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    Merkel sees no end to EU sanctions against Russia
    Aug19

    Merkel sees no end to EU sanctions against Russia

    There is no reason to lift the European Union’s sanctions against Russia as Moscow has not fulfilled all of its commitments under the Minsk peace plan, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in an interview published Friday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Lithuania snubs pro-Kremlin pop star
    Aug18

    Lithuania snubs pro-Kremlin pop star

    Lithuania has denied entry to a Russian pop singer known for his patriotic songs and his pro-Kremlin stance on the Ukraine conflict, officials said Thursday, underscoring tensions with Moscow in the Baltic region. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine could introduce martial law if eastern fighting worsens: Poroshenko
    Aug18

    Ukraine could introduce martial law if eastern fighting worsens: Poroshenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday he did not rule out introducing martial law and a new wave of military mobilization if the conflict with pro-Russian separatists worsened. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine reports three killed in ‘heaviest fighting for a year’
    Aug18

    Ukraine reports three killed in ‘heaviest fighting for a year’

    Ukraine said Thursday that pro-Russian rebels had killed three of its soldiers in the worst violence seen in the separatist east for a year …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU’s Tusk says Russia ‘unreliable’ on Ukraine
    Aug17

    EU’s Tusk says Russia ‘unreliable’ on Ukraine

    EU president Donald Tusk Wednesday said he and Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko believed Russia’s account of recent events in the strife-torn east of the country was “unreliable.” …read more Source: The Daily...

    AP Sources: Trump campaign chairman tied to undisclosed foreign lobbying
    Aug17

    AP Sources: Trump campaign chairman tied to undisclosed foreign lobbying

    Donald Trump’s campaign chairman helped a pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine secretly route at least $2.2 million in payments to two prominent Washington lobbying firms in 2012, and did so in a way that effectively obscured the foreign political party’s efforts to influence U.S. policy. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukrainian protesters accuse prosecutors of abetting corruption
    Aug17

    Ukrainian protesters accuse prosecutors of abetting corruption

    Ukrainian activists Wednesday held a protest in central Kiev accusing the country’s powerful prosecutors of obstructing a newly formed national agency that has exposed massive official corruption …read more Source: The Daily...

    Trump aide’s name surfaces in Ukraine corruption probe: NYT
    Aug15

    Trump aide’s name surfaces in Ukraine corruption probe: NYT

    Corruption investigators in Ukraine say an illegal, off-the-books payment network earmarked $12.7 million in cash payments for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign chairman Paul Manafort, the New York Times reported Monday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Lavrov urges calm after Ukraine flare-up over Crimea
    Aug15

    Lavrov urges calm after Ukraine flare-up over Crimea

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Monday appealed for calm after a flare-up with Ukraine over the annexed Crimea peninsula but warned Moscow was ready to stamp out any attempts to destabilize the region …read more Source: The Daily...

    Germany to Russia: Minsk deal must stay focus of Ukraine peace process: RIA
    Aug15

    Germany to Russia: Minsk deal must stay focus of Ukraine peace process: RIA

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier told his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov Monday that the Minsk deal must remain the focus of the Ukrainian peace process despite a spike in tensions in Crimea, the RIA news agency reported …read more Source: The Daily...

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