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    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...

    Russia wants charter reform, east Ukraine to stay with Kiev
    Dec15

    Russia wants charter reform, east Ukraine to stay with Kiev

    Russia Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says “Moscow wants a solution to the crisis in Ukraine envisaging a constitutional reform and the Russian-speaking eastern regions staying with Kiev” …read more Source: World...

    UN: Around 1,300 Killed in Ukraine Since Cease-fire
    Dec15

    UN: Around 1,300 Killed in Ukraine Since Cease-fire

    KYIV—Around 1,300 people have been killed in Ukraine’s separatist conflict since a September cease-fire, according to a U.N. report that said many living in the country’s rebel-held east were struggling to survive. As of Dec. 12, 4,707 combatants and civilians had been killed since pro-Russian rebels seized eastern regions near the...

    Russian PM uses Turkey joke to downplay Ukraine’s EU chances
    Dec15

    Russian PM uses Turkey joke to downplay Ukraine’s EU chances

    Both Ukraine and Turkey have little to no chance of joining the European Union, Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev has said …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

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