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November 28, 2018 9:06 AM 'Put Putin in his place', Ukrainian ambassador tells Germany

BERLIN (Reuters) - Ukraine’s top diplomat in Germany urged Berlin and other Western states to punish Russia by extending sanctions, banning energy imports and putting the NordStream 2 gas pipeline on hold after Moscow seized three Ukrainian ships near Crimea. The ambassador even raised the possibility of sending German marines to the region 102

November 27, 2018 4:14 PM Comey calls acting attorney general 'not the sharpest knife'

BOSTON – Former FBI Director James Comey says Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker "may not be the sharpest knife" in the drawer. Comey made those comments during an interview Monday with WGBH News in Boston after he was asked whether Whitaker could derail special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. Comey said Whitaker "may not be the sharpest 89

November 27, 2018 3:35 PM U.S. says Hungary refuses to extradite suspected Russian arms dealers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hungary denied a U.S. request to extradite two suspected Russian arms dealers and sent the men to Russia, where it is unclear whether they will face trial, the State Department said on Tuesday. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the United States had a strong case against the suspects, Vladimir Lyubishin Sr. and Vladimir 109

November 27, 2018 10:57 AM Ukraine says grain shipments may fall on more Russian naval aggression

KIEV (Reuters) - Grain shipments from Ukrainian ports on the Azov Sea could fall if Russia commits more aggressive actions, although the impact would be limited, acting Ukrainian Agriculture Minister Maksym Martyniuk said on Tuesday. He also said freight prices and insurance company costs could rise, but not in short term. Russia seized three Ukrainian 50

November 27, 2018 9:17 AM Ukraine says counterintelligence officer wounded in Sunday's Russia clash

KIEV (Reuters) - A Ukrainian military counterintelligence officer was seriously wounded after Russian aircraft fired missiles at Ukrainian vessels on Sunday, the head of Ukraine’s state security service (SBU) said. Ukraine and Russia have traded accusations after Russia fired on three Ukrainian ships then seized them. The confrontation prompted Ukraine 90

November 27, 2018 9:16 AM Kremlin says martial law may raise tension in Ukraine conflict

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Tuesday that the introduction of martial law in Ukraine following Russia’s seizure of three vessels in the Kerch Strait could create tension in Ukraine’s conflict-stricken south-east. Kiev on Monday imposed martial law for 30 days in parts of the country most vulnerable to an attack from Russia after President Petro 81

November 26, 2018 10:00 PM U.S. calls Russian seizure of Ukrainian ships a 'dangerous escalation'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia’s seizure of three Ukrainian navy vessels represents “a dangerous escalation and a violation of international law,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday in a statement that called for restraint from both countries. Ukraine imposed martial law on Monday for 30 days after Russia seized two small Ukrainian artillery 84

November 26, 2018 10:00 PM Trump says he does not like Russia-Ukraine situation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he does not like what is happening between Russia and Ukraine, a day after Russian crews seized Ukrainian vessels near Crimea. “We do not like what’s happening either way. And hopefully it will get straightened out,” Trump told reporters as he left the White House. Trump said European 78

November 26, 2018 3:21 PM Ukrainian nationalists protest outside Russian consulate in east

KHARKIV, Ukraine (Reuters) - Dozens of masked Ukrainian nationalists hurled flares and eggs at the Russian consulate in the eastern city of Kharkiv on Monday in a protest after Russia fired on and seized three Ukrainian vessels over the weekend. Some of the protesters shouted “Death to the Russian occupants.” A tree inside the consulate courtyard caught 88

November 26, 2018 8:24 AM Poland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemns 'Russian aggression' in Azov Sea

WARSAW (Reuters) - Russia has breached international rules through its aggressive behavior toward Ukrainian naval ships in the Azov Sea, Poland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday. “With full force we condemn Russia’s aggressive behavior and we call on (the country’s) leadership to respect international law,” the ministry said in a statement 78