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    Merkel vows united European stance over Ukraine
    Dec31

    Merkel vows united European stance over Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a New Year’s address vowed to maintain a tough stance against Russia over the Ukraine crisis, pledging that Europe will stay united in defending its values. “Without question, Europe cannot and will not accept the purported right of the strong who violates international law,” she said in a...

    German Chancellor Vows United European Stance Over Ukraine
    Dec31

    German Chancellor Vows United European Stance Over Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a New Year’s address vowed to maintain a tough stance against Russia over the Ukraine crisis, pledging that Europe will stay united in defending its values. …read more Source:...

    U.S. sanctions undermine int’l cooperation with Russia
    Dec31

    U.S. sanctions undermine int’l cooperation with Russia

    Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said Tuesday the latest U.S. sanctions on Russian officials put in question the bilateral cooperation on major global problems. …read more Source:...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

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