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

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

    WASHINGTON (AFP) ― The International Monetary Fund’s No. 2 said Saturday he was “impressed” by Kiev’s plans for economic …read more Source: The Korea...

    Russia reaches out to Europe’s far-right parties
    Dec14

    Russia reaches out to Europe’s far-right parties

    A Russian loan to France’s National Front. Invitations to Moscow for leaders of Austria’s Freedom Party. Praise for Vladimir Putin from the head of Britain’s anti-European Union party. As the diplomatic chill over Ukraine deepens, the Kremlin seems keener than ever to enlist Europe’s far-right parties in its campaign for...

    10,000 soldiers, pro-Russian rebels and civilians also sustained injuries in fighting.
    Dec14

    10,000 soldiers, pro-Russian rebels and civilians also sustained injuries in fighting.

    The United Nations say four thousand six hundred people have been killed in the Ukrainian conflict so far. According to data, ten thousand soldiers, pro-Russian rebels and civilians also sustained injuries in the fighting. …read more Source: Radio...

    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...

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