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    Obama to decide on Ukraine arms ‘soon’: Kerry
    Feb05

    Obama to decide on Ukraine arms ‘soon’: Kerry

    KIEV (AFP) – US President Barack Obama will soon decide whether to arm Ukraine against pro-Russian separatists but prefers a diplomatic solution, Secretary of State John Kerry said in Kiev on Thursday.The president will make his decision, Im confident, soon, Kerry told journalists after the White House signalled it may be ready to provide...

    Ukraine Central Bank Lifts Rates By 550 Bps
    Feb05

    Ukraine Central Bank Lifts Rates By 550 Bps

    Ukraine’s central bank decided to hike its key interest rate sharply and reduced its control over the hryvnia exchange rate.The National Bank raised its discount rate to 19.5 percent from 14 … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Putin congratulates new Greek premier, invites him to Moscow
    Feb05

    Putin congratulates new Greek premier, invites him to Moscow

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited Greeces new prime minister to Moscow in May, as Athens and Berlin publicly traded barbs over European Union policy on Ukraine.Alexis Tsipras expressed his intention to attend May 9 celebrations for the World War II victory over Nazism, his office said.Greece has...

    Kerry says east Ukraine peace cannot be 'one-sided'
    Feb05

    Kerry says east Ukraine peace cannot be 'one-sided'

    KIEV (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday Washington was not banking on a military solution in east Ukraine but the conflict there could not end with a “one-sided peace”. …read more Source: The...

    Obama to decide 'soon' on U.S. weapons for Ukraine – Kerry
    Feb05

    Obama to decide 'soon' on U.S. weapons for Ukraine – Kerry

    KIEV (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama will decide soon whether to provide Ukraine with lethal weapons to fight separatists in east Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    US Will Not ‘Close Eyes’ to Russian Tanks, Forces in Ukraine
    Feb05

    US Will Not ‘Close Eyes’ to Russian Tanks, Forces in Ukraine

    Kiev. US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday Russian aggression in the east was the greatest threat to Ukraine and that Washington, while seeking a diplomatic solution, would not “close our eyes” to Russian tanks and fighters crossing the border. Speaking after talks in Kiev with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Kerry demanded an...

    Ukraine won't consider any peace plan undermining territorial integrity-PM
    Feb05

    Ukraine won't consider any peace plan undermining territorial integrity-PM

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Thursday Kiev would not consider any peace plan for the east of the country that casts doubt on the nation’s territorial integrity, sovereignty or independence, Russia’s RIA news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    French, German leaders in new Ukraine peace push
    Feb05

    French, German leaders in new Ukraine peace push

    February 06, 2015 12:36 AMKIEV (AFP) – German and French leaders flew into Kiev on Thursday armed with a new peace plan aimed at halting an upsurge in deadly fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Straits...

    German, French leaders take Ukraine peace plan to Moscow
    Feb05

    German, French leaders take Ukraine peace plan to Moscow

    KIEV (Reuters) – The leaders of Germany and France announced a new peace plan for Ukraine on Thursday, flying to Kiev with a new proposal they would then take on to Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel, Hollande arrive in Ukraine for peace push
    Feb05

    Merkel, Hollande arrive in Ukraine for peace push

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande touched down in Kiev on Thursday with a new peace plan to stop an upsurge in fighting in east Ukraine. …read more Source: The Times of...

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