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    Ukraine says sanctions on Russian banks to start from Thursday
    Mar22

    Ukraine says sanctions on Russian banks to start from Thursday

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank said sanctions against subsidiaries of Russian banks will take effect from Thursday, and will include prohibitions on financial operations that benefit the banks’ parent structures. …read more Source: The...

    IMF delays more aid to Ukraine to assess cost of blockade
    Mar19

    IMF delays more aid to Ukraine to assess cost of blockade

    KIEV (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund has postponed a decision to disburse more aid to Ukraine in order to assess the impact of an economic blockade Kiev imposed on separatist-held territory, the IMF and Ukrainian authorities said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia-backed Crimea chief says Putin should be president for life
    Mar18

    Russia-backed Crimea chief says Putin should be president for life

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian-backed prime minister of Crimea said on Saturday that Vladimir Putin should be made president of Russia for life and that the Soviet Union would never have collapsed had Putin been in charge. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Metinvest says separatists have seized assets
    Mar15

    Ukraine's Metinvest says separatists have seized assets

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s largest steelmaker, Metinvest said on Wednesday steel and coke assets in territory controlled by pro-Russian separatists had been seized by rebels. …read more Source: The...

    Key U.S. Senate committee leaders say Russia sanctions must remain
    Mar15

    Key U.S. Senate committee leaders say Russia sanctions must remain

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top Republican and Democrat on the U.S. Senate Banking Committee both said on Wednesday that sanctions imposed on Russia over its involvement in Ukraine must not be lifted without drastic changes by Russia. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine suspends all cargo traffic with separatist-held territory
    Mar15

    Ukraine suspends all cargo traffic with separatist-held territory

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Security and Defence Council approved on Wednesday the suspension of all cargo traffic with separatist-held territory, the council’s Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov said. …read more Source: The...

    Disappearing books – How Russia is shuttering its Ukrainian library
    Mar15

    Disappearing books – How Russia is shuttering its Ukrainian library

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – First, armed police seized some of its books. Next, its director was put on trial accused of stirring up ethnic hatred. And now, quietly, its shelves have been emptied and its volumes packed up, ready to be merged into another library’s collection. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine mulls ban on Russia's Eurovision entry
    Mar13

    Ukraine mulls ban on Russia's Eurovision entry

    KIEV (Reuters) – This year’s Eurovision Song Contest host Ukraine may ban Russia’s competitor from entering the country following reports the singer has visited Crimea since the peninsula was seized by Russia, Ukraine’s state security service (SBU) said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    EU prolongs until September blacklist of Russians over Ukraine crisis
    Mar13

    EU prolongs until September blacklist of Russians over Ukraine crisis

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union has prolonged for six months until Sept. 15 a blacklist of Russian and Crimean individuals and firms accused of undermining Ukraine’s integrity and independence, an EU statement said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Trump to ask Merkel for advice on Ukraine conflict, Putin – U.S. officials
    Mar10

    Trump to ask Merkel for advice on Ukraine conflict, Putin – U.S. officials

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will ask German Chancellor Angela Merkel for her views on how the United States can help resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine when they meet next week, senior Trump administration officials said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

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