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    U.S. to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe
    Jun23

    U.S. to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe

    TALLINN (Reuters) – The United States will pre-position tanks, artillery and other military equipment in eastern and central Europe, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced on Tuesday, moving to reassure NATO allies unnerved by Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    EU keeps up pressure on Russia by extending economic sanctions
    Jun22

    EU keeps up pressure on Russia by extending economic sanctions

    LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – European Union foreign ministers extended economic sanctions on Russia until Jan. 31 on Monday, keeping up pressure on Moscow to help resolve the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says sanctions unfounded, sticks to policy of reciprocity
    Jun22

    Russia says sanctions unfounded, sticks to policy of reciprocity

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia believes that Western sanctions are unfounded, the Kremlin spokesman said on Monday after the European Union decided to extend sanctions to Jan. 31, 2016, over Moscow’s role in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine creditor group hopes to meet with IMF, Kiev soon
    Jun22

    Ukraine creditor group hopes to meet with IMF, Kiev soon

    LONDON (Reuters) – Ukraine’s biggest group of creditors said on Monday that a debt restructuring plan proposed by Kiev was based on IMF estimates that were not yet publicly available, adding it hoped to soon meet with the IMF and Ukraine’s government. …read more Source: The...

    EU extends sanctions on Russia, launches Libya mission
    Jun22

    EU extends sanctions on Russia, launches Libya mission

    LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – European Union foreign ministers extended economic sanctions on Russia over its involvement in Ukraine by six months until the end of January 2016, an EU official said. …read more Source: The...

    Two Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours – Ukraine military
    Jun21

    Two Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours – Ukraine military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and six wounded in the past 24 hours in separatist eastern territories, the Ukrainian military said on Sunday, describing an increase in fighting near the strategic port city of Mariupol. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine to halt payments if creditors shun 'last chance' debt offer
    Jun19

    Ukraine to halt payments if creditors shun 'last chance' debt offer

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine offered an updated debt restructuring proposal to creditors on Friday, its Finance Minster said, warning that Kiev would halt debt payments if bondholders did not make use of this “last chance” to clinch a deal in coming talks. …read more Source: The...

    Putin urges West to put pressure on Kiev to help solve crisis
    Jun19

    Putin urges West to put pressure on Kiev to help solve crisis

    ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) – Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Friday blamed the West and particularly the United States for the crisis in Ukraine and said the West should put pressure on Kiev to help resolve it. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's new debt proposal could include growth-linked instrument – source
    Jun19

    Ukraine's new debt proposal could include growth-linked instrument – source

    KIEV (Reuters) – Kiev is ready to include in a restructuring proposal to be tabled on Friday an instrument allowing its creditors to recover more value if Ukraine’s economy performs better than currently projected, a source with knowledge of the negotiations said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine to offer updated restructuring proposal to creditors – Finance Minister
    Jun19

    Ukraine to offer updated restructuring proposal to creditors – Finance Minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine will submit on Friday an updated proposal to creditors based on a worsened forecast for the Ukrainian economy, but it will continue to service its debt, including the coupon due on a Russia-held $3 billion bond, Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said. …read more Source: The...

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