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    France Says Conditions Not Right to Deliver Warships to Russia
    Oct30

    France Says Conditions Not Right to Deliver Warships to Russia

    France said Thursday that it would not deliver either of the warships Russia has ordered because its conditions had not yet been met, according to Reuters. Russia ordered two Mistral class amphibious warfare ships in 2010. The first was due to be delivered this year, but President Francois Hollande said it would not happen because of...

    Fire Guts Kyiv’s Oldest Cinema During LGBT Film
    Oct30

    Fire Guts Kyiv’s Oldest Cinema During LGBT Film

    Kyiv’s oldest movie theatre, the Zhovten cinema dating from 1931, was gutted by fire after an incendiary smoke bomb was thrown during a film shown as part of a series of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) movies. Firefighters were cleaning the wreckage on October 30, following the attack the previous evening. No-one was injured....

    Ukraine-Russia gas talks deadlocked in Brussels
    Oct30

    Ukraine-Russia gas talks deadlocked in Brussels

    EU Commissioner for Energy Guenther Oettinger addresses the media at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. The European Union’s energy chief is hoping Wed… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    EU-brokered gas talks between Ukraine and Russia at an impasse with winter drawing near
    Oct30

    EU-brokered gas talks between Ukraine and Russia at an impasse with winter drawing near

    Talks to guarantee Russian gas imports into Ukraine throughout the winter are at an impasse as the rival nations consider the latest proposals to end the energy standoff. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU, Ukraine must agree gas debt deal for talks to restart: Gazprom
    Oct30

    EU, Ukraine must agree gas debt deal for talks to restart: Gazprom

    Moscow (AFP) – Gazprom on Thursday said that the EU and Ukraine must agree a deal for Kiev to pay off its gas debts to Russia before talks on restarting deliveries to the strife-torn nation can restart. “The European Commission must reach an agreement with Ukraine over the question of financing. Otherwise, negotiations make no...

    NATO Accuses Russian Military Aircraft of Flagrantly Violating European Airspace
    Oct30

    NATO Accuses Russian Military Aircraft of Flagrantly Violating European Airspace

    NATO officials have announced that an increasingly large number of Russian military aircraft have been tracked flying unannounced into European airspace this month — behavior that threatens to escalate the already taut relations between Moscow and the West. On Wednesday, NATO claimed to have monitored at least four groups of Russian military...

    Russia Demands EU Guarantee Ukraine Pays For Gas
    Oct30

    Russia Demands EU Guarantee Ukraine Pays For Gas

    Russia says its dispute with Ukraine over natural-gas supplies will not be resolved unless the European Union guarantees cash-strapped Kyiv pays up front for gas it wants from Russia this winter. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Gas Supplies In Doubt As Russia Seeks EU Payment Deal
    Oct30

    Ukraine Gas Supplies In Doubt As Russia Seeks EU Payment Deal

    (Reuters) – Ukraine’s efforts to unblock deliveries of Russian gas as winter sets in were deadlocked on Thursday as Moscow’s negotiators were quoted demanding firmer commitments from the European Union to cover Kiev’s pre-payments for energy. …read more Source: International Business...

    Ukraine, Russia Extend Gas Deal Talks After Impasse
    Oct30

    Ukraine, Russia Extend Gas Deal Talks After Impasse

    Trilateral talks in Brussels to restart the delivery of Russian gas to Ukraine will continue on Thursday after the parties failed to reach an agreement on the first day of negotiations. Despite frayed ties between Moscow and the West, envoys from Russia, the EU and Ukraine met Wednesday to settle a natural gas dispute that threatens...

    Ukraine gas supplies in doubt as Russia seeks EU payment deal
    Oct30

    Ukraine gas supplies in doubt as Russia seeks EU payment deal

    Moscow’s negotiators were quoted demanding firmer commitments from the European Union to cover Kiev’s pre-payments for energy …read more Source: The Globe and...