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    Russia sues Ukraine over debt repayment in London court
    Feb17

    Russia sues Ukraine over debt repayment in London court

    Dmitry RashnitsovMOSCOW, Feb. 17 (UPI) — Russia filed a lawsuit against Ukraine to demand compensation for the debt on bonds worth $3 billion and reimbursement of expenses. …read more Source: United Press...

    Crisis deepens as Tymoshenko party quits coalition
    Feb17

    Crisis deepens as Tymoshenko party quits coalition

    KIEV: Ukraine’s political turmoil worsened as squabbling in the wake of a failed no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk threatened to sink the ruling coalition. Ex-Premier Yulia Tymoshenko’s Batkivshchyna left the four- party alliance, while fellow coalition member Samopomich boycotted Wednesday’s...

    Ukraine PM hunts for new allies (AAP)
    Feb17

    Ukraine PM hunts for new allies (AAP)

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk says he is in talks with political groups, including the populist Radical party, about a possible coalition. …read more Source: The West...

    Now We Know Who Really Runs Ukraine
    Feb17

    Now We Know Who Really Runs Ukraine

    This week’s government showdown in Kiev is proof that the oligarchs are still firmly in control. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Lawyer: Ukrainian Jailed in Russia Moved To Punishment Cell; Health Worsening
    Feb17

    Lawyer: Ukrainian Jailed in Russia Moved To Punishment Cell; Health Worsening

    A Ukrainian who testified in the Russian trial of filmmaker Oleh Sentsov and later recanted his testimony has been transferred to a harsh punishment cell and is being denied medical care despite worse …read more Source: Big News...

    Russia Files Lawsuit Against Ukraine Over Unpaid Eurobonds
    Feb17

    Russia Files Lawsuit Against Ukraine Over Unpaid Eurobonds

    Russia has filed a lawsuit against Ukraine after Kyiv failed to repay a $3 billion Eurobond. Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said the lawsuit was filed on February 17 at the High Court in Lond …read more Source: Big News...

    The Pope and the Russian Patriarch Have Ended Their 1,000-Year Cold War
    Feb17

    The Pope and the Russian Patriarch Have Ended Their 1,000-Year Cold War

    Stephen F. CohenThe week of this historic meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill also witnessed dangerous developments in the US-Russian confrontation over Ukraine, Syria and Turkey. …read more Source: The...

    Lawyer: Ukrainian Jailed in Russia Moved To Punishment Cell; Health Worsening
    Feb17

    Lawyer: Ukrainian Jailed in Russia Moved To Punishment Cell; Health Worsening

    A Ukrainian who testified in the Russian trial of filmmaker Oleh Sentsov and later recanted his testimony has been transferred to a harsh punishment cell and is being denied medical care despite worsening health. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Sues Ukraine in London Court Over Unpaid Debt Claim
    Feb17

    Russia Sues Ukraine in London Court Over Unpaid Debt Claim

    The Russian finance ministry says it is owed $3 billion, escalating a legal battle between the countries that is already raging in European courts. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine’s Government Faces Fresh Problems, at Home, Abroad
    Feb17

    Ukraine’s Government Faces Fresh Problems, at Home, Abroad

    Ukraine’s government faced fresh challenges at home and abroad Wednesday, when a major political party withdrew from the governing coalition and Russia filed suit against the country over a $3 billion Eurobond debt. Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko announced her Fatherland party was leaving Ukraine’s governing coalition, which...