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Ukraine raises interest rate to 30 percent

Mar 4, 2015
The hike comes as Ukraine's central bank seeks to tackle rampant inflation.
Posted In: ukraine, Ukrainian economy, Europe
The International Monetary Fund and conflict-torn Ukraine have reached a preliminary deal on a new financial rescue plan worth $17.5 billion dollars that could be a 'turning point' for Kiev, Christine Lagarde said on February 12 .

This might hurt a bit: The downside of Ukraine's IMF loan

Feb 12, 2015
A $17.5 billion IMF package for Ukraine comes with challenging conditions.
Posted In: IMF, ukraine, austerity
In a previous meeting last fall, Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel walks with President Obama in Brisbane, Australia.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits President Obama

Feb 9, 2015
Conflicts facing European continent are likely to be at the top of their agenda.
Posted In: Angela Merkel, ukraine, Greece

The Ukrainian rebel who started as a sci-fi writer

Aug 5, 2014
"We have this...fascinating phenomenon of a sci-fi writer playing real war games.”
Posted In: ukraine, Russia, science fiction, fiction

What do sanctions do, anyway?

Aug 1, 2014
The U.S. and E.U. placed more sanctions on Russia for its actions in Ukraine.
Posted In: ukraine, sanctions, Russia
Obama-Putin

New sanctions against Russia could hurt US firms

Jul 29, 2014
So far, the US hasn't been hit too hard.
Posted In: Russia, sanctions, ukraine
Cancelled flights

How airlines decide where it's too dangerous to fly

Jul 23, 2014
Airlines have to weigh both safety and economic risks.
Posted In: flying, Malaysian Airlines, Israel, ukraine, Airlines

Europeans weigh economic sanctions against Russia

Jul 21, 2014
What sanctions it would take to persuade Russia to change course.
Posted In: Russia, Crimea, ukraine, Putin, Malaysian Airlines

What we know about Buk missiles

Jul 18, 2014
The deadly consequences of Cold War weapons that won't go away.
Posted In: ukraine, weapons
Malaysian Airline

Why planes fly through dangerous airspace

Jul 18, 2014
We look at how airlines respond to volatile, violent situations on the ground.
Posted In: flying, Malaysian Airlines, planes, ukraine

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