All posts tagged Ukraine

December 17, 2014, by VOANews

President Barack Obama has decided to sign legislation authorizing more sanctions on Russia for its role in the Ukraine crisis, the White House said Tuesday. The bill, which cleared the […]

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Chevron pulls out of gas extraction in western Ukraine

December 15, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

Global Energy giant Chevron terminated its contract with Ukraine to extract shale gas in western Ukraine after trying for more than a year to get the ...


Russia protests against US aid for Ukraine military

December 13, 2014, by VOANews

Russia is criticizing legislation passed by the U.S. Congress authorizing $350 million in military aid to Ukraine and new sanctions against key state- ...

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US Congress approves bill offering defensive weapons and more for Ukraine

December 13, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

In a blitzkrieg vote on December 11, both chambers of the US ​Congress ​passed a landmark bill known as the Ukraine Freedom Support Act 2014 th ...

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    Ukraine president urges Russia to withdraw troops
    December 11, 2014, by VOANews

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is pleading with Russia to remove its troops from war-torn eastern Ukraine. President Poroshenko made his comments Thursday at the outset of a three-day visit to […]

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    Merkel: Russia meddling with countries’ EU aspirations
    December 8, 2014, by VOANews

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is bitterly accusing Russia of trying to meddle with the desires of eastern European countries to pursue a path of integration with the European Union. Merkel […]

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    Ukraine announces December 9 truce
    December 5, 2014, by VOANews

    Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko has ordered a new cease-fire next week, as part of a push to end months of fighting with pro-Russian rebels near the Russian border. Thursday’s announcement […]

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    Russia’s Putin defends annexation of Crimea
    December 4, 2014, by VOANews

    Russian president Vladimir Putin has defended his country’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula and accused the West of using the Ukraine crisis as a pretext to impose sanctions on Moscow. […]