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    World response to armed groups like IS ‘shameful’: Amnesty
    Feb25

    World response to armed groups like IS ‘shameful’: Amnesty

    London (AFP) – World leaders have proved shameful and ineffective in failing to protect civilians from groups like Islamic State (IS), Amnesty International said 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...

    French FM warns of more sanctions against Russia if port attacked
    Feb25

    French FM warns of more sanctions against Russia if port attacked

    French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Wednesday Russia would face more sanctions if pro-Moscow fighters attack Ukraine’s government-held port of Mariupol. …read more Source: Global...

    EU seeking Ukraine, Russia early meeting to discuss gas dispute
    Feb25

    EU seeking Ukraine, Russia early meeting to discuss gas dispute

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union energy chief Maros Sefcovic said on Wednesday he was trying to convene a meeting with Ukraine and Russia very soon to discuss a dispute between Moscow and Kiev over unpaid gas bills. …read more Source: The...

    Poland says British military help for Ukraine a positive step
    Feb25

    Poland says British military help for Ukraine a positive step

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s president said on Wednesday that Britain’s decision to send servicemen to Ukraine to help train the Ukrainian army is a move in the right direction. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine Imposes More Controls On Foreign Currency Purchases
    Feb25

    Ukraine Imposes More Controls On Foreign Currency Purchases

    Ukraine’s central bank has imposed a temporary ban on purchases of foreign currencies by authorized banks on behalf of their customers. The ban, which is in effect from February 25 to February 27, is … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Kiev says no troops killed at front for first time in weeks
    Feb25

    Kiev says no troops killed at front for first time in weeks

    Ukraine’s military said on Wednesday none of its troops had been killed at the front in the last 24 hours and only one had been wounded, with a spokesman describing it as the first day with no fatalities in “at least several weeks”. A ceasefire came into effect on February 15 but last week saw heavy fighting with separatist...

    Kiev says no troops killed at front for first time in weeks
    Feb25

    Kiev says no troops killed at front for first time in weeks

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said on Wednesday none of its troops had been killed at the front in the last 24 hours and only one had been wounded, with a spokesman describing it as the first day with no fatalities in “at least several weeks”. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine prime minister denounces central bank ban on currency trade
    Feb25

    Ukraine prime minister denounces central bank ban on currency trade

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk denounced the central bank on Wednesday for banning most foreign currency trading for the rest of the week, saying the move was taken without consultation with the government and would harm the economy. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia expects no cut in EU gas supplies, no decision on Kiev cut
    Feb25

    Russia expects no cut in EU gas supplies, no decision on Kiev cut

    Russia does not expect a payment dispute with Kiev to lead to a break in gas supplies to Europe and expects Ukraine to make its next gas payment soon, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Wednesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine central bank defends currency trading ban
    Feb25

    Ukraine central bank defends currency trading ban

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank defended its decision on Wednesday to ban most foreign currency trading for the rest of the week, after sharp criticism of the move by Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk. …read more Source: The...

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