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    Russia drops treason charges against mother of seven
    Mar14

    Russia drops treason charges against mother of seven

    MOSCOW: Russia on Friday dropped treason charges against a mother of seven, whose arrest for allegedly informing Ukraine about Russian troop movements sparked an outcry in the country, her lawyer said. “Good news has come: the criminal case against Svetlana Davydova has been dropped due to the absence of a crime,” her lawyer Ivan...

    Ukraine leader reports ‘de-escalation’ in fighting with separatists
    Mar14

    Ukraine leader reports ‘de-escalation’ in fighting with separatists

    Ukrainian soldiers man a position on the front line near the small eastern Ukrainian city of Kurakhove, March 11, 2015 -© AFP/File / by Clare Byrne, Oleksandr Savochenko KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko reported Friday a “gradual de-escalation” in the conflict between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in the country’s...

    Ukraine receives first tranche of IMF loan
    Mar14

    Ukraine receives first tranche of IMF loan

    Ukraine has started receiving funds from the first tranche of a new loan of 17.5 billion U.S. dollars from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the country’s Finance Ministry said Friday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Ukraine leader reports ‘de-escalation’ in fighting with separatists
    Mar14

    Ukraine leader reports ‘de-escalation’ in fighting with separatists

    KIEV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko reported Friday a “gradual de-escalation” in the conflict between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in the country’s east as Kiev received the first tranche in a multi-billion-dollar IMF bailout. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    EU Unlikely to Extend Russia Sanctions Next Week
    Mar14

    EU Unlikely to Extend Russia Sanctions Next Week

    European Union leaders are unlikely to reach agreement at next week’s summit to prolong economic sanctions on Russia that expire in July, a senior EU official said Friday. New sanctions on Russia also are off the table because EU governments want to give a chance to a fragile cease-fire in… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko Confirms ‘De-Escalation’ in Conflict
    Mar13

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko Confirms ‘De-Escalation’ in Conflict

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko confirmed Friday a “gradual de-escalation” in fighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatists, a month after a ceasefire agreement came into effect. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine president confirms ‘de-escalation’ in conflict
    Mar13

    Ukraine president confirms ‘de-escalation’ in conflict

    March 14, 2015 3:20 AMKIEV (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko confirmed on Friday a “gradual de-escalation” in fighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatists, a month after a ceasefire agreement came into effect. …read more Source: The Straits...

    EU unlikely to agree next week to prolong Russia sanctions
    Mar13

    EU unlikely to agree next week to prolong Russia sanctions

    European Union leaders are unlikely to reach agreement at their summit next week to prolong economic sanctions on Russia that expire in July, a senior EU official said on Friday. New sanctions on Russia are also off the table for now because EU governments want to give a chance to a fragile ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. But some of the EU’s...

    Putin spokesman denies baby rumours
    Mar13

    Putin spokesman denies baby rumours

    MOSCOW (AFP) – A spokesman for Vladimir Putin on Friday denied rumours swirling in the European media that a baby had been born to the Russian leader.Several news outlets reported that a woman romantically linked to Putin in the past had given birth, a possible explanation for the leaders unusual absence that has sent the Russian rumour...

    The price Kiev must pay for IMF rescue: tackling vested interests
    Mar13

    The price Kiev must pay for IMF rescue: tackling vested interests

    With the first billions of dollars foreign aid in its pocket, Ukraine’s government can now stay afloat long enough to embark on its radical reform drive, but the hard part is only just beginning. …read more Source: Channel...

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