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    Putin says will not abandon Russians in Ukraine to nationalists – RIA
    Dec20

    Putin says will not abandon Russians in Ukraine to nationalists – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Moscow would not abandon Russians living in southeast Ukraine to Ukrainian nationalists, RIA news agency quoted him as saying in a documentary due to be broadcast later on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    EU envoys agree extension of Russia sanctions until mid-2016
    Dec18

    EU envoys agree extension of Russia sanctions until mid-2016

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union envoys on Friday agreed a six-month rollover of the bloc’s economic sanctions on Russia, diplomats said, extending the measures on energy, banking and defence sectors until the end of July 2016. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says unsurprised by Ukraine's refusal to pay debts, will win court case
    Dec18

    Russia says unsurprised by Ukraine's refusal to pay debts, will win court case

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak said on Friday that Ukraine’s decision to impose a moratorium on the payment of a $3 billion Eurobond held by Russia was not a surprise and that Moscow would win any future legal case on the matter. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine still committed to good faith debt talks with Russia – Finance Ministry
    Dec18

    Ukraine still committed to good faith debt talks with Russia – Finance Ministry

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian Finance Ministry said on Friday it was still committed to negotiating a good faith restructuring agreement with Russia on a $3 billion Eurobond, as the government imposed a moratorium on its repayment next week. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine imposes moratorium on repaying $3 billion Russian bond – PM
    Dec18

    Ukraine imposes moratorium on repaying $3 billion Russian bond – PM

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Friday Ukraine had imposed a moratorium on the payment of a $3 billion Eurobond held entirely by Russia that matures on Dec. 20 and on $507 million of Ukrainian commercial debt held by Russian banks. …read more Source: The...

    IMF says concerned by Ukrainian parliament's rejection of budget
    Dec18

    IMF says concerned by Ukrainian parliament's rejection of budget

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund said on Friday it was concerned by a debate in the Ukrainian parliament that effectively amounted to a rejection of the government’s proposal for a new tax code and budget for 2016. …read more Source: The...

    Putin – Russia did have people in Ukraine doing 'certain military tasks'
    Dec17

    Putin – Russia did have people in Ukraine doing 'certain military tasks'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia did have personnel in eastern Ukraine who were carrying out certain military tasks but denied Moscow had deployed regular troops there. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says IMF's decision on Ukraine debt changes nothing
    Dec17

    Russia says IMF's decision on Ukraine debt changes nothing

    BEIJING (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund’s decision on Ukraine’s debt to Russia did not change anything to Moscow, Russian Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak told reporters in Beijing on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says committed to good faith talks with Russia on $3 billion bond
    Dec17

    Ukraine says committed to good faith talks with Russia on $3 billion bond

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Finance Ministry said on Thursday it was committed to negotiating in good faith a restructuring of a $3 billion (2.1 billion pounds) Eurobond held entirely by Russia, after the International Monetary Fund ruled the bond was sovereign rather than private debt. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine 'ready to pay price' for EU trade after Russian move
    Dec16

    Ukraine 'ready to pay price' for EU trade after Russian move

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday that he regretted Russia ending preferential trade with Ukraine on Wednesday in retaliation for Kiev’s free-trade pact with the EU but said he was “ready to pay the price” and that the accord with the Western bloc would be fully implemented on Jan....

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