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    Ukraine to hold talks with IMF soon – Finance Minister
    Dec03

    Ukraine to hold talks with IMF soon – Finance Minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Talks between Ukraine and the IMF on the much-needed next tranche of financial aid should take place as soon as possible, the Ukrainian finance minister said on Wednesday, speaking alongside two other newly appointed foreign-born ministers. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine energy minister says 'no threat' from accident at nuclear plant
    Dec03

    Ukraine energy minister says 'no threat' from accident at nuclear plant

    KIEV (Reuters) – An accident at a nuclear power plant in Zaporizhzhya in southeastern Ukraine poses no danger to health or the environment, energy authorities said on Wednesday, an assessment later corroborated by the French nuclear institute IRSN. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine tells IAEA reactor safely shut down
    Dec03

    Ukraine tells IAEA reactor safely shut down

    VIENNA (Reuters) – The U.N. nuclear agency said on Wednesday it had been told by Ukraine that a reactor at the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant remained safely shut down following a short circuit in the plant’s transformer yard last week. …read more Source: The...

    Psychiatric patients struggle to get through Ukraine conflict
    Dec03

    Psychiatric patients struggle to get through Ukraine conflict

    SLOVYANOSERBSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Anna Tsvirinko takes her hand out of the jacket she is wearing over her nurse’s uniform to keep warm and points at a dirty mattress in the unheated ward of the Ukrainian psychiatric hospital where she works. …read more Source: The...

    No radioactivity detected in Ukraine after nuclear event – French agency
    Dec03

    No radioactivity detected in Ukraine after nuclear event – French agency

    PARIS (Reuters) – French public nuclear safety institute IRSN said on Wednesday it had not detected any unusual radioactivity in Ukraine and that the incident at a nuclear power plant in Zaporizhzhya posed no danger for populations or the environment. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian PM reports accident at nuclear power plant
    Dec03

    Ukrainian PM reports accident at nuclear power plant

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday an accident had occurred at the Zaporizhye nuclear power plant (NPP) in south-east Ukraine and called on the energy minister to hold a news conference. …read more Source: The...

    EU, U.S. present Russia with united sanctions, energy front – draft
    Dec03

    EU, U.S. present Russia with united sanctions, energy front – draft

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – U.S. and EU leaders on Wednesday will pledge to work together on sanctions and on strengthening Europe and Ukraine’s energy security as they seek to present a united front to Russia, according to a draft document seen by Reuters. …read more Source: The...

    Conflict, militancy hit human rights in Middle East, African nations – TRFN
    Dec03

    Conflict, militancy hit human rights in Middle East, African nations – TRFN

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Syria was bottom and Ukraine had the biggest slide in a human rights index published on Wednesday, as countries suffering from conflict grappled with human trafficking and other rights violations. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's South Stream pipeline falls victim to Ukraine crisis, energy rout
    Dec02

    Russia's South Stream pipeline falls victim to Ukraine crisis, energy rout

    SINGAPORE/LONDON (Reuters) – Russia’s $40 billion (£25.4 billion) South Stream gas pipeline project has fallen victim to plunging energy prices, stalling European demand and the political standoff between the European Union and Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian parliament gives initial approval to new government
    Dec02

    Ukrainian parliament gives initial approval to new government

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament approved in an initial round of voting on Tuesday a new government that includes foreign technocrats in key financial roles. …read more Source: The...

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