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    Putin says Russia's actions in Crimea prevented conflict – RIA news agency
    Mar12

    Putin says Russia's actions in Crimea prevented conflict – RIA news agency

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said that Russia’s decisive actions in Crimea a year ago were to prevent a conflict similar to the one that followed later in east Ukraine, the state agency RIA Novosti reported on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Poland to hold countrywide defence drills – resident's adviser
    Mar12

    Poland to hold countrywide defence drills – resident's adviser

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland will stress-test its defence capabilities with a series of countrywide drills involving the government, local authorities and the military in response to the Ukraine crisis, Polish president’s chief security adviser said. …read more Source: The...

    IMF sees Ukraine returning to growth next year
    Mar12

    IMF sees Ukraine returning to growth next year

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday that Ukraine’s economy should return to growth in 2016 after a deep contraction this year. …read more Source: The...

    IMF says Ukraine to get about $10 billion in first year of loan facility
    Mar11

    IMF says Ukraine to get about $10 billion in first year of loan facility

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukraine’s newly-approved loan facility from the International Monetary Fund will be “heavily front-loaded” with about $10 billion (6.70 billion pounds) to be disbursed in the first year, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    EU leaders want to tackle Russian 'disinformation' on Ukraine war
    Mar11

    EU leaders want to tackle Russian 'disinformation' on Ukraine war

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European leaders will ask their foreign policy chief next week to draw up a plan to counter Russian “disinformation campaigns” over the conflict in Ukraine, draft conclusions of an EU summit showed. …read more Source: The...

    IMF approves $17.5 billion loan programme for Ukraine
    Mar11

    IMF approves $17.5 billion loan programme for Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund’s board signed off on a $17.5 billion (11.7 billion pounds) four-year aid programme for Ukraine on Wednesday, the second attempt in less than a year to pull its economy back from the brink of bankruptcy. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. blacklists more Ukrainian rebels, expands non-lethal aid
    Mar11

    U.S. blacklists more Ukrainian rebels, expands non-lethal aid

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States targeted eight Ukrainian separatists and a Russian bank with sanctions and announced more non-lethal aid for Ukraine on Wednesday after accusing Russian-backed rebels of breaking a European-brokered ceasefire. …read more Source: The...

    NATO chief says Russia still equipping Ukraine rebels
    Mar11

    NATO chief says Russia still equipping Ukraine rebels

    MONS, Belgium (Reuters) – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday that Russia was still arming and training rebel forces in eastern Ukraine and he called for the warring parties to help foreign monitors to reinforce a ceasefire. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says new U.S. sanctions over Ukraine 'unexplainable' – Interfax
    Mar11

    Russia says new U.S. sanctions over Ukraine 'unexplainable' – Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov on Wednesday dismissed as “unexplainable” new U.S. sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, Interfax news agency quoted him as saying. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Finance Minister to hold presentation on debt talks on Friday
    Mar11

    Ukraine's Finance Minister to hold presentation on debt talks on Friday

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Finance Minister will conduct a web presentation for creditors on Friday that will outline plans for negotiations with holders of its sovereign debt, a finance ministry statement said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

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