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    US envoy Kerry urges Russia to commit to peace in Ukraine
    Feb05

    US envoy Kerry urges Russia to commit to peace in Ukraine

    At least 5 killed in artillery strike on hospital in Donetsk eastern Ukraine …read more Source:...

    After hefty currency fall, Ukraine raises key interest rate
    Feb05

    After hefty currency fall, Ukraine raises key interest rate

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Following a massive fall in its currency that has stoked inflationary pressures, Ukraine has raised a key interest rate by a massive 5.5 percentage points. The National Bank of Ukraine said in a statement on Thursday that the refinancing rate has been raised from 14 to 19.5 percent in a bid to “provide a stable and...

    After hefty currency fall, Ukraine raises key interest rate
    Feb05

    After hefty currency fall, Ukraine raises key interest rate

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Following a massive fall in its currency that has stoked inflationary pressures, Ukraine has raised a key interest rate by a massive 5.5 percentage points. …read more Source: U.S....

    Top NATO general warns of Russian reaction to arming Ukraine
    Feb05

    Top NATO general warns of Russian reaction to arming Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The top NATO commander warned Thursday that any move to provide Ukraine with lethal defensive weapons must take into account any possible angry reaction from Russia. U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove said that any action the U.S. or other Western nations take “could trigger a more strident reaction from Russia.” His remarks...

    Top NATO general warns of Russian reaction to arming Ukraine
    Feb05

    Top NATO general warns of Russian reaction to arming Ukraine

    BRUSSELS – The top NATO commander warned Thursday that any move to provide Ukraine with lethal defensive weapons must take into account any possible angry reaction from Russia. U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove said that any action the U.S. or other Western nations take “could trigger a more strident reaction from Russia.” His remarks come...

    Giving Ukraine weapons could trigger Russian reaction, NATO general warns
    Feb05

    Giving Ukraine weapons could trigger Russian reaction, NATO general warns

    The top NATO commander says any move to provide Ukraine with lethal defensive weapons must take into account any possible angry reaction from Russia. …read more Source: CTV...

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urges Russia to commit to Ukraine peace
    Feb05

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urges Russia to commit to Ukraine peace

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, standing with Ukraine’s president after their talks in Kiev, has urged Russia to show its commitment to a peaceful, diplomatic solution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine …read more Source:...

    French, German leaders head to Ukraine with peace initiative
    Feb05

    French, German leaders head to Ukraine with peace initiative

    PARIS – The leaders of France and Germany were carrying a new peace initiative to the Ukrainian and Russian capitals Thursday, amid a flurry of high-level diplomacy to end what French President Francois Hollande called a war on Europe’s edge. Hollande said he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel would travel to Kyiv on Thursday and then to...

    US envoy Kerry urges Russia to commit to peace in Ukraine
    Feb05

    US envoy Kerry urges Russia to commit to peace in Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, standing with Ukraine’s president after their talks in Kyiv, has urged Russia to show its commitment to a peaceful, diplomatic solution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Kerry said “our choice is diplomacy” and called on Russia to demonstrate its commitment by ceasing its military...

    Canada to help train Ukraine’s military police
    Feb05

    Canada to help train Ukraine’s military police

    OTTAWA – Defence Minister Rob Nicholson says Canada is joining the US-Ukraine Joint Commission on Defence Reform and Bilateral Co-operation. In a statement Monday night, Nicholson said the move will help to better co-ordinate Canada’s ongoing provision of assistance to the Ukrainian Armed Forces. He says the joint commission is the most...