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    British blogger raises awkward questions on Russia's role in Ukraine
    Feb25

    British blogger raises awkward questions on Russia's role in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – It was not an unusual evening for war blogger Eliot Higgins. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin says gas supplies to Europe could suffer if Kiev doesn't pay
    Feb25

    Russia's Putin says gas supplies to Europe could suffer if Kiev doesn't pay

    NOVO-OGARYOVO, Russia (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday Russia would cut off natural gas supplies to Ukraine if Kiev failed to pay, which “will create a problem” for gas transit to Europe. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel says Ukraine ceasefire slow to take hold but may yet work
    Feb25

    Merkel says Ukraine ceasefire slow to take hold but may yet work

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s Angela Merkel and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said on Wednesday Europe would be ready to impose new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine if necessary, though the chancellor hoped the current ceasefire would eventually yield positive results. …read more Source: The...

    Europe ready for more sanctions on Russia if needed – Germany
    Feb25

    Europe ready for more sanctions on Russia if needed – Germany

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Europe is prepared to impose further sanctions on Russia if there is an escalation in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, a German government spokesman said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    EU seeking Ukraine, Russia early meeting to discuss gas dispute
    Feb25

    EU seeking Ukraine, Russia early meeting to discuss gas dispute

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union energy chief Maros Sefcovic said on Wednesday he was trying to convene a meeting with Ukraine and Russia very soon to discuss a dispute between Moscow and Kiev over unpaid gas bills. …read more Source: The...

    Poland says British military help for Ukraine a positive step
    Feb25

    Poland says British military help for Ukraine a positive step

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s president said on Wednesday that Britain’s decision to send servicemen to Ukraine to help train the Ukrainian army is a move in the right direction. …read more Source: The...

    Kiev says no troops killed at front for first time in weeks
    Feb25

    Kiev says no troops killed at front for first time in weeks

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said on Wednesday none of its troops had been killed at the front in the last 24 hours and only one had been wounded, with a spokesman describing it as the first day with no fatalities in “at least several weeks”. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine central bank defends currency trading ban
    Feb25

    Ukraine central bank defends currency trading ban

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank defended its decision on Wednesday to ban most foreign currency trading for the rest of the week, after sharp criticism of the move by Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine prime minister denounces central bank ban on currency trade
    Feb25

    Ukraine prime minister denounces central bank ban on currency trade

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk denounced the central bank on Wednesday for banning most foreign currency trading for the rest of the week, saying the move was taken without consultation with the government and would harm the economy. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine truce appears to take hold; currency trading banned
    Feb25

    Ukraine truce appears to take hold; currency trading banned

    KIEV/MAKIYVSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – A long-awaited truce appeared to be taking hold at last in east Ukraine on Wednesday as pro-Russian rebels pulled artillery from the front, but the news did nothing to halt a currency collapse that forced the central bank to ban most trading. …read more Source: The...

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