: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: Middle East

    Ukraine suspends trains to Crimea, citing security concerns
    Dec27

    Ukraine suspends trains to Crimea, citing security concerns

    Cargo trains would be suspended from Friday, while passenger routes would gradually cease running over the weekend and on Monday. …read more Source: Khaleej...

    Kiev, rebels exchange POWs; trains, buses to Crimea suspended
    Dec27

    Kiev, rebels exchange POWs; trains, buses to Crimea suspended

    Ukrainian authorities and separatists exchanged hundreds of prisoners of war, part of a 12-point plan aimed at ending the pro-Russian uprising in the east of the country. …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels swap hundreds of prisoners
    Dec26

    Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels swap hundreds of prisoners

    Ukrainian authorities and separatists exchanged hundreds of prisoners of war, part of a 12-point plan aimed at ending the pro-Russian uprising in the east of the country. …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine, rebels try to revive talks
    Dec26

    Ukraine, rebels try to revive talks

    KIEV — Ukrainian and pro-Russian rebel leaders tried on Friday to revive peace talks that stalled after just one round due to stark difference over how to end the eight-month separatist war. A tense meeting mediated by European and Russian envoys in the Belarussian capital Minsk on Wednesday was due to have been followed by a final...

    Ukraine, rebels try to revive peace talks
    Dec26

    Ukraine, rebels try to revive peace talks

    KIEV: Ukrainian and pro-Russian rebel leaders tried on Friday to revive peace talks that stalled after just one round due to stark difference over how to end the eight-month separatist war. A tense meeting mediated by European and Russian envoys in the Belarussian capital Minsk on Wednesday was due to have been followed by a final one on Friday...

    Visa Stops Supporting Bank Cards in Crimea
    Dec26

    Visa Stops Supporting Bank Cards in Crimea

    MOSCOW—International credit and debit card company Visa Inc. said on Friday it could no longer support bank cards being used in Crimea, following U.S. sanctions imposed earlier this month. The United States last Friday prohibited U.S.-registered companies from investing in Crimea or providing services to firms operating there, among sanctions...

    Dollar mortgage holders urge Russia to end ‘financial slavery’
    Dec26

    Dollar mortgage holders urge Russia to end ‘financial slavery’

    When Olga Savelyeva took out a $226,000 mortgage to buy a small apartment on the outskirts of Moscow in 2008, she could never have imagined that the ruble would lose more than half its value in a few short years.But Savelyeva’s $2,090 monthly instalments have skyrocketed in ruble terms due to the Russian currency’s dive against the...

    Ukraine s vote on non-alignment is hasty
    Dec26

    Ukraine s vote on non-alignment is hasty

    Friday, Dec 26, 2014 Parliamentarians in Ukraine took an unprecedented vote in Kiev on Tuesday to drop the nation’s non-aligned status. It was a brave step considering that the nation has been wrenched apart by a schism echoing its long-standing… …read more Source:...

    Kiev and rebels in mass prisoner exchange
    Dec26

    Kiev and rebels in mass prisoner exchange

    Ukraine begins exchanging 225 separatists for 150 soldiers hours after peace talks fail to achieve main objectives. …read more Source: AL...

    Kiev and rebels begin mass prisoner exchange
    Dec26

    Kiev and rebels begin mass prisoner exchange

    Pro-Russian rebels (L) hand Ukrainian prisoners of war to their mothers in Luhansk, Ukraine, 26 December 2014. (EPA/Yuriy Streltsov) Kiev, Reuters—Kiev and pro-Russian separatists began an exchange of hundreds of prisoners of war on Friday, a state security service source said, part of a 12-point peace plan. The agreement to swap 125 Ukrainian...

    Page 894 of 1025

    Pin It on Pinterest