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U.S. Congress negotiators set $12 bln for new Ukraine aid

A local resident walks past an apartment block damaged in the course of Russia-Ukraine conflict in Mariupol, Ukraine September 25, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Negotiators to a stop-gap spending bill in the U.S. Congress have agreed to include about $12 billion in […]

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Norway’s wealth fund tells firms to set net zero emission goals

A general view of the Norwegian central bank, where Norway’s sovereign wealth fund is situated, in Oslo, Norway, March 6, 2018. REUTERS/Gwladys Fouche/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Firms it invests in must cut emissions to net zero by 2050 Plan is in line with the Paris Agreement Follows proposal […]

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Ukraine hopes for more foreign aid by end of 2022

FILE PHOTO – Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmygal speaks during a news briefing following talks with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki in Kyiv, Ukraine February 1, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Ukraine expects a further $12-$16 billion of financial support from foreign partners […]

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Biden administration readies about $800 mln in additional security aid for Ukraine -sources

U.S. President Joe Biden pauses as he speaks during a signing ceremony for “The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022” in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, U.S. August 16, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 18 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s administration is […]

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Fitch upgrades rating on Ukraine to ‘CC’

Aug 17 (Reuters) – Ratings agency Fitch on Wednesday upgraded Ukraine’s rating to ‘CC’ from ‘Restricted Default’ following the country’s restructuring of external debt last week. Ukraine’s overseas creditors backed the country’s request for a two-year freeze on payments on almost $20 billion in international bonds, which will allow it to avoid a messy debt […]

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Ukraine to resume excise tax on fuel to replenish budget during war

Drivers stay in line outside a petrol station as they try to buy fuel, amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine May 11, 2022. REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, Aug 15 (Reuters) – The Ukrainian government has asked parliament to partially restore excise tax on petrol and […]

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Ukraine’s creditors agree 2-year freeze on $20 bln overseas debt

Ukraine says move will save it $5 bln over two years Creditors back similar move for two state firms, warrant changes Comprehensive debt restructuring seen following freeze LONDON/NEW YORK Aug 10 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s overseas creditors have backed its request for a two-year freeze on payments on almost $20 billion in international bonds, according to […]

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Ukraine says it reached quorum for GDP warrants vote on Wednesday

A Ukrainian state flag flies in Kiev, Ukraine September 25, 2019. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Ukraine says it has reached the required quorum for holders of the country’s GDP warrants to vote on Wednesday over a consent solicitation that proposes changes to the […]

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U.S. to send $4.5 billion more to Ukraine for budget needs

National flags of Ukraine and the U.S. fly at a compound of a police training base outside Kiev, Ukraine, May 6, 2016. Picture taken May 6, 2016. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 8 (Reuters) – The United States will provide an additional $4.5 billion to Ukraine’s government, bringing […]

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Russia is failing in many areas of Ukraine war – UK defence minister

An armoured truck of pro-Russian troops is parked near Ukraine’s former regional council’s building during Ukraine-Russia conflict in the Russia-controlled city of Kherson, Ukraine July 25, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) – Britain’s defence minister Ben Wallace said on Friday that Russia was failing […]