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    IMF approves US$17.5 billion loan programme for Ukraine
    Mar11

    IMF approves US$17.5 billion loan programme for Ukraine

    The International Monetary Fund’s board signed off on a US$17.5 billion (11.7 billion pounds) four-year aid programme for Ukraine on Wednesday, the second attempt in less than a year to pull its economy back from the brink of bankruptcy. …read more Source: Channel...

    Japanese ex-PM praises ‘happy life’ in Crimea
    Mar11

    Japanese ex-PM praises ‘happy life’ in Crimea

    SIMFEROPOL – A controversial former Japanese prime minister on Wednesday praised life in Crimea as “happy” as he slammed Tokyo’s position on the seizure of the peninsula by Russia during a contentious visit. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    IMF approves $17.5 billion loan programme for Ukraine
    Mar11

    IMF approves $17.5 billion loan programme for Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund’s board signed off on a $17.5 billion (11.7 billion pounds) four-year aid programme for Ukraine on Wednesday, the second attempt in less than a year to pull its economy back from the brink of bankruptcy. …read more Source: The...

    Nemtsov suspect likely confessed ‘under torture’: Kremlin rights advisor
    Mar11

    Nemtsov suspect likely confessed ‘under torture’: Kremlin rights advisor

    MOSCOW (AFP) – A former Chechen police officer who admitted taking part in the murder of Russian opposition activist Boris Nemtsov likely confessed under torture, a member of the Kremlins human rights council said Wednesday.Zaur Dadayev allegedly confessed and was charged with murder but has now insisted to the councils Andrei Babushkin...

    US blacklists more Ukrainian rebels, expands non-lethal aid
    Mar11

    US blacklists more Ukrainian rebels, expands non-lethal aid

    The United States targeted eight Ukrainian separatists and a Russian bank with sanctions and announced more non-lethal aid for Ukraine on Wednesday after accusing Russian-backed rebels of breaking a European-brokered ceasefire. …read more Source: Channel...

    U.S. blacklists more Ukrainian rebels, expands non-lethal aid
    Mar11

    U.S. blacklists more Ukrainian rebels, expands non-lethal aid

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States targeted eight Ukrainian separatists and a Russian bank with sanctions and announced more non-lethal aid for Ukraine on Wednesday after accusing Russian-backed rebels of breaking a European-brokered ceasefire. …read more Source: The...

    NATO chief says Russia still equipping Ukraine rebels
    Mar11

    NATO chief says Russia still equipping Ukraine rebels

    MONS, Belgium (Reuters) – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday that Russia was still arming and training rebel forces in eastern Ukraine and he called for the warring parties to help foreign monitors to reinforce a ceasefire. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says new US sanctions over Ukraine ‘unexplainable’ – Interfax
    Mar11

    Russia says new US sanctions over Ukraine ‘unexplainable’ – Interfax

    Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov on Wednesday dismissed as “unexplainable” new U.S. sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, Interfax news agency quoted him as saying. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine’s Finance Minister to hold presentation on debt talks on Friday
    Mar11

    Ukraine’s Finance Minister to hold presentation on debt talks on Friday

    Ukraine’s Finance Minister will conduct a web presentation for creditors on Friday that will outline plans for negotiations with holders of its sovereign debt, a finance ministry statement said on Wednesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia says new U.S. sanctions over Ukraine 'unexplainable' – Interfax
    Mar11

    Russia says new U.S. sanctions over Ukraine 'unexplainable' – Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov on Wednesday dismissed as “unexplainable” new U.S. sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, Interfax news agency quoted him as saying. …read more Source: The...

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