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    EU delays implementing Ukraine free trade deal
    Sep12

    EU delays implementing Ukraine free trade deal

    BRUSSELS – The European Union said Friday it will delay implementation of a free trade deal with Ukraine by more than a year until the end of 2015. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    US hits Russia’s largest bank, energy sector with sanctions
    Sep12

    US hits Russia’s largest bank, energy sector with sanctions

    The United States hit Russia’s top bank and leading energy and technology companies with sanctions Friday, restricting access to finance and technology to punish Moscow’s support for Ukraine’s separatist rebels. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    West imposes new Russia sanctions, Putin defiant
    Sep12

    West imposes new Russia sanctions, Putin defiant

    Fresh EU and US sanctions on Friday dragged the ruble to a new low, even as Russian President Vladimir Putin brushed them off and accused the West of using Ukraine as a political pawn. …read more Source: Channel...

    US slaps new sanctions on Russian companies over Ukraine
    Sep12

    US slaps new sanctions on Russian companies over Ukraine

    The European Union imposed fresh sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis yesterday as Moscow angrily accused its foes of trying to wreck the push for peace. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    EU Commission chief says Ukraine truce ‘insufficient’ for peace
    Sep12

    EU Commission chief says Ukraine truce ‘insufficient’ for peace

    European Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso warned on Friday (Sep 12) that the Ukrainian ceasefire was not enough to achieve long-term peace and chided Russia over its “unacceptable behaviour” in its western neighbour. …read more Source: Channel...

    US steps up sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Sep12

    US steps up sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    The five banks previously covered had only faced a restriction on debt maturities of more than 90 days. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine, rebels exchange prisoners in peace deal
    Sep12

    Ukraine, rebels exchange prisoners in peace deal

    Government and rebel forces early Friday exchanged dozens of prisoners captured during fighting in Ukraine, as part of a cease-fire agreement sealed earlier this month. The transfer took place in the dark outside the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk under the watch of international observers. Thirty-six Ukrainian servicemen were released after...

    US hits Russia’s largest bank, energy sector with sanctions
    Sep12

    US hits Russia’s largest bank, energy sector with sanctions

    The United States hit Russia’s top bank and leading energy and technology companies with sanctions Friday (Sep 12), to punish Moscow for supporting separatist rebels in Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia slams West over sanctions, rouble sinks
    Sep12

    Russia slams West over sanctions, rouble sinks

    New EU sanctions on Friday (Sep 12) sank the rouble to a new low as Moscow accused the West of undermining the fragile truce in Ukraine and turning the heat on its Cold War-era foe. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU accused of wrecking push for peace with fresh sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Sep12

    EU accused of wrecking push for peace with fresh sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    The European Union imposed fresh sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis yesterday as Moscow angrily accused its foes of trying to wreck the push for peace. …read more Source: South China Morning...

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