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Section: The Daily Star (Lebanon)

    Protests launched across Ukraine against Russian cigarettes
    Jan12

    Protests launched across Ukraine against Russian cigarettes

    Hundreds of activists in several Ukrainian cities blockaded on Tuesday the cigarette distribution centers owned by a Russian tycoon with alleged links to ousted pro-Moscow president Viktor Yanukovych …read more Source: The Daily...

    Kerry, Lavrov discuss Syria, other issues, look for time to meet
    Jan11

    Kerry, Lavrov discuss Syria, other issues, look for time to meet

    The U.S. and Russian foreign ministers spoke by telephone about topics including the Syrian political process, the fight against ISIS, Middle East regional issues, Ukraine, North Korea’s recent nuclear test and U.S.-Russian bilateral ties, the U.S. State Department said Monday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine soldier killed in clashes in rebel east
    Jan11

    Ukraine soldier killed in clashes in rebel east

    One Ukrainian soldier was killed in clashes between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in the war-torn east, Kiev said Monday, a day after four others died in an uptick of violence …read more Source: The Daily...

    Western sanctions ‘severely’ harming Russia: Putin
    Jan11

    Western sanctions ‘severely’ harming Russia: Putin

    President Vladimir Putin acknowledged Monday in an interview with German daily Bild that Western economic sanctions over the Ukraine crisis are affecting Russia. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Dutch PM says will push for “yes” in Ukraine vote
    Jan10

    Dutch PM says will push for “yes” in Ukraine vote

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said he would argue for a “yes” vote in an upcoming referendum on a treaty on closer ties between the European Union and Ukraine which threatens to overshadow his presidency of the 28-member bloc …read more Source: The Daily...

    Two Ukrainian officers, two rebels first killed in war-torn east in 2016
    Jan10

    Two Ukrainian officers, two rebels first killed in war-torn east in 2016

    Two Ukrainian soldiers and two rebels have been killed in eastern Ukraine, marking the first deaths this year in the war-torn region, Kiev and breakaway officials said Sunday in separate tolls …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia blocks transit of Ukrainian goods: Kiev
    Jan09

    Russia blocks transit of Ukrainian goods: Kiev

    Russia has blocked the transit of Ukrainian goods heading to other countries, Kiev officials said Saturday after the two neighboring nations imposed food embargoes in their mutual trade war …read more Source: The Daily...

    Dutch ‘no’ to Kiev-EU accord could trip crisis: Juncker
    Jan09

    Dutch ‘no’ to Kiev-EU accord could trip crisis: Juncker

    European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker urged Dutch voters Saturday not to oppose an EU cooperation deal with Ukraine, saying such a move “could open the doors to a continental crisis” …read more Source: The Daily...

    Hungary PM flags veto of any EU sanctions against Poland
    Jan08

    Hungary PM flags veto of any EU sanctions against Poland

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban Friday flagged a veto on any possible European Union sanctions against Poland, a strong regional ally, following a recent meeting with the head of Poland’s ruling party …read more Source: The Daily...

    Merkel sees progress on Ukraine crisis in ‘Normandy format’ over next months
    Jan07

    Merkel sees progress on Ukraine crisis in ‘Normandy format’ over next months

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday she believes there will be progress in the “Normandy format” negotiations on the Ukraine crisis over the next few months …read more Source: The Daily...

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