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    Risks to Ukraine turnaround 'exceptionally high', IMF says
    Mar12

    Risks to Ukraine turnaround 'exceptionally high', IMF says

    LONDON (Reuters) – Efforts to restore financial stability in Ukraine face “exceptionally high” risks from further conflict and disgruntled creditors, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine to receive first IMF tranche by Friday – Finance Minister Yaresko
    Mar12

    Ukraine to receive first IMF tranche by Friday – Finance Minister Yaresko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said on Thursday Kiev expected the first trance of $5 billion under a new four-year International Monetary Fund programme to be disbursed no later than Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia holds military drills in Crimea, Georgian breakaway regions – RIA
    Mar12

    Russia holds military drills in Crimea, Georgian breakaway regions – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has started military exercises in the country’s south, as well as in Georgia’s breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia and in Crimea, annexed from Ukraine last year, news agency RIA reported on Thursday, citing Russia’s Defence Ministry. …read more Source: The...

    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...

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