Ukraine crisis

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Switzerland has frozen the financial assets of the president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, following the violent aftermath of the elections

December 12, 2020

Russia and Ukraine have exchanged prisoners in a long-awaited deal that is widely hoped will reduce tensions between the pair.

September 7, 2019

International Monetary Fund (IMF) boss Christine Lagarde has said that Ukraine's economic reforms are starting to yield results, and the country

September 6, 2015

Ukraine has cut its interest rate to 27 per cent, a reduction of three percentage points – despite having inflation

August 27, 2015

I am becoming worryingly convinced that Vladimir Putin must be a big fan of this column. Just a few days

August 23, 2015

Russian gas company Gazprom announced today that it has stopped all natural gas supplies to Ukraine, after a bid to

July 1, 2015

The rouble fell 0.4 per cent against the dollar to $0.01848 in the early afternoon after reports suggested ambassadors from

June 17, 2015

Greece last night played a new card in the tense stand-off with its creditors and turned to Russia for help,

June 6, 2015

Eight British officials have been named on a Russian list of European politicians and military leaders who have been banned

May 31, 2015

Prime Minister David Cameron received a rare phone call yesterday when Russian president Vladimir Putin rang Number 10 to congratulate

May 25, 2015

The Ukraine crisis has hit Russian banks to the tune of somewhere between $4bn and $5bn, credit ratings agency Standard

April 13, 2015

Timothy Ash, head of emerging market research (excluding Africa) at Standard Bank, says YesTo answer this, one has to understand

March 16, 2015

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