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    EU approves $638 million loan for Ukraine
    Mar16

    EU approves $638 million loan for Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Union’s executive has approved a 600 million-euro ($638 million) loan to Ukraine, part of a program meant to help the country implement reforms and support its economy.The EU’s executive Commission said… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine announces economic blockade of rebel-held territory
    Mar15

    Ukraine announces economic blockade of rebel-held territory

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s Security and Defense Council has announced a full transport blockade on rebel-held areas in the east of the country that is likely to cause severe economic disruption.The president of Security and Defense… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Ukraine for 6 more months
    Mar13

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Ukraine for 6 more months

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Union has extended for six months sanctions against 150 Russia-linked people over the territorial disputes in eastern Ukraine.The EU said in a statement Monday that the asset freezes and travel bans… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin tells German FM he wants better ties
    Mar09

    Putin tells German FM he wants better ties

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian President Vladimir Putin has told the visiting German foreign minister that he would like to improve ties between the two countries that were soured by the Ukraine crisis.Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    France says Russia sanctions to remain in place
    Mar09

    France says Russia sanctions to remain in place

    PARIS (AP) ” France’s foreign minister says sanctions on Russia cannot be lifted until there is progress in Ukraine.The European Union sanctions were imposed on Russia for backing separatists in eastern Ukraine. Fighting has killed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Couple ‘held in the UAE for sex outside marriage’
    Mar08

    Couple ‘held in the UAE for sex outside marriage’

    A South African man and his Ukrainian fiancée were detained in Abu Dhabi after a doctor discovered that the woman was pregnant, a relative says.Emlyn Culverwell, 29, and Iryna Nohai, 27, were reportedly arrested for unlawful sex… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian official says don’t lift sanctions against Russia
    Mar07

    Ukrainian official says don’t lift sanctions against Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Ukraine’s foreign minister is telling U.S. senators that American sanctions against Russia shouldn’t be eased and possibly should be ratcheted up as Moscow escalates its military aggression in the eastern European… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia: World court has no jurisdiction in Ukraine case
    Mar07

    Russia: World court has no jurisdiction in Ukraine case

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) ” Russia says that the United Nations’ highest judicial body does not have jurisdiction to rule on Ukrainian allegations that Moscow sponsors terrorism by funneling arms and money to separatist rebels in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian court arrests top tax official
    Mar07

    Ukrainian court arrests top tax official

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A court in Ukraine’s capital has placed a top tax official under arrest pending trial on embezzlement charges.A 14-hour hearing closed early Tuesday when the Kiev district court ruled to send Roman Nasirov, chief of… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kiev court hears Ukraine tax official’s embezzlement case
    Mar06

    Kiev court hears Ukraine tax official’s embezzlement case

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A court in Kiev is hearing motions on the embezzlement case against Ukraine’s top tax official.Roman Nasirov, chief of the Ukrainian Fiscal Service, was detained over the weekend and instantly reported heart problems…. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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