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    Ukraine’s Poroshenko hails first full overnight truce in rebel east
    Dec16

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko hails first full overnight truce in rebel east

    Kiev military highlighted a decline in the intensity of attacks – to an average of 8-10 incidents of shelling per day from a previous 70-80. …read more Source: World...

    Russia carried out snap military drills in Kaliningrad region
    Dec16

    Russia carried out snap military drills in Kaliningrad region

    By Thomas Grove President Vladimir Putin ordered snap military drills in Russia’s westernmost Kaliningrad region earlier this month, the Defence Ministry said on Tuesday. The drills, which mobilised 9,000 soldiers and more than 55 naval ships, were carried out to test the military’s combat readiness in Kaliningrad, an exclave that...

    Ukrainian PM appeals to EU for immediate financial aid
    Dec16

    Ukrainian PM appeals to EU for immediate financial aid

    Asked when Ukraine needed new financial assistance, Yatseniuk told reporters in Brussels: “Let me put it in a nutshell – yesterday.” …read more Source: World...

    Russia hikes key rate after ruble slumps
    Dec16

    Russia hikes key rate after ruble slumps

    Dramatic increase in interest rate to 17 percent comes as tensions surge with the US over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: AL...

    Ukraine PM: $10B Needed to Avoid Bankruptcy
    Dec16

    Ukraine PM: $10B Needed to Avoid Bankruptcy

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says his country urgently needs $10 billion to avoid bankruptcy. After meeting with European Union ministers in Brussels Monday, reporters asked Yatsenyuk when he needs the money. He replied “yesterday.” Ukraine’s war with pro-Russian separatists has battered an already bad economy....

    UN accuses Ukraine forces and rebels of ‘torture’
    Dec15

    UN accuses Ukraine forces and rebels of ‘torture’

    GENEVA: The United Nations on Monday released a damning report accusing Ukranian forces and Russian-backed rebels of torturing and indiscriminately shelling civilians in the bloody conflict in the separatist east. Its global governing body believes the eight-month conflict has killed at least 4,634 and wounded 10,234 people — although...

    UN says over 1,300 people killed despite Ukraine truce
    Dec15

    UN says over 1,300 people killed despite Ukraine truce

    Ukraine and annexed Crimea witnessing violence and human rights violations, claims UN report. …read more Source: World...

    UN accuses Ukraine forces, pro-Russia rebels of ‘torture’
    Dec15

    UN accuses Ukraine forces, pro-Russia rebels of ‘torture’

    Eight-month conflict has killed at least 4,634, the report says …read more Source: Gulf...

    UN says over 1,300 people killed despite Ukraine truce
    Dec15

    UN says over 1,300 people killed despite Ukraine truce

    …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Russia believes in “real chance” with Ukraine
    Dec15

    Russia believes in “real chance” with Ukraine

    “Our countries are neighbors, and cannot avoid cooperating,” Medvedev said in an article he penned for a Russian daily on Monday. …read more Source: World...

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