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    Ukraine’s free trade pact with EU to allow Lithuanians to save many millions euros
    Dec30

    Ukraine’s free trade pact with EU to allow Lithuanians to save many millions euros

    The free trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and Ukraine, which will fully come into force on January 1, 2016, will lower prices for Ukrainian goods in Lithuania and vice versa and will also allow businesses from both countries to save many millions of euros, Deputy Foreign Minister Raimundas Karoblis has said, cites LETA/BNS....

    Germany Warns Ukrainian Cease-Fire ‘Increasingly Fragile’
    Dec30

    Germany Warns Ukrainian Cease-Fire ‘Increasingly Fragile’

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned that the cease-fire between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists is becoming more fragile. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Four-way phone talks on Ukraine crisis today: Kiev
    Dec30

    Four-way phone talks on Ukraine crisis today: Kiev

    KIEV (AFP) – The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France will hold a conference call Wednesday to assess implementation of a peace accord in pro-Russian eastern Ukraine, the government in Kiev said Tuesday.The phone call will bring together Ukrainian, Russian and French presidents Petro Poroshenko, Vladimir Putin and Francois...

    Ukraine Cease-fire Is Shaky, Germany’s Steinmeier Says
    Dec30

    Ukraine Cease-fire Is Shaky, Germany’s Steinmeier Says

    The cease-fire in eastern Ukraine between government forces and pro-Russian separatists is becoming more fragile, Germany’s foreign minister warned Tuesday. Frank-Walter Steinmeier condemned violations of the cease-fire that occurred over the Christmas holiday. “I urgently call on all sides to strictly adhere to the cease-fire in the...

    Ukraine central bank sees inflation hitting 44%
    Dec30

    Ukraine central bank sees inflation hitting 44%

    Ukraine’s central bank governor said on Wednesday that inflation this year had hit 44 percent, up from 24.9 percent in 2014. …read more Source:...

    OSCE Mission Comes under Fire in Eastern Ukraine
    Dec30

    OSCE Mission Comes under Fire in Eastern Ukraine

    A team of international observers monitoring the shaky cease-fire in eastern Ukraine says it came under fire while inspecting a village.No injuries were reported in the incident Sunday in Kominternove.A statement from the monitoring mission of the Organization for Security… …read more Source:...

    Putin’s bailout bank needs 1.3 trillion rouble rescue
    Dec30

    Putin’s bailout bank needs 1.3 trillion rouble rescue

    FOR years, Russia President Vladimir Putin used Vnesheconombank (VEB) to pay for “special projects”, from the Sochi Olympics to covert acquisitions in Ukraine to oligarch bailouts. Now, the state bank needs a rescue of its own and it could be the Kremlin’s costliest yet. …read more Source: The Business...

    Kiev cries foul as historic Crimean wines go under hammer
    Dec30

    Kiev cries foul as historic Crimean wines go under hammer

    KIEV – Legendary Crimean winemaker Massandra, once a supplier to Russia’s Tsar Nicolas II, has provoked the ire of Kiev by putting 13,000 vintage bottles up for auction on Tuesday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Four-way phone talks Wednesday on Ukraine crisis: Kiev (AFP)
    Dec29

    Four-way phone talks Wednesday on Ukraine crisis: Kiev (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France will hold a conference call Wednesday to assess implementation of a peace accord in pro-Russian eastern Ukraine, the government in Kiev said Tuesday. …read more Source: The West...

    How a Jewish reporter celebrated Hanukkah at the Kremlin
    Dec29

    How a Jewish reporter celebrated Hanukkah at the Kremlin

    JTA’s Cnaan Liphshiz, right, gets set to accept a Fiddler on the Roof Award from Rabbi Boruch Gorin at the Kremlin, Dec. 8, 2015. (Courtesy of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia) MOSCOW (JTA) — Like many tourists in Red Square, I have often wondered what lies beyond the tall walls that separate this Moscow attraction from the...