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    Ceasefire for eastern Ukraine agreed after Minsk summit
    Feb13

    Ceasefire for eastern Ukraine agreed after Minsk summit

    THE leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine have agreed on a deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine, participants at the summit talks said on Thursday. …read more Source: The Business...

    IMF chief unveils 4-year US$40b aid programme for Ukraine
    Feb13

    IMF chief unveils 4-year US$40b aid programme for Ukraine

    UKRAINE is set to receive about US$40 billion in funding over the next four years, nearly half of which will come from the International Monetary Fund, its chief Christine Lagarde said in Brussels. …read more Source: The Business...

    “Glimmer of Hope” for Ukraine After New Ceasefire Deal
    Feb12

    “Glimmer of Hope” for Ukraine After New Ceasefire Deal

    Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine agreed a deal offering a “glimmer of hope” for an end to conflict in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, but the United States said continued, intense fighting ran counter… …read more Source:...

    U.S. warns pro-Russian forces against seizing more Ukraine land
    Feb12

    U.S. warns pro-Russian forces against seizing more Ukraine land

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A senior U.S. government official warned pro-Russian separatists on Thursday against seizing more territory in eastern Ukraine before a ceasefire agreement goes into effect on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Leaders agree Ukraine peace roadmap but scepticism remains
    Feb12

    Leaders agree Ukraine peace roadmap but scepticism remains

    A new roadmap aimed at ending a 10-month war between Ukraine and pro-Moscow rebels was agreed in Belarus on Thursday (Feb 12), but scepticism remained as leaders warned much needed to be done before peace was achieved. …read more Source: Channel...

    IMF announces $17.5 bn assistance for Ukraine
    Feb12

    IMF announces $17.5 bn assistance for Ukraine

    International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde announced Thursday that the agency had reached an agreement with Ukraine to provide assistance to the country worth 15.5 billion euros ($17.5 … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Ukraine Leader Puts Detained Pilot Centre-Stage at Minsk Talks
    Feb12

    Ukraine Leader Puts Detained Pilot Centre-Stage at Minsk Talks

    Emerging from all-night talks on today, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Ukrainian military pilot Nadezhda Savchenko would be released from a Russian prison soon. …read more Source:...

    EU extremely wary about Ukraine peace deal, cease-fire
    Feb12

    EU extremely wary about Ukraine peace deal, cease-fire

    European Union leaders expressed caution Thursday about the peace deal hammered out for eastern Ukraine, saying the cease-fire must be respected before any scaling back of sanctions against Moscow can be considered. “It will be very important for us to continue to keep up the necessary pressure, the necessary vigilance, for there to be peace […]...

    U.N. hopes genuine ceasefire will emerge from Ukraine deal
    Feb12

    U.N. hopes genuine ceasefire will emerge from Ukraine deal

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday appealed to all parties to the conflict in eastern Ukraine to fulfill their commitments made at peace talks in Minsk, Belarus and to ensure the bloodshed comes to an end, his spokesman said. …read more Source: The...

    World Bank to provide up to US$2b to Ukraine in 2015
    Feb12

    World Bank to provide up to US$2b to Ukraine in 2015

    The World Bank said on Thursday it would provide Ukraine with up to US$2 billion in support in 2015, with assistance focussed on aiding the poor, supporting reforms and fighting corruption. …read more Source: Channel...

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