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    Russia can’t mend ties with U.S. while it backs sanctions: Lavrov
    Dec10

    Russia can’t mend ties with U.S. while it backs sanctions: Lavrov

    Russia wants to mend ties with the United States but cannot do so while Barack Obama’s administration backs economic sanctions against Moscow for its role in the conflict in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted on Thursday as saying. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Putin orders government to sue Ukraine if defaults on $3B debt
    Dec09

    Putin orders government to sue Ukraine if defaults on $3B debt

    President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered his government to sue Ukraine if the ex-Soviet republic defaults on its $3 billion debt to Russia. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia: Ukraine won’t repay debt because “they are crooks”, vows court action
    Dec09

    Russia: Ukraine won’t repay debt because “they are crooks”, vows court action

    Russian officials blasted the International Monetary Fund Wednesday for changing its long-established lending rules to keep supporting Ukraine and called Kiev’s authorities “crooks” who are unlikely to repay a $3 billion debt to Moscow …read more Source: The Daily...

    More than 9,000 killed since start of Ukraine conflict: UN
    Dec09

    More than 9,000 killed since start of Ukraine conflict: UN

    More than 9,000 people have been killed since the conflict in Ukraine began, the United Nations said Wednesday, warning that even though fighting had abated, millions were in precarious situations …read more Source: The Daily...

    Men, arms, still pour into east Ukraine from Russia: UN
    Dec09

    Men, arms, still pour into east Ukraine from Russia: UN

    Arms and fighters are still pouring into rebel-held areas of eastern Ukraine from Russia, a United Nations report said Wednesday, as it announced the death toll from 20 months of fighting was now approaching 9,100 …read more Source: The Daily...

    Kerry says to travel to Moscow next week for talks on Syria, Ukraine
    Dec09

    Kerry says to travel to Moscow next week for talks on Syria, Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday he will travel to Russia next week for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Syria and Ukraine …read more Source: The Daily...

    In rare test, Merkel to face down party rebels on refugees
    Dec09

    In rare test, Merkel to face down party rebels on refugees

    In past years, Angela Merkel has been feted like a superstar at annual meetings of her Christian Democratic Union party, earning thunderous ovations for defending German interests in the euro crisis and facing down Vladimir Putin over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine resumes electricity supplies to Crimea
    Dec08

    Ukraine resumes electricity supplies to Crimea

    The administration in Ukraine’s Kherson region says that Ukraine has restored electricity to the Russian-occupied Crimean peninsula …read more Source: The Daily...

    Biden says Russia must fulfil Ukraine peace deal, hand back Crimea
    Dec07

    Biden says Russia must fulfil Ukraine peace deal, hand back Crimea

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said during a visit to Kiev on Monday that Washington remained committed to its demands for Russia to adhere to a shaky Ukrainian peace agreement and hand back Crimea to Kiev. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Biden announces more US aid for Ukraine
    Dec07

    Biden announces more US aid for Ukraine

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has assured Ukraine of continuing U.S. support and announced the release of an additional $190 million in U.S. aid to help support Ukrainian reforms. …read more Source: The Daily...

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