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    Target of nation's outrage, Ukraine central bank chief ploughs on
    Mar02

    Target of nation's outrage, Ukraine central bank chief ploughs on

    KIEV (Reuters) – Before she was appointed to head Ukraine’s central bank last June, Valeriia Gontareva was praised as one of the most successful investment bankers in the country. Since then, she has heard little but demands for her downfall. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry presses Russia's Lavrov on Ukraine ceasefire deal
    Mar02

    Kerry presses Russia's Lavrov on Ukraine ceasefire deal

    GENEVA (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday that Moscow and pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine must implement a ceasefire or face “consequences” that could further hit Russia’s faltering economy. …read more Source: The...

    Pro-Russian rebels train for more fighting despite Ukraine truce
    Mar02

    Pro-Russian rebels train for more fighting despite Ukraine truce

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – A ceasefire is broadly holding at last on the front line in eastern Ukraine, but fighters in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk are training for another round of clashes against government troops. …read more Source: The...

    Hollande calls for immediate Ukraine ceasefire, heavy weapon withdrawal
    Mar02

    Hollande calls for immediate Ukraine ceasefire, heavy weapon withdrawal

    PARIS (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande repeated demands for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine and the withdrawal of heavy weapons following a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry says Putin 'misinterprets' U.S. efforts in Ukraine
    Mar02

    Kerry says Putin 'misinterprets' U.S. efforts in Ukraine

    GENEVA (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday that Russian President Vladimir Putin misinterpreted a lot of what Washington was doing and trying to do in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry says he pressed Lavrov on Ukraine ceasefire deal
    Mar02

    Kerry says he pressed Lavrov on Ukraine ceasefire deal

    GENEVA (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he told Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday that Moscow and the separatists it was backing in Ukraine must implement a ceasefire or face consequences that could hit Russia’s economy. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine, Russia, France, Germany to talk today on Ukraine peace – Kremlin
    Mar02

    Ukraine, Russia, France, Germany to talk today on Ukraine peace – Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France will talk by telephone about a peace agreement in Ukraine and a gas dispute between Moscow and Kiev at 10:00 p.m. (1900 GMT) on Monday, Yuri Ushakov, a Kremlin adviser, said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says Russia continues to violate winter gas agreement
    Mar02

    Ukraine says Russia continues to violate winter gas agreement

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s state energy firm Naftogaz said Russia’s Gazprom is violating the terms of an EU-backed winter gas supply agreement, ahead of talks on Monday in Brussels on the issue. …read more Source: The...

    Lavrov calls Nemtsov murder 'heinous crime'; urges moves by Ukraine
    Mar02

    Lavrov calls Nemtsov murder 'heinous crime'; urges moves by Ukraine

    GENEVA (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told the main U.N. human rights forum on Monday that the murder of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov was a “heinous crime” and that President Vladimir Putin was leading an investigation to bring perpetrators to justice. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's military says one Ukrainian serviceman killed in past 24 hours
    Mar02

    Ukraine's military says one Ukrainian serviceman killed in past 24 hours

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said on Monday one Ukrainian serviceman had been killed and four wounded in separatist eastern territories in the past 24 hours, underscoring the fragility of a two-week-old ceasefire deal. …read more Source: The...

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