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    Russia’s ‘year of friendship’ with North Korea (AFP)
    Mar11

    Russia’s ‘year of friendship’ with North Korea (AFP)

    Russia on Wednesday said it was kicking off a “year of friendship” with totalitarian North Korea as ties with the West languish over Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine gets US$17.5B IMF loan
    Mar11

    Ukraine gets US$17.5B IMF loan

    The IMF has approved a US$17.5 billion aid plan for crisis-wracked Ukraine, whose economy is reeling from a pro-Russia insurgency in its industrial heartland. …read more Source:...

    Russia launches ‘year of friendship’ with North Korea (AFP)
    Mar11

    Russia launches ‘year of friendship’ with North Korea (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia on Wednesday said it was kicking off a “year of friendship” with totalitarian North Korea as ties with the West languish over Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    ‘Ukraine has the right to defend itself’
    Mar11

    ‘Ukraine has the right to defend itself’

    RUSSIA’S constant ceasefire violations over Ukraine have infuriated the West. Now the US is retaliating. …read more Source:...

    Japanese ex-PM praises ‘happy life’ in Crimea (AFP)
    Mar11

    Japanese ex-PM praises ‘happy life’ in Crimea (AFP)

    Simferopol (AFP) – A controversial former Japanese prime minister on Wednesday praised life in Crimea as “happy” as he slammed Tokyo’s position on the seizure of the peninsula by Russia during a contentious visit. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine’s neighbor Poland to test resilience to attack
    Mar11

    Ukraine’s neighbor Poland to test resilience to attack

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Poland’s President Bronislaw Komorowski says that an exercise will be held to test the nation’s resilience to a “crisis” like the conflict in neighboring Ukraine.Komorowski spoke Wednesday during an annual… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine expects $5B loan from IMF in ‘coming days’
    Mar11

    Ukraine expects $5B loan from IMF in ‘coming days’

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s finance minister says the country is expecting to receive $5 billion in credit from the International Monetary Fund in the coming days” the first in a sought-for series of bailout loans the government… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US sends more security equipment to Ukraine, sanctions rebels (AFP)
    Mar11

    US sends more security equipment to Ukraine, sanctions rebels (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – The United States will deliver Humvees and drones to Ukraine and hit rebel leaders and their alleged Russian supporters with further sanctions, after accusing Moscow of repeatedly violating a ceasefire agreement. …read more Source: The West...

    US to send more aid, small drones to Ukraine
    Mar11

    US to send more aid, small drones to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” U.S. officials say Vice President Joe Biden is telling the Ukraine president that the U.S. will send more aid to the country. That will include small drones and armored Humvees.Biden delivered the news in a call… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US blacklists Ukraine separatists, Crimea bank (AFP)
    Mar11

    US blacklists Ukraine separatists, Crimea bank (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – The United States stepped up pressure on Ukraine separatists Wednesday, announcing economic sanctions on rebel leaders and their alleged Russian supporters, and on the largest bank in Crimea. …read more Source: The West...

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