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    Ukraine crisis: US implements further sanctions on Russia
    Sep12

    Ukraine crisis: US implements further sanctions on Russia

    The United States has stepped up action against Russia over intervention in Ukraine, implementing further sanctions, including against Russia’s largest bank. …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine warns of painful winter due to Russian gas cut (AFP)
    Sep12

    Ukraine warns of painful winter due to Russian gas cut (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine warned on Friday that it will have to adopt deeply unpopular energy savings measures this winter should Russia fail to lift its suspension of natural gas sales to the West-leaning ex-Soviet neighbour. …read more Source: The West...

    West imposes new Russia sanctions, Putin defiant (AFP)
    Sep12

    West imposes new Russia sanctions, Putin defiant (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The United States and European Union hit Russia with tough new sanctions Friday in a coordinated riposte to Moscow’s “unacceptable behaviour” in Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Putin dismisses new sanctions even as Russian ruble sinks (AFP)
    Sep12

    Putin dismisses new sanctions even as Russian ruble sinks (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Fresh EU and US sanctions on Friday dragged the ruble to a new low, even as Russian President Vladimir Putin brushed them off and accused the West of using Ukraine as a political pawn. …read more Source: The West...

    EU delays implementation of Ukraine free trade deal to end-2015 (AFP)
    Sep12

    EU delays implementation of Ukraine free trade deal to end-2015 (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – The European Union said Friday it will delay implementation of a free trade deal with Ukraine by 15 months to the end of 2015, as part of efforts to support the peace process. …read more Source: The West...

    US sanctions target key Russia economic sectors
    Sep12

    US sanctions target key Russia economic sectors

    WASHINGTON (AP) The Obama administration is sanctioning Russia’s largest bank as part of a new round of financial penalties aimed at punishing Moscow for its support of separatists in Ukraine.The U.S. is also expanding sanctions… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Dutch say need to know MH17 missile launch site to prosecute (AFP)
    Sep12

    Dutch say need to know MH17 missile launch site to prosecute (AFP)

    Rotterdam (Netherlands) (AFP) – Dutch prosecutors said Friday they need to know where a missile that may have shot down flight MH17 was fired from in eastern Ukraine before criminal charges could be laid. …read more Source: The West...

    UN begins food aid to Ukraine’s war-torn east (AFP)
    Sep12

    UN begins food aid to Ukraine’s war-torn east (AFP)

    Geneva (AFP) – The UN’s World Food Programme announced Friday the launch of its first food aid operation in Ukraine, saying it had begun distributing rations in the country’s conflict-torn east. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine to ratify EU pact next week: Poroshenko (AFP)
    Sep12

    Ukraine to ratify EU pact next week: Poroshenko (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday that the Ukrainian and European parliaments would meet on September 16 to jointly ratify an historic agreement pulling his country further out of Russia’s reach. …read more Source: The West...

    Poland resumes gas deliveries to Ukraine
    Sep12

    Poland resumes gas deliveries to Ukraine

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) Poland’s state pipeline operator says it has resumed full deliveries of gas to Ukraine.Gaz-System S.A. had halted the deliveries on Wednesday after Poland noted a sharp drop in gas deliveries from Russia this… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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