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    Ukraine's finance minister says ready to lead technocrat government
    Mar22

    Ukraine's finance minister says ready to lead technocrat government

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko threw her hat into the ring on Tuesday to head a technocrat government of people uncompromised by “a political past” after weeks of speculation over whether she would try to replace Arseny Yatseniuk. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's finance minister says ready to lead technocrat government
    Mar22

    Ukraine's finance minister says ready to lead technocrat government

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said on Tuesday that she was ready to form a government of technocrats that would be free from the influence of politicians and oligarchs. …read more Source: The...

    Only Putin can decide whether to trade jailed pilot with Ukraine – Ifax
    Mar22

    Only Putin can decide whether to trade jailed pilot with Ukraine – Ifax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Only President Vladimir Putin can decide whether Russia will trade convicted Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko with Kiev, the Interfax news agency cited the Kremlin as saying on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko condemns Savchenko 'kangaroo court'
    Mar22

    Ukraine's Poroshenko condemns Savchenko 'kangaroo court'

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine will never recognise the sentencing of Nadezhda Savchenko by a Russian “kangaroo court”, President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday after the Ukrainian pilot was handed a 22-year jail sentence. …read more Source: The...

    Russian court finds Ukrainian pilot Savchenko guilty
    Mar22

    Russian court finds Ukrainian pilot Savchenko guilty

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian court ruled on Tuesday that Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko was guilty of complicity in killing two Russian journalists and said that she will be given a custodial sentence. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine to call up 10,000 soldiers in new mobilisation drive
    Mar22

    Ukraine to call up 10,000 soldiers in new mobilisation drive

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military will call up some 10,000 men and seek volunteers to replace some of the 45,000 soldiers who are due to return home after more than a year on the front lines in the separatist east, President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russian court: Ukrainian pilot Savchenko guilty of killing reporters – agencies
    Mar21

    Russian court: Ukrainian pilot Savchenko guilty of killing reporters – agencies

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian court on Monday found Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko guilty of complicity in the killing of two Russian journalists, Russian news agencies reported. …read more Source: The...

    Exclusive – Assets seizure is attempt to hide Kiev's failings: Ukraine's Yanukovich
    Mar18

    Exclusive – Assets seizure is attempt to hide Kiev's failings: Ukraine's Yanukovich

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich said on Friday Kiev’s new government was trying to obscure its failings by pushing through a law to confiscate his alleged offshore assets. …read more Source: The...

    Two years after annexation, Putin seeks to bind Crimea by bridge to Russia
    Mar18

    Two years after annexation, Putin seeks to bind Crimea by bridge to Russia

    Tuzla Island, CRIMEA (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin, marking the anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Crimea, on Friday exhorted workers building a bridge between the Black Sea peninsula and Russia to fulfil an “historic mission” first conceived by a Russian tsar. …read more Source: The...

    Without peace in Ukraine, NATO's chief says Russia sanctions must remain
    Mar18

    Without peace in Ukraine, NATO's chief says Russia sanctions must remain

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday urged the United States and the European Union to maintain their economic sanctions on Russia until Moscow does its part in bringing an end to the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

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