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    Gas talks proposed for Ukraine
    Mar11

    Gas talks proposed for Ukraine

    Daniel J. GraeberBRUSSELS, March 11 (UPI) — An official in Brussels said Wednesday a round of trilateral talks is expected next week to resolve gas issues between the Russian and Ukrainian governments. …read more Source: United Press...

    German foreign minister heads to US to talk Ukraine, Iran
    Mar11

    German foreign minister heads to US to talk Ukraine, Iran

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister is heading to the U.S. for talks with American officials at a critical phase of the nuclear negotiations with Iran and the Ukraine crisis. Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in a statement Wednesday that he would meet with Secretary of State John Kerry and National Security Adviser Susan Rice, as well as...

    German Foreign Minister Heads to US to Talk Ukraine, Iran
    Mar11

    German Foreign Minister Heads to US to Talk Ukraine, Iran

    Germany’s foreign minister heading to Washington for meetings on Ukraine crisis, Iran talks …read more Source: ABC...

    German foreign minister heads to US to talk Ukraine, Iran
    Mar11

    German foreign minister heads to US to talk Ukraine, Iran

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister is heading to the U.S. for talks with American officials at a critical phase of the nuclear negotiations… …read more Source:...

    NATO Leaders Say Russia ‘Still In Ukraine’
    Mar11

    NATO Leaders Say Russia ‘Still In Ukraine’

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says that “Russia is still in Ukraine” and urged Moscow to withdraw all its forces and to end its support for separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US Lifts Sanctions on Belarus Energy Company
    Mar11

    US Lifts Sanctions on Belarus Energy Company

    MINSK, Belarus— The United States is lifting sanctions on a Belarus energy company, underscoring a thaw in relations in the wake of Minsk’s key role in negotiations over Ukraine. The US announced online that it was lifting sanctions against Belorusneft that were implemented in 2011 in response to the company’s announcement that it...

    Analysts say difficult to tell if Canada’s sanctions on Russia having impact
    Mar11

    Analysts say difficult to tell if Canada’s sanctions on Russia having impact

    Canada has spent the last year aggressively imposing sanctions on Russian and Ukrainian players with ties to the simmering conflict in eastern Ukraine, but experts say there’s no evidence that the penalties are having any political impact on the Putin government. …read more Source: National...

    NATO chief says Russia still equipping Ukraine rebels
    Mar11

    NATO chief says Russia still equipping Ukraine rebels

    MONS, Belgium (Reuters) – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday that Russia was continuing to arm and train rebel forces… …read more Source:...

    EU Could Prolong Russia Sanctions Through December
    Mar11

    EU Could Prolong Russia Sanctions Through December

    The European Union is considering keeping its economic sanctions against Russia in place though December 2015 in hopes of bolstering implementation of a peace deal for eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US lifts sanctions on Belarus energy company
    Mar11

    US lifts sanctions on Belarus energy company

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The United States is lifting sanctions on a Belarus energy company, underscoring a thaw in relations in the wake of Minsk’s key role in negotiations over Ukraine. The US announced online that it was lifting sanctions against Belorusneft that were implemented in 2011 in response to the company’s announcement that...