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    Igor Sechin, head of Rosneft, is powerful as never before
    Dec15

    Igor Sechin, head of Rosneft, is powerful as never before

    Burning bright “HELLO, you’ve called Rosneft,” goes a joke making the rounds in Moscow. “If you have an oil asset and you don’t plan to sell, press the hash key.” The Russian word for hash key, reshetka, also means “bars”, as in jail—where those who cross Rosneft’s head, Igor Sechin, tend to land. Mr Sechin is one of the most...

    EU leaders extend economic sanctions on Russia
    Dec15

    EU leaders extend economic sanctions on Russia

    EU leaders have agreed to extend the bloc’s main economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine for six months until mid-2017, diplomats at a one-day summit in Brussels said. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    Polish FM discusses Ukraine-Russian conflict with former Ukrainian president
    Dec15

    Polish FM discusses Ukraine-Russian conflict with former Ukrainian president

    Former Ukrainian president Leonid Kuchma met Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski on Wednesday to discuss the status of the Russia-Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: Polskie...

    EU leaders agree to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017: diplomats
    Dec15

    EU leaders agree to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017: diplomats

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend the bloc’s main economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine for six months until mid-2017, diplomats said. …read more Source:...

    Russia and NATO to talk again on security, Ukraine
    Dec15

    Russia and NATO to talk again on security, Ukraine

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday that he’s invited ambassadors to meet with Russia early next week to discuss European security and the Ukraine conflict. “I have invited members of the NATO-Russia Council to a meeting on Monday at ambassadorial level at NATO headquarters to discuss topics of relevance to European...

    Ratas: Ukraine-EU agreement ‘fundamental’
    Dec15

    Ratas: Ukraine-EU agreement ‘fundamental’

    Prime Minister Jüri Ratas said ahead of the European Council meeting on Thursday that the Ukraine-European Union Association Agreement was fundamental for both sides. Ratas had also said earlier that Estonia supported maintaining the sanctions imposed on Russia. …read more Source:...

    NATO-Russia Council to meet on Monday: Stoltenberg
    Dec15

    NATO-Russia Council to meet on Monday: Stoltenberg

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO envoys will hold a formal meeting with Russia on Monday after Moscow agreed to discuss the conflict in eastern Ukraine and as the alliance seeks to avoid any escalation of the East-West standoff. …read more Source:...

    EU leaders struggle to find unity over Ukraine agreement
    Dec15

    EU leaders struggle to find unity over Ukraine agreement

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    EU summit: Theresa May ‘welcomes’ Brexit talks by 27 other leaders
    Dec15

    EU summit: Theresa May ‘welcomes’ Brexit talks by 27 other leaders

    Britain will not be present at evening talks, with Syria and Ukraine on main summit agenda …read more Source: The Irish...

    Suspected Russian mercenary leader attended Kremlin reception
    Dec15

    Suspected Russian mercenary leader attended Kremlin reception

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A man identified as a Russian mercenary leader in Ukraine and Syria by an authoritative website attended a Kremlin reception earlier this month, Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said on Thursday, raising questions about the man’s links to the authorities. …read more Source:...

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