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    Russia says EU sanctions extension will encourage Kiev to violate Minsk accords: Interfax
    Dec21

    Russia says EU sanctions extension will encourage Kiev to violate Minsk accords: Interfax

    Russia’s foreign ministry said Monday that the European Union’s decision to extend sanctions against Russia would encourage Kiev to violate the Minsk peace agreements over the Ukraine conflict, Interfax news agency reported …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU prolongs Russia sanctions for 6 months
    Dec21

    EU prolongs Russia sanctions for 6 months

    The European Union has renewed its economic sanctions against Russia for six months, after concluding that Moscow has failed to fully respect a peace agreement in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia confirms food embargo on Ukraine: PM
    Dec21

    Russia confirms food embargo on Ukraine: PM

    Russia will introduce a food embargo against Ukraine from next month over Kiev’s trade agreement with the EU, extending the punitive measure currently in place against Western countries, said Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev …read more Source: The Daily...

    Putin says will not abandon Russians in Ukraine to nationalists – RIA
    Dec20

    Putin says will not abandon Russians in Ukraine to nationalists – RIA

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Moscow would not abandon Russians living in southeast Ukraine to Ukrainian nationalists, RIA news agency quoted him as saying in a documentary due to be broadcast later Sunday …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU agrees to extend Russia economic sanctions for 6 months: sources
    Dec18

    EU agrees to extend Russia economic sanctions for 6 months: sources

    EU member states agreed Friday to roll over for another six months damaging economic sanctions against Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis, EU sources said …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine halts payment on $3B debt to Russia
    Dec18

    Ukraine halts payment on $3B debt to Russia

    Ukraine announced Friday it would not make payment on its $3 billion debt to Russia due this weekend, deepening a row with Moscow which said it would take Kiev to court …read more Source: The Daily...

    Kremlin slams NATO, Kiev for ‘erroneous’ interpretation of Putin’s Ukraine comment
    Dec18

    Kremlin slams NATO, Kiev for ‘erroneous’ interpretation of Putin’s Ukraine comment

    The Kremlin Friday slammed NATO and Ukraine for misinterpreting a remark by President Vladimir Putin as a virtual admission of Russian troops in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU’s Juncker recommends visa liberalisation for Ukraine, Georgia, Kosovo
    Dec18

    EU’s Juncker recommends visa liberalisation for Ukraine, Georgia, Kosovo

    European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker recommended Friday the EU should offer visa-free short-stay travel to Ukraine, Georgia and Kosovo, all three locked in bitter disputes with Russia …read more Source: The Daily...

    Poroshenko: Russia boosting military in Ukraine’s east
    Dec17

    Poroshenko: Russia boosting military in Ukraine’s east

    Ukraine’s leader has accused Russia of increasing its military presence in eastern Ukraine, hours after Russian President Vladimir Putin said he wanted to see the armed conflict there ended as quickly as possible. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia’s Putin orders suspension of free trade zone with Ukraine
    Dec16

    Russia’s Putin orders suspension of free trade zone with Ukraine

    President Vladimir Putin Wednesday ordered officials to suspend Russia’s free trade zone with Ukraine from Jan. 1 of next year, the Kremlin said …read more Source: The Daily...

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