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    When relief looks barely enough
    Mar12

    When relief looks barely enough

    THERE was relief in Ukraine’s corridors of power on March 11th when the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved its long-awaited bail-out for Ukraine. The fund’s promised loan amounts to $17.5 billion over four years. Other donors have pledged several billion more. The first tranche has already brought in a badly needed $5 billion,...

    Exclusive: From ‘Red October’ village, new evidence on downing of Malaysian plane over Ukraine
    Mar12

    Exclusive: From ‘Red October’ village, new evidence on downing of Malaysian plane over Ukraine

    CHERVONYI ZHOVTEN, Ukraine (Reuters) – Villagers in eastern Ukraine have told Reuters they saw a missile flying directly overhead just before a Malaysian airliner was shot out of the sky on July 17 last year, providing the most detailed accounts to date that suggest it was fired from territory held by pro-Russian rebels. …read more...

    Narva-born Russian general in charge in Donetsk says Ukrainian intelligence
    Mar12

    Narva-born Russian general in charge in Donetsk says Ukrainian intelligence

    Russian Major General Aleksey Zavizon, born in Narva, Estonia, is in charge of the separatist military headquarters in Donetsk, said Markian Lubkivskyi, a senior adviser at the Security Service of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Komorowski: Polish-Romanian ties ‘essential’ amid security crisis
    Mar12

    Komorowski: Polish-Romanian ties ‘essential’ amid security crisis

    President Bronisław Komorowski has said that amid the current Ukrainian crisis, Polish-Romanian ties must be consolidated, as his Romanian counterpart Klaus Iohannis visited Warsaw. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    IMF approved $17 billion financial aid to Ukraine
    Mar12

    IMF approved $17 billion financial aid to Ukraine

    The International Monetary Fund has decided to allocate money for Ukraine under Extended Fund Facility (EFF) program. …read more Source:...

    Number of terrorist forces reaches 33,000 people with about 80% being Russian mercenaries
    Mar12

    Number of terrorist forces reaches 33,000 people with about 80% being Russian mercenaries

    The number of Russian-terrorist forces in the Donbas reaches about 30,000-33,000 people. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine to air ‘post-Maidan’ TV drama
    Mar12

    Ukraine to air ‘post-Maidan’ TV drama

    A Ukrainian TV channel trails new series on the National Guard’s fight against separatists in the country’s east. …read more Source:...

    IMF approves $17.5 billion loan for Ukraine
    Mar12

    IMF approves $17.5 billion loan for Ukraine

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) handed Ukraine a $17.5 billion lifeline Wednesday as the United States agreed to send military aid to bolster its forces against pro-Russian rebels – but stopped short of promising weapons. …read more Source: France...

    Russia launches large-scale drills in south
    Mar12

    Russia launches large-scale drills in south

    Military exercises have been launched in Russia’s southern regions and in Georgia’s breakaway republics of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.The drills are also carried out in Crimea, that was in 2014 reintegrated with Russia, Tanjug reported. …read more Source:...

    Vladimir Putin health fears: Kremlin denies rumours President is ill after he cancels second meeting in two days
    Mar12

    Vladimir Putin health fears: Kremlin denies rumours President is ill after he cancels second meeting in two days

    Russian officials have denied reports that Vladimir Putin has fallen ill after the cancellation of two state events, but admitted the president’s schedule due to the Ukraine crisis was “very intensive”. …read more Source: The...

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