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Section: The Wall Street Journal (USA)

      Ukraine Violence Escalates as Truce Sought
      Jan31

      Ukraine Violence Escalates as Truce Sought

      Ukraine’s nine-month conflict plunged further into deadly violence, as Russia-backed rebels pressed their offensive to take the city of Debaltseve and officials held a new round of cease-fire talks. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Ukraine General Says Russia Knew Rebel Offensive Was Coming
      Jan31

      Ukraine General Says Russia Knew Rebel Offensive Was Coming

      Civilian and military casualties mount as fighting over strategic transport hub in eastern Ukraine rages, while efforts in Minsk to revive cease-fire talks failed. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      EU Extends Targeted Sanctions on Russia
      Jan30

      EU Extends Targeted Sanctions on Russia

      European Union foreign ministers agreed Thursday to extend by six months targeted sanctions against individuals and companies in Russia and eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Ukraine Fighting Creates New  Refugees
      Jan30

      Ukraine Fighting Creates New Refugees

      Thousands of people who thought the worst had passed have suddenly found themselves catapulted back into the crossfire and scrambling for safety in the dead of winter. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Ukraine Hires Lazard to Assist With Debt Restructuring
      Jan29

      Ukraine Hires Lazard to Assist With Debt Restructuring

      Ukraine has hired investment bank Lazard to assist in negotiations with foreign creditors over restructuring as much as $20 billion of Eurobond debt as the war-torn country’s finances deteriorate. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Gazprom Profit Falls on Ruble, Ukraine
      Jan29

      Gazprom Profit Falls on Ruble, Ukraine

      Russian state-controlled gas group Gazprom said net profit plunged 62% in the third quarter of 2014 compared with same period the previous year, hit by the slide in the ruble and a lack of deliveries to key customer Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      EU Policy Up in Air as Greece Seeks Relief
      Jan28

      EU Policy Up in Air as Greece Seeks Relief

      A new Greek government led by the left-wing Syriza party is creating an overlap between the two biggest crises Europe has faced in recent years: the deep economic malaise in the eurozone and the war in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Heavy Fighting Drains Ukraine Government’s Options and Finances
      Jan28

      Heavy Fighting Drains Ukraine Government’s Options and Finances

      Ukrainian troops beat off fresh attacks by pro-Russia militants on a crucial rail hub Tuesday, part of recent heavy fighting that is sapping the Ukrainian administration of options and finances as it works to fend off a wider Russian-supported onslaught. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Schäuble Urges Ukraine to Start Talks With Creditors
      Jan27

      Schäuble Urges Ukraine to Start Talks With Creditors

      Germany’s finance minister said that Kiev should begin negotiations on how to restructure its debts as part of a wider plan to stabilize the conflict-ridden country. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      EU Heads Call for More Russia Sanctions
      Jan27

      EU Heads Call for More Russia Sanctions

      European Union heads of government asked the bloc’s foreign ministers to consider further sanctions on Russia as a response to the latest violence in eastern Ukraine, saying Moscow held “responsibility” for the rebels’ actions. …read more Source: The Wall Street...