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    Russia cancels US meeting over Ukraine sanctions
    Jun21

    Russia cancels US meeting over Ukraine sanctions

    June 22, 2017 1:02 AMWASHINGTON (AFP) – Russia has canceled a meeting with senior US diplomats in the wake of Washington’s decision to reinforce sanctions imposed over its interference in Ukraine and occupation of Crimea. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Contact Group on Ukraine Agrees on Donbass Ceasefire From June 24
    Jun21

    Contact Group on Ukraine Agrees on Donbass Ceasefire From June 24

    DONETSK (Sputnik) — The Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine agreed on a ceasefire from 00-00 June 24, the truce should last until August 31, the press service of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic’s plenipotentiary representative at the Minsk talks Denis Pushilin said Wednesday. “Participants of the Contact Group supported...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says will sign defence deals with U.S. soon
    Jun21

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says will sign defence deals with U.S. soon

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said after meetings in Washington that Kiev and the United States would soon sign a number of agreements boosting defence cooperation, news agency Interfax Ukraine reported on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainians remanded for trafficking illegal cigarettes
    Jun21

    Ukrainians remanded for trafficking illegal cigarettes

    Authorities confiscated 1,557,200 contraband cigarette packets found on board the Goldendri – a Tanzanian-flagged freight ship, which was detected this week off the southern coast of Crete – and remanded six Ukrainian crew members. …read more Source:...

    Russia cancels US meeting over Ukraine sanctions (AFP)
    Jun21

    Russia cancels US meeting over Ukraine sanctions (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – Russia has canceled a meeting with senior US diplomats in the wake of Washington’s decision to reinforce sanctions imposed over its interference in Ukraine and occupation of Crimea. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia Cancels Meeting With U.S. Over Sanctions
    Jun21

    Russia Cancels Meeting With U.S. Over Sanctions

    Russia said on Wednesday it was cancelling a high level meeting between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and U.S. Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon in response to what it called a significant widening of U.S. sanctions against Moscow. Moscow said it was obliged to react after the U.S. government on Tuesday added 38 individuals...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says will sign defense deals with USA soon
    Jun21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says will sign defense deals with USA soon

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said after meetings in Washington that Kiev and the United States would soon sign a number of agreements boosting defense cooperation, news agency Interfax Ukraine reported on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    France’s Macron says four-way summit on Ukraine crisis to happen before G20
    Jun21

    France’s Macron says four-way summit on Ukraine crisis to happen before G20

    PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron said in remarks published on Wednesday that there would be a “Normandy format” summit with the leaders of Russia, France and Ukraine on the conflict in eastern Ukraine before July’s G20 summit. “Before… …read more Source:...

    Russia Cancels Talks With US After New Sanctions
    Jun21

    Russia Cancels Talks With US After New Sanctions

    Russian officials reacted to new sanctions unveiled by the U.S. by canceling upcoming talks between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon. Ryabkov said that “the situation is not conducive to holding a round of this dialogue.” The U.S. State Department expressed regret at the cancellation of...

    Deaths, Injuries Mount as Ukraine Conflict Enters 4th Year: OHCHR
    Jun21

    Deaths, Injuries Mount as Ukraine Conflict Enters 4th Year: OHCHR

    With the conflict in Ukraine now in its fourth year casualties have mounted substantially in recent months, according to a new report by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. Between mid-February and mid-May of this year, the period covered, U.N. investigators documented 193 conflict-related civilian casualties,...