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    Ukrainian Foreign Minister and the UN Secretary-General discussed the possibility of a peacekeeping mission in the country’s eastern region
    Feb21

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister and the UN Secretary-General discussed the possibility of a peacekeeping mission in the country’s eastern region

    On February 20, at UN Headquarters in New York, the UN Secretary-General spoke by telephone with Pavlo Klimkin, the Foreign Minister of Ukraine According to remarks made by Ban Ki-moon, he “commended the leadership displayed by President Poroshenko in efforts to find a peaceful resolution to the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine.” At the same...

    Ukraine conflict to dominate talks as Kerry lands in London
    Feb21

    Ukraine conflict to dominate talks as Kerry lands in London

    LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in London on Saturday for meetings with his British counterpart, and a senior official said they would discuss possible penalties that could be imposed against Russia if violence in eastern Ukraine continues. …read more Source:...

    Russia Finance Minister slams ‘political character’ of Moody’s downgrade
    Feb21

    Russia Finance Minister slams ‘political character’ of Moody’s downgrade

    Ratings agency Moody’s has downgraded Russia’s sovereign rating to below investment grade or junk status, citing the impact from the Ukraine crisis,… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine accuses Russia over Kyiv sniper killings as it marks first anniversary
    Feb21

    Ukraine accuses Russia over Kyiv sniper killings as it marks first anniversary

    Lights filled the sky but the mood was sombre in Kyiv’s Independence Square on Friday (February 20). Ukrainians gathered to mark the first… …read more Source:...

    China Lends Ukraine USD 3,6 B
    Feb21

    China Lends Ukraine USD 3,6 B

    Ukraine’s Minister of Energy and Coal Mining Vladimir Demshichin has announced that China will credit Ukraine with USD 3,6 B. The financial aid will be provided for energy diversification projects and attempts to substitute natural gas with alternative sources, as announced by UNN news agency. Modernizing of thermoelectric power plants,...

    Armed Forces cuts now look like a big mistake
    Feb21

    Armed Forces cuts now look like a big mistake

    Telegraph View: the message that should be taken from the Ukraine crisis is that Nato must be prepared for anything …read more Source: The...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Saturday 21 Feb 2015
    Feb21

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Saturday 21 Feb 2015

    LABOUR PLANS TAX RAID FOR TUITION CUTLabour is planning a tax raid on pensions to pay for a cut in university tuition fees, claims The Times. Shadow chancellor Ed Balls is considering cutting some of the tax breaks handed to pension savers as he tries to find the £2bn needed each year to reduce the fees. Ed Miliband’s plan to cut...

    Russia to remember Ukraine ‘coup’
    Feb21

    Russia to remember Ukraine ‘coup’

    Russian government supporters are to rally in Moscow to mark the first anniversary of what they view as a “coup” in neighbouring Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Kyiv’s lost war for ‘hearts and minds’ in east
    Feb21

    Kyiv’s lost war for ‘hearts and minds’ in east

    One year ago, Ukraine saw a transition of power in the wake of rioting in the streets. At the time, Russian media instilled fear and contributed to laying the groundwork for the current war in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine crisis: ‘One miscalculation, and Britain faces an existential threat to our whole being…’
    Feb21

    Ukraine crisis: ‘One miscalculation, and Britain faces an existential threat to our whole being…’

    The West faces a new and dangerous era of “constant competition” with Russia that carries a possible “existential threat to our whole being”, Britain’s most senior commander in Nato has warned. …read more Source: The...

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