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    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...

    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...

    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...

    Amid ongoing hostilities, UN warns of ‘life-threatening’ conditions for Ukraine’s civilians
    Feb08

    Amid ongoing hostilities, UN warns of ‘life-threatening’ conditions for Ukraine’s civilians

    15 December 2014 – As the conflict in eastern Ukraine heads into its tenth month, continued fighting and bitter cold temperatures are placing more than five million people at risk, the top United Nations human rights official warned today as he described conditions for those still living in conflict-affected areas as becoming “increasingly dire.”...

    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...

    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...

    ‘Extremely serious’ situation for over a million children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine – UN
    Feb08

    ‘Extremely serious’ situation for over a million children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine – UN

    19 December 2014 – In eastern Ukraine, the situation remains ‘extremely serious’ for more than 1.7 million children affected by the escalating crisis, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned today as it appealed for funds to continue its humanitarian response in the country. “Since March 2014, more than one million people...

    Half a million displaced in eastern Ukraine as winter looms, warns UN refugee agency
    Feb08

    Half a million displaced in eastern Ukraine as winter looms, warns UN refugee agency

    5 December 2014 – The fighting in eastern Ukraine this year has internally displaced over half a million people leaving them vulnerable to the harsh winter months ahead, the United Nations Refugee (UNHCR) warned today as aid workers race against the clock to distribute essential cold-weather supplies. In a Geneva briefing today, UNHCR...

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