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    Russia says many in Kiev want Ukraine peace deal to fail – Interfax
    Feb25

    Russia says many in Kiev want Ukraine peace deal to fail – Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is concerned that many people in Kiev and outside Ukraine want a peace deal in the east of the country to fail, Russia’s Interfax news agency quoted Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Bullion back in favour with central banks
    Feb25

    Bullion back in favour with central banks

    KAZAKHSTAN increased gold reserves for the 28th consecutive month, while Ukraine added to holdings for the first time since August, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said yesterday. Russia … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Ukraine steps up hard currency controls to support currency
    Feb25

    Ukraine steps up hard currency controls to support currency

    Ukraine’s central bank stepped up controls on banks’ access to foreign currency on Wednesday to try to stem the collapse of the hryvnia, preventing them from buying any for clients this week and limiting what they could buy for themselves. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine stops banks buying foreign currency for clients until February 28
    Feb25

    Ukraine stops banks buying foreign currency for clients until February 28

    Ukraine’s central bank said on Wednesday it would prevent commercial banks from buying foreign currency for clients until Feb. 28. …read more Source: Channel...

    France says Russia would face more sanctions if Mariupol attacked
    Feb25

    France says Russia would face more sanctions if Mariupol attacked

    PARIS (Reuters) – Moscow would face more EU sanctions if pro-Russia separatists attacked Ukraine’s government-held port of Mariupol, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine stops banks buying foreign currency for clients until February 28
    Feb25

    Ukraine stops banks buying foreign currency for clients until February 28

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank said on Wednesday it would prevent commercial banks from buying foreign currency for clients until Feb. 28. …read more Source: The...

    Both sides in Ukraine conflict have used cluster bombs: report
    Feb25

    Both sides in Ukraine conflict have used cluster bombs: report

    Illegal weapons such as cluster bombs have been used in the Ukraine conflict, Amnesty International said while also criticizing both sides in the fighting for the high number of civilian deaths. “Taking into account everything we understand for now, we think that they (cluster bombs) were used by both sides,” the organization’s senior...

    Pakistan lifting ban on death penalty a ‘ draconian and repressive’ tactic: Amnesty report
    Feb25

    Pakistan lifting ban on death penalty a ‘ draconian and repressive’ tactic: Amnesty report

    Governments are failing to protect millions of civilians from violence by states and armed groups, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, describing the global response to widespread conflict from Nigeria to Syria as “shameful and ineffective” while highlighting how governments, including that of Pakistan in 2014 had reacted to security threats...

    British PM says no lethal weapons to arm Ukraine ‘at this stage’
    Feb25

    British PM says no lethal weapons to arm Ukraine ‘at this stage’

    Britain is not supplying lethal equipment to Ukraine “at this stage,” but will send British service personnel to advise the Ukrainians, British Prime Minister David Cameron told the Parliament’s Liaison Committee on Tuesday. …read more Source: Global...

    Estonia shows off NATO ties at celebrations on Russian border
    Feb25

    Estonia shows off NATO ties at celebrations on Russian border

    Estonia marked its independence day Tuesday with a military parade featuring NATO hardware and troops on its eastern border with Russia amid heightened east-west tensions over Ukraine.U.S. to station 150 armored vehicles in EuropeDutch fighters intercept Russian plane over Baltic SeaSwedish ‘Cold War’ thriller exposes Baltic Sea...

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