UN General Assembly rebukes Russia over Ukraine – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThe United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly adopted a resolution declaring Crimea’s referendum on independence illegal, a move that U.S. and European diplomats hope will help deter Russia from…

Ukraine’s Tymoshenko to Run for President – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalMOSCOW—Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko said she would run for president in elections on May 25, weeks after she was released from jail when street protests ousted…

West to Help Ukraine With $18 Billion Bailout – ABC News

ABC NewsWestern nations rushed to help Ukraine on Thursday, with the International Monetary Fund pledging up to $18 billion in loans, the U.N. condemning the vote that drove Crimea into…

Hill Republicans urge Obama to take firm stance against Russia in Ukraine – Fox News

Fox NewsRepublicans on the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday strongly urged President Obama to take a firmer stance against Russia in light of the Ukraine crisis and amid increasing…

UPDATE 1-IMF says no need for Ukraine debt restructuring now – Reuters

Reuters(Adds further comments, background). WASHINGTON, March 27 (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund, which on Thursday approved a new aid package for Ukraine, said it does not see a need…

Almost 100000 Russian troops near Ukraine, Kiev official says – Al-Arabiya

Al-Arabiya“Almost 100,000 soldiers are stationed on the borders of Ukraine and in the direction ….of Kharkiv, Donetsk, ” Andriy Parubiy, chairman of Ukraine’s national security council, said via a webcast…

Ukraine Revolutionaries Bitter about Crimea Loss and Kiev Incompetence – Daily Beast

Ukraine Revolutionaries Bitter about Crimea Loss and Kiev IncompetenceDaily BeastKIEV, Ukraine—The new leaders in Ukraine are facing a public backlash over the country’s loss of Crimea even as concerns grow…

IMF offers Ukraine up to $18 billion in loans – News & Observer

News & ObserverKIEV, Ukraine — The International Monetary Fund on Thursday promised to loan between $14 billion and $18 billion to Ukraine’s fledgling government, which is struggling to keep the…

IMF says it will provide Ukraine with up to $18B in assistance over next 2 years – Washington Post

Washington PostKIEV, UKRAINE — The International Monetary Fund said Thursday it will provide Ukraine up to $18 billion in assistance over the next two years, part of a far-reaching rescue…

Poll: Ukraine Crisis Hurts Obama Approval Ratings – ABC News

ABC NewsForeign policy used to stand out as a not-so-bleak spot in the public’s waning assessment of Barack Obama. Not anymore. He’s getting low marks for handling Russia’s swoop into…

Ukraine Nears IMF Bailout Accord as Obama Warns Russia – Businessweek

BusinessweekIn this photo taken Monday, March 24, 2014, a Ukrainian border guard, right, and Russian border guards, background, stand at the border crossing between Ukraine and Russia in the village…

Obama Calls Russian Moves on Ukraine a Challenge to Global Order – Businessweek

BusinessweekPresident Barack Obama said the U.S. and its European allies stand united against Russian attempts to redraw Ukraine’s boundaries, while warning that indifference would ignore the lessons from two world…

CityHour: Ukraine Startup For Business Networking At MacWor

CityHour: Ukraine Startup For Business Networking At MacWor CityHour allows you to arrange face-to-face meetings or locate professionals. The app allows you to sync with iPhone and Google Canlendars. See…

For GE, Ukraine Roils Russia Strategy – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalIn a matter of weeks, General Electric Co.’s Russia business has gone from holding promise to a holding pattern. In February, GE board members toured the Kremlin on…

Obama: US and Europe united over Ukraine crisis – CNN

CNN(CNN) — U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday again called for Russia to de-escalate the situation in Ukraine — and warned of further isolation and “costs” if Moscow doesn’t respond…

Obama: US, EU ‘United in Our Support’ of Ukraine – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaWrapping up meetings with European officials in Brussels, U.S. President Barack Obama said that Europe is America’s closest partner and called for the creation of a united front…

IMF rushes through $15bn Ukraine bailout – Financial Times

Financial Times… April, according to officials involved in the negotiations. The programme, which will come in a traditional IMF bailout known as a “standby arrangement”, is being rushed to the…

Obama Deplores Russia’s ‘Brute Force’ in Ukraine – New York Times

New York TimesPresident Obama spoke at the Palais Des Beaux Arts on Wedesday in Brussels. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times. the main story. the main story. the main story…

