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    Ukrainian oligarch under fire after night raid on state oil firm
    Mar20

    Ukrainian oligarch under fire after night raid on state oil firm

    KIEV (Reuters) – A raid by a group of armed men in combat fatigues on a state-owned oil company in the Ukrainian capital Kiev caused uproar in parliament on Friday and thrust banking billionaire Ihor Kolomoisky into the spotlight. …read more Source: The...

    Eyeing Russia nervously, Poles enrol in volunteer militias
    Mar20

    Eyeing Russia nervously, Poles enrol in volunteer militias

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Spurred by the war in Ukraine, growing numbers of Poles are joining volunteer paramilitary groups to get basic military training and prepare to defend their homeland from what some see as a looming Russian invasion. …read more Source: The...

    EU's Tusk: increasingly hard to keep unity on Russia sanctions
    Mar20

    EU's Tusk: increasingly hard to keep unity on Russia sanctions

    WARSAW (Reuters) – European Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday it was increasingly difficult to maintain a united European Union position on sanctions imposed on Russia over its involvement in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Turkey offers Ukraine $50 million loan – Ukraine's Poroshenko
    Mar20

    Turkey offers Ukraine $50 million loan – Ukraine's Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Turkey has offered a $50 million loan to Ukraine to help cover its budget deficit, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said in a joint press conference with Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan. …read more Source: The...

    One civilian killed in rebel attack in east Ukrainian town – regional police
    Mar20

    One civilian killed in rebel attack in east Ukrainian town – regional police

    KIEV (Reuters) – One civilian was killed on Friday in an attack by pro-Russian separatist rebels in the government-controlled town of Avdiyivka in east Ukraine despite a ceasefire deal, Ukrainian regional police said. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says sanctions 'destructive', will act in own interests
    Mar20

    Russia says sanctions 'destructive', will act in own interests

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia described “sanctions rhetoric” as destructive on Friday and said it would do what is in its national interests after European Union leaders kept economic sanctions in place over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    EU agrees Russia sanctions to stay until Ukraine peace terms met
    Mar20

    EU agrees Russia sanctions to stay until Ukraine peace terms met

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders agreed on Thursday that economic sanctions imposed on Russia will stay in place until a Ukraine peace deal is fully implemented, effectively extending them to the end of the year if need be. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. to move ahead with training Ukrainian guardsmen – Pentagon
    Mar19

    U.S. to move ahead with training Ukrainian guardsmen – Pentagon

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – About 290 U.S. Army paratroopers will travel to western Ukraine next month to train three battalions of Ukrainian national guard troops, the Pentagon said on Thursday, moving ahead with a long-planned mission that was delayed due to a peace deal. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine stuck on an IMF dripfeed a year after Crimea seizure
    Mar19

    Ukraine stuck on an IMF dripfeed a year after Crimea seizure

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In eight International Monetary Fund programs since independence in 1991, Ukraine has completed just one successfully. A year on from Russia’s seizure of Crimea, it looks unlikely it will live up to the terms of its latest deal with the IMF also. …read more Source: The...

    Fragment from MH17 crash site supports missile theory – Dutch TV
    Mar19

    Fragment from MH17 crash site supports missile theory – Dutch TV

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A metal fragment from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 matches a surface-to-air BUK rocket, a Dutch broadcaster said on Thursday, supporting a theory that the plane was downed by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

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