Editorial: From US to Ukraine

When Secretary of State Antony Blinken travels to Ukraine this week he’ll be carrying a tough anti-graft message and strong US backing for the country’s response to Russian aggression. He’ll also be bringing along a familiar face in the Washington-Moscow tug-of-war over the former Soviet republic: Victoria Nuland. Continue Reading

Russia, Ukraine reach gas transit deal

Moscow and Kiev on Monday signed a five-year agreement on the transit of Russian gas to Europe via Ukraine, after months of difficult talks but just ahead of a looming New Year deadline.

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