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    Ukraine’s Central Bank Hikes Rate
    Feb05

    Ukraine’s Central Bank Hikes Rate

    Ukraine’s central bank increased its key rate to 19.5% from 14% and scrapped foreign currency auctions, moving the battered local currency a step closer to a free float in an effort to steady the market. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    3 killed in shelling in rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine
    Feb05

    3 killed in shelling in rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The City Hall in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine says at least 3 people have been killed in shelling overnight. …read more Source: U.S....

    3 killed in shelling in rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine
    Feb05

    3 killed in shelling in rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The City Hall in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine says at least 3 people have been killed in shelling overnight. This follows artillery strikes on the rebel stronghold on Wednesday which hit a hospital, leaving five people dead. Fighting between Russia-backed separatists and government forces picked up in January after a month of...

    3 killed in shelling in rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine
    Feb05

    3 killed in shelling in rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine

    Fighting between Russia-backed separatists and government forces picked up in January after a month of relative calm. The rebels pledge to carry on with their offensive on the government positions until Kiev stops shelling cities like Donetsk. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    3 people killed in overnight shelling in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine
    Feb05

    3 people killed in overnight shelling in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine

    The City Hall in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine says at least 3 people have been killed in shelling overnight. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine raises key interest rate to 19.5%
    Feb05

    Ukraine raises key interest rate to 19.5%

    Ukraine’s central bank will raise its key interest rate to 19.5 percent from February 6 from 14 percent to fight inflation. …read more Source:...

    NATO official: alliance to beef up response force
    Feb05

    NATO official: alliance to beef up response force

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO’s chief says the alliance is set to more than double the size of its Response Force in response to Russian aggression in Ukraine and the challenge of Islamic extremism. …read more Source: U.S....

    NATO official: alliance to beef up response force
    Feb05

    NATO official: alliance to beef up response force

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO’s chief says the alliance is set to more than double the size of its Response Force in response to Russian aggression in Ukraine and the challenge of Islamic extremism. NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday’s meeting of defense ministers in Brussels is expected to boost the size of the force from...

    NATO official: alliance to beef up response force
    Feb05

    NATO official: alliance to beef up response force

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO’s chief says the alliance is set to more than double the size of its Response Force in response to Russian aggression in Ukraine and the challenge of Islamic extremism. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Five more Ukrainian soldiers killed in east in past 24 hours, military says
    Feb05

    Five more Ukrainian soldiers killed in east in past 24 hours, military says

    The fresh casualties were announced as separatists continued attacks on a key rail hub northeast of the big city of Donetsk …read more Source: The Globe and...