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    Ukraine Eyes IMF Credit Lifeline in Early 2015
    Dec31

    Ukraine Eyes IMF Credit Lifeline in Early 2015

    Ukraine expects the International Monetary Fund to disburse new and overdue loans after a visit next month and still hopes a $17 billion bailout program can be expanded, its central bank chief said on Tuesday. Valeria Hontareva declined to give a value for the payment, even when pressed by… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    Ukraine president Poroshenko to meet Putin, Obama in peace talks
    Dec31

    Ukraine president Poroshenko to meet Putin, Obama in peace talks

    Ukraine’s Western-backed leader Petro Poroshenko has promised to meet Russia’s Vladimir Putin and involve US President Barack Obama in his stalled push for peace with pro-Kremlin fighters in the separatist east. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Ukraine signs Westinghouse nuclear fuel deal
    Dec31

    Ukraine signs Westinghouse nuclear fuel deal

    KIEV – Ukraine on Tuesday sealed an additional nuclear fuel supply deal with US giant Westinghouse in order to ease its energy dependence on Russia. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine expects loan disbursement after IMF visit, hopes for more
    Dec31

    Ukraine expects loan disbursement after IMF visit, hopes for more

    UKRAINE expects the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to disburse new and overdue loans after a visit next month and still hopes a US$17 billion bailout programme can be expanded, its central bank chief said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The Business...

    Worst fears confirmed
    Dec31

    Worst fears confirmed

    Members of the Search and Rescue Agency SARS carry debris recovered from the sea from missing Indonesia Air Asia flight QZ 8501 at Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan yesterday in this photo taken by Antara Foto. — Reuters photo Bodies and debris found as AirAsia plane believed to be on seabed PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia: The hunt for a missing...

    World › Russia says Ukraine’s import of U.S. nuclear fuel risky
    Dec31

    World › Russia says Ukraine’s import of U.S. nuclear fuel risky

    Russia says Ukraine’s deal to buy U.S.-made nuclear fuel for its Soviet-built reactors could trigger a nuclear accident. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk of Ukraine announced Tuesday that his nation has reached a deal on nuclear fuel deliveries with Westinghouse to reduce dependence on Russian supplies. Russia’s Foreign Ministry...

    U.S. to station 150 armored vehicles in Europe
    Dec30

    U.S. to station 150 armored vehicles in Europe

    The United States plans by the end of next year to station around 150 tanks and armored vehicles in Europe for use by U.S. forces training in Europe as part of the U.S. response to the Ukraine crisis, according to a U.S. military commander. Some of the tanks and vehicles — enough to equip an […] The post U.S. to station 150 armored vehicles in...

    Canadian frigate to join NATO forces off Ukraine
    Dec30

    Canadian frigate to join NATO forces off Ukraine

    A Canadian frigate with 250 marines on board set off from Halifax on the Atlantic coast to join NATO forces in the Mediterranean Sea monitoring the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine denies radioactive leak on Zaporizhzhya nuclear plant
    Dec30

    Ukraine denies radioactive leak on Zaporizhzhya nuclear plant

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian authorities denied on Tuesday a report in pro-Kremlin media that a radioactive leak had taken place at the Zaporizhzhya nuclear plant, Europe’s largest. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. to station 150 armoured vehicles in Europe
    Dec30

    U.S. to station 150 armoured vehicles in Europe

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The United States plans by the end of next year to station around 150 tanks and armoured vehicles in Europe for use by U.S. forces training in Europe as part of the U.S. response to the Ukraine crisis, according to a U.S. military commander. …read more Source: The...

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