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    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...

    U.S. to send more non-lethal aid to Ukraine – U.S. defence official
    Mar11

    U.S. to send more non-lethal aid to Ukraine – U.S. defence official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is preparing to send additional non-lethal aid to Ukraine, including unarmed drones and Humvee vehicles, a U.S. defence official said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. slaps sanctions on Ukrainian rebels, Russian bank
    Mar11

    U.S. slaps sanctions on Ukrainian rebels, Russian bank

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday placed sanctions on eight Ukrainian separatists and a Russian bank, warning that recent attacks by rebels armed by Russia violated a peace plan in the war-torn country. …read more Source: The...

    Sweden offers Ukraine $100 million bilateral loan
    Mar11

    Sweden offers Ukraine $100 million bilateral loan

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden has offered Ukraine a bilateral loan of $100 million (66.5 million pounds) to help shore up its finances, the Swedish government said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine expects $5 billion in first tranche of IMF aid – Interfax Ukraine
    Mar11

    Ukraine expects $5 billion in first tranche of IMF aid – Interfax Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said on Wednesday Ukraine expects the first tranche of aid from the International Monetary Fund to amount to $5 billion (3.3 billion pounds), news agency Interfax Ukraine reported. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel declines Putin's invite for WW2 commemoration in Moscow
    Mar11

    Merkel declines Putin's invite for WW2 commemoration in Moscow

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not attend an official ceremony in Moscow on May 9 to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two due to tensions of the Ukraine crisis, government officials said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says has right to deploy nuclear weapons in Crimea – report
    Mar11

    Russia says has right to deploy nuclear weapons in Crimea – report

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has the right to deploy nuclear arms in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine last year, a Foreign Ministry official said on Wednesday, adding he knew of no plans to do so. …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 continuing to arm and train rebel forces in eastern Ukraine and he called on Moscow to respect a ceasefire by withdrawing fully from the conflict. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine military says one serviceman killed in separatist east
    Mar11

    Ukraine military says one serviceman killed in separatist east

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and four wounded in fighting in separatist eastern territories in the past 24 hours despite a ceasefire deal, a Ukrainian military spokesman said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

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