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    Christine Lagarde to head International Monetary Fund for second term
    Feb11

    Christine Lagarde to head International Monetary Fund for second term

    International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde to head the agency for a second term. (Source: AP Photo) International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has been nominated to a second term as the agency’s managing director, the IMF said in a statement on Thursday. Lagarde, the first woman to lead the IMF, took the helm as its 11th...

    Putin praises Russian military over Crimea maneuvers
    Feb11

    Putin praises Russian military over Crimea maneuvers

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin says the Russian military in Crimea has proven its capability during war games this week. Putin spoke during Thursday’s conference call with his top military leaders, who were overseeing maneuvers on the Black Sea Peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine in March 2014. The drills in Crimea are part of a...

    Nishikori opens Memphis title defense with win
    Feb11

    Nishikori opens Memphis title defense with win

    Sports Desk Top-seeded Kei Nishikori opened his bid for a fourth straight Memphis Open title with a 6-2, 7-5 victory over American Ryan Harrison on Wednesday night, reports AP. Nishikori was cruising through the second set up a break at 5-3. Harrison held serve, then broke the Japanese player in the lengthy 10th game. The American saved four...

    Russian deputy prime minister barred from Montenegro
    Feb11

    Russian deputy prime minister barred from Montenegro

    Russian Peputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin at a press conference in Belgrade, Serbia, Jan 11. (AP/Marina Lopicic, Kurir)Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has been barred from entering Montenegro, which is facing strong pressure from the Kremlin for its plans to join NATO, the country’s foreign ministry said Thursday.Ministry...

    Second freight train to arrive from Ukraine in Azerbaijan today
    Feb11

    Second freight train to arrive from Ukraine in Azerbaijan today

    The second freight train will arrive from Ukraine in Azerbaijan today, spokesman for the Azerbaijan Railways Nadir Azmammadov said. …read more Source:...

    Second freight train to arrive from Ukraine in Azerbaijan today
    Feb11

    Second freight train to arrive from Ukraine in Azerbaijan today

    The second freight train will arrive from Ukraine in Azerbaijan today, spokesman for the Azerbaijan Railways Nadir Azmammadov said. According to him, the train, which departed from Ilichivsk on February 8 and arrived in Georgia on February 10, is now approaching …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Current ownership of Russian State Property Management in ordinary shares of VTB Bank is 60.9%
    Feb11

    Current ownership of Russian State Property Management in ordinary shares of VTB Bank is 60.9%

    s per the Russian government’s order, dated 13.05.2015 No.877-r, the Deposit Insurance Agency (DIA) on July 30, 2015 acquired 3,073,905 million of VTB Type A preference shares with a par value of 0.1 rubles, the press office of VTB Bank (Armenia) told ArmInfo. As a result of the deal, the current ownership of the Russian Federation acting...

    Azerbaijan joins Book Fair in Minsk
    Feb11

    Azerbaijan joins Book Fair in Minsk

    The 23 Minsk International Book Fair has started in the capital of Belarus today. Delegations from 29 countries will take part in the event, including Azerbaijan, Belarus, United Kingdom, Germany, Israel, Iran, Italy, Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Russia, USA, Turkey, Ukraine, France, Czech Republic and Switzerland. …read more...

    U.S. Intelligence:  Moscow will continue to push for greater regional integration
    Feb11

    U.S. Intelligence: Moscow will continue to push for greater regional integration

    Despite Russia’s economic slowdown, the Kremlin remains intent on pursuing an assertive foreign policy in 2016, says the Statement for the Record Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community by Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, published on the website of U.S. Senate on February 9. According to the author,...

    IMF threatens to cut Ukraine aid over corruption
    Feb11

    IMF threatens to cut Ukraine aid over corruption

    The World Bank said it shared the IMF’s concerns about Ukraine’s slow progress in improving governance and fighting corruptionUkraine releases Vietnamese nationals arrested during violent raidDarling of Davos, Lagarde has second IMF term sewn upSharing the Christmas spirit with abandoned animals in UkraineFistfight erupts in Ukraine...

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