: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: South America

      At Least Six Ukrainian Troops Killed in Separatist Attacks
      Nov17

      At Least Six Ukrainian Troops Killed in Separatist Attacks

      At least six Ukrainian troops were killed and nine others wounded in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine over the past 24 hours, the Ukrainian military command said Monday. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

      EU to Discuss Possible New Sanctions over Ukraine
      Nov17

      EU to Discuss Possible New Sanctions over Ukraine

      European Union foreign ministers are to discuss on Monday the possibility of issuing sanctions on Russian and Ukrainian citizens for being involved in the current Ukrainian crisis, without excluding imposing new economic sanctions against Russia for increasing the number of its soldiers in the conflicted area. …read more Source: Latin...

      German Economy Minister Rejects More Sanctions on Russia
      Nov17

      German Economy Minister Rejects More Sanctions on Russia

      Several Western leaders have continued to accuse Moscow of being involved in the Ukrainian crisis, however a top German official says that more sanctions will not help to resolve the crisis. …read more Source:...

      Climate change, growth and Russia top on the G20 agenda
      Nov16

      Climate change, growth and Russia top on the G20 agenda

      Leaders from the G20 group of nations agreed to boost flagging global growth, tackle climate change and crack down on tax avoidance but ties between the West and Russia plummeted to a new low over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

      G20 Leaders Outline Economic and Environmental Pledges
      Nov16

      G20 Leaders Outline Economic and Environmental Pledges

      In the final day of the international summit, leaders laid out their economic pledges to boost world growth, whilst the gathering of the world’s largest economies also underlined the deep schism between Western countries and Russia over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

      Western leaders confront Putin at G20 with threat of more sanctions
      Nov16

      Western leaders confront Putin at G20 with threat of more sanctions

      BRISBANE, Australia (Reuters) – Western leaders warned Vladimir Putin at a G20 summit yesterday that he risked more economic sanctions if he failed to end Russian backing for separatist rebels in Ukraine. Russia denied any involvement in an escalation of the separatist war in eastern Ukraine, where more than 4,000 people have been killed since...

      Ukraine to close state offices, bank services in rebel-held east
      Nov16

      Ukraine to close state offices, bank services in rebel-held east

      KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko issued several decrees yesterday to shut state institutions and banking services in pro-Russian eastern regions, pressing a move to cut links with the rebel-held territory. Ukraine has cut all state funding to separatist parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions after separatists held elections in...

      G-20 Leaders Chastise Putin, Russia Stands Ground
      Nov15

      G-20 Leaders Chastise Putin, Russia Stands Ground

      Western leaders accuse Russia of backing rebels in Ukraine but Russia denies involvement. …read more Source:...

      Russian delegation member says Putin might leave G20 earlier
      Nov15

      Russian delegation member says Putin might leave G20 earlier

      Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to leave the G20 summit early, a member of his delegation said, after Western leaders blasted Moscow today for the crisis in Ukraine and threatened more sanctions. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

      Lavrov, Kerry Call for Urgent Meeting Between Kiev, Separatists
      Nov15

      Lavrov, Kerry Call for Urgent Meeting Between Kiev, Separatists

      Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his U.S. counterpart, Secretary of State John Kerry, called on Friday for an urgent meeting in Minsk between the Ukraine government and pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...