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    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....

    Russia's Putin orders suspension of free trade zone with Ukraine
    Dec16

    Russia's Putin orders suspension of free trade zone with Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered officials to suspend Russia’s free trade zone with Ukraine from Jan. 1 of next year, the Kremlin said. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says out-of-court deal on Ukraine debt impossible
    Dec16

    Russia says out-of-court deal on Ukraine debt impossible

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Wednesday an out-of-court settlement of the dispute over the Ukrainian debt to Russia was impossible. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin reiterates Ukraine must pay off debt to Moscow or face court
    Dec16

    Kremlin reiterates Ukraine must pay off debt to Moscow or face court

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s position on Ukraine’s $3 billion debt to Russia remains unchanged and Kiev must pay it off or face a court case, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's leaders say dismissing PM not on the agenda
    Dec16

    Ukraine's leaders say dismissing PM not on the agenda

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian parliament should not consider dismissing Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk, the country’s president, parliament’s speaker and Yatseniuk said in joint statement on Tuesday, in which they called on lawmakers to work together to pass critical reform bills. …read more Source: The...

    Russia supplies Syria mission with old cargo ships bought from Turkey
    Dec15

    Russia supplies Syria mission with old cargo ships bought from Turkey

    LONDON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Earlier this year, an old refrigerator ship called the Georgiy Agafonov, built to transport fruit and vegetables for the Soviet Union, was quietly gathering rust in the Ukrainian port of Izmail where the Danube flows into the Black Sea. …read more Source: The...

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