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      Western leaders agreed to extend Russia sanctions by 6 months – diplomat
      Nov22

      Western leaders agreed to extend Russia sanctions by 6 months – diplomat

      (Reuters) – Western leaders who met on the margins of last week’s Group of 20 summit in Turkey agreed to extend sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine by six months until July of next year, a senior European diplomat told Reuters. …read more Source: Stabroek...

      Flight MH17 shot down by Russian-built Buk missile, Dutch report says
      Oct14

      Flight MH17 shot down by Russian-built Buk missile, Dutch report says

      GILZE-RIJEN, Netherlands, (Reuters) – Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by a Russian-made Buk missile, the Dutch Safety Board concluded on Tuesday in its final report on the crash in July 2014 that killed all 298 people on board, most of them Dutch. …read more Source: Stabroek...

      Flight MH17 shot down in Ukraine by Russian-built missile, report concludes
      Oct13

      Flight MH17 shot down in Ukraine by Russian-built missile, report concludes

      GILZE-RIJEN, Netherlands, (Reuters) – Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by a Russian-made Buk missile, the Dutch Safety Board concluded today in its final report on the crash in July 2014 that killed all 298 people on board, most of them Dutch. …read more Source: Stabroek...

      Belarussian writer wins  Nobel prize, denounces  Russia over Ukraine
      Oct09

      Belarussian writer wins Nobel prize, denounces Russia over Ukraine

      STOCKHOLM/MINSK, (Reuters) – Belarussian author Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize for Literature yesterday for her portrayal of the harshness of life in the Soviet Union and in her first public response denounced Russia’s intervention in Ukraine as an “invasion”. …read more Source: Stabroek...

      Ukraine and West condemn rebel ban on foreign aid groups
      Sep26

      Ukraine and West condemn rebel ban on foreign aid groups

      KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine and some of its Western allies condemned yesterday a decision by pro-Russian separatists to ban most foreign aid organisations from parts of rebel-held territory, saying the move violated the Minsk peace agreement. …read more Source: Stabroek...

      Hackers stole secrets for up to  $100 mln insider-trading profit -U.S.
      Aug12

      Hackers stole secrets for up to $100 mln insider-trading profit -U.S.

      NEW YORK, (Reuters) – A group of mainly U.S.-based stock traders and computer hackers in Ukraine made as much as $100 million in illegal profits over five years by conspiring to use information stolen from thousands of corporate press statements before their public release, U.S. …read more Source: Stabroek...

      EU criticises ‘unjustified’  Russian travel blacklist
      May31

      EU criticises ‘unjustified’ Russian travel blacklist

      BERLIN 30 (Reuters) – Russia has imposed an entry ban on 89 European politicians and military leaders, according to a list seen by Reuters, a move that has angered Europe and worsened its standoff with the West over Moscow’s role in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: Stabroek...

      Russia deepens energy  cooperation with Argentina
      Apr24

      Russia deepens energy cooperation with Argentina

      MOSCOW, (Reuters) – Russia and Argentina signed documents deepening energy cooperation yesterday, underlining Moscow’s drive to develop ties with South America since coming under Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. At a ceremony in the Kremlin, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Argentine President Cristina Fernandez hailed the...

      Violence escalates in east Ukraine ahead of talks
      Apr14

      Violence escalates in east Ukraine ahead of talks

      KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military accused pro-Russian rebels yesterday of using heavy weapons that were meant to have been withdrawn under a ceasefire deal, after one Ukrainian serviceman was killed and six wounded in rebel-held territories. With fighting intensifying once more, the foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany...

      Russian treaty with rebel Georgian region alarms West
      Mar19

      Russian treaty with rebel Georgian region alarms West

      MOSCOW, (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin signed a treaty with Georgia’s rebel South Ossetia region yesterday that almost completely integrates it with Russia, alarming Georgia and the West a year after Moscow took over Crimea. Tbilisi described the “alliance and integration” treaty as a “move aimed at annexation” and the United...