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    Obama To Sign New Russian Sanctions Bill By End Of Week
    Dec16

    Obama To Sign New Russian Sanctions Bill By End Of Week

    The White House says U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to sign legislation implementing new sanctions on Russia over its activities in Ukraine by the end of the week. Press Secretary Josh … …read more Source: Big News...

    Kerry Cites Constructive Moves by Russia on Ukraine
    Dec16

    Kerry Cites Constructive Moves by Russia on Ukraine

    LONDON – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says “Russia has made constructive moves” on the Ukraine crisis that could open the path to resolving the conflict and easing or lifting international … …read more Source: Big News...

    Obama to sign bill tightening Russian sanctions
    Dec16

    Obama to sign bill tightening Russian sanctions

    The US Congress on Saturday unanimously approved the Ukraine Freedom Support Act in both houses, which includes fresh sanctions against Moscow. …read more Source:...

    Up to 10,000 Russian soldiers still in Ukraine: Kiev (AFP)
    Dec16

    Up to 10,000 Russian soldiers still in Ukraine: Kiev (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Up to 10,000 Russian soldiers and their heavy weapons are still deployed in rebel-held eastern Ukraine despite a new ceasefire, a top Ukrainian military commander said Tuesday. …read more Source: The West...

    Obama will sign Russia sanctions bill: White House (AFP)
    Dec16

    Obama will sign Russia sanctions bill: White House (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – US President Barack Obama will sign into law a bill passed by Congress to tighten sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine, the White House said Tuesday, amid a dramatic run on the ruble. …read more Source: The West...

    Putin can choose a path to end sanctions: Kerry (AFP)
    Dec16

    Putin can choose a path to end sanctions: Kerry (AFP)

    London (AFP) – US and European sanctions against Russia could be lifted within days if President Vladimir Putin makes the right choices in Ukraine, top US diplomat John Kerry said Tuesday. …read more Source: The West...

    First full overnight truce in Ukraine’s rebel east
    Dec16

    First full overnight truce in Ukraine’s rebel east

    Ukraine’s separatist east passed the night into Tuesday (local time) without any shooting, President Petro Poroshenko said, hailing the first such stretch of calm as a positive sign for the next steps in a peace plan. read more …read more Source: Otago Daily...

    Ukraine ministers pledge corruption fight to win aid (AFP)
    Dec16

    Ukraine ministers pledge corruption fight to win aid (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – Top Ukraine ministers vowed Tuesday to root out graft in what they called the most corrupt country in Europe to meet the demands made by international partners before they stump up more aid. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine PM $10B Needed to Avoid Bankruptcy
    Dec16

    Ukraine PM $10B Needed to Avoid Bankruptcy

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says his country urgently needs $10 billion to avoid bankruptcy. After meeting with European Union ministers in Brussels Monday, reporters asked Yatsenyuk … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine presses EU for more aid, blasts Russia (AFP)
    Dec16

    Ukraine presses EU for more aid, blasts Russia (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – Ukraine used the first meeting Monday of a landmark council with the EU to press for more financial support as it pushed ahead with reforms in the face of Russian “aggression.” …read more Source: The West...

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