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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Christine Lagarde: Trailblazing woman at the IMF
    Dec19

    Christine Lagarde: Trailblazing woman at the IMF

    However, in what might prove crucial for Lagarde's IMF future, the court ruled she will not be fined or face a jail sentence. Christine Lagarde is a high-flying former lawyer who rose to become the first woman to lead the International Monetary Fund but who may find her stellar career blemished by a conviction for negligence.The...

    EM currencies gain ground against dollar; stocks drop
    Dec19

    EM currencies gain ground against dollar; stocks drop

    Emerging market currencies gained ground against a weaker dollar while stocks hit a two-week low, still feeling the impact of last week’s Federal Reserve meeting. Ukrainian dollar-bonds soared after the country moved to privatise its biggest lender. MSCI’s emerging market index weakened 0.3% in its fourth straight day in the red with...

    EU extends sanctions against Russia for 6 months
    Dec19

    EU extends sanctions against Russia for 6 months

    BRUSSELS, Belgium – The European Union on Monday, December 19, extended for another 6 months damaging economic sanctions against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine. EU leaders decided at a summit last week to roll over the sanctions first imposed in 2014 and the European Council, which groups the 28 … …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] EU extends Russia sanctions
    Dec19

    [Ticker] EU extends Russia sanctions

    The EU has formally extended the duration of economic sanctions on Russia by six months until 31 July 2017, citing Russia’s non-compliance with the so-called Minsk ceasefire accord in Ukraine. The move comes after a weekend in which Russia-controlled forces killed six Ukrainian soldiers in east Ukraine. Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev said...

    EU extends sanctions against Russia for 6 more months
    Dec19

    EU extends sanctions against Russia for 6 more months

    Penalties linked to ongoing instability in Ukraine …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Food imports from Ukraine seized due to virus risk
    Dec19

    Food imports from Ukraine seized due to virus risk

    Foodstuffs and beverages from Ukraine destined for Malta have been seized by the authorities and will be destroyed …read more Source: Libya...

    Ukraine Nationalizes an Oligarch’s Losses
    Dec19

    Ukraine Nationalizes an Oligarch’s Losses

    Now taxpayers will be on the hook for the country’s biggest bank, bled dry by its owners. …read more Source:...

    NATO, Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine
    Dec19

    NATO, Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO and Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine, the alliance’s top official said Monday, after their ambassadors met in a fresh attempt to improve their acrimonious relations. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that the 28-nation military alliance and Russia “have profound disagreements on the crisis” in...

    NATO, Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine
    Dec19

    NATO, Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO and Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine, the alliance’s top official said Monday, after their ambassadors met in a… …read more Source:...

    NATO, Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine
    Dec19

    NATO, Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine

    Russia has annoyed NATO with snap war games or by buzzing the alliance’s ships and aircraft with fighter jets, as well as what NATO sees as aggressive use of propaganda. […] Lute said “I worry about attempts by Russia … to influence political campaigns, flooding allied capitals, the news media with misinformation or...