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    Canada slaps sanctions on Russian oil industry
    Dec20

    Canada slaps sanctions on Russian oil industry

    OTTAWA, (Reuters) – Canada announced new sanctions against Russia yesterday, including additional restrictions on the export of technology used in the oil and gas industry, saying it was important to speak truth to power. Foreign Minister John Baird also said sanctions were being applied on 11 Russians and nine Ukrainians, due to Russia’s...

    Russia Regrets Obama Signing Bill Authorizing New Sanctions
    Dec20

    Russia Regrets Obama Signing Bill Authorizing New Sanctions

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has expressed regret in a telephone conversation with U.S. counterpart John Kerry over a new round of sanctions on Russia for its role in the Ukraine conflict, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Ukrainian Defense Council Threatens Takeover of Crimea
    Dec19

    Ukrainian Defense Council Threatens Takeover of Crimea

    Despite peace talks are set to resume and tensions with Russia has been reduced, Kiev officials are calling for strengthening the military. …read more Source:...

    Putin says Russia economy will be cured, offers no remedy
    Dec19

    Putin says Russia economy will be cured, offers no remedy

    MOSCOW, (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin assured Russians yesterday that the economy would rebound after the rouble’s dramatic slide this year but offered no remedy for a deepening financial crisis. Defiant and confident at a three-hour news conference, Putin blamed the economic problems on external factors and said the crisis...

    Ukraine Government, Rebels to Resume Peace Talks
    Dec18

    Ukraine Government, Rebels to Resume Peace Talks

    After postponing peace talks set to resume early in December, both parties have agreed to sit down again to find a peaceful solution. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Government and Rebels to Resume Peace Talks
    Dec18

    Ukraine Government and Rebels to Resume Peace Talks

    After postponing the talks, set to resume early in December, both parties have agreed to sit down again to find a peaceful solution. …read more Source:...

    EU Summit to Discuss Investment Plan, Ukraine and Russia
    Dec18

    EU Summit to Discuss Investment Plan, Ukraine and Russia

    The European Union heads of state or government will discuss on Thursday ways to back a European Commission investment plan to boost economic growth and jobs, and the situation in Ukraine and relations with Russia. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Obama Hits Russia with New Sanctions
    Dec18

    Obama Hits Russia with New Sanctions

    Ukraine is set to receive US$350 million in new aid from the United States. …read more Source:...

    UN Report Accuses Kiev of Human Right Abuses
    Dec17

    UN Report Accuses Kiev of Human Right Abuses

    The new report shows that some 4,700 people have been killed in the conflict. …read more Source:...

    Over 4,700 Dead in Ukraine Separatist Conflict, UN Says
    Dec15

    Over 4,700 Dead in Ukraine Separatist Conflict, UN Says

    At least 4,707 people have been killed and 10,322 more injured in the separatist conflict in the eastern Ukraine, according to latest figures from the United Nations Human Rights Office and the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

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