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    ‘Friendly’ Ukraine Debt Talks Seen as Minister to Meet Creditors
    Mar12

    ‘Friendly’ Ukraine Debt Talks Seen as Minister to Meet Creditors

    Barclays Plc and Commerzbank AG are predicting Ukraine will avoid pushing bondholders to reduce the face value it owes as talks begin to ease its debt burden. …read more Source:...

    Poland, Which Has US Weapons, Weighs Sending Lethal Aid To Ukraine
    Mar12

    Poland, Which Has US Weapons, Weighs Sending Lethal Aid To Ukraine

    Poland’s Ministry of National Defense began discussions Thursday on whether to send weapons to Ukraine. While the Polish government has said that no firm decision has been made, the head of the country’s National Security Bureau, Stanislaw Koziej, said both parties were in agreement “that the stronger the Ukrainian army, the higher...

    Europa League 2014-15 Round of 16 Schedule, Standings, Preview – Where to Watch
    Mar12

    Europa League 2014-15 Round of 16 Schedule, Standings, Preview – Where to Watch

    The Europa League gets back underway on Thursday with the first leg of its round of 16 matchups. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine Expects First IMF Loan Tranche By March 13
    Mar12

    Ukraine Expects First IMF Loan Tranche By March 13

    Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko says Kyiv expects the first tranche of $5 billion under a new four-year International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout program to be disbursed no later than March 13. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Nemtsov Killing May Have Exposed Cracks in Kremlin Unity
    Mar12

    Nemtsov Killing May Have Exposed Cracks in Kremlin Unity

    The killing of Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov within sight of the Kremlin has exposed rarely seen tensions between different camps inside President Vladimir Putin’s system of rule. No outsiders can know with any certainty what is happening behind the red-brick walls of the Kremlin, but some of Nemtsov’s associates say his...

    Failed banking stress tests and a bleak spring for Ukraine
    Mar12

    Failed banking stress tests and a bleak spring for Ukraine

    On Tuesday, major currency moves between the dollar the euro – as the ECB’s asset-buying program kicked in and a strong jobs report gave weight to questions about when the Fed will hike interest rates – pushed the euro down… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Exclusive: From ‘Red October’ village, new evidence on downing of Malaysian plane over Ukraine
    Mar12

    Exclusive: From ‘Red October’ village, new evidence on downing of Malaysian plane over Ukraine

    By Anton Zverev CHERVONYI ZHOVTEN, Ukraine (Reuters) – Villagers in eastern Ukraine have told Reuters they saw a missile flying directly… …read more Source:...

    Photos March 12: Top images from around the world
    Mar12

    Photos March 12: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. Paramedics load one of two police officers who were shot while standing guard in front of the Ferguson Police Station during a protest in Ferguson, Mo. A 32-year-old officer from nearby Webster Groves was...

    Ceasefire will not stop Putin’s push for Russian control of eastern Ukraine
    Mar12

    Ceasefire will not stop Putin’s push for Russian control of eastern Ukraine

    The current lull in fighting in eastern Ukraine, the result of a ceasefire signed in February, is a temporary reprieve from what is likely to be a protracted and increasingly violent conflict. With or without peace, what is to become of Ukraine’s eastern regions? …read more Source:...

    Crimean Tatar Man Detained Over Pre-Annexation Clash
    Mar12

    Crimean Tatar Man Detained Over Pre-Annexation Clash

    A Crimean Tatar activist has been arrested over a clash on the Black Sea peninsula in February 2014, shortly before Russia seized control. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...