Mar 11

U.S. to send unarmed drones, but no lethal aid, to Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States announced Wednesday that it is sending small unarmed drones, armored Humvees and other assistance to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists. Lethal weapons were not included, to the dismay of some U.S. lawmakers.

Apr 30

Ukraine approved for $17 billion in aid

The International Monetary Fund board has approved a two-year, $17 billion loan package for Ukraine, hinging on country-wide economic reforms. The changes included raising taxes, freezing the minimum wage and raising energy prices -- all steps that could hit households…