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Section: The Wall Street Journal (USA)

      Calls Grow in Germany to Reverse Cuts to Army
      Mar09

      Calls Grow in Germany to Reverse Cuts to Army

      As the Ukraine crisis sharpens the focus on defense across Europe, Germany is stopping junking good military equipment and is rethinking its decadeslong focus on a smaller, cheaper army. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      U.S. Sanctions Hit Two Russian Banks Hardest
      Mar06

      U.S. Sanctions Hit Two Russian Banks Hardest

      Banks controlled by three billionaire friends of President Vladimir Putin have seen about $640 million of assets frozen in the U.S. as retaliation for the Kremlin’s actions in Ukraine, according to Treasury documents. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Cameron: West Needs Tough Russia Response
      Mar05

      Cameron: West Needs Tough Russia Response

      The British prime minister said the West needs a tough, long-term response to Russia over tensions in Ukraine, warning that he and other leaders were prepared to take sanctions “to a whole different level” if Moscow ramps up its aggression. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Western Leaders Discuss Ukraine Crisis
      Mar03

      Western Leaders Discuss Ukraine Crisis

      Germany warned of further sanctions against Russia in the event of renewed violence in Ukraine after Western leaders discussed the Ukraine crisis in a teleconference Tuesday. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Ukraine Central Bank Lifts Key Rate to 30%
      Mar03

      Ukraine Central Bank Lifts Key Rate to 30%

      Ukraine’s central bank raised its refinancing rate to 30%, as part of a package of measures aimed at stabilizing the country’s financial system. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Ukraine Edges Closer to IMF Bailout as Economy Teeters
      Mar03

      Ukraine Edges Closer to IMF Bailout as Economy Teeters

      Lawmakers passed austerity measures intended to help secure a fresh bailout from the IMF, as the U.N. reported a new death toll from the conflict with Russia-backed rebels. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Ukraine Debt Ratio Breaches Terms
      Mar02

      Ukraine Debt Ratio Breaches Terms

      Ukraine National Bank said the country’s sovereign and sub-sovereign debt reached 71.5% of GDP at the end of 2014, effectively breaking the terms of a eurobond it sold to Moscow. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Kerry, Lavrov Discuss Ukraine Crisis
      Mar02

      Kerry, Lavrov Discuss Ukraine Crisis

      Secretary of State John Kerry met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to discuss ongoing violence in Ukraine, negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program and the crisis in Syria, a senior State Department official said. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Russia Looms Large in Estonian Elections
      Mar01

      Russia Looms Large in Estonian Elections

      Estonians headed to the polls in an election dominated by socio-economic issues and concerns over national security in light of Russia’s moves in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Russia Probes Motives in Putin Critic’s Killing
      Feb28

      Russia Probes Motives in Putin Critic’s Killing

      Russian investigators said on Saturday they were probing motives into the killing of prominent opposition leader Boris Nemtsov that include possible links to the Ukraine conflict, Islamic extremism or a plan to destabilize the country. …read more Source: The Wall Street...