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Aug 19, 2014

Presidents of Russia, Ukraine to meet in Belarus as fighting rages

The presidents of Russia and Ukraine will meet next week in Minsk, the capital of neighboring Belarus, to discuss the combat consuming eastern Ukraine and Kiev's diplomatic turn toward the European Union that sparked the conflict... #European Union #Belarus #Minsk

Aug 19, 2014

Putin to meet with Ukrainian president, EU officials, Kremlin says

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and European Union officials on August 26, the Kremlin announced Tuesday... #European Union #Vladimir Putin #Petro Poroshenko

Aug 15, 2014

EU says status quo for Gaza 'not an option' as peace negotiations continue

The European Union offered Friday to take charge of Gaza's border crossings and work to prevent illegal arms flows, insisting on a durable truce and saying a return to the status quo for the region "is not an option.... #Cairo #European Union

Aug 22, 2014

Germany Approves Sale of Utility’s Oil and Gas Unit to Russians

The decision comes despite the tensions between the European Union and Russia because of the crisis in Ukraine... #Cairo #European Union

Aug 14, 2014

EU to Aid Farmers Hit By Russian Ban

The European Union next week will start a program to compensate farmers particularly hard hit by Russia's ban on imports of European fruit and vegetables... #Cairo #European Union

Aug 19, 2014

As Its Forces Advance, Ukraine Says Poroshenko Will Meet With Putin

The government said it saw a chance for peace in eastern Ukraine after word that the two leaders and European Union officials would meet next week... #Russia #Germany #Ukraine #Council of Europe #European Union

Aug 07, 2014

Russia blocks agricultural imports from Western countries in response to sanctions

Russia announced Thursday that it had banned imports of meat, fish, milk and milk products and fruit and vegetables from the United States, the European Union, Australia, Canada and Norway... #European Union #Canada #Australia #Norway

Aug 11, 2014

Ukraine Agrees to Red Cross-Led Aid Mission

(DONETSK, Ukraine) — The Red Cross will lead an international humanitarian aid operation with Russia and the European Union into the rebel-held city of Luhansk — a plan that Ukraine says the backing of President Barack Obama. MoreRussia Bans Wide Arr... #European Union #Barack Obama #Europe

Aug 07, 2014

Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies

Russia on Thursday began rolling out a sweeping embargo on food imports from the United States, members of the European Union and allied nations in response to those countries' economic sanctions for Moscow's aggressiveness in Ukraine... #European Union #Barack Obama #Europe

Aug 04, 2014

Russian low-cost carrier halts flights, cites EU sanctions

Dobrolyot says it did so because of sanctions levied by the European Union... #European Union #Barack Obama #Europe