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    Russia says detention of its soldiers near Crimea was ‘provocation’
    Nov22

    Russia says detention of its soldiers near Crimea was ‘provocation’

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday that Ukraine’s detention of two Russian soldiers near the border with Crimea was “a provocation.” …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia accuses Ukraine of abducting two soldiers in Crimea
    Nov22

    Russia accuses Ukraine of abducting two soldiers in Crimea

    Russia has accused Ukraine of abducting two Russian servicemen on the annexed Crimea peninsula, but Kiev said it had merely detained two Ukrainian army deserters. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine says no to Russia on pro-EU revolt anniversary
    Nov21

    Ukraine says no to Russia on pro-EU revolt anniversary

    Ukraine Monday marked the third anniversary of the start of its pro-EU revolution with President Petro Poroshenko’s firm rejection of “the Russian world.” …read more Source: The Daily...

    Obama, Putin speak briefly at summit in Peru
    Nov21

    Obama, Putin speak briefly at summit in Peru

    President Barack Obama spoke briefly with Russian President Vladimir Putin about Syria and Ukraine Sunday as an economic summit got underway in Peru, in their first-known conversation since Donald Trump was elected the next U.S. president. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Obama, Russia’s Putin speak at economic summit in Peru
    Nov20

    Obama, Russia’s Putin speak at economic summit in Peru

    President Barack Obama spoke briefly with Russian President Vladimir Putin about Syria and Ukraine on Sunday as an economic summit got under way in Peru, in their first known conversation since Donald Trump was elected the next U.S. president. …read more Source: The Daily...

    IMF team leaves Ukraine without new loan promise
    Nov18

    IMF team leaves Ukraine without new loan promise

    The International Monetary Fund said Friday its team had ended a visit to Kiev without seeing sufficient economic restructuring progress to release a new loan to Ukraine this year. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Obama says hopes Trump will ‘stand up’ to Russia
    Nov17

    Obama says hopes Trump will ‘stand up’ to Russia

    U.S. President Barack Obama said Thursday he hoped his successor Donald Trump will “stand up” to Russia when it breaches international norms, citing the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU states conditionally back visa-free travel for Ukraine
    Nov17

    EU states conditionally back visa-free travel for Ukraine

    European Union states agreed Thursday to waive visas for Ukrainians coming to the bloc for short visits, but said implementation could only take place once the bloc beefs up its mechanism to suspend visa-free agreements. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Poroshenko ‘sure’ Trump supports Ukraine against Russia
    Nov14

    Poroshenko ‘sure’ Trump supports Ukraine against Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko Monday said he has “no doubt” that president-elect Donald Trump will refuse to recognize Russia’s annexation of Crimea, and will cooperate with his country …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine in uproar over 24-year-old’s naming as minister
    Nov14

    Ukraine in uproar over 24-year-old’s naming as minister

    Ukraine was in an uproar Monday over the appointment as deputy interior minister of a 24-year-old woman who made her name by posing nude and working for a Russian-backed party …read more Source: The Daily...

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