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    [Ticker] Ukrainian government nationalises biggest bank
    Dec19

    [Ticker] Ukrainian government nationalises biggest bank

    Ukraine on Sunday nationalised the country’s biggest bank, PrivatBank, to prevent a potential financial meltdown. The Ukrainian government said in a statement that it was now the single owner of the bank and guaranteed its clients’ deposits. PrivatBank was owned by Igor Kolomoyskiy, an early target of Ukrainian president Petro...

    At least five soldiers killed as clashes erupt in east Ukraine
    Dec19

    At least five soldiers killed as clashes erupt in east Ukraine

    At least five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in clashes with pro-Russian separatists, in one of the deadliest days of fighting since July, an army spokesperson has… …read more Source:...

    Pro-Russian separatists kill 5 Ukrainian soldiers
    Dec19

    Pro-Russian separatists kill 5 Ukrainian soldiers

    6 soldiers also wounded in Svitlodarsk region of Donetsk …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine nationalises country’s largest bank
    Dec19

    Ukraine nationalises country’s largest bank

    Ukraine on Sunday nationalised the country’s biggest bank in a bid to avert a financial meltdown in the war-scarred former Soviet state. The government moved to take over PrivatBank after months of rumours that the lender was heavily burdened by bad debts.PrivatBank controls one-third of the east European country’s deposits and even...

    Ukraine's largest bank nationalised
    Dec19

    Ukraine's largest bank nationalised

    Kiev’s decision falls in line with International Monetary Fund’s demand for Ukraine to clean up and stabilise its murky financial sector. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine nationalises country’s largest bank
    Dec19

    Ukraine nationalises country’s largest bank

    PrivatBank controls one-third of the east European country’s deposits and even has branches in the Baltic states. …read more Source: World...

    eNCA | Ukraine says five troops killed in worst clash in months
    Dec19

    eNCA | Ukraine says five troops killed in worst clash in months

    Kiev military spokesman Leonid Matyukhin told AFP that another six soldiers were wounded in the battle for control of the strategic city of Debaltseve. …read more Source:...

    Report: Killing Of Journalists Falls In 2016 From Record Level
    Dec19

    Report: Killing Of Journalists Falls In 2016 From Record Level

    An international press freedom group says the number of journalists killed in connection with their work is set to decline in 2016 from record levels in previous years, but that deaths of journalists covering war zones are on the rise. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Curious World of Donald Trump’s Private Russian Connections
    Dec19

    The Curious World of Donald Trump’s Private Russian Connections

    Throughout Donald Trump’s presidential campaign he expressed glowing admiration for Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Many of Trump’s adoring comments were utterly gratuitous. After his Electoral College victory, Trump continued praising the former head of the KGB while dismissing the findings of all 17 American national security...

    Russian influence looms over Germany’s election
    Dec19

    Russian influence looms over Germany’s election

    BERLIN — Long before the CIA and FBI came to the public conclusion last week that the Kremlin had interfered in the U.S. presidential election with the aim of helping Donald Trump, a senior German intelligence official told colleagues that Russia was interfering in German politics. The federal security agency had observed “active measures” from...