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    NATO commander says his advice on Ukraine crisis being reviewed
    Feb26

    NATO commander says his advice on Ukraine crisis being reviewed

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top U.S. military commander in Europe said on Wednesday the situation in Ukraine was “getting worse every day” as government forces struggled against Russian-backed rebels, but he declined to say whether he favored supplying defensive weapons to Kiev. …read more Source: The...

    IMF says ready to assist Ukraine with foreign exchange
    Feb25

    IMF says ready to assist Ukraine with foreign exchange

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday said it was ready to assist Ukraine with its foreign currency issues, amid a steep fall in the country’s hryvnia currency. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine central bank reverses currency trading ban
    Feb25

    Ukraine central bank reverses currency trading ban

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank abruptly reversed a ban that had prohibited most currency trading late on Wednesday, less than a day after it was imposed. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin saw plan to annex Crimea before Yanukovich fell – newspaper
    Feb25

    Kremlin saw plan to annex Crimea before Yanukovich fell – newspaper

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin was presented with a plan to annex the Crimea peninsula and eastern Ukraine before the overthrow of the country’s Moscow-leaning president last year, an independent newspaper reported on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine under pressure from currency fall, gas supply threat
    Feb25

    Ukraine under pressure from currency fall, gas supply threat

    KIEV/MAKIYVKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine came under increasing economic pressure from a collapsing currency and a threat to its gas supplies from the Kremlin on Wednesday, just as a long-awaited ceasefire took hold in the east. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry says more Russia sanctions 'teed up' if necessary
    Feb25

    Kerry says more Russia sanctions 'teed up' if necessary

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday that additional sanctions against Russia are “teed up” should events in eastern Ukraine require a significant response. …read more Source: The...

    Poland plans to send military instructors to Ukraine
    Feb25

    Poland plans to send military instructors to Ukraine

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland intends to send military instructors to train Ukrainian soldiers, with the final decision expected next month, an advisor to the Polish defence minister said. …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...

    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...

    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...

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