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    Russia Threatens to Cut Ties with NATO if Ukraine Joins
    Dec24

    Russia Threatens to Cut Ties with NATO if Ukraine Joins

    MOSCOW – Russia said on Wednesday NATO was turning Ukraine into a “frontline of confrontation” and threatened to sever remaining ties with the Atlantic military alliance if Ukraine’s hopes of … …read more Source: Big News...

    MH17: Russian investigators claim proof Ukraine involved in downing of flight
    Dec24

    MH17: Russian investigators claim proof Ukraine involved in downing of flight

    Russian investigators say they have new proof from a witness that a Ukrainian pilot fired a missile on the day of the Malaysia Airlines crash which killed 298 people, including 38 Australians. …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels resume peace talks (AFP)
    Dec24

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels resume peace talks (AFP)

    Minsk (AFP) – Ukranian and rebel envoys prepared for intense talks on Wednesday aimed at ending a pro-Russian uprising that has left the ex-Soviet republic in ruins and upset East-West ties. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia: NATO pushed Kiev to drop nonaligned status
    Dec24

    Russia: NATO pushed Kiev to drop nonaligned status

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Russian deputy defense minister says NATO members pushed Ukraine toward dropping its nonaligned status.Ukraine’s parliament abandoned the nonaligned position Tuesday, possibly paving the way for a bid to join NATO,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Despite Russias Woes Putin Shows No Signs Of Bending On Ukraine
    Dec24

    Despite Russias Woes Putin Shows No Signs Of Bending On Ukraine

    <br>The ruble has lost about a third of its value against the dollar. NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Wall Street Journal Moscow Chief Greg White about Russia's deep recession. … …read more Source: Big News...

    Russia calls Ukraines decision to drop non-aligned status counterproductive
    Dec24

    Russia calls Ukraines decision to drop non-aligned status counterproductive

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has criticised Ukraine’s decision to drop the country’s non-aligned status, calling it “counterproductive”. According to News 24, speaking on television, … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine Pays Second Tranche Of Gas Debt To Russia
    Dec24

    Ukraine Pays Second Tranche Of Gas Debt To Russia

    Ukrainian state energy firm Naftogaz says it has transferred $1.65 billion to Russia’s Gazprom, the second tranche of a debt repayment. In October, Moscow, Kyiv, and the European Union reached a deal … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine votes to abandon its neutral status as Russia slams move
    Dec24

    Ukraine votes to abandon its neutral status as Russia slams move

    KIEV – Ukraine’s parliament voted Tuesday to abandon the country’s non-aligned status, a step toward membership in NATO, which Russia said is counterproductive and gives rise to false hope of … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine Votes To Abandon Neutrality Set Sights On NATO
    Dec23

    Ukraine Votes To Abandon Neutrality Set Sights On NATO

    Ukraine’s parliament has voted to abandon the country’s neutral “non-bloc” status and set a course for NATO membership, a move immediately denounced by Russia as “unfriendly.” The legislative … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine takes historic step towards NATO
    Dec23

    Ukraine takes historic step towards NATO

    The Ukrainian parliament has voted to take steps towards joining NATO, a pointed rebuke to Russia that immediately drew an angry response. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

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