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    Kazakhstan Moves up Eight Spots in WEF Human Capital Report
    May19

    Kazakhstan Moves up Eight Spots in WEF Human Capital Report

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – A report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) outlining the current status of human capital in countries around the world came out on May 13, updating the first report from 2013. Kazakhstan ranked 37th out of 124 countries. The first Human Capital Report...

    Ukraine Tatars
    May19

    Ukraine Tatars

    Crimean Tatars attend a rally marking the 71st anniversary of their mass deportation from the peninsula to distant parts of the Soviet Union, in Kiev, Ukraine Crimean Tatars attend a rally marking the 71st anniversary of their mass deportation from the peninsula to distant parts of the Soviet Union, in Kiev, Ukraine Crimean Tatars attend a rally...

    Russian fighters captured in Ukraine not in active service, says Moscow
    May19

    Russian fighters captured in Ukraine not in active service, says Moscow

    Moscow denied on Monday that the two fighters captured by Ukrainian troops over the weekend are serving in Russian special forces, and insisted that they voluntarily participated in the Donbass armed conflict. …read more Source: Global...

    Astana Gets in on CrossFit Craze, Hosts Competition Honouring WWII Victory
    May19

    Astana Gets in on CrossFit Craze, Hosts Competition Honouring WWII Victory

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. A CrossFit festival that took place in Astana on May 10 gathered 80 participants from Russia and Kazakhstan and was dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War. The main prize was a check for one million tenge (US$5,382). Photo...

    US signs $1.3 billion loan guarantee for Ukraine
    May19

    US signs $1.3 billion loan guarantee for Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – The United States signed Monday its second $1 billion (S$1.3 billion) loan guarantee deal for Ukraine aimed at helping the crisis-wracked country surmount a Russia-backed insurgency and rebuild its tattered economy.The US loan guarantee agreement is part of a $7.5 billion package of support for Ukraine over the coming year from...

    Global energy subsidies to hit US $5.3 trillion this year: IMF
    May19

    Global energy subsidies to hit US $5.3 trillion this year: IMF

    The International Monetary Fund voiced alarm today about energy subsidies across the world, saying they were expected to reach US $5.3 trillion in 2015, more than government health spending. “These estimates are shocking,” the IMF said in a report, noting the figures were among the largest negative factors for economic growth it had...

    US signs new loan guarantee agreement for Ukraine
    May19

    US signs new loan guarantee agreement for Ukraine

    The United States on Monday signed its second 1-billion-US-dollar loan guarantee agreement for Ukraine in support of the latter’s efforts to stabilize the economy. …read more Source: China...

    US signs new loan guarantee agreement for Ukraine
    May19

    US signs new loan guarantee agreement for Ukraine

    The United States on Monday signed its second 1-billion-U.S.-dollar loan guarantee agreement for Ukraine in support of the latter’s efforts to stabilize the economy. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Ukraine in political, economic chaos as govt fails to deliver
    May19

    Ukraine in political, economic chaos as govt fails to deliver

    THE country is on the cliff of bankruptcy. A spate of politically motivated killings and mysterious suicides of former government officials has sown fear in the capital. Infighting has begun to splinter the pro-European majority coalition in Parliament. And a constant threat of war lingers along the Russian border. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry plays Russian roulette gambling on easing ties
    May19

    Kerry plays Russian roulette gambling on easing ties

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry took a risky gamble facing derision and much skepticism when he flew to Russia last week for the first time in two years to meet President Vladimir Putin.But his bet may be beginning to pay off, as two top American diplomats were welcomed in Moscow on Monday for top-level talks for the...

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