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    Ukraine calls parliament to discuss budget changes for IMF deal
    Feb09

    Ukraine calls parliament to discuss budget changes for IMF deal

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s government will ask parliament to meet Feb. 23-27 to discuss budget changes vital for the successful completion of talks with the International Monetary Fund, Interfax news agency quoted a deputy prime minister as saying on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. House members moving towards legislation for sending arms to Ukraine
    Feb09

    U.S. House members moving towards legislation for sending arms to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic and Republican leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee are developing legislation to provide “defensive lethal assistance” for Ukraine, congressional aides said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Obama says must be certain lethal aid to Ukraine would be used properly
    Feb09

    Obama says must be certain lethal aid to Ukraine would be used properly

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday expressed concerns that lethal weapons and other military assistance provided to Ukraine during its conflict with Russian-backed separatists could “fall into the wrong hands.” …read more Source: The...

    Obama says has not made a decision on lethal weapons for Ukraine
    Feb09

    Obama says has not made a decision on lethal weapons for Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday his administration is looking at all options in handling the crisis in Ukraine, but he has not yet decided whether the United States will provide lethal arms to Kiev. …read more Source: The...

    EU delays sanctions by a week to support Ukraine peace talks
    Feb09

    EU delays sanctions by a week to support Ukraine peace talks

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union delayed putting more Ukrainian separatists and Russians on its sanctions list on Monday to give a Franco-German peace plan for Ukraine time to work. …read more Source: The...

    Obama says Russia's isolation will worsen if it doesn't change course in Ukraine
    Feb09

    Obama says Russia's isolation will worsen if it doesn't change course in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday both the United States and its European allies remain committed to finding a diplomatic solution to tensions with Russia over Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Donors plan Ukraine conference in April to raise $15 billion
    Feb09

    Donors plan Ukraine conference in April to raise $15 billion

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – International donors are planning a conference in Kiev in April to raise at least $15 billion (10 billion pounds) to help save Ukraine from bankruptcy and rebuild the country, a senior EU official said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    EU delays sanctions by a week to support Ukraine peace talks
    Feb09

    EU delays sanctions by a week to support Ukraine peace talks

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union delayed putting more Ukrainian separatists and Russians on its sanctions list on Monday to give a Franco-German peace plan for Ukraine time to work. …read more Source: The...

    EU agrees to widen Ukraine sanctions but waits on implementation
    Feb09

    EU agrees to widen Ukraine sanctions but waits on implementation

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU foreign ministers approved on Monday putting visa bans and asset freezes on more Ukrainian separatists and Russians but will wait until Feb. 16 to implement the measures to give peace efforts more time, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel to urge caution in U.S. as pressure builds to arm Ukraine forces
    Feb09

    Merkel to urge caution in U.S. as pressure builds to arm Ukraine forces

    WASHINGTON/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to argue against arming Ukraine in its conflict against Russian-backed rebels in Washington on Monday in the face of intense U.S. Congressional pressure. …read more Source: The...

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