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    Creator of Ukrainian anti-graft database accused of embezzlement:  prosecutor
    May24

    Creator of Ukrainian anti-graft database accused of embezzlement: prosecutor

    KIEV – The head of a Ukrainian software firm tasked with building a landmark anti-corruption computer program is suspected of stealing Western funds from the project and funneling the cash overseas, General Prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko said on Wednesday. … …read more Source:...

    What Nato needs from Trump
    May24

    What Nato needs from Trump

    As Donald Trump’s first foreign trip as president proceeds, the turmoil generated by his firing of FBI Director James Comey and the ongoing inquiry into his election campaign’s ties with Russia are following him. In none of the places he will visit will the events in Washington weigh more heavily than in Brussels, where he will meet...

    Azerbaijani boxers to embark on training camp in Ukraine
    May24

    Azerbaijani boxers to embark on training camp in Ukraine

    Azerbaijani boxers will be on a training camp in Kharkov, Ukraine on June 14-26, AzerTag reports. …read more Source:...

    ‘NATO’s aloofness vis-a-vis the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is no longer sustainable’
    May24

    ‘NATO’s aloofness vis-a-vis the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is no longer sustainable’

    The escalating standoff between Russia and the west, on the increase since the 2014 Russian military incursion into Ukraine, inherently led to a fundamental transformation of Eastern Europe’s security environment. A revised strategic reality in Europe, coupled with rising challenges … …read more Source:...

    Manchester United’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan brings Armenia with him – New York Times
    May24

    Manchester United’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan brings Armenia with him – New York Times

    Mkhitaryan ranks as the finest player his country has produced, and should United beat Ajax on Wednesday, he will be the first Armenian to win a major European trophy, the New York Times writes. In his eyes, that is more than a piece of trivia. There is a particular burden on high-profile athletes from low-profile countries; voluntarily or not,...

    USA to reduce financial aid to Armenia by 67% 
    May24

    USA to reduce financial aid to Armenia by 67% 

    ArmInfo. The administration of the US President Donald Trump released its budget recommendations for the fiscal year 2018 (FY18) before the Congress. As the press service of the Armenian Assembly of America told ArmInfo, the proposed budget for FY18, called “A New Foundation for American Greatness,” recommended a 29 percent cut...

    Trump Administration recommends 67 percent cut in aid to Armenia
    May24

    Trump Administration recommends 67 percent cut in aid to Armenia

    The Administration released its budget recommendations for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) to Congress today with substantial budget cuts, the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) reports. The proposed budget for FY18, called “A New Foundation for American Greatness,” recommended a 29 percent cut overall and a 60 percent reduction in assistance to...

    Azerbaijani music sounds in Lviv
    May24

    Azerbaijani music sounds in Lviv

    The 36th “Virtuosos” International Festival opened at the Lviv Philharmonic, Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Trump’s budget proposes converting Pakistan’s military grant to loan
    May24

    Trump’s budget proposes converting Pakistan’s military grant to loan

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration’s budget proposal would convert some of the United States’ foreign military grants to loans, part of a larger effort to slash spending on diplomacy, aid and programs abroad by more than 29 percent, the White House said on Monday.The cuts to programs under the State Department are...

    Ukraine backs tough TV language rules
    May24

    Ukraine backs tough TV language rules

    KIEV: Ukraine´s parliament on Tuesday backed tough limits on the amount of Russian allowed to be aired on television in a step that is likely to raise the Kremlin´s ire. A bill requiring major channels to broadcast at least three-quarters of their programmes in the Ukrainian language passed parliament by an overwhelming 269-15 margin. The bill...

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