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    Standard And Poor’s Upgrades Ukraine’s Credit Rating
    Oct19

    Standard And Poor’s Upgrades Ukraine’s Credit Rating

    The ratings agency Standard and Poor’s has upgraded Ukraine’s credit rating from “selective default” after Kyiv managed to strike a major debt write-down deal. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Recent Quiet in Ukraine Offers Hope for a Peaceful Resolution
    Oct19

    Recent Quiet in Ukraine Offers Hope for a Peaceful Resolution

    The guns have been silent for six weeks now, no small matter in a region where 8,000 people have died and two million have been displaced over 18 months. …read more Source: The New York...

    S&P upgrades Ukraine from ‘selective default’
    Oct19

    S&P upgrades Ukraine from ‘selective default’

    KIEV – Standard and Poor’s upgraded Ukraine’s credit rating on Monday from “selective default” thanks to the cash-strapped former Soviet country’s ability to strike a major debt write-restructuring deal. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ousted pro-Russia president sues Ukraine in European court (AFP)
    Oct19

    Ousted pro-Russia president sues Ukraine in European court (AFP)

    Strasbourg (France) (AFP) – Ukraine’s fugitive former president Viktor Yanukovych lodged a claim with the European Court of Human Rights on Monday for unfair treatment by Kiev’s Western-backed government. …read more Source: The West...

    Arsenal face crucial Bayern clash
    Oct19

    Arsenal face crucial Bayern clash

    Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey (C) controls the ball as team-mates look on during a training session at the club’s London Colney training ground in Hertfordshire on Monday ahead of their today’s UEFA Champions League match against Bayern Munich. — Reuters photo As Arsenal desperately seek a win against the mighty Bayern Munich and...

    Stalin portraits, Soviet nostalgia in Ukraine’s rebel regions
    Oct19

    Stalin portraits, Soviet nostalgia in Ukraine’s rebel regions

    DONETSK (UKRAINE) – Three portraits of former Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin are on display in the centre of Donetsk, the rebel capital of eastern Ukraine, as the separatist authorities fuel a mood of Soviet nostalgia. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    S&P upgrades Ukraine from ‘selective default’
    Oct19

    S&P upgrades Ukraine from ‘selective default’

    KIEV (AFP) – Standard and Poors upgraded Ukraines credit rating on Monday from selective default thanks to the cash-strapped former Soviet countrys ability to strike a major debt write-down deal.The New York-based agency said it was raising Ukraines foreign currency sovereign rating from SD to B-/B — a grade defined as highly...

    Russia says crisis-hit economy slumped 4.3% in third quarter
    Oct19

    Russia says crisis-hit economy slumped 4.3% in third quarter

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia’s economy shrank 4.3 percent in the third quarter this year, the government said Monday, as a recession caused by low oil prices and Western sanctions over Ukraine continued to take its toll.Deputy economy minister Alexei Vedev told Russian news agencies that preliminary estimates put the year-on-year drop in...

    Russia says crisis-hit economy slumped 4.3% in third quarter
    Oct19

    Russia says crisis-hit economy slumped 4.3% in third quarter

    MOSCOW – Russia’s economy shrank 4.3 percent in the third quarter this year, the government said Monday, as a recession caused by low oil prices and Western sanctions over Ukraine continued to take its toll. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine raises boat capsize toll to 16 (AFP)
    Oct19

    Ukraine raises boat capsize toll to 16 (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian recovery workers raised the death toll by two to 16 on Monday after recovering and searching a pleasure boat that sank in the Black Sea near the Ukrainian city of Odessa. …read more Source: The West...