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U.S. voices concern about violence against monitors in east Ukraine
Jun23

U.S. voices concern about violence against monitors in east Ukraine

WASHINGTON – The U.S. State Department said on Thursday it was “deeply concerned” about a pattern of violence by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine targeting unarmed civilians of a European mission monitoring the conflict in region. … …read more Source:...

Russia cancels US meeting over Ukraine sanctions
Jun21

Russia cancels US meeting over Ukraine sanctions

June 22, 2017 1:02 AMWASHINGTON (AFP) – Russia has canceled a meeting with senior US diplomats in the wake of Washington’s decision to reinforce sanctions imposed over its interference in Ukraine and occupation of Crimea. …read more Source: The Straits...

France’s Macron says four-way summit on Ukraine crisis to happen before G20
Jun21

France’s Macron says four-way summit on Ukraine crisis to happen before G20

PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron said in remarks published on Wednesday that there would be a “Normandy format” summit with the leaders of Russia, France and Ukraine on the conflict in eastern Ukraine before July’s G20 summit. “Before… …read more Source:...

Germany expects extension of EU sanctions against Russia: senior official
Jun21

Germany expects extension of EU sanctions against Russia: senior official

BERLIN – European Union leaders are likely to agree on an extension of sanctions against Russia imposed over Moscow’s support for separatists in eastern Ukraine, a senior German government official said on Wednesday. “I expect there will be an… …read more Source:...

Kremlin calls U.S. statement on eastern Ukraine inappropriate
Jun21

Kremlin calls U.S. statement on eastern Ukraine inappropriate

MOSCOW – Moscow regards a U.S. statement linking the lifting of sanctions on Russia to its withdrawal from eastern Ukraine as inappropriate and incorrect, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday. “We have repeatedly said Russia is not… …read more Source:...

Trump, Ukraine’s Poroshenko discuss how to resolve conflict in eastern Ukraine
Jun20

Trump, Ukraine’s Poroshenko discuss how to resolve conflict in eastern Ukraine

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump met on Tuesday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in talks that the White House said was about ways to resolve peacefully the conflict in eastern Ukraine. A White House statement said the two leaders,… …read more Source:...

Ukraine leader says Trump voiced strong support for Kiev during talks
Jun20

Ukraine leader says Trump voiced strong support for Kiev during talks

KIEV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he had received strong assurances of U.S. support for his country from Donald Trump during a meeting in the White House on Tuesday. Trump has called in the past for improved U.S. ties with… …read more Source:...

Ukraine leader says Trump voiced strong support for Kiev during talks
Jun20

Ukraine leader says Trump voiced strong support for Kiev during talks

June 21, 2017 12:20 AMKIEV (REUTERS) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he had received strong assurances of US support for his country from Donald Trump during a meeting in the White House on Tuesday (June 20). …read more Source: The Straits...

U.S. sanctions 38 individuals, entities over Russian actions in Ukraine
Jun20

U.S. sanctions 38 individuals, entities over Russian actions in Ukraine

WASHINGTON – The United States on Tuesday added 38 individuals and organization to its list of those sanctioned over Russian activities in Ukraine, the U.S. Treasury said in a statement. Those newly put under sanctions included 19 people and 19… …read more Source:...

US Vice President Mike Pence to host Ukraine’s Poroshenko, Trump unclear
Jun19

US Vice President Mike Pence to host Ukraine’s Poroshenko, Trump unclear

June 20, 2017 3:52 AMWASHINGTON (AFP) – US Vice President Mike Pence will meet Petro Poroshenko in Washington on Tuesday (June 20), the White House said, but there was no word on whether the Ukrainian president will be hosted by his opposite number Donald Trump. …read more Source: The Straits...

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