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    Ukraine finance minister lobbies lawmakers to back debt deal
    Sep16

    Ukraine finance minister lobbies lawmakers to back debt deal

    Ukraine’s finance minister was lobbying lawmakers on Wednesday to secure parliamentary support for a government debt restructuring deal which international supporters have described as critical for the country’s financial stability. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine finance minister lobbies lawmakers to back debt deal
    Sep16

    Ukraine finance minister lobbies lawmakers to back debt deal

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s finance minister was lobbying lawmakers on Wednesday to secure parliamentary support for a government debt restructuring deal which international supporters have described as critical for the country’s financial stability. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine campaigns to strip Russia of UN veto power
    Sep16

    Ukraine campaigns to strip Russia of UN veto power

    KIEV : Ukraine redoubled its efforts Wednesday to see Russia stripped of its veto power on the UN Security Council when the global body’s General Assembly meets in the coming weeks, BSS/AFP reported. Numerous nations are upset with Russia for being one of the five permanent council members that together with China has blocked a series of UN...

    Ukraine withdraws from nuclear construction deal with Russia
    Sep16

    Ukraine withdraws from nuclear construction deal with Russia

    Ukraine’s parliament on Wednesday voted to unilaterally scrap an agreement to jointly build with Russia two reactors at the Khmelnitsky Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in western Ukraine, the parliament’s press service said. …read more Source:...

    Aronian out of Chess World Cup in Baku
    Sep16

    Aronian out of Chess World Cup in Baku

    Armenian Grandmaster Levon Aronian lost his 1/32 final match and dropped out of the Chess World Cup being held in Baku, Azerbaijan. Aronian lost to Alexander Areshchenko of Ukraine in a tiebreak. Armenia’s Gabriel Sargsyan, Hrant Melkumyan and Samvel Ter-Sahakyan dropped out of the competition at an earlier stage. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine intends to increase foreign exchange reserves to $34 billion in 4 years
    Sep16

    Ukraine intends to increase foreign exchange reserves to $34 billion in 4 years

    Kiev is planning to increase foreign exchange reserves to $34 billion over four years, the head of the National Bank of Ukraine Valeria Gontareva said. …read more Source: Kazakh...

    Russia jails two for pro-Ukrainian graffiti
    Sep16

    Russia jails two for pro-Ukrainian graffiti

    MOSCOW (AFP) – A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced two young men to prison sentences for painting Soviet statues in the colours of the Ukrainian flag and daubing pro-Kiev graffiti.The pair — Kirill Korzhavin and Vladislav Shipovalov — were among four men found guilty of smearing a statue of Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin in...

    Armenia’s Levon Aronian out of Chess World Cup in Baku
    Sep16

    Armenia’s Levon Aronian out of Chess World Cup in Baku

    Armenian GM Levon Aronian leaves the Chess World Cup in Baku. Armenia’s leading chess player lost to Alexander Areshchenko of Ukraine in a tiebreak. Other representatives of Armenia Gabriel Sargsyan, Hrant Melkumyan and Samvel Ter-Sahakyan had left the competition at an earlier stage. …read more Source: Public Radio of...

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Blames Europe’s Refugee Crisis on Western Powers
    Sep16

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Blames Europe’s Refugee Crisis on Western Powers

    Since the Syrian Civil War began in 2011 between President Bashar al-Assad’s government and rebels, Russia has played a strategic role in the resolving of the crisis on the world stage . . DAMASCUS – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has blamed Europe’s refugee crisis on Western support for “terrorists”, as people fleeing his...

    Ukraine PM urges parliament to vote ‘yes’ to debt deal
    Sep16

    Ukraine PM urges parliament to vote ‘yes’ to debt deal

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk urged parliament on Wednesday to vote in favour of a government debt restructuring deal, saying not backing it amounted to supporting a default. …read more Source: Channel...

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