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    Russia says grants Ukraine request to delay Eurobond case defence
    Apr22

    Russia says grants Ukraine request to delay Eurobond case defence

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia agreed to give Ukraine extra time to file its defence over a $3 billion (2 billion pounds) debt owed to Moscow so Kiev can “soberly” assess the situation, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    New Ukrainian finance minister apologises for offshore declaration error
    Apr21

    New Ukrainian finance minister apologises for offshore declaration error

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk, who has come under fire over alleged offshore assets, apologised on Thursday for failing to declare that he was director of two firms in Cyprus and one in the Cayman Islands while in public office. …read more Source: The...

    EU wants reforms from new Ukraine government within 100 days
    Apr21

    EU wants reforms from new Ukraine government within 100 days

    KIEV (Reuters) – The new Ukrainian government must use its first 100 days in office to implement reforms needed to secure 600 million euros in new aid, European Union Commissioner Johannes Hahn said on a visit to Kiev on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    In new Ukraine, old clan ties propel 'boy' prime minister's rise
    Apr21

    In new Ukraine, old clan ties propel 'boy' prime minister's rise

    KIEV (Reuters) – The rapid rise of a former provincial mayor to become Ukraine’s youngest ever prime minister has stirred fears that the very system of clannish oligarchy that the 2014 Maidan street protests were meant to dismantle is still alive and well. …read more Source: The...

    Russia needs to quit Ukraine before sanctions talks begin, says Poroshenko
    Apr21

    Russia needs to quit Ukraine before sanctions talks begin, says Poroshenko

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) – No talks on lifting Western sanctions against Russia should take place until Moscow completely withdraws its military presence from Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says court to consider issue of Savchenko's repatriation – RIA
    Apr20

    Russia says court to consider issue of Savchenko's repatriation – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Justice Ministry said on Wednesday a court would consider the issue of repatriating Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, RIA news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin and Germany's Merkel discuss Ukraine crisis
    Apr20

    Russia's Putin and Germany's Merkel discuss Ukraine crisis

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the Ukraine crisis by phone on Wednesday, the Kremlin said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    NATO, Russia meeting confirms 'profound disagreements' – NATO chief
    Apr20

    NATO, Russia meeting confirms 'profound disagreements' – NATO chief

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO’s first formal meeting with Russia’s envoy to the alliance in almost two years underscored the deep East-West divide over the Ukraine crisis and the future of Europe’s security, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said. …read more Source: The...

    EU proposes to lift visas for Ukrainians, hopes for change 'soon'
    Apr20

    EU proposes to lift visas for Ukrainians, hopes for change 'soon'

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said he hoped that visa requirements for Ukrainians could be lifted “very, very soon” following Wednesday’s legislative proposal by the EU executive. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko hints at deal with Russia to swap pilot Savchenko
    Apr19

    Ukraine's Poroshenko hints at deal with Russia to swap pilot Savchenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday he had agreed with Russian President Vladimir Putin a framework for a deal to secure the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, serving a 22-year jail sentence in Russia. …read more Source: The...

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