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    Ukraine vows to pay Russia despite default threat
    Jun20

    Ukraine vows to pay Russia despite default threat

    KIEV (AFP) – Cash-strapped Ukraine promised on Friday to make the next payment on a disputed Russian loan it had threatened to stop servicing due to Moscows rejection of more lenient terms.The decision should help ease some of the tensions building between the two neighbours throughout Ukraines 14-month separatist revolt that Kiev accuses...

    Ukraine vows to pay Russia despite default threat
    Jun20

    Ukraine vows to pay Russia despite default threat

    KIEV – Cash-strapped Ukraine promised on Friday to make the next payment on a disputed Russian loan it had threatened to stop servicing due to Moscow’s rejection of more lenient terms. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine to halt payments if creditors shun 'last chance' debt offer
    Jun19

    Ukraine to halt payments if creditors shun 'last chance' debt offer

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine offered an updated debt restructuring proposal to creditors on Friday, its Finance Minster said, warning that Kiev would halt debt payments if bondholders did not make use of this “last chance” to clinch a deal in coming talks. …read more Source: The...

    US Senate passes $612b defence policy bill
    Jun19

    US Senate passes $612b defence policy bill

    Over White House objections, the Senate passed a $612 billion defence policy bill that calls for arming Ukraine forces, prevents another round of base closures and makes it harder for President Barack Obama to close the prison for terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The Senate voted 71 to 25 to approve the bill, which President Barack Obama...

    Moscow troupe strives to keep jailed Putin critics from being forgotten
    Jun19

    Moscow troupe strives to keep jailed Putin critics from being forgotten

    MOSCOW- Peering at the audience from behind mesh hammocks as if through prison bars, actors at an independent Moscow theatre tell the story of a dozen people still in jail three years after a protest against President Vladimir Putin.The first night of the play, written to remember those arrested on the eve of Putin’s third presidential...

    Aegon Championships 2015: Andy Murray moves a step closer
    Jun19

    Aegon Championships 2015: Andy Murray moves a step closer

    The Aegon championship has been full of surprises thus far with in form Spaniard Rafael Nadal being knocked out in the very first round by Ukraine’s Dolgopolov. The second rounds were no different as defending champion, Grigor Dimitrov, suffered a heavy defeat by the hands of Giles Muller of Luxembourg in straight sets on Thursday. Muller,...

    European Union Prolongs Crimea Sanctions
    Jun19

    European Union Prolongs Crimea Sanctions

    The European Union today prolonged until 2016 a sanctions package over Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea, days after rolling over a series of damaging punitive measures against Moscow for its role… …read more Source:...

    Putin urges West to put pressure on Kiev to help solve crisis
    Jun19

    Putin urges West to put pressure on Kiev to help solve crisis

    ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) – Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Friday blamed the West and particularly the United States for the crisis in Ukraine and said the West should put pressure on Kiev to help resolve it. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's new debt proposal could include growth-linked instrument – source
    Jun19

    Ukraine's new debt proposal could include growth-linked instrument – source

    KIEV (Reuters) – Kiev is ready to include in a restructuring proposal to be tabled on Friday an instrument allowing its creditors to recover more value if Ukraine’s economy performs better than currently projected, a source with knowledge of the negotiations said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine to offer updated restructuring proposal to creditors – Finance Minister
    Jun19

    Ukraine to offer updated restructuring proposal to creditors – Finance Minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine will submit on Friday an updated proposal to creditors based on a worsened forecast for the Ukrainian economy, but it will continue to service its debt, including the coupon due on a Russia-held $3 billion bond, Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said. …read more Source: The...

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