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    Britain’s PM Cameron joins Germany’s Merkel in snubbing Russia’s WWII parade in Moscow
    Mar12

    Britain’s PM Cameron joins Germany’s Merkel in snubbing Russia’s WWII parade in Moscow

    March 12, 2015 10:40 PMLONDON (AFP) – British Prime Minister David Cameron will shun Russia’s Victory Day parade on May 9, a spokesman said on Thursday, citing tensions over President Vladimir Putin’s actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ukraine central bank to tighten capital controls if needed
    Mar12

    Ukraine central bank to tighten capital controls if needed

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank is prepared to tighten capital controls if the foreign exchange market deteriorates, according to the text of a letter of intent from Kiev to the International Monetary Fund released on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine expects additional $5 billion from IMF this year – finance minister
    Mar12

    Ukraine expects additional $5 billion from IMF this year – finance minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said on Thursday that Kiev expects additional tranche of a new four-year International Monetary Fund programme of more than $5 billion (3.3 billion pounds) this year. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine to launch broad privatisation plan this year – Finance Minister
    Mar12

    Ukraine to launch broad privatisation plan this year – Finance Minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said on Thursday Ukraine would launch a drive to privatise many of the country’s 3,300 state-owned enterprises by the end of this year. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine to receive first IMF tranche by Friday – Finance Minister Yaresko
    Mar12

    Ukraine to receive first IMF tranche by Friday – Finance Minister Yaresko

    Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said on Thursday Kiev expected the first trance of US$5 billion under a new four-year International Monetary Fund programme to be disbursed no later than Friday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Risks to Ukraine turnaround 'exceptionally high', IMF says
    Mar12

    Risks to Ukraine turnaround 'exceptionally high', IMF says

    LONDON (Reuters) – Efforts to restore financial stability in Ukraine face “exceptionally high” risks from further conflict and disgruntled creditors, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine to receive first IMF tranche by Friday – Finance Minister Yaresko
    Mar12

    Ukraine to receive first IMF tranche by Friday – Finance Minister Yaresko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said on Thursday Kiev expected the first trance of $5 billion under a new four-year International Monetary Fund programme to be disbursed no later than Friday. …read more Source: The...

    UPDATE1: Ex-Japan PM Hatoyama meets Crimea leader, “may move” to Crimea
    Mar12

    UPDATE1: Ex-Japan PM Hatoyama meets Crimea leader, “may move” to Crimea

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

    Astronauts return to Earth on Russian Soyuz spaceship
    Mar12

    Astronauts return to Earth on Russian Soyuz spaceship

    DZHEZKAZGAN: Two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut on Thursday returned to Earth aboard a Soyuz space capsule after six months at the International Space Station. Yelena Serova — the first female Russian cosmonaut to have spent time on the ISS — landed along with Alexander Samokutyaev and Barry Wilmore in snowy Kazakhstan just after...

    West Boosts Ukraine Aid as Russia Bridles at Sanctions
    Mar12

    West Boosts Ukraine Aid as Russia Bridles at Sanctions

    The IMF handed Ukraine a $17.5 billion lifeline on Wednesday as the United States agreed to send military aid to bolster its forces against pro-Russian rebels — but stopped short of promising weapons… …read more Source:...

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