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  • Ukraine voters deliver a mandate: Go west

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Tuesday, Oct. 28: Ukraine's parliamentary election, which occurred with a modest 51 percent turnout, constitutes a victory for the country's pro-Western political parties. The results,...
  • Russia may limit Belarus, Ukraine food shipments: RIA

    MOSCOW/ASTANA (Reuters) - Moscow may limit food shipments from Belarus and Ukraine to Kazakhstan across Russian territory because of attempts to sell banned imports in Russia, the head of Russia's veterinary and phytosanitary service (VPSS) was quoted...
  • No progress in talks over Russian gas supplies to Ukraine

    No progress in talks over Russian gas supplies to Ukraine
    As temperatures have dropped below freezing in Ukraine and relations with Russia have come under new strains, energy officials from the two former Soviet republics met late into the night Wednesday in a last-ditch attempt to negotiate a resumption of...
  • Russia reveals 2018 FIFA World Cup logo

    Russia reveals 2018 FIFA World Cup logo
    Russia unveiled its logo for the 2018 FIFA World Cup from the International Space Station Tuesday night during a talk show based in Moscow, the host city for the games. FIFA president Sepp Blatter joined other dignitaries on the launch show, which...
  • Exclusive: Russia calls U.N. agency's conflict zone risk proposals 'superficial'

    MONTREAL/TORONTO (Reuters) - Russia, which the United States has accused of backing Ukrainian rebels who shot down a Malaysian airliner in July, called new proposals from theĀ United Nations aviation body on mitigating risks over conflict zones rushed...
  • EU's Oettinger: 50 percent chance of Russia-Ukraine gas breakthrough

    BERLIN (Reuters) - There is a 50:50 chance of a breakthrough in Wednesday's round of gas supply talks between Russia and Ukraine, the European Union's outgoing energy commissioner said. Guenther Oettinger told Germany's ZDF TV that a lot had been...
  • Russian assembly seeks normal ties with Ukraine parliament

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's lower house of parliament is ready to cooperate with the new assembly in Ukraine, its chairman said on Wednesday, although it will be dominated by pro-Western forces. Parties that want to move Kiev further away from Moscow's...
  • Russia's Gazprom seeks new talks with EU on Opal gas pipeline

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian natural gas producer Gazprom said on Wednesday it had failed to reach a deal at talks with the European Commission on the Opal gas pipeline and wants new negotiations. The European Union executive had delayed until at least the...
  • U.N. chief condemns planned separatist election in eastern Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday condemned an election being organized by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, saying the vote would violate the country's constitution. The Nov. 2 vote would be being...
  • Ukraine's Yatseniuk sees himself staying on as prime minister

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday he expected to stay on as prime minister at the head of a new pro-Europe, reformist government as his party hung on to a slight lead in last Sunday's election with the vote count nearly...
  • EU, U.N. condemn Ukraine rebels' election plans

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union and United Nations condemned plans to hold elections in rebel-held areas of eastern Ukraine on Sunday, with the EU explicitly denouncing Moscow's support for the separatists' plans. In separate statements on...