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    Ukraine has reached ‘win-win’ debt deal with creditor group – Finance Minister (Reuters)
    Aug27

    Ukraine has reached ‘win-win’ debt deal with creditor group – Finance Minister (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s finance minister said a “win-win” deal for restructuring $18 billion of debt had been agreed with a group of its largest creditors. The minister, Natalia Yare… …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine PM announces ‘good financial news’, calls special government meeting (Reuters)
    Aug27

    Ukraine PM announces ‘good financial news’, calls special government meeting (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said that Ukraine had received “good financial news” and he called a special government meeting for later on Thursday. His ann… …read more Source: The West...

    Russia sentences Ukrainian filmmaker to 20 years in labor camp
    Aug27

    Russia sentences Ukrainian filmmaker to 20 years in labor camp

    MOSCOW, Russia – The 20-year term in a labor camp for a Ukrainian filmmaker awarded by a Russian court for alleged terror attacks in Crimea has invited sharp criticism from the United States and the E …read more Source: Big News...

    Obama and German leader discuss violence in Ukraine
    Aug27

    Obama and German leader discuss violence in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” President Barack Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany have discussed the recent rise in violence in eastern Ukraine from increased attacks by combined Russian-separatist forces.The White House says they… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine negotiators call for school-start truce
    Aug26

    Ukraine negotiators call for school-start truce

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” The warring sides in the eastern Ukraine conflict have called for a cease-fire on Sept. 1, the day that the new school year is to begin.Speaking after a meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group in the Belarusian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU-Russia ties at new low ahead of Ukraine talks (AFP)
    Aug26

    EU-Russia ties at new low ahead of Ukraine talks (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – Ties between the EU and Russia remain at their lowest ebb over the conflict in Ukraine, ahead of a series of key talks including a visit by President Petro Poroshenko to Brussels on Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

    U.S. Air Force deploying F-22 Raptors to Europe for first time
    Aug26

    U.S. Air Force deploying F-22 Raptors to Europe for first time

    WASHINGTON — The United States is deploying F-22 Raptor jets to Europe for the first time, according to the U.S. Air Force. “Russia’s military activity in the Ukraine continues to be of great concer …read more Source: Big News...

    US to deploy F-22 Raptor jets in support of European allies
    Aug26

    US to deploy F-22 Raptor jets in support of European allies

    WASHINGTON – Amid no signs of de-escalation of Ukraine crisis, the United States is sending its top line F-22 Raptor stealth fighters to Europe as a “commitment to the security and stability” of its r …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine says EU ready to toughen stance against Russia (AFP)
    Aug25

    Ukraine says EU ready to toughen stance against Russia (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine said Tuesday that the leaders of Germany and France had agreed to back “firm” steps against Russia should pro-Moscow rebels hold disputed elections in the ex-Soviet state’s separatist east. …read more Source: The West...

    Russian court sentences Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov to 20 years in jail
    Aug25

    Russian court sentences Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov to 20 years in jail

    A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov to 20 years in a high-security penal colony for “terrorist attacks” in Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Moscow annexed from Ukraine in April 2014, RIA news agency said. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

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