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    Germany’s Merkel says G7 has no plans to lift Russia sanctions
    May26

    Germany’s Merkel says G7 has no plans to lift Russia sanctions

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that the Group of Seven has no plan to withdraw sanctions slapped on Russia over its involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU faces ‘difficult’ talks on Russia sanctions: Germany
    May26

    EU faces ‘difficult’ talks on Russia sanctions: Germany

    Germany says the EU is facing difficult talks on extending sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine due to the increased resistance of some member states, according to an interview released Thursday …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU welcomes ‘overdue’ Savchenko release
    May25

    EU welcomes ‘overdue’ Savchenko release

    The EU welcomed the “overdue” release by Russia of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko Wednesday, saying all sides should build on it to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Poroshenko vows to return Crimea, east Ukraine following Savchenko’s release
    May25

    Poroshenko vows to return Crimea, east Ukraine following Savchenko’s release

    President Petro Poroshenko vowed Wednesday that Ukraine would take back the annexed peninsula of Crimea and rebel-held territory in the east of the country following pilot Nadiya Savchenko’s return from Russia. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Moscow poised to hand over prisoner Savchenko to Ukraine: reports
    May25

    Moscow poised to hand over prisoner Savchenko to Ukraine: reports

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was flying to Russia Wednesday to bring home detained Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko, in exchange for the release of two Russians held by Kiev, Russian media and a source close to the swap said …read more Source: The Daily...

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in war-torn east
    May24

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in war-torn east

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers have died in the war-torn east over the past 24 hours, the biggest casualty toll in a single day this year, Kiev said Tuesday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia, Ukraine commit to Minsk accords in call with France, Germany
    May24

    Russia, Ukraine commit to Minsk accords in call with France, Germany

    The leaders of Russia and Ukraine discussed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the French President preparations to hold elections in an eastern Ukrainian area hit by a pro-Russian insurrection, according to the German government …read more Source: The Daily...

    US to maintain Russia sanctions, hopes EU will keep them too
    May23

    US to maintain Russia sanctions, hopes EU will keep them too

    Washington will maintain economic sanctions against Russia over its support of armed separatists in eastern Ukraine and its annexation of Crimea and is hopeful that the European Union will do the same, a senior U.S. official said Monday …read more Source: The Daily...

    MH17 victim families sue Putin, Russia in European rights court
    May21

    MH17 victim families sue Putin, Russia in European rights court

    Families of victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was shot down over Ukraine in 2014, are suing President Vladimir Putin and Russia for Aus$10 million each in the European Court of Human Rights, The Sydney Morning Herald reported Saturday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Two Ukrainian troops, one civilian killed in rebel east: military
    May19

    Two Ukrainian troops, one civilian killed in rebel east: military

    Two Ukrainian soldiers and a civilian have been killed in eastern Ukraine amid deadlocked international efforts to halt the violence, the military said Thursday …read more Source: The Daily...

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