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    Children take seats at Ukraine’s often-rowdy parliament
    Dec18

    Children take seats at Ukraine’s often-rowdy parliament

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament, better known for its frequent fistfights, on Friday replaced its rowdy deputies with children — but… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine not to repay $3-billion debt to Russia: Premier
    Dec18

    Ukraine not to repay $3-billion debt to Russia: Premier

    Ukraine’s prime minister says the country will not pay back its USD three-billion debt to Russia despite Moscow’s warning that it would take legal action against Kiev if it misses looming deadline for the debt redemption. Addressing a cabinet meeting on Friday, Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Kiev had decided to impose a “moratorium” on the...

    Russia says unsurprised by Ukraine's refusal to pay debts, will win court case
    Dec18

    Russia says unsurprised by Ukraine's refusal to pay debts, will win court case

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak said on Friday that Ukraine’s decision to impose a moratorium on the payment of a $3 billion Eurobond held by Russia was not a surprise and that Moscow would win any future legal case on the matter. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says unsurprised by Ukraine’s refusal to pay debts, will win court case
    Dec18

    Russia says unsurprised by Ukraine’s refusal to pay debts, will win court case

    Russian Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak said on Friday that Ukraine’s decision to impose a moratorium on the payment of a US$3 billion Eurobond held by Russia was not a surprise and that Moscow would win any future legal case on the matter. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine not to repay $3-billion debt to Russia: Premier
    Dec18

    Ukraine not to repay $3-billion debt to Russia: Premier

    The Ukrainian premier says his country has imposed a ‘moratorium’ on the USD three-billion Russian bond due on December 20. …read more Source:...

    EU chief says Russia-Germany gas line could break EU rules
    Dec18

    EU chief says Russia-Germany gas line could break EU rules

    BRUSSELS (AP) — A top European Union official says the Nord Stream gas pipeline project that would deliver supplies direct to Germany from Russia appears to break EU rules. European Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday that “Nord Stream does not help diversification, nor would it reduce our energy dependence.” But Tusk said the EU’s...

    Presidents of Ukraine, Poland agree to cooperate in countering Russia
    Dec18

    Presidents of Ukraine, Poland agree to cooperate in countering Russia

    KYIV – Amid renewed Russian military aggression on the Donbas frontlines, which has brought a new round of dead and wounded, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko hosted a visit by Polish President Andrzej Duda on December 14-15 during which they consolidated their cooperation across many spheres. Riding a wave of conservative political victories...

    Ukraine to suspend trade with Crimea
    Dec18

    Ukraine to suspend trade with Crimea

    KYIV – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says Kyiv will suspend trade with Russian-occupied Crimea in one month. Mr. Yatsenyuk said at a government meeting on December 16 that Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers had decided that “the supplying of goods, work and services to Crimea and from Crimea” will be banned within 30 days. The […]...

    Biden issues warning to oligarchs as corruption accusations fly in Ukraine
    Dec18

    Biden issues warning to oligarchs as corruption accusations fly in Ukraine

    Now may be the last chance to stop corruption from eroding the foundations of the Ukrainian state, U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden told local politicians during his visit to Kyiv on December 6-8. Addressing the Ukrainian Parliament on December 8, he warned against repeating the mistakes of the 2004 Orange Revolution, after which oligarchs returned...

    Tusk Says Nord Stream 2 Does Not Meet EU Energy Rules
    Dec18

    Tusk Says Nord Stream 2 Does Not Meet EU Energy Rules

    European Council President Donald Tusk says the proposed Nord Stream-2 pipeline extension does not meet EU energy rules on supply diversification and would undermine Ukraine’s role as a gas transit state. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...