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    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...

    EU seeks new dialogue with Russia on Ukraine – Latvia
    Jan08

    EU seeks new dialogue with Russia on Ukraine – Latvia

    RIGA (Reuters) – The European Union is looking for a way to launch a new dialogue with Russia over Ukraine, the Latvian foreign minister said on Thursday after meeting EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini. …read more Source: The...

    Russia sanctions can only be lifted if Minsk fully implemented – Merkel
    Jan08

    Russia sanctions can only be lifted if Minsk fully implemented – Merkel

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that EU sanctions against Russia tied to its intervention in eastern Ukraine could only be lifted if there was full implementation of the Minsk agreement signed between Kiev and pro-Russian rebels back in September. …read more Source: The...

    EU proposes up to 1.8 billion euro in new loans to Ukraine
    Jan08

    EU proposes up to 1.8 billion euro in new loans to Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union promised more help for Ukraine’s near-bankrupt economy on Thursday, proposing up to 1.8 billion euros (1.4 billion pounds) in medium-term loans to be granted this year and in early 2016, the EU executive said. …read more Source: The...

    IMF talks resume in Ukraine as Soros urges bigger aid package
    Jan08

    IMF talks resume in Ukraine as Soros urges bigger aid package

    KIEV (Reuters) – An IMF team resumed talks in Kiev on Thursday that Ukraine’s government hopes will lead to a bigger aid programme, as billionaire financier George Soros urged the West to step up funding to the country. …read more Source: The...

    Soros urges giving Ukraine $50 billion of aid to foil Russia
    Jan08

    Soros urges giving Ukraine $50 billion of aid to foil Russia

    LONDON (Reuters) – Billionaire financier George Soros has urged the West to step up aid to Ukraine, outlining steps towards a $50 billion (33.22 billion pounds) financing package that he said should be viewed as a bulwark against an increasingly aggressive Russia. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says Russia behind cyber attack on German government
    Jan08

    Ukraine says Russia behind cyber attack on German government

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukraine’s prime minister blamed Russian intelligence on Thursday for a hacker attack against German government websites, for which a pro-Russian group claimed responsibility. …read more Source: The...

    Pro-Russian group claims cyber attack on German government websites
    Jan07

    Pro-Russian group claims cyber attack on German government websites

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German government websites, including Chancellor Angela Merkel’s page, were hacked on Wednesday in an attack claimed by a group demanding Berlin end support for the Ukrainian government, shortly before their leaders were to meet. …read more Source: The...

    Three soldiers killed as Ukraine marks Orthodox Christmas
    Jan07

    Three soldiers killed as Ukraine marks Orthodox Christmas

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in attacks by Russian-backed separatists in the past 24 hours, Kiev’s military said on Wednesday, in fresh violation of a ceasefire regularly flouted since it was announced in September. …read more Source: The...

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