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    Ukraine Finance Chief: West, IMF Won’t Flag in Bailout Aid
    Feb19

    Ukraine Finance Chief: West, IMF Won’t Flag in Bailout Aid

    Ukrainian Finance Minister Jaresko rejects notion of post-Greece ‘bailout fatigue’ by lenders …read more Source: ABC...

    Explosive Court Case Puts Ukraine’s Chocolate King in Dock
    Feb19

    Explosive Court Case Puts Ukraine’s Chocolate King in Dock

    The West believes it can do business with multi-millionaire president Poroshenko – but a British firm of architects begs to differ. …read more Source:...

    Facebook bought WhatsApp one year ago today. Here are 11 quotes from its billionaire cofounders
    Feb19

    Facebook bought WhatsApp one year ago today. Here are 11 quotes from its billionaire cofounders

    Exactly a year ago today WhatsApp cofounders Jan Koum and Brian Acton became filthy rich when they sold the company to Facebook for $19 billion five years after the app’s launch. Koum and Acton met while working as Yahoo engineers. They are both part of the “Facebook reject club.” They hate advertising, and they feel strongly...

    Ukraine forces and EU diplomacy take heavy blow as rebels seize key town
    Feb19

    Ukraine forces and EU diplomacy take heavy blow as rebels seize key town

    A newly forged cease-fire all but collapsed as government troops withdrew from the transit hub of Debaltseve in what appears to be another implicit victory for Russia’s Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Ukrainian call for U.N. peacekeepers runs into trouble
    Feb19

    Ukrainian call for U.N. peacekeepers runs into trouble

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine — A Ukrainian appeal for international peacekeepers to calm its war-ravaged east ran into quick trouble Thursday after pro-Moscow rebels and Russian officials said any such mission would violate a peace deal reached last week. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine crisis: Timeline
    Feb19

    Ukraine crisis: Timeline

    CNBC’s Phil Han revisits the crisis in Ukraine that first began in 2013. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Crisis: Russia Says Calls For UN Peacekeepers Will ‘Destroy’ Minsk Accords
    Feb19

    Ukraine Crisis: Russia Says Calls For UN Peacekeepers Will ‘Destroy’ Minsk Accords

    The Ukrainian government’s call on Thursday for United Nations peacekeepers to deploy in eastern Ukraine is a move to “destroy the Minsk accords,” said Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s Ambassador to the UN, according to BBC. Eastern separatists, allegedly backed by the Russian military, ignored a ceasefire agreed upon in Minsk last week in...

    Lukashenka Says Belarus Ready For Dialogue With NATO
    Feb19

    Lukashenka Says Belarus Ready For Dialogue With NATO

    Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka says his country is ready for a “constructive dialogue” with NATO. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fighting rages despite bid to revive Ukraine truce
    Feb19

    Fighting rages despite bid to revive Ukraine truce

    Fighting raged in eastern Ukraine on Thursday despite European efforts to resurrect a still-born ceasefire, a day after pro-Russian separatists who spurned the truce forced thousands of government troops out of a strategic town. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Polish leader holds ‘difficult’ talks with Hungary’s Orban
    Feb19

    Polish leader holds ‘difficult’ talks with Hungary’s Orban

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The prime minister of Poland, one of Europe’s most critical voices on Russia, has held what she called “honest and difficult talks” with her Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban, who faces sharp criticism in the West for cultivating closer ties with Russia. Ewa Kopacz and Orban met Thursday in Warsaw, part of an effort...