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Section: The Straits Times (Singapore)

    Ukraine’s president skips Eurovision after shelling kills four
    May14

    Ukraine’s president skips Eurovision after shelling kills four

    May 14, 2017 5:19 AMKIEV (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday (May 13) cancelled his planned appearance at the Eurovision Song Contest final in Kiev after a shelling attack in the war-torn east reportedly killed four civilians. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Donald Trump urges peace between Russia and Ukraine in tweet
    May12

    Donald Trump urges peace between Russia and Ukraine in tweet

    May 12, 2017 9:28 AMWASHINGTON (AFP) – Donald Trump on Thursday (May 11) urged Russia and Ukraine to “make peace,” in a tweet accompanied by two photos of the United States president posing with top diplomats from the rival countries. …read more Source: The Straits...

    What’s Next: May 10, 2017
    May10

    What’s Next: May 10, 2017

    May 10, 2017 5:00 AMRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson today in Washington, where the two are slated to discuss the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and how to “set the state for a political settlement” in Syria, according to the US State Department. …read more Source: The...

    No progress over Ukraine so EU sanctions on Russia to stay: Merkel
    May03

    No progress over Ukraine so EU sanctions on Russia to stay: Merkel

    May 03, 2017 5:00 AMSOCHI • German Chancellor Angela Merkel said European Union sanctions will have to remain on Russia, given the lack of progress in resolving the simmering conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Straits...

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets with Vladimir Putin on rare Russia visit
    May02

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets with Vladimir Putin on rare Russia visit

    May 02, 2017 9:39 PMSOCHI (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks on Tuesday (May 2) with President Vladimir Putin on Ukraine and Syria in a signal of renewed dialogue despite profound rifts on her first visit to Russia since 2015. …read more Source: The Straits...

    What’s Next: May 2, 2017
    May02

    What’s Next: May 2, 2017

    May 02, 2017 5:00 AMGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Moscow for talks today, her first visit since Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula in 2014. …read more Source: The Straits...

    European lawmakers approve visa-free travel for Ukrainians
    Apr06

    European lawmakers approve visa-free travel for Ukrainians

    April 06, 2017 8:42 PMBRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Parliament on Thursday (April 6) supported easing travel rules for Ukrainians, driving on a Western integration viewed with great suspicion by Moscow. …read more Source: The Straits...

    US top diplomat Rex Tillerson asks Nato allies to boost military spending
    Mar31

    US top diplomat Rex Tillerson asks Nato allies to boost military spending

    March 31, 2017 2:38 PMBRUSSELS (AFP) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pressed Nato allies on Friday (March 31) to ramp up military spending and denounced Russia’s “aggression” in Ukraine, toughening the Trump administration’s tone toward Moscow. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ukraine sees Russian hand in ammo warehouse blasts
    Mar23

    Ukraine sees Russian hand in ammo warehouse blasts

    March 23, 2017 7:21 PMKIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine suspects the Russian military or its separatist rebel proxies were responsible for blowing up a warehouse storing tank ammunition at an eastern military base early on Thursday (March 23) morning, Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak said. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ex-Trump aide ‘got secret payment from ousted Ukraine president’
    Mar23

    Ex-Trump aide ‘got secret payment from ousted Ukraine president’

    March 23, 2017 5:00 AMWASHINGTON • New corruption allegations lodged in Ukraine against President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort have thrust him back into the forefront of ongoing scrutiny over whether the Trump team coordinated with the Russian government to influence the US election. …read more Source: The...

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