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    IMF approves $17.5 bn lifeline for Ukraine
    Mar11

    IMF approves $17.5 bn lifeline for Ukraine

    Washington (AFP) – The International Monetary Fund approved Wednesday a $17.5 billion (15.5 billion euro) bailout of crisis-wracked Ukraine, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said.”This new four-year extended arrangement will support immediate economic stabilization in Ukraine and a set of deep and wide-ranging policy reforms aimed at...

    IMF approves $17.5B loan program for Ukraine
    Mar11

    IMF approves $17.5B loan program for Ukraine

    The International Monetary Fund signed off on a $17.5 billion four-year loan program for Ukraine Wednesday, Reuters reported. …read more Source: FOX...

    US to send Ukraine small drones, armored Humvees
    Mar11

    US to send Ukraine small drones, armored Humvees

    Vice President Joe Biden told Ukraine’s president Wednesday the U.S. will send more aid to the country, which U.S. officials said will include… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine expects $5B loan from IMF in ‘coming days’
    Mar11

    Ukraine expects $5B loan from IMF in ‘coming days’

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s finance minister says the country is expecting to receive $5 billion in credit from the International Monetary Fund in the coming days— the first in a sought-for series of bailout loans the government hopes will keep Ukraine from an economic meltdown.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    How Venezuela Will Be the Ukraine of 2015
    Mar11

    How Venezuela Will Be the Ukraine of 2015

    President Obama just announced the latest threat to U.S. National Security. And it’s not some country in the Middle East or bordering Russia. It’s Venezuela. And it isn’t just because of actions by the Maduro government. The country is on the verge of being the Ukraine of 2015. As 2013 came to a close, few thought that Ukraine...

    Ukraine’s neighbor Poland to test resilience to attack
    Mar11

    Ukraine’s neighbor Poland to test resilience to attack

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland will hold an exercise this year to test its resilience to a “crisis” like the conflict in neighboring Ukraine,… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Expects $5B Loan From IMF in ‘Coming Days’
    Mar11

    Ukraine Expects $5B Loan From IMF in ‘Coming Days’

    KIEV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s finance minister says the country is expecting to receive $5 billion in credit from the International Monetary Fund in the coming days— the first in a sought-for series of bailout loans the government hopes will keep Ukraine from an economic meltdown. The office of Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko said Wednesday that...

    Ukraine’s neighbor Poland to test resilience to attack
    Mar11

    Ukraine’s neighbor Poland to test resilience to attack

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland will hold an exercise this year to test its resilience to a “crisis” like the conflict in neighboring Ukraine, President Bronislaw Komorowski said Wednesday. Komorowski spoke to reporters during an annual meeting of army commanders and the defense minister that examines Poland’s defense potential and outlines...

    US Slaps Sanctions on Ukrainian Rebels, Russian Bank
    Mar11

    US Slaps Sanctions on Ukrainian Rebels, Russian Bank

    The United States on Tuesday placed sanctions on eight Ukrainian separatists and a Russian bank, warning that recent attacks by rebels armed by Russia violated a European-brokered ceasefire in the war-torn country. The sanctions signal Washington is ratcheting up pressure on Moscow a day after accusing Russia of sending tanks and heavy military...

    Obama to provide more non-lethal aid to Ukraine
    Mar11

    Obama to provide more non-lethal aid to Ukraine

    Brushing aside a bipartisan call from Congress to send arms to Ukraine, the Obama administration said Wednesday it will instead provide an additional $75 million in non-lethal military equipment to Kiev in its fight against Russian-backed rebels. The military aid will include counter-mortar radar, drones, radios and medical equipment, a …...