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    Rebels urge UN to send peacekeepers into east Ukraine
    Nov25

    Rebels urge UN to send peacekeepers into east Ukraine

    The emergency UN Security Council session called for by pro-Russian rebels could authorise sending international peacekeepers into eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Merkel hits diplomatic dead-end with Putin
    Nov25

    Merkel hits diplomatic dead-end with Putin

    BERLIN – After nine months of non-stop German diplomacy to defuse the crisis in Ukraine, Chancellor Angela Merkel decided in mid-November that a change of tack was needed.Ahead of a summit of G20 leaders in Australia, Merkel resolved to confront Vladimir Putin alone, without the usual pack of interpreters and aides.Instead of challenging...

    Russia warns Ukraine against NATO membership – Interfax
    Nov25

    Russia warns Ukraine against NATO membership – Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A senior Russian official said on Tuesday an announcement by Ukraine’s president that he would hold a referendum on NATO membership in several years’ time would increase regional tensions. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine reports new arrivals of Russian supplies for eastern rebels
    Nov25

    Ukraine reports new arrivals of Russian supplies for eastern rebels

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine levelled fresh charges on Tuesday that Russia was sending support to pro-Russian separatists in the east, saying that five columns of heavy equipment were seen crossing onto Ukrainian territory on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia has denied directly supporting the rebels.
    Nov25

    Russia has denied directly supporting the rebels.

    In Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels have called for an emergency session of the UN Security Council for sending international peacekeeping force into the war zone. The leadership of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic said in a statement in Kieve on Tuesday that they want intervention of a peacekeeping force to control the...

    Insight – Merkel hits diplomatic dead-end with Putin
    Nov25

    Insight – Merkel hits diplomatic dead-end with Putin

    BERLIN (Reuters) – After nine months of non-stop German diplomacy to defuse the crisis in Ukraine, Chancellor Angela Merkel decided in mid-November that a change of tack was needed. …read more Source: The...

    France delays warship delivery to Russia ‘until further notice’
    Nov25

    France delays warship delivery to Russia ‘until further notice’

    President Francois Hollande said in a statement that the “current situation in eastern Ukraine still does not allow for the delivery of the first” Mistral-class vessel France has built for Russia. …read more Source: Channel...

    OECD sees gradual world recovery, urges ECB to do more
    Nov25

    OECD sees gradual world recovery, urges ECB to do more

    PARIS – The global economy will gradually improve over the next two years but Japan will grow less than previously expected while the euro zone struggles with stagnation and an increased deflation risk, the OECD said on Tuesday.There will be marked divergences among countries both in terms of growth and monetary policy, leading to...

    France suspends delivery of warship to Russia
    Nov25

    France suspends delivery of warship to Russia

    France suspended the planned delivery of a warship to Russia on Tuesday, after months of growing speculation about what would be the biggest arms sale ever by a NATO country to the Kremlin.The French president’s office announced the suspension “until further notice” after growing pressure from allies to suspend the sale because...

    France postpones decision on delivery of Mistral carriers
    Nov25

    France postpones decision on delivery of Mistral carriers

    PARIS (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande delayed indefinitely on Tuesday his decision on whether to deliver the first of two Mistral helicopter carriers ordered by Russia but whose status is in limbo as a result of the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

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