How alleged social media leaks are shaping politics in Ukraine and Turkey – Washington Post (blog)

Washington Post (blog)This file photo taken on March 6, 2014 shows Yulia Tymoshenko, leader of Ukraine’s Batkivshchyna Party, addressing the media during a news conference at the European People’s Party…

Ukraine Defense Minister resigns, Ukraine disarms citizens: Kiev has a choice – DigiNews

Ukraine Defense Minister resigns, Ukraine disarms citizens: Kiev has a choiceDigiNewsWASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 — Kiev either does not understand the gravity of the situation they are in or they…

Obama: Russia Acting ‘Out of Weakness’ on Ukraine – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaPresident Barack Obama said Russia was acting “out of weakness” and not strength in its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. In comments to reporters following a nuclear summit…

Europe, Ukraine press to deepen ties as Obama dismisses Russia as ‘regional … – Washington Post

Washington PostKIEV, Ukraine — European and Ukrainian officials pushed ahead on Wednesday with a plan to deepen ties, a task made more urgent by Russia’s recent takeover of Crimea and…

Dems remove hurdle to clear passage of Ukraine aid – Washington Post

Washington PostWASHINGTON — Democrats backed down Tuesday and removed a hurdle blocking passage of legislation to aid Ukraine and sanction Russia for its bold military incursion into Crimea. With tens…

Senate leader Reid drops IMF reforms from Ukraine aid package – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON — Bowing to Republican opposition, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Tuesday that legislation to provide $1 billion in aid to Ukraine would move forward without…

Senate Democrats Drop IMF Provision From Ukraine Aid Bill – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalWASHINGTON—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) said Tuesday he would drop language related to the International Monetary Fund from a broader package of aid to Ukraine and…

Top Ukraine nationalist killed in police operation – Businessweek

BusinessweekKIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s Interior Ministry says a prominent member of a radical nationalist movement in Ukraine that played a key role in recent anti-government demonstrations was killed during…

Kiev condemns Russian forces attacks on Ukraine’s military units – Xinhua

Kiev condemns Russian forces attacks on Ukraine’s military unitsXinhuaKIEV, March 25 (Xinhua) — The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry Tuesday strongly condemned the attacks by the Russian troops on Ukraine’s military units…

Obama, Ukraine condemn Russia – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKIEV, Ukraine – The United States and Ukraine issued a condemnation Tuesday of Russia’s takeover of Crimea as President Obama discussed with European leaders the possibility of further sanctions…

Ukraine defense chief resigns; troops leave Crimea – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Ukraine defense chief resigns; troops leave CrimeaHonolulu Star-AdvertiserKIEV, Ukraine

Ukraine crisis revives talk of NATO, but little direct role seen – Fox News

Fox NewsMar. 19, 2014: NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen gestures while speaking after receiving the Hillary Rodham Clinton Award for Advancing Women in Peace and Security at Georgetown University…

Kiev decides to tame eastern Ukraine by foreign mercenaries – ITAR-TASS

Kiev decides to tame eastern Ukraine by foreign mercenariesITAR-TASSDNEPROPETROVSK, March 25. /ITAR-TASS/. Ukrainian authorities plan to attract US private military company Greystone Limited to suppress protest moods of the mostly…

Ukraine aid bill clears hurdle in Senate, sets up vote for later in the week – Fox News

Fox NewsThe Senate voted 78-17 to advance a Ukraine aid package Monday sought by the Obama administration, setting up a final vote for later this week. The bill ran into…

Top Ukraine nationalist killed in police operation – Chron.com

Chron.comUkrainian sailors leave the Konstantin Olshansky navy ship in the bay of Donuzlav, Crimea, Monday, March 24, 2014. Ukraine’s fledgling government ordered troops to retreat from Crimea on Monday, ending…

Congress Locked in Ukraine Aid Bill Dispute – ABC News

ABC NewsThe Senate and House appear headed for a standoff over competing bills to authorize sanctions on Russia and provide aid to Ukraine, potentially prolonging Congress’ inaction over the two…

West alert to Russian moves in Moldova and eastern Ukraine – Irish Times

Irish TimesWomen going home after a day of work in the Moldovian autonmous region of Gagauzia. The Gagauz are Turkic Orthodox Christians who speak Russian, and declared independence during the…