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  • In Ukraine, 'strength needs to meet strength'

    In Ukraine, 'strength needs to meet strength'
    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced Wednesday that Russia has withdrawn the bulk of its forces from Ukrainian territory. A shaky cease-fire appears to be holding. You might think, given Europe's extreme reluctance to anger its Russian trading...
  • Putin holds key to Ukraine peace but keeps world guessing

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin took a break from his official duties to slip into a Russian Orthodox Church this week and light a candle for fighters killed in eastern Ukraine. "I left a candle for those who died defending people in...
  • EU imposes new economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union put into effect on Friday a new round of sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine, including restrictions on financing for some Russian state-owned companies and asset freezes on leading Russian...
  • Ukraine president says EU sanctions on Russia demonstrate solidarity

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said fresh European Union sanctions against Russia that took effect on Friday highlighted the level of European solidarity with his country in its confrontation with Moscow and pro-Russian separatists....
  • Special Report: Moscow stifles dissent as soldiers return in coffins

    MOSCOW 2014 (Reuters) - Late last month Yelena Tumanova was handed the body of her son in a coffin at her home in Russia's Western Volga region. Anton Tumanov was 20 and a soldier serving in the Russian army in the North Caucasus region of Chechnya....
  • Putin, Merkel stress maintenance of Ukraine ceasefire: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the importance of maintaining the ceasefire in Ukraine in a phone conversation on Monday, the Kremlin said in a statement. "The development of the...
  • Russia says weapons from NATO states would abet war crimes in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Parliamentary Speaker Sergei Naryshkin said on Tuesday any deliveries of weapons from NATO countries to Kiev would be abetting war crimes being committed in eastern Ukraine. Earlier this month, a senior Ukrainian official...
  • Russia threatens Ukraine with import tariffs from Nov

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will introduce import tariffs on Ukrainian goods as of Nov. 1 if Kiev proceeds with a trade pact with the European Union, local news agencies cited Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev as saying on Friday. Ukraine is set to...
  • Ukraine wants to delay cutting tariffs on EU goods: Interfax

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's president has asked the European Union to consider allowing Kiev to delay a planned reduction in customs duty on EU exports coming into Ukraine under the terms of a new trade pact, Interfax Ukraine news agency reported on...
  • U.N. starts emergency food handouts in eastern Ukraine

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) has started distributing food to eastern Ukraine where Ukrainian forces have been battling pro-Russian separatists, in its first operation in the country. WFP said in a statement...
  • Virgin's Branson says flight ban would hurt Russia most

    KIEV (Reuters) - Russia would be the biggest loser if it carried out a threat to ban Western airlines from flying over its territory, Richard Branson, the founder of British airline Virgin Atlantic [VA.UL], said on Friday. "It would cost us quite a lot...