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    EU wants economic plan from Kiev before hosting donors' meeting
    Nov14

    EU wants economic plan from Kiev before hosting donors' meeting

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is refusing to organise a donors’ conference to help cash-strapped Ukraine until Kiev produces a detailed blueprint for the country’s economic development, a top EU official said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Australia, Britain tell Putin to stop being a bully
    Nov14

    Australia, Britain tell Putin to stop being a bully

    CANBERRA: British Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday told Vladimir Putin to stop bullying smaller states as Australian counterpart Tony Abbott accused the Russian leader of trying to relive the ‘lost glories of tsarism’. The Russian President is due to arrive in Brisbane for the G20 summit at a time of heightened tension with host...

    Ukraine rebels hinder border monitors as new armed columns appear
    Nov14

    Ukraine rebels hinder border monitors as new armed columns appear

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – International monitors deployed along the Russian border in eastern Ukraine say their drones were shot at and jammed days before new columns of unmarked soldiers and weapons, said by the West to be Russian, were seen in the rebel-held territory this week. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says army able to repel attack if needed
    Nov14

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says army able to repel attack if needed

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday there was “no reason to panic” over the situation in rebellious eastern regions and that the army had sufficient resources to fend off an attack if a fragile ceasefire deal crumbles. …read more Source: The...

    EU hopeful Serbia hosts military drill with Russia
    Nov14

    EU hopeful Serbia hosts military drill with Russia

    NIKINCI Serbia (Reuters) – Russian soldiers parachuted into open fields in western Serbia on Friday as part of an unprecedented joint military drill that has stirred controversy in the European Union candidate-country given the West-Russia standoff over Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    German foreign minister to hold talks in Moscow next week
    Nov14

    German foreign minister to hold talks in Moscow next week

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will travel to Moscow on Tuesday for talks on the conflict in Ukraine, his spokesman said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's main task is to build army to stop Russia – PM Yatseniuk
    Nov14

    Ukraine's main task is to build army to stop Russia – PM Yatseniuk

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s top priority is to build an army strong enough to withstand Russian military aggression, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia to G-20: We’re here. So are our warships.
    Nov14

    Russia to G-20: We’re here. So are our warships.

    Four Russian warships have entered international waters off the northeast Australian coast to coincide with Putin’s visit to Australia. (Source: AP) Vladimir Putin is underlining his presence at a major summit of world leaders in Australia by stationing warships in waters off the country’s northeastern coast, prompting the Australian...

    Putin berates US over sanctions before G20 meeting
    Nov14

    Putin berates US over sanctions before G20 meeting

    [MOSCOW] President Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Friday of undermining the very trade institutions it created by imposing sanctions on Russia, a”mistake” he hoped would be overcome in the “final count”. …read more Source: The Business...

    Russia may claim damages if France doesn’t deliver Mistral warship
    Nov14

    Russia may claim damages if France doesn’t deliver Mistral warship

    MOSCOW – Russia may demand monetary compensation unless France delivers the first of two Mistral helicopter carriers by the end of November, state news agency RIA quoted an unnamed source as saying on Friday.RIA said a Russian delegation that had planned to travel to France on Friday to take part in a ceremony to transfer the first ship in...

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