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    Kerry, Lavrov to meet as tensions soar over Ukraine
    Dec14

    Kerry, Lavrov to meet as tensions soar over Ukraine

    MOSCOW – Top US diplomat John Kerry is set to meet his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Rome on Sunday, amid anger in Moscow over the prospect of new US sanctions and possible supply of lethal military aid to Ukraine.The meeting in Rome will take place with tensions soaring after US lawmakers passed a bill – dubbed the Ukraine...

    Ukraine’s foreign students trapped amid the bomb blasts as rebel conflict rages in east
    Dec14

    Ukraine’s foreign students trapped amid the bomb blasts as rebel conflict rages in east

    Wissam Fawzi left Iraq in 2006, hoping to put the horrors of war behind him and study dentistry in a place far removed from the sound of bomb blasts. Unfortunately, he picked eastern Ukraine as his new home. “I wanted to move to Donetsk because there was war in Iraq. There was shelling in Baghdad […] The post Ukraine’s foreign students...

    US Congress passes Russia sanctions, arms for Ukraine
    Dec14

    US Congress passes Russia sanctions, arms for Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – The US Congress on Saturday unanimously approved fresh economic sanctions against Russia and lethal weapons for Kiev, defying President Barack Obama and hardening American lawmakers’ response to a Kremlin-backed insurgency in Ukraine.Identical texts of the Ukraine Freedom Support Act passed both the Senate and House of...

    US Congress passes Russia sanctions, arms for Ukraine
    Dec14

    US Congress passes Russia sanctions, arms for Ukraine

    The US Congress on Saturday (Dec 13) unanimously approved fresh economic sanctions against Russia and lethal weapons for Kiev. …read more Source: Channel...

    Kerry, Lavrov to meet as tensions soar over Ukraine
    Dec14

    Kerry, Lavrov to meet as tensions soar over Ukraine

    MOSCOW – Top US diplomat John Kerry is set to meet his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Rome on Sunday, amid anger in Moscow over the prospect of new US sanctions and possible supply of lethal military aid to Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Kerry to meet Russian counterpart as tensions soar over Ukraine
    Dec14

    Kerry to meet Russian counterpart as tensions soar over Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Top US diplomat John Kerry is set to meet his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Rome on Sunday, amid anger in Moscow over the prospect of new US sanctions and possible supply of lethal military aid to Ukraine.The meeting in Rome will take place with tensions soaring after US lawmakers passed a bill — dubbed the...

    IMF deputy ‘impressed’ by Ukraine’s move toward reform
    Dec14

    IMF deputy ‘impressed’ by Ukraine’s move toward reform

    WASHINGTON – The International Monetary Fund’s number two said Saturday he was “impressed” by Kiev’s plans for economic reform, following a visit to the country.The IMF, which this year granted Kiev $17 billion (S$21 billion) in financial aid over two years, as part of a $27 billion global rescue package set up by...

    Kerry, Lavrov to meet as tensions soar over Ukraine
    Dec14

    Kerry, Lavrov to meet as tensions soar over Ukraine

    The meeting in Rome will take place with tensions soaring after US lawmakers passed a bill which calls for additional sanctions against Russia and the delivery of up to US$350 million (€280 million) worth of US military hardware to Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine ill-prepared for trauma of war
    Dec14

    Ukraine ill-prepared for trauma of war

    KIEV: With Ukraine still trapped in a Soviet-era approach to mental health and psychiatric hospitals so under-funded that some have less than 10 cents …read more Source: The News...

    Russia threatens response if US sets new sanctions over Ukraine
    Dec14

    Russia threatens response if US sets new sanctions over Ukraine

    MOSCOW, Russia — Russia responded angrily on Saturday to news that US senators had passed a bill calling for fresh sanctions against Moscow and the supply of lethal military aid to Ukraine. “Undoubtedly, we will not be able to leave this without a response,” deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov told Interfax news agency ahead...

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