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    Nuland Says Minsk Being Violated ‘Daily’
    May18

    Nuland Says Minsk Being Violated ‘Daily’

    A senior U.S. diplomat says a cease-fire deal in eastern Ukraine “is being violated on a daily basis.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian economist: The Kremlin’s ‘military spending binge’ is completely unsustainable
    May18

    Russian economist: The Kremlin’s ‘military spending binge’ is completely unsustainable

    Russia’s military spending is getting out of control. The Kremlin has been in the middle of an intense military build up over the last few months against the backdrop of a deteriorating economy. Even with the Kremlin’s revised budget plan in April (which assumes an average exchange rate of 61.5 rubles to the dollar), Russia is...

    Russian troops captured in Ukraine treated in Kiev hospital
    May18

    Russian troops captured in Ukraine treated in Kiev hospital

    KIEV, Ukraine — Two wounded Russian soldiers captured while fighting in war-torn eastern Ukraine have been transferred to a hospital in Kiev, Ukrainian officials said Monday as Moscow once again firmly denied any involvement in the fighting.The Russians were wounded and taken prisoner Saturday near the front line town of Shchastia in the...

    U.S. diplomat in Moscow: ‘We want to push harder’ for Ukraine truce
    May18

    U.S. diplomat in Moscow: ‘We want to push harder’ for Ukraine truce

    Ed AdamczykMOSCOW, May 18 (UPI) — U.S. State Department official Victoria Nuland’s arrival in Moscow on Monday signals U.S.interest in helping solve the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    State Department official discusses peace deal with Ukraine in Moscow, says tensions have decreased
    May18

    State Department official discusses peace deal with Ukraine in Moscow, says tensions have decreased

    Ed AdamczykMOSCOW, May 18 (UPI) — U.S. State Department official Victoria Nuland’s arrival in Moscow on Monday signals U.S.interest in helping solve the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russian troops captured in Ukraine transferred to capital
    May18

    Russian troops captured in Ukraine transferred to capital

    KIEV, Ukraine — Two Russian soldiers captured while fighting in war-torn eastern Ukraine are being transported to the capital, Kiev, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Monday.The Russians were wounded and taken prisoner near the front line town of Shchastia in the Luhansk region on Sunday, Ukrainian officials reported. …read more Source:...

    State Department official Nuland discusses Ukraine in Moscow
    May18

    State Department official Nuland discusses Ukraine in Moscow

    Ed AdamczykMOSCOW, May 18 (UPI) — U.S. State Department official Victoria Nuland’s arrival in Moscow on Monday signals U.S.interest in helping solve the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Two Russian Troops Captured While Fighting In Ukraine
    May18

    Two Russian Troops Captured While Fighting In Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Two Russian soldiers captured while fighting in war-torn eastern Ukraine are being transported to the capital, Kiev, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Monday. The Russians were wounded and taken prisoner near the front line town of Shchastia in the Luhansk region on Sunday, Ukrainian officials reported. Russia-backed...

    Two Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Fighting
    May18

    Two Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Fighting

    Ukraine’s military says two of its servicemen have been killed and four others wounded in separatist attacks in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian shale handcuffed, company says
    May18

    Ukrainian shale handcuffed, company says

    Daniel J. GraeberLONDON, May 18 (UPI) — Junior shale explorer JXK Oil & Gas said Monday it was granted more areas for work in Ukraine, though the cost of business was still prohibitive to drilling. …read more Source: United Press...