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    Putin just invited the new Greek prime minister to Moscow
    Feb05

    Putin just invited the new Greek prime minister to Moscow

    Relations between Russia and the new government in Greece continue to warm. On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin invited the new Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to visit Russia, reports Vedomosti. “The president invited Tsipras to visit Russia at a convenient time. They discussed international issues, Ukraine and the situation...

    U.S. envoy John Kerry urges Russia to commit to Ukraine peace
    Feb05

    U.S. envoy 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:...

    European Leaders Push New Peace Plan For Ukraine
    Feb05

    European Leaders Push New Peace Plan For Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — In a new push for peace in eastern Ukraine, the leaders of France and Germany announced Thursday they were heading to Kiev and Moscow with a proposal to end the fighting. The surprise move appeared aimed at heading off U.S. considerations of giving Ukraine lethal military aid, something many European nations oppose. The...

    US envoy Kerry urges Russia to back peace in Ukraine
    Feb05

    US envoy Kerry urges Russia to back peace in Ukraine

    In a new push for peace in eastern Ukraine, the leaders of France and Germany announced Thursday they were heading to Kiev and Moscow with a proposal to end the fighting. The surprise move appeared aimed at heading off… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    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....

    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...

    Ukraine raises key interest rate by 5.5 percentage points after national currency slides
    Feb05

    Ukraine raises key interest rate by 5.5 percentage points after national currency slides

    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: FOX...

    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...

    Ukrainian IDPs Recall The Horrors Of War
    Feb05

    Ukrainian IDPs Recall The Horrors Of War

    People fleeing the fighting in eastern Ukraine recalled what they had gone through, after arriving at government-controlled Slovyansk railway station. In interviews filmed on the station platform on February 2, IDPs spoke of fear, lack of sleep, and constant firing. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    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...