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    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...

    Hollande and Trump agreed to ‘clarify’ key issues including Middle East: source
    Nov11

    Hollande and Trump agreed to ‘clarify’ key issues including Middle East: source

    French President Francois Hollande and U.S President-elect Donald Trump had a phone conversation Friday in which they agreed to clarify positions on key issues such as the Middle East and Ukraine, said a source in Hollande’s camp. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Sweden re-thinks emergency communications because of tension with Russia
    Nov11

    Sweden re-thinks emergency communications because of tension with Russia

    Sweden is reviewing its communication systems for emergency and security services because of tensions in the Baltic region that have been heightened by Russia’s actions in Ukraine, Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist told Reuters. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Don’t forget Crimea and Aleppo, German minister warns Trump
    Nov11

    Don’t forget Crimea and Aleppo, German minister warns Trump

    Germany supports a dialogue between the United States and Russia, but Donald Trump must not ignore Russian actions in Crimea and Aleppo when he sits down with President Vladimir Putin, the German defense minister said Friday …read more Source: The Daily...

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