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    EU extends curbs  against Russia   for six months
    Dec19

    EU extends curbs against Russia for six months

    BRUSSELS: The European Union (EU) on Monday extended for another six months damaging economic sanctions against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine. EU leaders decided at a summit last week to roll over the sanctions first imposed in 2014 and the European Council, which groups the 28 member states, confirmed the decision on Monday. “The...

    Ukraine takes over its largest bank; president urges calm
    Dec19

    Ukraine takes over its largest bank; president urges calm

    Ukraine took over its largest bank yesterday in a move backed by Kiev’s international donors to protect the country’s financial system and accompanied by an appeal from President Petro Poroshenko for calm and assurances to depositors. In one of the biggest shake-ups of the war-torn country’s banking system since Ukraine plunged...

    NATO, Russia discuss air safety talks but differ on Ukraine
    Dec19

    NATO, Russia discuss air safety talks but differ on Ukraine

    NATO and Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine, the alliance’s top official said Monday, but have discussed a proposal to try to improve air safety over the Baltic Sea. …read more Source: The Daily...

    EM currencies gain ground against dollar; stocks drop
    Dec19

    EM currencies gain ground against dollar; stocks drop

    Emerging market currencies gained ground against a weaker dollar while stocks hit a two-week low, still feeling the impact of last week’s Federal Reserve meeting. Ukrainian dollar-bonds soared after the country moved to privatise its biggest lender. MSCI’s emerging market index weakened 0.3% in its fourth straight day in the red with...

    EU extends sanctions against Russia for 6 more months
    Dec19

    EU extends sanctions against Russia for 6 more months

    Penalties linked to ongoing instability in Ukraine …read more Source: Anadolu...

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine for six months
    Dec19

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine for six months

    The European Union Monday extended for another six months economic sanctions against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine says five troops killed in worst clash in months
    Dec19

    Ukraine says five troops killed in worst clash in months

    Ukraine said five of its troops were killed Dec. 18 by pro-Russian insurgents in the bloodiest clash in the war-scarred ex-Soviet republic in months …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Ukraine nationalizes largest bank after stability concerns
    Dec19

    Ukraine nationalizes largest bank after stability concerns

    Ukraine is nationalizing its largest bank following concerns over its stability …read more Source: The Daily...

    Pro-Russian separatists kill 5 Ukrainian soldiers
    Dec19

    Pro-Russian separatists kill 5 Ukrainian soldiers

    6 soldiers also wounded in Svitlodarsk region of Donetsk …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine nationalises country’s largest bank
    Dec19

    Ukraine nationalises country’s largest bank

    PrivatBank controls one-third of the east European country’s deposits and even has branches in the Baltic states. …read more Source: World...

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