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    EU suspends sanctions pending four-way Ukraine peace summit
    Feb09

    EU suspends sanctions pending four-way Ukraine peace summit

    The EU has agreed to postpone the implementation of new individual sanctions against Russia to give time to see if a four-way Ukraine peace summit Wednesday makes progress, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    Chemical plant in eastern Ukraine catches fire
    Feb09

    Chemical plant in eastern Ukraine catches fire

    An explosion and fire have rocked a chemical plant outside a separatist stronghold in eastern Ukraine. Rebels say it was hit by government shelling. …read more Source: The New...

    Merkel, Obama to discuss Ukraine conflict
    Feb09

    Merkel, Obama to discuss Ukraine conflict

    Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in the US for talks with President Barack Obama expected to be dominated by the conflict in Ukraine. ||| Berlin – Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived on Sunday in Washington for talks at the White House with President Barack Obama expected to be dominated by the conflict in Ukraine.Merkel is sure to express her...

    Divergent views on dealing with Russia
    Feb09

    Divergent views on dealing with Russia

    German chancellor to take her ‘no arms for Ukraine’ message to Washington …read more Source: Business...

    Leaders scramble to avert ‘dramatic spiral’ in Ukraine
    Feb09

    Leaders scramble to avert ‘dramatic spiral’ in Ukraine

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko says progress has been made and that he is hopeful the meeting in Minsk will lead to a ‘swift and unconditional ceasefire’ in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: Business...

    Ukrainians have to end crisis – Putin
    Feb09

    Ukrainians have to end crisis – Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said the conflict in Ukraine will continue if rival groups there do not agree among themselves. …read more Source:...

    Tough task for central bankers, ministers
    Feb09

    Tough task for central bankers, ministers

    Finance ministers and central bankers face a tough task co-ordinating action to spur global growth at G20 meetings this week, with major economies running at different speeds and monetary policies diverging. ||| Nick Tattersall IstanbulFINANCE ministers and central bankers face a tough task co-ordinating action to spur global growth at Group of...

    US Secretary Kerry visits Ukraine
    Feb08

    US Secretary Kerry visits Ukraine

    US Secretary of State John Kerry is set to arrive in Kiev for talks focusing on the possibility of arming Ukrainian forces in their fight against Russian-backed separatist rebels. Kerry’s visit on Thursday comes a day after rocket salvos hit a previously safe section of Ukraine’s rebel stronghold of Donetsk, killing at least five...

    During Ukraine visit, senior UN official pledges broad support for Government
    Feb08

    During Ukraine visit, senior UN official pledges broad support for Government

    17 December 2014 – The top United Nations political official today voiced the Organization’s “unwavering commitment” in helping Ukraine address the range of political, humanitarian, security and development challenges it continues to face amid ongoing fighting in the country’s east. Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs...

    German, French leaders take Ukraine peace plan to Moscow
    Feb08

    German, French leaders take Ukraine peace plan to Moscow

    The leaders of Germany and France announced a new peace plan for Ukraine on Thursday, flying to Kiev with a proposal they would then take on to Moscow. The coordinated trip by Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Francois Hollande comes as rebels advanced on a railway hub held by Ukrainian troops after launching an offensive … …read...

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