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    Greece struggles to find cash to pay off creditors as rumours of third bailout grow
    Mar03

    Greece struggles to find cash to pay off creditors as rumours of third bailout grow

    Greece struggles to find cash to pay off creditors as rumours of third bailout growThe Greek government is struggling to find cash to meet its obligations and may be forced to tap the cash reserves of state bodies and/or pension funds in order to meet its payments to the IMF and others. The ECB continues to reject requests from Greece to increase...

    Europe Averts Winter Gas Cutoff for Now with Ukraine-Russia Deal
    Mar03

    Europe Averts Winter Gas Cutoff for Now with Ukraine-Russia Deal

    For Long-Term Security, EU Should Push Moscow to Obey Rules and Kyiv to Reform Gas Sector By brokering a March 2 interim gas deal between Ukraine and Russia, the European Union helped avert a wintertime cutoff of gas to Ukraine and other parts of Europe. Russia had threatened to halt supplies to Ukraine in the two countries’ dispute over...

    Don’t Doubt the Ceasefire
    Mar03

    Don’t Doubt the Ceasefire

    The second Minsk ceasefire agreement, signed on February 12, had an inauspicious beginning. Just after the ceasefire was supposed to come into effect, the separatist rebels forced Ukrainian troops to retreat from the encircled city of Debaltseve. The city’s fall, and the continued fighting along the front, could prove to be an early end to...

    Murder That Revealed Truth
    Mar02

    Murder That Revealed Truth

    The photograph that hit millions of computer and smartphone screens late Friday (February 27) night, Moscow time, has instantly become a clear-focused image of what Russia has become amidst the Ukraine war: The night-time photograph in question shows a joyfully decorated bridge leading to the iconic St. Basil’s Cathedral and group of...

    If America is Mars and Europe Venus, how is Europe doing?
    Mar02

    If America is Mars and Europe Venus, how is Europe doing?

    “Americans are from Mars and Europeans are from Venus,” wrote Robert Kagan in Of Paradise and Power, published in 2003, just as the United States went into Iraq. Americans, he wrote, see themselves in “an anarchic Hobbesian world” where security and a liberal order depend on military might, while Europe is “moving beyond power into a...

    Is the IMF Bailout Enough for Ukraine?
    Mar02

    Is the IMF Bailout Enough for Ukraine?

    An International Monetary Fund bailout for Ukraine underestimates the banking sector’s needs and is unrealistic about government expenditure on security and defense, according to Andrei Kirilenko, a Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Ukraine has secured a $40 billion bailout from the IMF and other creditors. The...

    Former White House adviser Karen Donfried on US ties with Europe
    Mar02

    Former White House adviser Karen Donfried on US ties with Europe

    On a visit to London last December, Ukraine’s new economy minister, Aivaras Abromavicius, joined a growing chorus of pro-reform commentators when he asked if Ukraine should frame its urgent request for aid as a modern-day Marshall Plan. The question is now posed to Karen Donfried, the first female president of the German Marshall Fund (GMF)...

    Once Putin decided that Debaltseve was important, it was seized
    Mar02

    Once Putin decided that Debaltseve was important, it was seized

    Ukraine claims that rebel forces are massing outside Mariupol, backed by Russian troops, and will soon move to seize the city. Ukrainian analysts say the rebels covet the port, which would give them an outlet to the sea, and the capture of the Donetsk region’s second largest city would be another huge psychological boost for the separatist...

    Detoxing Russia
    Mar02

    Detoxing Russia

    Long after Boris Nemtsov’s killers are caught and Putin is gone, we’ll still be dealing with the legacy of the current media climate. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Marchers Mourn Nemtsov, U.S. Prepares to Deport Suspected Bosnian War Criminals
    Mar02

    Marchers Mourn Nemtsov, U.S. Prepares to Deport Suspected Bosnian War Criminals

    Plus, the UN says Ukraine the death toll surpasses 6,000, and the Estonian prime minister hunts for coalition partners after an electoral win. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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