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    EU proposes up to 1.8 billion euro in new loans to Ukraine
    Jan08

    EU proposes up to 1.8 billion euro in new loans to Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union promised more help for Ukraine’s near-bankrupt economy on Thursday, proposing up to 1.8 billion euros (1.4 billion pounds) in medium-term loans to be granted this year and in early 2016, the EU executive said. …read more Source: The...

    IMF talks resume in Ukraine as Soros urges bigger aid package
    Jan08

    IMF talks resume in Ukraine as Soros urges bigger aid package

    KIEV (Reuters) – An IMF team resumed talks in Kiev on Thursday that Ukraine’s government hopes will lead to a bigger aid programme, as billionaire financier George Soros urged the West to step up funding to the country. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine PM presses Merkel to keep Russia sanctions
    Jan08

    Ukraine PM presses Merkel to keep Russia sanctions

    KIEV (AFP) – Ukraines prime minister meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday to press her to keep up the economic pressure on Russia at joint crisis talks with Vladimir Putin next week.Arseniy Yatsenyuks high-stakes trip to the European Unions biggest nation comes with the 28-nation bloc — teetering on the verge of another...

    Soros urges giving Ukraine $50 billion of aid to foil Russia
    Jan08

    Soros urges giving Ukraine $50 billion of aid to foil Russia

    LONDON (Reuters) – Billionaire financier George Soros has urged the West to step up aid to Ukraine, outlining steps towards a $50 billion (33.22 billion pounds) financing package that he said should be viewed as a bulwark against an increasingly aggressive Russia. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says Russia behind cyber attack on German government
    Jan08

    Ukraine says Russia behind cyber attack on German government

    BERLIN – Ukraine’s prime minister blamed Russian intelligence on Thursday for a hacker attack aginst German government websites, for which a pro-Russian group claimed responsibility.The attack on Wednesday took place before Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk was due to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.The Russian group demanded...

    Ukraine says Russia behind cyber attack on German government
    Jan08

    Ukraine says Russia behind cyber attack on German government

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukraine’s prime minister blamed Russian intelligence on Thursday for a hacker attack against German government websites, for which a pro-Russian group claimed responsibility. …read more Source: The...

    Sharapova through to Brisbane International semifinals
    Jan08

    Sharapova through to Brisbane International semifinals

    BRISBANE, Australia — Maria Sharapova moved into the Brisbane International semifinals with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Carla Suarez Navarro on Thursday, weathering a challenging opening few games before taking the momentum away from her Spanish rival. Top-seeded Sharapova dropped her opening service game and then needed eight breakpoints before...

    Sharapova through to Brisbane International semifinals
    Jan08

    Sharapova through to Brisbane International semifinals

    BRISBANE, Australia (AP) -Maria Sharapova moved into the Brisbane International semifinals with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Carla Suarez Navarro on Thursday, weathering a challenging opening few games before taking the momentum away from her Spanish rival.Top-seeded Sharapova dropped her opening service game and then needed eight breakpoints before...

    Sanctions haven’t worked
    Jan08

    Sanctions haven’t worked

    There always remains a probability wherein world leaders try to find a way out from prevailing tangles and come out with a stance that exhibits statesmanship. French President Francois Hollande made a similar statement when he called upon Western nations to lift sanctions on Russia. The call, nonetheless, was conditional — requiring Moscow...

    Nazarbayev to arrive in Berlin for talks with Merkel
    Jan08

    Nazarbayev to arrive in Berlin for talks with Merkel

    The meeting will be devoted to solving the Ukrainian conflict and preparing for possible negotiations “Normandy format” in mid-January in Astana. …read more Source: AKIpress News...

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