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    Russia says no IMF aid for Ukraine unless it pays its debt
    May19

    Russia says no IMF aid for Ukraine unless it pays its debt

    Russia says it won’t support a much-needed International Monetary Fund aid package for Ukraine unless it stipulates a debt repayment to Russia. Ukraine says it will not return $3 billion to Russia that a previous government borrowed in 2013 because Moscow refuses to agree to terms already accepted by other international creditors. WP:...

    The danger of Russian disinformation
    May19

    The danger of Russian disinformation

    Russia does not seek to promote itself, but rather to undermine the institutions of the West, often using discordant messages. The invasion, occupation and dismemberment of Ukraine in 2014 was preceded by a highly effective propaganda blitz that fomented confusion in Russian-speaking areas and blinded both Ukrainians and Westerners to what was...

    Ukraine sets $522 mln starting price for OPP privatisation
    May19

    Ukraine sets $522 mln starting price for OPP privatisation

    Ukraine has set a starting price of 13.175 billion hryvnia ($522 million) for the auction of state-owned fertilizer producer Odessa Portside Plant (OPP). OPP’s sale will be valid only if two or more buyers take part in the auction and if at least one of them is a non-resident of Ukraine. These additional conditions were […] …read more...

    EU’s Mogherini Sees Russia Sanctions Being Extended
    May19

    EU’s Mogherini Sees Russia Sanctions Being Extended

    European Union foreign-policy chief Federica Mogherini says she expects sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine to be renewed in July. RFERL: EU’s Mogherini Sees Russia Sanctions Being Extended …read more Source: The American Center for a European...

    “Naftogaz” refused to pay “Gazprom” for gas supplies in Donbass
    May19

    “Naftogaz” refused to pay “Gazprom” for gas supplies in Donbass

    Ukraine’s “Naftogaz” hasn’t received gas from Russia’s ”Gazprom” at GTS entry points in occupied territories of east Ukraine and thus, doesn’t intend to pay for it, informed press service of the gas company. ”Nafrogaz” hasn’t bought gas from “Gazprom” since November 2015. Until then, the company imported gas...

    Government liquidates State Penitentiary Service
    May19

    Government liquidates State Penitentiary Service

    Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has approved the reform of the State Penitentiary Service. The concept of the reform was presented by First Deputy Minister of Justice Natalia Sevostianova at a government meeting on Wednesday. In particular, two Cabinet resolutions were passed in line with the reform: a resolution on optimization of central...

    “You Can Dance, But Only If You Join the Revolution”
    May19

    “You Can Dance, But Only If You Join the Revolution”

    (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) If foreign policy had a soundtrack, it would be the opposite of easy listening. Really, could anyone listen to a symphony of war and peace all the way through? In the first movement — devoted to death and destruction and played presto and fortissimo — the electric guitarists step to the front of the orchestra to strum...

    Russian Performance Artist Convicted in Pro-Ukraine Protest
    May19

    Russian Performance Artist Convicted in Pro-Ukraine Protest

    May 19, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    The EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area: New Legal Instrument for EU Integration without Membership
    May19

    The EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area: New Legal Instrument for EU Integration without Membership

    The EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area: New Legal Instrument for EU Integration without MembershipGuillaume Van der Loo19 May 2016 …read more Source: Centre for European Policy...

    IMF Praises Ukraine’s Progress
    May19

    IMF Praises Ukraine’s Progress

    But country must still implement a series of reforms before funds start to flow again. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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