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      NATO-Russia talks after Warsaw summit: Stoltenberg (AFP)
      Jul04

      NATO-Russia talks after Warsaw summit: Stoltenberg (AFP)

      Brussels (AFP) – NATO is set to hold formal talks with Russia shortly after a summit in Warsaw this week where the alliance will endorse a military buildup following the Ukraine conflict, chief Jens Stoltenberg said Monday. …read more Source: The West...

      EU formally extends Russia sanctions to January 2017 (AFP)
      Jul01

      EU formally extends Russia sanctions to January 2017 (AFP)

      Brussels (AFP) – The European Union on Friday formally extended damaging economic sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine by six months, a statement said. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine will join EU within 10 years: Groysman (AFP)
      Jul01

      Ukraine will join EU within 10 years: Groysman (AFP)

      Berlin (AFP) – Ukraine will join the EU within the next decade, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said Friday, adding that his country still believed strongly in the bloc despite Britain’s vote to leave. …read more Source: The West...

      Putin extends Western food embargo to end of 2017 (AFP)
      Jun29

      Putin extends Western food embargo to end of 2017 (AFP)

      Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday extended to the end of 2017 Moscow’s embargo on food items from the West imposed in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine launches joint military drills with NATO (AFP)
      Jun27

      Ukraine launches joint military drills with NATO (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Monday launched joint military exercises with the United States and a string of other NATO countries as tensions with Moscow remain high over the pro-Kremlin insurgency in the country’s east. …read more Source: The West...

      France’s Hollande sees Ukraine summit next month (AFP)
      Jun22

      France’s Hollande sees Ukraine summit next month (AFP)

      Paris (AFP) – France believes a new four-way summit on Ukraine is possible next month in the light of “progress” in the crisis, the French government said Wednesday. …read more Source: The West...

      EU approves 6-month Russia sanctions rollover: European sources (AFP)
      Jun21

      EU approves 6-month Russia sanctions rollover: European sources (AFP)

      Brussels (AFP) – EU ambassadors agreed to roll over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for another six months in the absence of any progress on resolving the Ukraine conflict, European sources said Tuesday. …read more Source: The West...

      Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist east: military (AFP)
      Jun19

      Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist east: military (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and another injured in fresh clashes between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in the country’s separatist east, the military said Sunday. …read more Source: The West...

      Putin makes pitch for better Europe ties as economy suffers (AFP)
      Jun17

      Putin makes pitch for better Europe ties as economy suffers (AFP)

      Saint Petersburg (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday said he was willing to reach out to Europe to mend relations shattered by the Ukraine crisis but insisted the West was responsible for the bad blood. …read more Source: The West...

      EU extends sanctions against Russia over Crimea (AFP)
      Jun17

      EU extends sanctions against Russia over Crimea (AFP)

      Brussels (AFP) – The European Union on Friday rolled over for another year sanctions imposed to protest Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, which the bloc deems illegal. …read more Source: The West...