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    One worker killed in heavy shelling of Avdiyivka coke plant in east Ukraine – Metinvest
    May22

    One worker killed in heavy shelling of Avdiyivka coke plant in east Ukraine – Metinvest

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s largest steel company, Metinvest, said on Friday one worker had been killed and two wounded after its Avdiyivka coke plant in east Ukraine was hit by heavy shelling, damaging the factory’s equipment and transport infrastructure. …read more Source: The...

    Asia up after Wall Street sets record high, dollar steadies after slip
    May22

    Asia up after Wall Street sets record high, dollar steadies after slip

    Asian shares rose early on Friday after Wall Street set another record high with prospects for a Federal Reserve rate hike in June all but quashed, while the dollar steadied after losing ground to the euro for the first time this week on downbeat US data. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.2% with South Korean...

    Ukrainians don embroidered shirts to show unity
    May22

    Ukrainians don embroidered shirts to show unity

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine: Ukrainians led by President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday donned the country’s traditional embroidered dress – a yearly celebration that has become a manifestation of national identity and unity. On a visit to an EU-Eastern Partnership in Riga, Poroshenko was photographed wearing a colourful folk-style shirt for...

    Serbia not to impose sanctions on Russia, Serbian president says
    May22

    Serbia not to impose sanctions on Russia, Serbian president says

    HAVANA. KAZINFORM – Serbia wants to become an EU member without damaging its ties with long-standing partners like Russia, Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic said in an interview published by Cuban newspaper Granma on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Fighters captured in Ukraine admit to serving in Russia’s army: OSCE
    May22

    Fighters captured in Ukraine admit to serving in Russia’s army: OSCE

    Kiev lawmakers on Thursday annulled five crucial security agreements with MoscowPoroshenko says Ukraine waging ‘real war’ with RussiaKiev shows off captured ‘Russian soldiers’ to mediaWest clings to fraying Ukraine peace deal despite Kiev doubts …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Merkel sets tough line at EU summit with eastern partners
    May22

    Merkel sets tough line at EU summit with eastern partners

    [RIGA] German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the EU’s eastern partners on Thursday not to expect too much of the bloc and warned Russia to mend its ways over Ukraine if it wanted to rejoin the G7 club of top nations. …read more Source: The Business...

    Merkel sets tough line at EU summit with eastern partners
    May22

    Merkel sets tough line at EU summit with eastern partners

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the EU’s eastern partners Thursday not to expect too much of the bloc and warned Russia to mend its ways over Ukraine if it wanted to rejoin the G7 club of top nations. At the same time, Merkel, who has played a key role in Ukraine peace efforts, said Russia had no reason to fear closer ties between...

    EU seeks to keep partnership with ex-Soviet nations on track
    May22

    EU seeks to keep partnership with ex-Soviet nations on track

    RIGA (AP) -The European Union on Thursday urged six post-communist countries to move closer to the 28-nation bloc as a way to resist Russias bullying tactics and build a brighter future for their citizens.Speaking at the opening of a two-day summit in Riga, EU President Donald Tusk warned the former Soviet republics they had little to gain from...

    Ukraine withdraws from 5 military accords with Russia
    May22

    Ukraine withdraws from 5 military accords with Russia

    The Ukrainian Parliament on Thursday voted to unilaterally scrap five agreements with Russia on military cooperation, the Parliament’s press service said. …read more Source:...

    IMF sees less pessimistic outlook for Russian economy
    May22

    IMF sees less pessimistic outlook for Russian economy

    MOSCOW (AFP) – The International Monetary Fund on Thursday announced a less pessimistic forecast for Russias economy, predicting no more than 3.4 percent contraction in 2015 and emergence from recession in 2016.The IMF had last month predicted that the economy would contract by 3.8 percent this year and by 1.1 percent in 2016.A recession is...

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