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    Ukraine central bank abruptly reverses currency trading ban
    Feb26

    Ukraine central bank abruptly reverses currency trading ban

    [KIEV] Ukraine’s central bank unexpectedly banned most currency trading on Wednesday, only to abruptly reverse the decision overnight, causing havoc in the market for the plunging hryvnia. …read more Source: The Business...

    World Response to Armed Groups Like IS ‘Shameful’: Amnesty
    Feb26

    World Response to Armed Groups Like IS ‘Shameful’: Amnesty

    London. World leaders have proved “shameful and ineffective” in failing to protect civilians from groups like Islamic State, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, calling 2014 a “catastrophic” year. In its 415-page annual report detailing abuses in 160 countries, the group accused governments of “pretending the protection of civilians is...

    World › U.S. mulling lethal aid to Ukraine; Russian response a concern
    Feb26

    World › U.S. mulling lethal aid to Ukraine; Russian response a concern

    The Obama administration is still struggling with whether to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine amid concerns that such a move might only escalate Russia’s military campaign there, U.S. defense leaders told Congress Wednesday. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, the top NATO commander, told the House Armed Services Committee that…...

    IMF says ready to assist Ukraine with foreign exchange
    Feb25

    IMF says ready to assist Ukraine with foreign exchange

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday said it was ready to assist Ukraine with its foreign currency issues, amid a steep fall in the country’s hryvnia currency. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine central bank abruptly reverses currency trading ban
    Feb25

    Ukraine central bank abruptly reverses currency trading ban

    Ukraine’s central bank abruptly reversed a ban that had prohibited most currency trading, less than a day after it was imposed. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine central bank reverses currency trading ban
    Feb25

    Ukraine central bank reverses currency trading ban

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank abruptly reversed a ban that had prohibited most currency trading late on Wednesday, less than a day after it was imposed. …read more Source: The...

    UN-backed ceasefire shows signs of taking hold in Ukraine
    Feb25

    UN-backed ceasefire shows signs of taking hold in Ukraine

    A UN-backed ceasefire showed signs of finally taking hold in Ukraine on Wednesday (Feb 25), with no deaths reported on the front for the first time since the truce took effect 10 days ago. …read more Source: Channel...

    Cease-fire takes hold in Ukraine; U.S. angry at Russia’s ‘lies’
    Feb25

    Cease-fire takes hold in Ukraine; U.S. angry at Russia’s ‘lies’

    A U.N.-backed cease-fire showed signs of taking hold in Ukraine on Wednesday, but tensions remained high after the U.S. accused Russia of “lies” and Britain ordered a small troop deployment to train Kiev’s forces. Russia in turn has warned it could within days cut off gas supplies to Ukraine — and, by extension, to parts […] The post...

    Kiev’s Gas Cut Off in East Ukraine ‘Smacks of Genocide’: Russian President Vladimir Putin
    Feb25

    Kiev’s Gas Cut Off in East Ukraine ‘Smacks of Genocide’: Russian President Vladimir Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said today that Kiev’s decision to cut off gas supplies to eastern Ukraine, which prompted Moscow to start its own direct deliveries, smacked of “genocide”. …read more Source:...

    Bank of Cyprus 2014 loss narrows sharply
    Feb25

    Bank of Cyprus 2014 loss narrows sharply

    NICOSIA (AFP) – Bank of Cyprus said Wednesday it posted a 256 million euro loss for 2014, mainly on increased provisions for exposure to Russia.The results of the fourth quarter… were negatively affected by increased provisions relating… to impairments in Russia, CEO John Patrick Hourican said in a statement.The loss after tax...

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