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      • Germany says reviving G-8 with Russia 'not up for debate'

        Germany says reviving G-8 with Russia 'not up for debate'

        Friday, April 28 2017 11:27 AM EDT2017-04-28 15:27:46 GMT
        Friday, April 28 2017 11:29 AM EDT2017-04-28 15:29:17 GMT
        The German government says there are no plans to invite Russia to return to the club of leading industrialized nations at the moment.
        The German government says there are no plans to invite Russia to return to the club of leading industrialized nations at the moment.
      • Russia steps in after Ukraine cuts power to rebel-held east

        Russia steps in after Ukraine cuts power to rebel-held east

        Tuesday, April 25 2017 10:48 PM EDT2017-04-26 02:48:31 GMT
        Tuesday, April 25 2017 10:48 PM EDT2017-04-26 02:48:31 GMT
        The Kremlin says Russia will supply electricity to separatist-controlled areas in eastern Ukraine after the Ukrainian government cut off the power because of unpaid bills.
        The Kremlin says Russia will supply electricity to separatist-controlled areas in eastern Ukraine after the Ukrainian government cut off the power because of unpaid bills.
      • UN court rejects Ukraine request to block rebel funding

        UN court rejects Ukraine request to block rebel funding

        Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:50 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:50:12 GMT
        Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:50 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:50:12 GMT
        The International Court of Justice is set to rule on Ukraine's request for orders to Russia to stop funding and arming pro-Moscow rebels in eastern Ukraine and to end discrimination against minorities in Crimea.
        The International Court of Justice is set to rule on Ukraine's request for orders to Russia to stop funding and arming pro-Moscow rebels in eastern Ukraine and to end discrimination against minorities in Crimea.
      • Russia objects to NATO meeting in Svalbards under 1920 pact

        Russia objects to NATO meeting in Svalbards under 1920 pact

        Wednesday, April 19 2017 12:04 PM EDT2017-04-19 16:04:25 GMT
        Wednesday, April 19 2017 12:04 PM EDT2017-04-19 16:04:25 GMT
        Russia's foreign ministry is objecting to a meeting of lawmakers from NATO countries that is planned to take place in the Svalbard Islands next month.
        Russia's foreign ministry is objecting to a meeting of lawmakers from NATO countries that is planned to take place in the Svalbard Islands next month.
      • Lithuanian volunteers help soldiers in eastern Ukraine

        Lithuanian volunteers help soldiers in eastern Ukraine

        Wednesday, April 19 2017 10:57 AM EDT2017-04-19 14:57:22 GMT
        Wednesday, April 19 2017 10:57 AM EDT2017-04-19 14:57:22 GMT
        In Lithuania, the so-called Blue-Yellow Movement helps Ukrainian government forces more than 1,000 kilometers away in their struggle against pro-Russian rebels, supplying them with non-lethal military aid.
        In Lithuania, the so-called Blue-Yellow Movement helps Ukrainian government forces more than 1,000 kilometers away in their struggle against pro-Russian rebels, supplying them with non-lethal military aid.
      • Germany, Russia, Ukraine, France discuss Ukraine peace deal

        Germany, Russia, Ukraine, France discuss Ukraine peace deal

        Tuesday, April 18 2017 2:35 AM EDT2017-04-18 06:35:59 GMT
        Tuesday, April 18 2017 2:35 AM EDT2017-04-18 06:35:59 GMT
        The German government says the leaders of Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France have renewed their commitment to implementing a faltering peace deal for eastern Ukraine.
        The German government says the leaders of Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France have renewed their commitment to implementing a faltering peace deal for eastern Ukraine.
      • Heavy shelling reported in eastern Ukraine

        Heavy shelling reported in eastern Ukraine

        Monday, August 17 2015 5:04 PM EDT2015-08-17 21:04:53 GMT
        Monday, August 17 2015 5:06 PM EDT2015-08-17 21:06:58 GMT
        Shelling continues in eastern Ukraine despite a truce between pro-Russian separatists and national forces.   

        Shelling continues in eastern Ukraine despite a truce between pro-Russian separatists and national forces.   
      • Suspicion runs deep as anger on Ukraine front

        Suspicion runs deep as anger on Ukraine front

        Friday, February 13 2015 3:10 AM EST2015-02-13 08:10:59 GMT
        Friday, February 13 2015 3:31 AM EST2015-02-13 08:31:21 GMT
        On the front lines in eastern Ukraine you can feel how hard a cease-fire will be. 
        On the front lines in eastern Ukraine you can feel how hard a cease-fire will be. 
      • Egypt rolls out red carpet for Putin

        Egypt rolls out red carpet for Putin

        Monday, February 9 2015 8:27 PM EST2015-02-10 01:27:35 GMT
        Monday, February 9 2015 8:38 PM EST2015-02-10 01:38:10 GMT
        Russian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi talk after Putin arrives in Cairo.  (Source: Al Masriyah/CNN)Russian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi talk after Putin arrives in Cairo. (Source: Al Masriyah/CNN)
        Russia's Putin headed a high level delegation to Egypt comprising a number of ministers and senior officials from the Russian Federation. 
        Russia's Putin headed a high level delegation to Egypt comprising a number of ministers and senior officials from the Russian Federation. 
      • Russian ruble continues fall versus dollar, euro

        Russian ruble continues fall versus dollar, euro

        Friday, November 7 2014 5:06 AM EST2014-11-07 10:06:55 GMT
        Friday, November 7 2014 5:20 AM EST2014-11-07 10:20:53 GMT
         The Russian ruble dips in value while European central bankers ponder more lending to boost EU economy.  
         The Russian ruble dips in value while European central bankers ponder more lending to boost EU economy.  
      • Russia, EU and Ukraine sign gas deal

        Russia, EU and Ukraine sign gas deal

        Friday, October 31 2014 3:23 AM EDT2014-10-31 07:23:42 GMT
        Friday, October 31 2014 3:25 AM EDT2014-10-31 07:25:59 GMT
         A gas supply deal has been reached between Russia, the EU and Ukraine following extensive talks. 
         A gas supply deal has been reached between Russia, the EU and Ukraine following extensive talks. 
      • Deadly fighting rages on in eastern Ukraine

        Deadly fighting rages on in eastern Ukraine

        Friday, October 3 2014 3:10 AM EDT2014-10-03 07:10:27 GMT
        Friday, October 3 2014 3:12 AM EDT2014-10-03 07:12:11 GMT
         The death toll in the war in eastern Ukraine continues to grow in spite of a cease-fire. 
         The death toll in the war in eastern Ukraine continues to grow in spite of a cease-fire. 
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