: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    U.S and Europe Make New Bid to Stop War in Ukraine
    Feb05

    U.S and Europe Make New Bid to Stop War in Ukraine

    KIEV, 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 U.S. considerations of giving Ukraine lethal military aid, something many European nations oppose. The flurry of...

    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...

    US envoy Kerry urges Russia to back peace in Ukraine
    Feb05

    US envoy Kerry urges Russia to back peace in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine – In a new push for peace in eastern Ukraine, the leaders of France and Germany announced Thursday they were heading to Kyiv 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 flurry of...

    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...

    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 /...

    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...

    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. …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...

    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...