON/ATHENS – A British museum spirited one of the world’s most hotly disputed artistic masterpieces to Russia for a loan on Friday, causing an outcry in Greece, which says the priceless 2,500-year-old statue was looted from Athens and must be returned.The marble statues from the facade of the Parthenon, among the greatest works of...

    All Australian victims of downed MH17 plane identified
    Dec06

    All Australian victims of downed MH17 plane identified

    MELBOURNE: All of the 38 Australians who died when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was downed in eastern Ukraine have now been formally identified, the Australian government said citing Dutch authorities. A joint statement from Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop said the government’s...

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