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    Ukraine approves IMF-backed austerity budget
    Dec25

    Ukraine approves IMF-backed austerity budget

    The Ukrainian parliament Friday adopted a budget for 2016 with a deficit of 3 percent of GDP, crucial for unlocking much needed aid from the IMF and Western countries …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine MPs approve tit-for-tat Russian trade embargo
    Dec24

    Ukraine MPs approve tit-for-tat Russian trade embargo

    Ukraine’s parliament voted Thursday to give the government the right to impose a trade embargo against Russia, which said last week that it would suspend a free trade zone with Ukraine from Jan. 1 …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine faces ‘catastrophe’ if IMF-backed budget not passed: PM
    Dec23

    Ukraine faces ‘catastrophe’ if IMF-backed budget not passed: PM

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has warned that the cash-strapped and war-scarred nation faced an “economic catastrophe” if parliament failed to pass an IMF-backed austerity budget in a Thursday vote …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of violating latest truce
    Dec23

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of violating latest truce

    Ukrainian authorities and pro-Russian rebels accused each other of violating a holiday ceasefire Wednesday, just hours after it came into force in the war-torn country’s east …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine health system in danger of collapse as reforms stall
    Dec23

    Ukraine health system in danger of collapse as reforms stall

    Paint is flaking on the damp walls and cracked ceilings of the small hospital in the Ukrainian village of Staiky and much of the equipment is over 30 years old …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine announces ‘New Year’ truce with pro-Russia rebels
    Dec22

    Ukraine announces ‘New Year’ truce with pro-Russia rebels

    Ukraine said Tuesday it had reached a “New Year” truce agreement with pro-Russian insurgents that could finally end periodic deadly clashes in the war-scarred ex-Soviet state …read more Source: The Daily...

    Kremlin says to consider possible counter measures after new round of US sanctions
    Dec22

    Kremlin says to consider possible counter measures after new round of US sanctions

    Russia may consider counter measures after the United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on 34 individuals and entities as part of its efforts to pressure Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said …read more Source: The Daily...

    Putin says Russia “to continue efforts” to settle trade ties with Ukraine, EU
    Dec22

    Putin says Russia “to continue efforts” to settle trade ties with Ukraine, EU

    Russia will continue making efforts to iron out existing disputes in its trade relations with the European Union and Ukraine, Russian news agencies quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Tuesday …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU-Ukraine trade pact  talks with Russia end without result
    Dec21

    EU-Ukraine trade pact talks with Russia end without result

    Talks aimed at addressing Russia’s concerns about a free trade agreement between the European Union and Ukraine have ended without result and as a result, it will go into force as planned Jan. 1 …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine media says govt has banned Limp Bizkit leader Durst
    Dec21

    Ukraine media says govt has banned Limp Bizkit leader Durst

    Ukrainian news media are reporting that the country’s national security service has banned the leader of the group Limp Bizkit from entering the country for five years …read more Source: The Daily...

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