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Russians tease Trump for canceling his G-20 meeting with Putin, blame US politics, not Ukraine

Russians tease Trump for canceling his G-20 meeting with Putin, blame US politics, not Ukraine

Mikhail Svetlov | Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) looks at U.S. President Donald Trump during the welcoming ceremony prior to the G20 Summit’s Plenary Meeting on November 30, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Senior Russian officials publicly chided U.S. President Donald Trump following his announcement on Thursday that he would no longer meet [...]

December 1, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Russians tease Trump for canceling his G-20 meeting with Putin, blame US politics, not Ukraine

Russia accepts passports issued by east Ukraine rebels

Russia accepts passports issued by east Ukraine rebels

President Vladimir Putin has announced that Russia is temporarily recognising passports and other identity documents issued by the self-proclaimed rebel republics in eastern Ukraine. Clashes between pro-Russian rebels and the Ukrainian army flared up again in recent weeks, leaving many dead. Ukraine’s President, Petro Poroshenko, condemned the decision to recognise separatist passports. But Russia’s foreign [...]

February 19, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Russia accepts passports issued by east Ukraine rebels

UKRAINE, RUSSIA REACH DEAL TO RELEASE PILOT, POROSHENKO SAYS

UKRAINE, RUSSIA REACH DEAL TO RELEASE PILOT, POROSHENKO SAYS

Ukraine and Russia have reached a deal to free a jailed Ukrainian pilot, President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday, suggesting that she will be swapped for two Russian servicemen jailed in Ukraine this week. Nadezhda Savchenko, who was captured by Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine in 2014, was sentenced to 22 years in prison in Russia [...]

April 19, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on UKRAINE, RUSSIA REACH DEAL TO RELEASE PILOT, POROSHENKO SAYS

Ukraine leader slams Dutch referendum as “attack on unity of Europe”

Ukraine leader slams Dutch referendum as “attack on unity of Europe”

A Dutch popular vote against strengthening ties between the European Union and Ukraine was an “attack on the unity of Europe,” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday. “The true goal of the organizers of this referendum is not the association agreement between Ukraine and the EU. … This is an attack on the spread of [...]

April 7, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Ukraine leader slams Dutch referendum as “attack on unity of Europe”