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    Seven Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours – Kiev military
    Feb14

    Seven Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Seven Ukrainian service personnel have been killed and 23 wounded in fighting against separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, a Kiev military spokesman said on Saturday, despite a four-power peace deal worked out in Belarus. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine revised budget foresees hryvnia strengthening in 2015
    Feb14

    Ukraine revised budget foresees hryvnia strengthening in 2015

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s government is forecasting a hryvnia currency rate of 21 to the dollar this year in a revised budget drawn up to satisfy its international creditors, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine plans to borrow $1 billion to buy gas, fuel oil for reserves
    Feb14

    Ukraine plans to borrow $1 billion to buy gas, fuel oil for reserves

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine plans to borrow $1 billion to establish a strategic reserve of natural gas and fuel oil to cover local needs in emergency situations, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb13

    Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefire

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels fought fiercely across the east of the country on Friday despite a new peace deal brokered by Germany and France. …read more Source: The...

    G7 threatens 'measures' if Minsk agreement on Ukraine violated
    Feb13

    G7 threatens 'measures' if Minsk agreement on Ukraine violated

    PARIS (Reuters) – The leaders of the G7 said this week’s ceasefire agreement for Ukraine offered a peaceful resolution to the crisis and threatened to take action if it were violated. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says expects up to $15 billion from debt talks with creditors
    Feb13

    Ukraine says expects up to $15 billion from debt talks with creditors

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine expects to receive up to $15 billion (9.75 billion pounds) from debt talks with private sector creditors, a finance ministry spokeswoman said on Friday, after the International Monetary Fund announced a bigger, longer-term bailout plan. …read more Source: The...

    Battle of the airwaves – Baltics compete with Russia for hearts and minds
    Feb13

    Battle of the airwaves – Baltics compete with Russia for hearts and minds

    RIGA/VILNIUS (Reuters) – Responding to what they see as a wave of Kremlin propaganda over Ukraine, the governments of the three Baltic states are keeping a wary eye on pro-Moscow TV channels and stepping up their own broadcasts in Russian. …read more Source: The...

    To reach Ukraine accord: high diplomacy, 'dirty games' and pig's fat
    Feb13

    To reach Ukraine accord: high diplomacy, 'dirty games' and pig's fat

    MINSK (Reuters) – The talks lasted more than 17 hours, during which a couple of “buckets” of coffee were drunk, and took place in what Ukraine’s foreign minister, with some understatement, described as a “difficult psychological atmosphere”. …read more Source: The...

    'Merkel mania' as hyperactive chancellor tackles Ukraine, Greece
    Feb13

    'Merkel mania' as hyperactive chancellor tackles Ukraine, Greece

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Kiev, Moscow, Munich, Washington, Ottawa, Minsk and Brussels — all in a week’s work for Angela Merkel, whose tireless efforts to broker peace in Ukraine and keep Greece in the euro zone won praise even from the chancellor’s fiercest critics in Germany. …read more Source: The...

    Russia hopes all sides to Minsk agreement will observe it
    Feb13

    Russia hopes all sides to Minsk agreement will observe it

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia expects that all sides to the agreement reached in Minsk on solving Ukraine’s conflict will observe its terms, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

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