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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Russia has not yet decided on cutting gas to Ukraine – minister
    Feb25

    Russia has not yet decided on cutting gas to Ukraine – minister

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia expects to receive natural gas payments soon from Kiev and has not yet decided on cutting supplies to Ukraine, Energy Minister Alexander Novak was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says many in Kiev want Ukraine peace deal to fail – Interfax
    Feb25

    Russia says many in Kiev want Ukraine peace deal to fail – Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is concerned that many people in Kiev and outside Ukraine want a peace deal in the east of the country to fail, Russia’s Interfax news agency quoted Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    France says Russia would face more sanctions if Mariupol attacked
    Feb25

    France says Russia would face more sanctions if Mariupol attacked

    PARIS (Reuters) – Moscow would face more EU sanctions if pro-Russia separatists attacked Ukraine’s government-held port of Mariupol, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

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