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EU Expected To Agree On Extending Russian Sanctions On Friday

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union (EU) is set to agree a six-month extension of its economic sanctions on Russia on Friday, once Italy’s prime minister has discussed the issue with his fellow leaders at a summit in Brussels, diplomats

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Found: Trove Of Stolen Dutch Masterpieces Held For Ransom By Ukraine Rebels

Stolen Dutch art masterpieces dating from the country’s 17th-century Golden Age have been discovered hidden in a villa in rebel-held eastern Ukraine. The collection has come to light 10 years after it was stolen. The 24 paintings were valued at £7.2million (10 million

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Situation In Eastern Ukraine ‘Explosive’

BERLIN, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Calling the situation in eastern Ukraine “explosive”, Germany’s foreign minister urged both parties in the conflict to come together quickly for talks to prevent a spiral in violence. In a newspaper interview on Sunday, Frank-Walter

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Russia Shuts off Gas, Electricity in Occupied East Ukraine

It appears the Kremlin might be losing interest in east Ukraine—or as Russian President Vladimir Putin called it, Novorossiya (new Russia). Russia reportedly cut off electricity to east Ukraine a few days ago.