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    US Warns Russia, Welcomes New European Union Sanctions
    Jan30

    US Warns Russia, Welcomes New European Union Sanctions

    The United States warned Russia on Thursday that it is mulling fresh sanctions over the fighting in Ukraine and welcomed an European Union (EU) move to broaden existing measures imposed on Moscow. …read more Source:...

    1st LD Writethru: EU prolongs sanctions against Russia over Ukraine 
    Jan30

    1st LD Writethru: EU prolongs sanctions against Russia over Ukraine 

    European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said here on Thursday that EU foreign ministers decided to extend the targeted sanctions against Russia by six months until September. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia
    Jan30

    EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia

    Amid a sharp escalation of fighting in eastern Ukraine, European Union foreign ministers agreed Thursday to extend by six months the existing sanctions imposed on Russian and Russia-backed separatist officials for their role in the conflict. The ministers also agreed during a meeting in Br… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    EU expands Russia sanctions as new Ukraine talks loom
    Jan30

    EU expands Russia sanctions as new Ukraine talks loom

    BRUSSELS – The EU agreed Thursday to expand its sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s warring parties announced fresh truce talks to end a surge in fighting between Kiev and Kremlin-backed rebels. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    World › Russia-backed rebels overrun another town in east Ukraine
    Jan29

    World › Russia-backed rebels overrun another town in east Ukraine

    Ukraine’s military conceded Thursday that its forces had been overrun by Russian-backed separatist forces in another town in their battle to hold onto a strategically valuable railway hub. A soldier wounded in combat for the town, Vuhlehirsk, said armored vehicles and tanks were used in the attack on government positions,… …read more...

    EU agrees to expand Ukraine blacklist, ready for more measures
    Jan29

    EU agrees to expand Ukraine blacklist, ready for more measures

    The EU agreed on Thursday (Jan 29) to add new names to a sanctions blacklist over Russia’s involvement in Ukraine and will start work on possible further measures, foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said. …read more Source: Channel...

    New Ukraine peace talks to take place in Minsk
    Jan29

    New Ukraine peace talks to take place in Minsk

    Belarus said that a new round of Ukrainian peace negotiations involving the warring sides and overseen by European and Russian envoys would be held on Friday (Jan 30) in Minsk. …read more Source: Channel...

    Belarusian leader issues tough warning to Moscow
    Jan29

    Belarusian leader issues tough warning to Moscow

    MINSK, Belarus: (AP) – New cracks emerged Thursday in a Russia-led economic alliance, with the president of Belarus warning that his nation may opt out of it.Alexander Lukashenko also sternly warned Moscow Thursday that his nation of 10 million will never be part of the Russian world, a term coined by the Kremlin that reflects its hopes to...

    EU would have to respond to large military offensive in Ukraine – Steinmeier
    Jan29

    EU would have to respond to large military offensive in Ukraine – Steinmeier

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union would have to send a clear message if pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine staged a full-blown military offensive there, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday after talks with EU counterparts. …read more Source: The...

    Britain summons Russian ambassador after bombers intercepted
    Jan29

    Britain summons Russian ambassador after bombers intercepted

    LONDON (AFP) – Britain said it had summoned the Russian ambassador to London on Thursday after Russian bombers were found flying close to British airspace, saying the incident had disrupted civil aviation.The move comes after a string of similar incidents and amid tense relations with Moscow over the conflict in Ukraine and a London inquiry...

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