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    Pro-Russians shut down major telecom firm in eastern Ukraine
    Mar01

    Pro-Russians shut down major telecom firm in eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russia forces have shut down a major telecommunication company in eastern Ukraine while gradually taking over operation at several other firms, following the expiration of an ultimatum demanding the resumption of rail freight traffic. …read more Source: Iran...

    Pro-Russians shut down major telecom firm in eastern Ukraine
    Mar01

    Pro-Russians shut down major telecom firm in eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russia forces shut down a major telecommunication company in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Germany’s Gabriel sees no scope for easing Russian sanctions
    Mar01

    Germany’s Gabriel sees no scope for easing Russian sanctions

    VILNIUS – German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Wednesday there had hardly been any progress in implementing the Minsk peace agreement for eastern Ukraine, which meant no lifting of sanctions against Russia was in sight. Speaking… …read more Source:...

    200,000 citizens have phones cut in eastern Ukraine as rebels seize firms
    Mar01

    200,000 citizens have phones cut in eastern Ukraine as rebels seize firms

    A fifth of a million phone users in Ukraine’s rebel-controlled eastern city of Donetsk were cut off from the rest of the country after armed men took over the offices and equipment of the main fixed-line telecoms company, its director said. …read more Source:...

    Rebels shut down first Ukraine firm in trade war (AFP)
    Mar01

    Rebels shut down first Ukraine firm in trade war (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Russian-backed rebels on Wednesday halted the operations of the first Ukrainian company after an ultimatum expired to end a trade blockade between the two foes. …read more Source: The West...

    Germany’s Gabriel sees no scope for easing Russian sanctions
| Reuters
    Mar01

    Germany’s Gabriel sees no scope for easing Russian sanctions | Reuters

    VILNIUS German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Wednesday there had hardly been any progress in implementing the Minsk peace agreement for eastern Ukraine, which meant no lifting of sanctions against Russia was in sight.Speaking during a joint news conference with Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius, Gabriel also said he opposed...

    Germany’s Gabriel sees no scope for easing Russian sanctions
    Mar01

    Germany’s Gabriel sees no scope for easing Russian sanctions

    German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Wednesday there had hardly been any progress in implementing the Minsk peace agreement for eastern Ukraine, which meant no lifting of sanctions against Russia was in sight. …read more Source: Channel...

    Germany’s Gabriel sees no scope for easing Russian sanctions
    Mar01

    Germany’s Gabriel sees no scope for easing Russian sanctions

    German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Wednesday there had hardly been any progress in implementing the Minsk peace agreement for eastern Ukraine, which meant no lifting of sanctions against Russia was in sight. …read more Source: Channel...

    Key Aid Provider Says it Can’t Operate in Rebel-held Ukraine
    Mar01

    Key Aid Provider Says it Can’t Operate in Rebel-held Ukraine

    Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine said Wednesday they are taking over scores of factories and mines in the region, many of them belonging to a tycoon whose foundation has been the largest provider of humanitarian aid to a war-battered population.The moves came in the… …read more Source:...

    Phones cut in eastern Ukraine as rebels seize firms
| Reuters
    Mar01

    Phones cut in eastern Ukraine as rebels seize firms | Reuters

    KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine A fifth of a million phone users in Ukraine’s rebel-controlled eastern city of Donetsk were cut off from the rest of the country on Wednesday after armed men took over the offices and equipment of the main fixed-line telecoms company, its director said.Pro-Russian separatists had warned they would seize businesses in...