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    IMF earmarks $17.6 billion for Ukraine reforms
    Feb12

    IMF earmarks $17.6 billion for Ukraine reforms

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The International Monetary Fund has agreed to provide Ukraine with 15.5 billion euros ($17.6 billion) to help support economic reforms.IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said Thursday that “this new program… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Leaders in Minsk for marathon Ukraine peace talks
    Feb12

    Leaders in Minsk for marathon Ukraine peace talks

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” Marathon talks on ending the war in Ukraine lasted through the night into the 14th hour on Thursday as the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany sought to untangle a complicated skein of military and… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Leaders in Minsk for crucial Ukraine peace talks
    Feb12

    Leaders in Minsk for crucial Ukraine peace talks

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” Intense talks on ending the war in Ukraine stretched through the night on Thursday as the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany sought to untangle a complicated skein of military and political issues.More… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Key sticking points in Ukraine peace talks: borders/buffers
    Feb11

    Key sticking points in Ukraine peace talks: borders/buffers

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Significant differences remain between Ukraine and Russia as their leaders gather for crucial talks that aim to end the fighting between the Russian-backed separatists and government forces that has torn up eastern Ukraine.German… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US army to start training Ukrainian troops, commander says
    Feb11

    US army to start training Ukrainian troops, commander says

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” A top U.S. military commander in Europe says the U.S military is to train Ukrainian soldiers who are battling Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.U.S. Army Europe Commander Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges said… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Poland sees need for greater NATO, EU strength over Ukraine
    Feb11

    Poland sees need for greater NATO, EU strength over Ukraine

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski says since the region’s security is getting worse due to the fighting in eastern Ukraine, the West should work to strengthen Ukraine as well as NATO and the 28-nation European… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Germany: Merkel going to Minsk but result still uncertain
    Feb11

    Germany: Merkel going to Minsk but result still uncertain

    BERLIN (AP) ” Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman is confirming that the German leader will travel to Minsk for the planned summit with the Russian, Ukrainian and French presidents.Steffen Seibert said the fact that Wednesday evening’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Fighting in Ukraine continues ahead of peace talks
    Feb11

    Fighting in Ukraine continues ahead of peace talks

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” Fighting continued to rage in eastern Ukraine Wednesday ahead of crucial peace talks later in the day.Shelling rocked a bus station in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, where an Associated Press reporter saw… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    French gov’t: ‘Problems remain’ in Ukraine negotiations
    Feb11

    French gov’t: ‘Problems remain’ in Ukraine negotiations

    PARIS (AP) ” The French foreign minister says “quite a number of problems remain” in negotiations aimed at ending fighting in eastern Ukraine.Laurent Fabius told France Inter radio that just hours before a four-way summit Wednesday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Top Republican, House Dem back lethal aid to Ukraine
    Feb11

    Top Republican, House Dem back lethal aid to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The top Republican and Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee are calling for $1 billion in lethal defensive aid to Ukraine.Rep. Mac Thornberry and Rep. Adam Smith of Washington state introduced legislation… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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