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    Ukraine unlikely to receive IMF loan tranche this year – finance minister
    Oct28

    Ukraine unlikely to receive IMF loan tranche this year – finance minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is unlikely to receive a second tranche of a $17-billion (10.5 billion pounds) loan programme from the International Monetary Fund this year as expected, Finance Minister Oleksander Shlapak said on Tuesday, in the latest economic blow to the debt-ridden country. …read more Source: The...

    Poland says to beef up military on its eastern border
    Oct28

    Poland says to beef up military on its eastern border

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland said on Tuesday it is drawing up a long-term plan to shift some of its military strength towards its eastern border, closer to Ukraine and Russia, in response to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. and EU hail pro-West election outcome in Ukraine, Russia guarded
    Oct27

    U.S. and EU hail pro-West election outcome in Ukraine, Russia guarded

    KIEV (Reuters) – Pro-Western parties will dominate Ukraine’s parliament after an election handed President Petro Poroshenko a mandate to end a separatist conflict and to steer the country further away from Russia’s orbit towards mainstream Europe. …read more Source: The...

    EU must prepare for Russia's 'hybrid warfare' – Danish foreign minister
    Oct27

    EU must prepare for Russia's 'hybrid warfare' – Danish foreign minister

    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Russia poses no direct military threat to the European Union but its intervention in Ukraine is a type of ‘hybrid warfare’ the bloc should fight using coordinated energy policy and media to counter “massive propaganda”, Denmark’s foreign minister said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Russia to recognise Ukraine election results – Lavrov
    Oct27

    Russia to recognise Ukraine election results – Lavrov

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will recognise the results of Ukraine’s parliamentary election, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying on Monday by RIA news agency. …read more Source: The...

    Russia must probe deaths and abductions in Crimea – rights group
    Oct27

    Russia must probe deaths and abductions in Crimea – rights group

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia must investigate the deaths and abductions of activists in Crimea who have opposed Moscow’s annexation of the peninsula and ensure the rights of minorities and media are respected, a leading European human rights watchdog said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    OSCE observers give Ukraine election a clean bill of health
    Oct27

    OSCE observers give Ukraine election a clean bill of health

    KIEV (Reuters) – OSCE election observers gave Sunday’s parliamentary election in Ukraine a clean bill of health on Monday, saying it had offered real choice and largely upheld democratic commitments. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Ukraine vote may help peace, fears 'nationalists' – RIA
    Oct27

    Russia says Ukraine vote may help peace, fears 'nationalists' – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday Ukraine’s parliamentary election offered a chance for peace in its east but that a high number of “nationalists” in the chamber could undermine the process, RIA news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    Explosions heard in Donetsk after Ukraine election – mayor
    Oct27

    Explosions heard in Donetsk after Ukraine election – mayor

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Heavy shelling rocked the outskirts of the pro-Russian rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Monday, one day after Ukraine held a parliamentary election, the city mayor’s office and officials in Kiev said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine president to start talks on parliamentary coalition on Monday
    Oct26

    Ukraine president to start talks on parliamentary coalition on Monday

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he would start talks on forging a coalition in parliament on Monday following an election that exit polls showed was dominated by his own political bloc and other pro-Western forces. …read more Source: The...

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