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    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 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...

    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 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 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:...

    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...

    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...

    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:...

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