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    UN says it has not received any Ukraine peacekeeping request for turbulent eastern region
    Mar06

    UN says it has not received any Ukraine peacekeeping request for turbulent eastern region

    The U.N. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine’s Economy Is Worse Than It Looks
    Mar06

    Ukraine’s Economy Is Worse Than It Looks

    The Ukrainian National Bank and government are driving more of the country’s economy into the shadow sector to make the hryvna’s exchange rate palatable to the IMF. …read more Source:...

    UN says it has not received any Ukraine peacekeeping request
    Mar06

    UN says it has not received any Ukraine peacekeeping request

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. political chief says Ukraine still hasn’t submitted a formal request for a U.N. peacekeeping force to be stationed… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Conflict Tops Agenda Of EU Meeting In Riga
    Mar06

    Ukraine Conflict Tops Agenda Of EU Meeting In Riga

    The two-day talks start on March 6 amid heightened tension over Moscow’s support for separatists in eastern Ukraine and the implementation of a fragile cease-fire agreement between Ukrainian government forces and the rebels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Pays Russia For Gas Supplies Through Mid-March
    Mar06

    Ukraine Pays Russia For Gas Supplies Through Mid-March

    Russian gas giant Gazprom said on March 6 it had received a pre-payment for gas from Ukrainian state energy company Naftogaz ensuring supplies to Ukraine through mid-March. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Imprisoned Ukrainian ready to end hunger strike, lawyers say
    Mar06

    Imprisoned Ukrainian ready to end hunger strike, lawyers say

    Nadezhda Savchenko has been in Russian custody since June on charges that she aided a mortar attack that killed two Russian journalists covering the war between Ukrainian troops and Russia-backed separatists. […] her lawyers on Friday posted photos on Twitter of a handwritten statement from Savchenko saying the high-fat broth was dangerous...

    Ukrainian officer imprisoned in Russia is ready to end 3-month hunger strike, her lawyers say
    Mar06

    Ukrainian officer imprisoned in Russia is ready to end 3-month hunger strike, her lawyers say

    Lawyers for a Ukrainian military officer imprisoned in Russia say she’s ready to end her nearly three-month hunger strike if she’s offered a balanced diet. …read more Source: FOX...

    Imprisoned Ukrainian ready to end hunger strike, lawyers say
    Mar06

    Imprisoned Ukrainian ready to end hunger strike, lawyers say

    MOSCOW (AP) — Lawyers for a Ukrainian military officer imprisoned in Russia say she’s ready to end her nearly three-month hunger strike if she’s offered a balanced diet. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine Ceasefire Monitoring Mission Must Be Expanded, More Sanctions Ready For Violations, EU Says
    Mar06

    Ukraine Ceasefire Monitoring Mission Must Be Expanded, More Sanctions Ready For Violations, EU Says

    The European Union’s priority in Ukraine is to strengthen the ceasefire monitoring mission there, the bloc’s foreign minister, Federica Mogherini, said Friday. If fighting picks up again, she said the EU is ready to place more economic sanctions on Russian businesses and politicians. …read more Source: International Business...

    Putin Says He’ll Take a 10% Pay Cut
    Mar06

    Putin Says He’ll Take a 10% Pay Cut

    Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Friday he would take a 10% pay cut, as the country’s economy continues to stagnate. The decision, effective March 1 through Dec. 31, will affect other officials, including Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Prosecutor General Yury Chaika and Investigative Committee President Alexander Bastrykin, AFP...