Russia and Ukraine

Poroshenko and Merkel discuss Nord Stream 2

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke by telephone about Merkel’s visit to Russia last week, efforts to implement the Minsk agreement, gas transit through Ukraine, …

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 FSB shuts down extremist group in Crimea

The Federal Security Service (FSB) has shut down the activity of an extremist group in Crimea that had been created by an aide to Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada member of parliament, the FSB Center for Public Relations said. "The …

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Kiev extends sanctions against Russia

Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council added more people and legal entities to its sanctions list imposed on Russia. Kiev synchronized sanctions with the ones imposed by the US Treasury on April 6 and extended recent years’ …

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US delivers Javelin antitank missiles to Ukraine

The United States has confirmed its delivery of American-made, Javelin antitank missile systems to Ukraine. "They have already been delivered," RFE/RL cited a US State Department official as saying. In a statement …

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 SBU expels Russian journalist from Ukraine

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has blocked the destructive activity of a journalist from the Rossiya-24 television channel, Natalia Goncharova, Ukrinform reports with a reference to the SBU's press service has …

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Will Kiev leave Europe without gas?

Kiev warned the European Commission about possible unforeseen situations in Ukraine's gas transport system, the spokesperson of the European Commission Anna-Kaisa Itkonen said. "The Ukrainian authorities …

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Gazprom obliged to pay Naftogaz $2.56bln

The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce has imposed a $4.63-billion penalty on Russian energy giant Gazprom over its gas transit dispute with Ukraine’s national oil and gas company Naftogaz, the Ukrainian company said …

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EU postpones extension of anti-Russian sanctions

The European Union postponed a formal decision to extend sanctions against citizens and legal entities of Russia and Ukraine, a source in the EU said. "Not today, because of the national procedure. There is no new date …

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