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    Putin says Russia won’t be intimidated over Crimea
    Dec21

    Putin says Russia won’t be intimidated over Crimea

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will not be intimidated over its actions in Ukraine and Crimea, President Vladimir Putin said yesterday as his foreign ministry warned that it was preparing to retaliate against fresh Western sanctions. Both the European Union and United States adopted tighter restrictions on investments in Crimea this week, while Canada...

    Russia blasts Western ‘collective punishment’ sanctions on Crimea
    Dec20

    Russia blasts Western ‘collective punishment’ sanctions on Crimea

    The Russian Foreign Ministry denounced new Western sanctions against Ukraine’s Crimea region as a “collective punishment” on local residents who voted in a referendum to join Russia. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    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:...

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