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    Russia gives Ukraine 10 days after Dec 20 to meet debt obligations
    Dec09

    Russia gives Ukraine 10 days after Dec 20 to meet debt obligations

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Wednesday Ukraine will have 10 days after Dec. 20 to fulfil its debt obligations to Moscow and if that does not happen, Russia will take it to court. …read more Source: The...

    Kiev won't repay debt because 'they are crooks' – Russian PM
    Dec09

    Kiev won't repay debt because 'they are crooks' – Russian PM

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Wednesday he did not believe Kiev would repay a $3 billion debt (2 billion pound) to Russia because Ukrainian officials are “crooks.” …read more Source: The...

    Kerry says to travel to Moscow next week for talks on Syria, Ukraine
    Dec09

    Kerry says to travel to Moscow next week for talks on Syria, Ukraine

    PARIS (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday he would travel to Moscow next week for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Ukraine and a political settlement in Syria. …read more Source: The...

    Men, arms, still pour into east Ukraine from Russia – U.N
    Dec09

    Men, arms, still pour into east Ukraine from Russia – U.N

    GENEVA (Reuters) – Arms and fighters are still pouring into rebel-held areas of eastern Ukraine from Russia, a United Nations report said on Wednesday, as it announced the death toll from 20 months of fighting was now approaching 9,100. …read more Source: The...

    Russia to seek IMF meeting on status of Ukraine's debt
    Dec08

    Russia to seek IMF meeting on status of Ukraine's debt

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Tuesday Moscow would seek a meeting of the International Monetary Fund’s board of directors to decide whether Ukraine’s debt to Moscow should be considered official rather than commercial. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says changes to IMF lending rules aimed against Moscow
    Dec08

    Russia says changes to IMF lending rules aimed against Moscow

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s finance minister accused the IMF on Tuesday of bias in changing its lending rules to allow it to potentially help Ukraine if Kiev misses payments on its $3 billion (£2 billion) debt to Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    IMF rule change keeps Ukraine support; Russia complains
    Dec08

    IMF rule change keeps Ukraine support; Russia complains

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund will change its lending rules to allow it to keep supporting countries if they fail to repay official creditors, a move that would help Ukraine if it misses payments on a $3 billion (£2 billion) debt to Russia. …read more Source: The...

    In rare test, Merkel to face down party rebels on refugees
    Dec08

    In rare test, Merkel to face down party rebels on refugees

    BERLIN (Reuters) – In past years, Angela Merkel has been feted like a superstar at annual meetings of her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party, earning thunderous ovations for defending German interests in the euro crisis and facing down Vladimir Putin over Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Turkey will impose sanctions on Russia if needed – PM Davutoglu
    Dec08

    Turkey will impose sanctions on Russia if needed – PM Davutoglu

    ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey has discussed possible measures against Russia and will impose sanctions if needed, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Tuesday, but added that Ankara remains open to talks with Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine 'in process' of resuming power supplies to Crimea – Ukrenergo
    Dec07

    Ukraine 'in process' of resuming power supplies to Crimea – Ukrenergo

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is resuming electricity supplies to Russian-annexed Crimea, a state energy official said on Monday, more than two weeks after unknown saboteurs blew up power lines to the peninsula causing widespread blackouts. …read more Source: The...

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