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    [Ticker] EU talks on Russia sanctions go into second day
    Sep10

    [Ticker] EU talks on Russia sanctions go into second day

    EU ambassadors in Brussels on Wednesday failed to reach agreement on whether to impose new Russia sanctions now or to wait and see if its peace deal with Ukraine sticks. They are to reconvene on Thursday, allowing more time for consultations with capitals, an EU source said. …read more Source:...

    ‘Special regime’ law for east to go to Ukrainian parliament next week
    Sep10

    ‘Special regime’ law for east to go to Ukrainian parliament next week

    The Ukrainian government has met in Kyiv to assess the progress in the ceasefire in the east of the country, and to debate a “special regime” for… …read more Source:...

    Russia blames Ukraine for downing Malaysian airliner
    Sep10

    Russia blames Ukraine for downing Malaysian airliner

    Russia’s defence minister has blamed Ukraine for the downing of a Malaysian passenger jet in July. It comes after the Dutch Safety Board reported… …read more Source:...

    Russia stokes tensions with the west by cutting gas exports to Poland
    Sep10

    Russia stokes tensions with the west by cutting gas exports to Poland

    Gazprom claims maintenance is behind the shortfall, as it is accused of penalising Poland over supplying gas to UkraineA decision by Russia to cut its gas exports to Poland without warning rekindled fears last night about Europe’s reliance on Siberian gas at a time of increasing tension between Moscow and the west.The Polish state energy...

    Majority of Russian troops have left Ukraine, says Petro Poroshenko
    Sep10

    Majority of Russian troops have left Ukraine, says Petro Poroshenko

    Ukraine ceasefire has “good prospect” of peace as president Petro Poroshenko says 70 per cent of Russian troops have left country …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine offers concessions to pro-Russian separatists
    Sep10

    Ukraine offers concessions to pro-Russian separatists

    Ukraine’s President says Russia has removed the bulk of its forces from his country, raising hopes for a peace drive now underway after five months of conflict in which more than 2,600 people have been killed. He has offered an olive branch to pro-Russian separatists, saying regions under rebel control would get special autonomy....

    Russia cuts gas supplies to Poland
    Sep10

    Russia cuts gas supplies to Poland

    Decision by Poland follows threats by Moscow to halt the re-exporting of supplies to Ukraine by third parties in the EU …read more Source: Financial...

    Germany’s Merkel pushes for implementation of Russia sanctions
    Sep10

    Germany’s Merkel pushes for implementation of Russia sanctions

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for the EU to implement further sanctions against Russia for its role in the Ukraine conflict. The sanctions are yet to take effect as a ceasefire in Ukraine largely holds. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Polish president warns in Berlin of rebirth of 1930s nationalism
    Sep10

    Polish president warns in Berlin of rebirth of 1930s nationalism

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Poland’s President Bronislaw Komorowski has compared Russia’s incursions into Ukraine with 1930s-style nationalism in a speech in Berlin commemorating the beginning of World War Two, in which he urged the West to stand up to Moscow. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Most Europeans want Ukraine to join EU
    Sep10

    [Ticker] Most Europeans want Ukraine to join EU

    A narrow majority of Europeans surveyed by the GMF think tank have said Ukraine should be given EU membership even if it annoys Russia, while two-thirds supported tougher Russia sanctions. Most Russians told the pollster that Russia should maintain its influence on Ukraine even at the cost of EU ties. …read more Source:...

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