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    [Ticker] EU extends Russia sanctions
    Dec19

    [Ticker] EU extends Russia sanctions

    The EU has formally extended the duration of economic sanctions on Russia by six months until 31 July 2017, citing Russia’s non-compliance with the so-called Minsk ceasefire accord in Ukraine. The move comes after a weekend in which Russia-controlled forces killed six Ukrainian soldiers in east Ukraine. Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev said...

    [Ticker] EU hails ‘courageous’ Ukraine bank rescue
    Dec19

    [Ticker] EU hails ‘courageous’ Ukraine bank rescue

    EU foreign relations chief Federica Mogherini welcomed Ukraine’s decision to nationalise its largest lender, Privatbank, as a “bold and courageous move” at a press conference in Brussels on Monday. Ukrainian economy and trade minister Stepan Kubiv, also in Brussels, assured depositors that their money was safe. The bank, said to...

    Ukraine defends nationalization of biggest bank
    Dec19

    Ukraine defends nationalization of biggest bank

    Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Stepan Kubiv defended the emergency nationalization of the country’s largest bank Monday, saying the takeover was transparent and based on international valuations. The takeover of Privatbank is certain to prompt debate because one of its main owners, the oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky, has clashed repeatedly...

    Ukraine’s biggest lender PrivatBank nationalised
    Dec19

    Ukraine’s biggest lender PrivatBank nationalised

    Ukraine’s biggest commercial bank, PrivatBank, is nationalised in a move aimed at preserving “financial stability in the country”. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian government to nationalize PrivatBank
    Dec19

    Ukrainian government to nationalize PrivatBank

    On Sunday, 18 December, Ukrainian government acquired 100% of shares in PrivatBank, which happened after Ukrainian Central Bank requested temporary state monitoring over PrivatBank. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Ukraine army ‘repulsed rebel attack’ near Debaltseve in east
    Dec19

    Ukraine army ‘repulsed rebel attack’ near Debaltseve in east

    Ukraine says its army repulsed an offensive by pro-Russian rebels near Debaltseve in the east. …read more Source:...

    5 Ukrainian soldiers killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Dec19

    5 Ukrainian soldiers killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine

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    Why the green movement calls Donald Trump’s new secretary of state “Lord Voldemort”
    Dec19

    Why the green movement calls Donald Trump’s new secretary of state “Lord Voldemort”

    Environmentalists call Rex Tillerson “Lord Voldemort”. Is Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state really as bad as Harry Potter’s nemesis? Donald Trump has confirmed Rex Tillerson, the chief executive of energy company ExxonMobil, as his official pick for secretary of state. As chairman and CEO of the world’s...

    Ignacio Ybanez Rubio: Spain-Belarus relations grow stronger day by day
    Dec19

    Ignacio Ybanez Rubio: Spain-Belarus relations grow stronger day by day

    Touching on the international politics, the diplomat noted the important role of Belarus in promoting the settlement in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Regulator watching Latvia’s PrivatBank
    Dec19

    Regulator watching Latvia’s PrivatBank

    Latvia’s financial regulator, the Financial and Capital Markets Commisison (FKTK) said December 19 it was monitoring the situation following the announcement that Ukraine was nationalizing its largest retail bank, PrivatBank. …read more Source:...

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