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    Ukraine leader fires oligarch Kolomoisky as regional chief
    Mar25

    Ukraine leader fires oligarch Kolomoisky as regional chief

    Ukraine’s president has fired billionaire Ihor Kolomoisky as governor of a key region in the east, the presidential website said on Wednesday, after armed men that lawmakers said were linked to the oligarch raided a state-owned oil firm. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine leader fires oligarch Kolomoisky as regional chief
    Mar25

    Ukraine leader fires oligarch Kolomoisky as regional chief

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s president has fired billionaire Ihor Kolomoisky as governor of a key region in the east, the presidential website said on Wednesday, after armed men that lawmakers said were linked to the oligarch raided a state-owned oil firm. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine’s president dismisses powerful regional governor
    Mar25

    Ukraine’s president dismisses powerful regional governor

    KIEV, Ukraine: Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko dismissed the billionaire governor of an eastern region Wednesday following a rancorous dispute pitting the tycoon against the government. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Ukrainian President Sacks Oligarch as Regional Chief
    Mar25

    Ukrainian President Sacks Oligarch as Regional Chief

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has fired billionaire Ihor Kolomoisky as governor of a key region in the east after a raid by armed men on the Kiev offices of a state oil firm, his website said t… …read more Source:...

    Putin reviews war games, says more to come
    Mar25

    Putin reviews war games, says more to come

    President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that a recent Russian military exercise has marked the beginning of a series of such drills this year, a show of force that comes amid a bitter strain with the West over Ukraine. Reflecting the tensions, U.S. and other NATO forces staged maneuvers in the Baltics, and a convoy of […] The post Putin reviews war...

    Moody's cuts Ukraine rating to just above default
    Mar25

    Moody's cuts Ukraine rating to just above default

    [WASHINGTON] Ratings firm Moody’s cut Ukraine’s sovereign debt rating to one notch above default on Tuesday, saying creditors will be forced to take deep losses in a debt restructuring. …read more Source: The Business...

    Moody’s cuts Ukraine rating to just above default
    Mar25

    Moody’s cuts Ukraine rating to just above default

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Ratings firm Moodys cut Ukraines sovereign debt rating to one notch above default Tuesday, saying creditors will be forced to take deep losses in a debt restructuring.The key driver of the downgrade is the likelihood of external private creditors incurring substantial losses as a result of the governments plan to...

    Putin reviews war games, says more drills will come
    Mar24

    Putin reviews war games, says more drills will come

    MOSCOW (AP) -Russian President Vladimir Putin says a massive military exercise has marked the beginning of a series of such drills this year.Last weeks maneuvers across Russia, from the Arctic to the Black Sea, involved 80,000 troops, about 100 navy ships and more than 220 aircraft. The war games come amid a spike in tensions between Russia and...

    Russian bombers spark NATO scramble, protest in Baltic
    Mar24

    Russian bombers spark NATO scramble, protest in Baltic

    VILNIUS (AFP) – NATO jets were scrambled Tuesday to escort Russian fighters and nuclear-capable bombers flying near the Baltic states and Sweden with their transponders switched off, sparking protests over the danger they posed to civil aviation.Lithuanias defence ministry spokeswoman Asta Galdikaite said NATO air policing aircraft...

    US House Urges President Barack Obama to Send Lethal Arms to Ukraine
    Mar24

    US House Urges President Barack Obama to Send Lethal Arms to Ukraine

    American lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Monday to urge President Barack Obama to provide Ukraine with lethal weapons to defend itself against Russian “aggression.” …read more Source:...

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