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U.S. preparing sanctions against Putin - report

U.S. senior Democratic senators will today unveil a new package of sanctions to punish Russian President Vladimir Putin if Moscow engages in hostilities against Ukraine, reads the legislation, obtained by The Washington Post in advance of its …

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Macron says France stands for talks with Russia

Paris stands for maintaining contacts with Russia, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday. "Regarding Ukraine and Russia, we stand for a European approach that includes firmness about any threat of aggression and …

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NATO head convenes council with Russia on January 12

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has convened a meeting of the NATO-Russia council for January 12, an official with the military alliance said on Tuesday in a statement to Reuters. “Any dialogue with Russia would have to …

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EU top diplomat to pay visit to Ukraine

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell will pay a three-day visit to Ukraine this week to show support with Kiev, the European Commission announced. “High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell will be traveling to Ukraine on …

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Ukraine closes its rivers to Russia

From today, Russian vessels cannot sail on the Ukrainian rivers. The corresponding law was adopted by the Verkhovna Rada on December 3, 2020. According to the law, vessels flying the Russian flag are not allowed to transport passengers …

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Biden to tell Putin diplomatic door is still open

A senior administration official said they could not speak specifically to why Putin had requested the phone call, but noted that Biden is always prepared to speak directly with his counterparts at times of heightened tensions. …

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Russia and U.S. to hold talks on Ukraine on January 10

Russia and the United States will hold talks on the situation around Ukraine, security in Europe and arms control on January 10, AFP reported Monday citing the White House National Security Council spokesman. According to the spokesman, …

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Ryabkov on Ukraine’s NATO membership prospects

The possibility of Ukraine joining NATO is as important to Moscow as it is to Kiev, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told International Affairs magazine in an interview. "The possibility of Ukraine …

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Russia-NATO Council meeting may be held on January 12

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg intends to call a meeting of the NATO-Russia Council (NRC) on January 12, Anadolu news agency reported, citing a source in the alliance. NATO is in contact with Moscow on this issue, said the …

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U.S. and NATO discuss Russia-Ukraine tensions

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Thursday to discuss concerns about Russia’s military build-up on the borders of Ukraine, the U.S. State Department said. "They …

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UK called on Russia to bring troops into Mexico

Skynews’s Facebook and Twitter observers agreed with Russian President Vladimir Putin's demand to guarantee the country's security. The Russian leader said at a press conference that Moscow didn't …

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