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September 18, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

Standard & Poor’s, a New York-based assessor of credit worthiness, thinks the Ukrainian banking sector is on shaky ground. According to its latest report on the country’s banking sector published […]

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Why is Putin coming to Serbia, US ambassador asks

September 18, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

“It is not certain yet whether Putin (Russian president Vladimir) will visit Belgrade, but if this happen, why is he coming?”, United States ambas ...

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Annual military exercise takes on new meaning for Ukraine troops

September 18, 2014, by Al Pessin of VOANews

The Ukrainian troops put on camouflage paint and hide in tall grass by the side of the road.  They have information that an enemy convoy will be pas ...

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Russian economy reeling after new Western sanctions

September 18, 2014, by Mil Arcega of VOANews

A new wave of Western sanctions is hitting Russia’s economy hard. State-owned energy firms continue to bleed profits and Russia’s national currenc ...

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    Bulgaria fears new gas deliveries interruption – Deputy PM
    September 17, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria was preparing contingency plans in case of a new interruption in gas supplies from Russia, which was seen as a high-probability scenario, Bulgarian caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva […]

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    Ukrainian leader to seek greater US support on visit
    September 17, 2014, by VOANews

    Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko visits Washington this week amid a shaky cease-fire with Russian-backed separatists, the ratification of an EU pact, and moves to grant self-rule to eastern Ukraine. As […]

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    Defence minister: Western weapons on way to Ukraine
    September 15, 2014, by Al Pessin of VOANews

    Ukraine’s Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey said Sunday weapons are on the way to Ukraine from Western countries – which he would not name – to help the country in its […]

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    Ukraine repels rebel attack on Donetsk airport
    September 14, 2014, by VOANews

    Ukraine’s military said Saturday it has successfully defended the government-held airport in Donetsk from an attack by pro-Russian rebels. Plumes of black smoke hung over the airport after it came […]

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    Poland claims shortfall in Russian natural gas imports
    September 11, 2014, by The Warsaw Voice

    Poland’s gas giant PGNiG said Wednesday that natural gas deliveries from the east from Russia’s Gazprom had fallen short of order, forcing a break in re-exports to gas-strapped Ukraine. PGNiG […]