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    EU to offer Ukraine additional funding, warn Russia of new sanctions
    Dec10

    EU to offer Ukraine additional funding, warn Russia of new sanctions

    The European Union will impose new sanctions on Russia’s-annexed Crimea, threaten Russia with additional sanctions and pledge Ukraine more funding, draft summit conclusions as quoted by EU Observer indicate. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Russian PM Medvedev says sanctions harmful for both Russia and West
    Dec10

    Russian PM Medvedev says sanctions harmful for both Russia and West

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Wednesday that Western sanctions over Ukraine were harmful for the Russian economy, but that Western economies were also affected. …read more Source:...

    ‘Day of Silence’ in eastern Ukraine reportedly shattered by shelling
    Dec10

    ‘Day of Silence’ in eastern Ukraine reportedly shattered by shelling

    Officials in Kyiv claim a so-called ‘Day of Silence’ in the war-ravaged east of Ukraine has not been respected. Many Ukrainians saw the temporary… …read more Source:...

    “Serbia can be compensated for some losses”
    Dec10

    “Serbia can be compensated for some losses”

    Russian Ambassador Aleksandr Chepurin said on Tuesday it is possible to compensate Serbia for some of the losses resulting from the abandonment of South Stream.”I think that some of the losses can be compensated and Russia will strive to take Serbia’s interests into account, as has been said in discussions between the two...

    UN: At least 3,419 refugees lost their lives on the Mediterranean in 2014
    Dec10

    UN: At least 3,419 refugees lost their lives on the Mediterranean in 2014

    The UN refugee agency on Wednesday warned that the international community was losing its focus on saving lives amid disputes between coastal nations over how to respond to the growing number of people making risky sea journeys in search of asylum or a better life. According to the data released by the UNHCR, Europe is seeing the largest number...

    Chechens loyal to Russia fight alongside east Ukraine rebels
    Dec10

    Chechens loyal to Russia fight alongside east Ukraine rebels

    OUTSIDE OF DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Chanting “Allahu Akbar” (God is greatest), dozens of armed men in camouflage uniforms from Russia’s republic of Chechnya train in snow in a camp in the rebel-held east Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    East Europe scrambles for energy after Putin kills South Stream
    Dec10

    East Europe scrambles for energy after Putin kills South Stream

    Eastern European countries dependent on Russian gas are scrambling for alternatives after President Vladimir Putin blindsided them with a decision to scrap a pipeline bypassing Ukraine. The prime ministers of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Pola… … …read more Source:...

    EU leaders to pledge more Ukraine money, threaten Russia sanctions
    Dec10

    EU leaders to pledge more Ukraine money, threaten Russia sanctions

    The EU is prepared to inject more money into Ukraine and to impose further sanctions on Russia if need be, draft summit conclusions say. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine accuses rebels of violating ‘Day of Silence’; Russian gas flows resume
    Dec10

    Ukraine accuses rebels of violating ‘Day of Silence’; Russian gas flows resume

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military accused separatists of violating an agreed “Day of Silence” in the country’s embattled east on Tuesday, an initiative that was seen as an attempt to forge a durable ceasefire paving the way to a new round of peace talks. …read more Source:...

    French reform bill a major test for a weakened Hollande
    Dec10

    French reform bill a major test for a weakened Hollande

    PARIS (Reuters) – France’s Socialist government will propose on Wednesday a reform bill which is crucial for avoiding EU sanctions but risks being watered down by lawmakers angry with President Francois Hollande’s deregulation drive. …read more Source:...

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