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    Ukrainian climber found dead on Mont Blanc
    Aug20

    Ukrainian climber found dead on Mont Blanc

    A Ukrainian climber was found dead on Mont Blanc on Saturday, a day after setting off to scale western Europe’s highest peak, rescuers said. The 42-year-old became trapped in an overnight storm on the 4,810-metre (15,780-foot) mountain. The climber had alerted mountain rescuers that he was in trouble, but they could not come to his...

    New EU sanctions over Siemens turbines violate international law
    Aug05

    New EU sanctions over Siemens turbines violate international law

    Russia said on Saturday the European Union’s decision to sanction a Russian deputy energy minister over the delivery of Siemens’ turbines to Moscow-annexed Crimea was politically motivated and illegal. The EU first imposed sanctions on Russia after the 2014 military annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. On Friday, it introduced...

    Ukraine leader slams Russia over arms given to rebels
    Jul25

    Ukraine leader slams Russia over arms given to rebels

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday demanded Russia’s Vladimir Putin halt arms supplies to rebels as the leaders of France and Germany tried to revive a peace plan. After a spike in violence, the four leaders discussed the Ukraine crisis for two hours by telephone in the latest round of talks aimed at stilling a …read more...

    MH17 lawyer tells Putin to ‘make amends’ over crash
    Jul12

    MH17 lawyer tells Putin to ‘make amends’ over crash

    Russian President Vladimir Putin must “make amends” for those killed on a Malaysia Airlines jet shot down over Ukraine, the lawyer representing victims said Wednesday ahead of the third anniversary of the disaster. The jet was downed in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014, killing all 298 people on board, including 38 Australian...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting
    Jun21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting

    US President Donald Trump greeted his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in the White House on Tuesday, a meeting that came as Washington rolled out more sanctions against pro-Russian rebels, in a diplomatic coup for Kiev. Amid speculation that Trump would refuse to meet the Ukrainian leader, Poroshenko had what the White House described as a...

    Ukraine leader Poroshenko to meet Trump
    Jun20

    Ukraine leader Poroshenko to meet Trump

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Tuesday for talks on security, political and economic issues, Poroshenko’s office said. “It is very important that my meeting, as the Ukrainian president, in the White House will be earlier than (Russian President Vladimir) Putin’s meeting,” it...

    Macron hosts Putin in latest diplomatic test
    May29

    Macron hosts Putin in latest diplomatic test

    France’s new President Emmanuel Macron was to host Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday in the latest test of his diplomatic mettle after vowing firm stands on Ukraine and Syria. “It is essential to talk to Russia because there are many international issues that will not be resolved without a tough exchange with the Russians,”...

    Defeat nothing to be scared of, Klitschko tells Joshua
    Apr27

    Defeat nothing to be scared of, Klitschko tells Joshua

    Wladimir Klitschko told IBF world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua defeat was “nothing to be scared of” at a packed news conference ahead of their sell-out title fight at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. Ukrainian Klitschko, 41, said he was obsessed with reclaiming the heavyweight titles he lost against Britain’s Tyson Fury in November 2015...

    UN’s top court to rule in Ukraine vs Russia case
    Apr19

    UN’s top court to rule in Ukraine vs Russia case

    The UN’s top court will Wednesday rule on a bid by Kiev to halt Russia’s alleged funnelling of money, arms, and personnel into Ukraine’s war-torn east, a key moment in the three-year crisis. Judges at the Hague-based International Court of Justice will hand down a ruling at 1300 GMT on Ukraine’s request for emergency...

    EU’s Mogherini to make first to visit to Russia
    Apr12

    EU’s Mogherini to make first to visit to Russia

    EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini will make her first official visit to Russia this month, with relations strained to breaking point by the Ukraine conflict and the war in Syria. She will also visit China and India next week, her office said in a statement on Wednesday. Most attention is likely to focus on …read more Source: The...

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