UKRAINE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/UKRAINE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364447-79/ukraine-fighting-imf-bailout.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364447-79/ukraine-fighting-imf-bailout.html.csp">Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JUERGEN BAETZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T10:39:02.567-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 10:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brussels • While Ukraine’s leaders are trying to win the war against Russian-backed separatists in the east, they appear to be losing the battle to resurrect the country’s battered economy. Ukraine might need billions in additional support if the fighting between the military and the separatists in the country’s east persists through next year, the International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday. Only covering the shortfall in the central bank’s reserves would require an additional $19 billion by the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583644472014-09-02T10:39:02.567-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T10:39:02.567-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364447@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:39:02 MDT Russia calls for cease-fire, but Ukraine vows to fight on http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58362520-68/ukraine-russia-russian-monday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58362520-68/ukraine-russia-russian-monday.html.csp">Russia calls for cease-fire, but Ukraine vows to fight on</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Karoun Demirjian</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-01T22:07:28.296-06:00">Updated Sep 1, 2014 10:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • Russian officials pressed Ukraine on Monday to declare a cease-fire with separatists, but Ukrainians say they are locked in a war not just against the rebels but also against Russia - on behalf of Europe. “A great war has come, the likes of which Europe has not seen since the Second World War,” Ukrainian Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey said on his Facebook page Monday, adding that the fight must go on to “show that Ukrainians are not going to give up.” Lost territory, trapped soldiers...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58362520@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:07:28 MDT Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361196-68/ukraine-russia-russian-ukrainian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361196-68/ukraine-russia-russian-ukrainian.html.csp">Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV and JIM HEINTZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-01T11:37:07.26-06:00">Updated Sep 1, 2014 11:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine’s sovereignty in exchange for autonomy — a shift that reflects Moscow’s desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks. The insurgents’ platform, released at the start of Monday’s negotiations in Minsk, the Belarusian capital, represented a significant change in their vision for the future of Ukraine’s eastern, mainly Russian-speaking region. It remains unclear, however, wheth...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58361196@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:37:07 MDT Putin urges talks on ‘statehood in southeast Ukraine’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58359418-68/ukraine-russia-ukrainian-putin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58359418-68/ukraine-russia-ukrainian-putin.html.csp">Putin urges talks on ‘statehood in southeast Ukraine’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM HEINTZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-31T21:55:47.208-06:00">Updated Aug 31, 2014 09:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kiev, Ukraine • Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine. Hours later, Ukraine said a border guard vessel operating in the Azov Sea was attacked by land-based forces. Pro-Russian rebels have recently opened a new offensive along the seacoast. Putin’s comment, made to national TV network Channel 1, said Ukraine should “hold substantive, meaningful talks, not about technical issues but about th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583594182014-08-31T21:55:47.208-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-31T21:55:47.208-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58359418@www.sltrib.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:55:47 MDT E.U. holds off on new sanctions against Russia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58355054-68/ukraine-russia-sanctions-russian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58355054-68/ukraine-russia-sanctions-russian.html.csp">E.U. holds off on new sanctions against Russia</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JUERGEN BAETZ </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and JIM HEINTZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T20:32:52.094-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 08:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brussels • Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia’s increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away. Instead, the 28-nation bloc’s heads of state and government tasked their executive body to “urgently” prepare tougher economic sanctions that could be adopted within a week, according to EU summit chairman Herman Van Rompuy. The decision on new sanctions will depend on the evolution of the situation on...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583550542014-08-30T20:32:52.094-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-30T20:32:52.094-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58355054@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:32:52 MDT Washington Post: West must make Putin pay http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58351363-82/putin-ukraine-russian-russia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58351363-82/putin-ukraine-russian-russia.html.csp">Washington Post: West must make Putin pay</a></h4>