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    Ukraine Truce Appears to Take Hold; Currency Trading Banned
    Feb25

    Ukraine Truce Appears to Take Hold; Currency Trading Banned

    A long-awaited truce appeared to be taking hold at last in east Ukraine on Wednesday as pro-Russian rebels pulled artillery from the front, but the news did nothing to halt a currency collapse that fo… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine prime minister denounces central bank ban on currency trade
    Feb25

    Ukraine prime minister denounces central bank ban on currency trade

    KIEV (Reuters) – 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: The...

    Ukraine central bank defends currency trading ban
    Feb25

    Ukraine central bank defends currency trading ban

    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. The bank’s website updated the announcement of the move to add a justification, saying the decision was taken to “maintain the stability of...

    Ukraine truce appears to take hold; currency trading banned
    Feb25

    Ukraine truce appears to take hold; currency trading banned

    A long-awaited truce appeared to be taking hold at last in east Ukraine on Wednesday as pro-Russian rebels pulled artillery from the front, but the news did nothing to halt a currency collapse that forced the central bank to ban most trading. …read more Source: Channel...

    US furious over Russia’s ‘lies’ on Ukraine
    Feb25

    US furious over Russia’s ‘lies’ on Ukraine

    The United States expressed fury at Russia’s “lies” over Ukraine after European powers urged a frayed ceasefire be respected, while a rare overnight calm was reported in the war zone on Wednesday (Feb 25). …read more Source: Channel...

    Pipeline politics: New gas route revives Russian rivalry with West
    Feb25

    Pipeline politics: New gas route revives Russian rivalry with West

    Thwarted in one attempt to build a gas pipeline to southeast Europe, the Kremlin is working with a small circle of allies to lay the groundwork for an alternative that would help it maintain leverage in its rivalry with the West. Russia last year aborted South Stream, a $40 billion pipeline that was to have passed under the Black Sea and via...

    Many in Kiev Want Ukraine Peace Deal to Fail, Says Russia
    Feb25

    Many in Kiev Want Ukraine Peace Deal to Fail, Says Russia

    Russia is concerned that many people in Kiev and outside Ukraine want a peace deal in the east of the country to fail, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said today. …read more Source:...

    Russia Would Face More Sanctions if Mariupol Attacked, Says France
    Feb25

    Russia Would Face More Sanctions if Mariupol Attacked, Says France

    Moscow would face more EU sanctions if pro-Russia separatists attack the Ukrainian port of Mariupol, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said today, potentially opening a corridor to the south, inc… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine truce appears to take hold; currency trading banned
    Feb25

    Ukraine truce appears to take hold; currency trading banned

    KIEV/MAKIYVSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – A long-awaited truce appeared to be taking hold at last in east Ukraine on Wednesday as pro-Russian rebels pulled artillery from the front, but the news did nothing to halt a currency collapse that forced the central bank to ban most trading. …read more Source: The...

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

    Russia says many in Kiev want Ukraine peace deal to fail

    Russia is concerned that many people in Kiev and outside Ukraine want a peace deal in the east of the country to fail, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday. Lavrov also called for the OSCE security watchdog to observe the withdrawal of heavy weapons in eastern Ukraine under the February 12 peace deal agreed in the Belarussian capital...

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