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    Ukraine has violated loan conditions, no decision on repayment – agencies cite Finance Minister
    Jan10

    Ukraine has violated loan conditions, no decision on repayment – agencies cite Finance Minister

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukraine has violated the conditions of a $3 billion (£1.97 billion) Russian loan but no decision on demanding early repayment has yet been taken, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Saturday, Russian media reported. …read more Source: The...

    Russia likely to demand early repayment of Ukraine's $3 billion debt – RIA Novosti
    Jan10

    Russia likely to demand early repayment of Ukraine's $3 billion debt – RIA Novosti

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – It is “highly likely” that Russia will demand early repayment of $3 billion (1.98 billion pounds) in debt owed by Ukraine, Russia’s RIA Novosti agency reported on Saturday citing an anonymous government source. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. calls on Moscow to release jailed Ukrainian pilot
    Jan10

    U.S. calls on Moscow to release jailed Ukrainian pilot

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Friday called on Moscow to immediately release a jailed Ukrainian military pilot who has been moved to solitary confinement. …read more Source: The...

    Gorbachev warns of major war in Europe over Ukraine
    Jan09

    Gorbachev warns of major war in Europe over Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned that tensions between Russia and European powers over the Ukraine crisis could result in a major conflict or even nuclear war, in an interview to appear in a German news magazine on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Ministers to meet in Berlin on Monday to discuss Ukraine crisis
    Jan09

    Ministers to meet in Berlin on Monday to discuss Ukraine crisis

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The foreign ministers of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine will meet in Berlin on Monday to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine and the implementation of the Minsk protocol, the German foreign ministry said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Leader of Latvia's Russian-speakers fears sanctions backfiring
    Jan09

    Leader of Latvia's Russian-speakers fears sanctions backfiring

    RIGA (Reuters) – It’s not so much the risk of conflict with Russia that worries the mayor of the Latvian capital Riga; it’s the threat to jobs and investment as EU sanctions on Moscow rebound on the economy of the Baltic state. …read more Source: The...

    More than 1 million flee, Ukraine close to 'humanitarian catastrophe'
    Jan08

    More than 1 million flee, Ukraine close to 'humanitarian catastrophe'

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – More than one million people have been driven from their homes by the conflict in Ukraine, hampering aid efforts and leaving the country on the verge of a humanitarian catastrophe, aid agencies said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    EU sees shift in Russian approach, hope for 'new era'
    Jan08

    EU sees shift in Russian approach, hope for 'new era'

    RIGA (Reuters) – The European Union sees some signs of an easing in the Ukraine conflict and a more constructive approach from Russia to tackling issues like Syria, offering hope of a “new era” in relations with Moscow, the bloc’s foreign policy chief said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    EU offers 1.8 billion euros for Ukraine as Germany seeks reform
    Jan08

    EU offers 1.8 billion euros for Ukraine as Germany seeks reform

    RIGA/BERLIN (Reuters) – The European Union proposed on Thursday offering an additional 1.8 billion euros (1.3 billion pounds) to help save Ukraine from bankruptcy as Kiev assured Germany it had credible plans to modernise. …read more Source: The...

    Talks with Russia in December showed 'some signals' of a new approach – EU
    Jan08

    Talks with Russia in December showed 'some signals' of a new approach – EU

    RIGA (Reuters) – There are “some limited” signs that Russia may be changing its approach towards the crisis in Ukraine, top European Union foreign affairs officials said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

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