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    World Bank provides $500 mln, urges Ukraine to boost reforms
    Sep16

    World Bank provides $500 mln, urges Ukraine to boost reforms

    The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved on September 15 a $500 million loan to support Ukraine’s financial sector, according to the Bank’s press service. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s working group on political affairs in session in Minsk
    Sep16

    Ukraine’s working group on political affairs in session in Minsk

    On 15 September the working group on political affairs announced a break until 16 September, while the working group on security completed its regular round of negotiations. …read more Source:...

    Belarus to host open aerial skiing water-ramp championships
    Sep16

    Belarus to host open aerial skiing water-ramp championships

    Partaking in the competitions will be more than 40 athletes from Belarus, Switzerland, Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. The entry list will include Belarus’ leading aerial skiers such as world championship medalist Maxim Gustik, World Cup medalists Denis Osipov and Anna Guskova, junior world champion and World Cup winner Alexandra...

    Wizz Air based 4th aircraft in Vilnius
    Sep16

    Wizz Air based 4th aircraft in Vilnius

    Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, implements its further expansion plans in Lithuania: 4th Airbus A320 aircraft is added to its base in Vilnius airport and started 5 new routes to Billund, Munich-Memmingen, Stockholm, Glasgow and Kyiv, reported BC the Vilnius Airport. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Why Putinism will survive Putin
    Sep16

    Why Putinism will survive Putin

    As the Ukraine crisis settles into what appears to be a long stalemate, perhaps it is time to consider the future of Russian recalcitrance to the West — and who and what may follow in the footsteps of the main author of this recalcitrance, Vladimir Putin. Russia plainly needed someone like Putin at this point in its history. But did it also need...

    The trouble with Finland’s treble coalition
    Sep16

    The trouble with Finland’s treble coalition

    HELSINKI — There was a coup in Finland earlier this month. A media coup, that is. Prime Minister Juha Sipilä announced, on the eve of parliament’s new term, that he would open up one of his homes to Syrian refugees. Since Sipilä remains modest, quiet and a rather unknown quantity to many Finns, it was something of a surprise to see him...

    US open to more money for Ukraine
    Sep15

    US open to more money for Ukraine

    New loan guarantee would aid in $18bn debt restructuring …read more Source: Financial...

    Negotiations in security subgroup of Ukraine contact group over in Minsk
    Sep15

    Negotiations in security subgroup of Ukraine contact group over in Minsk

    BelTA has been told that the meeting of the subgroup on security in Minsk is over. Political aspects of resolving the crisis in Ukraine’s east are still being discussed. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine wants Western weaponry if Minsk deal fails: official
    Sep15

    Ukraine wants Western weaponry if Minsk deal fails: official

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukraine will renew its calls for lethal defensive weaponry from its Western allies if the Minsk peace deal fails, the country’s top official to NATO said on Tuesday, urging help to reestablish control over its eastern border with Russia. …read more Source:...

    Techno, parties and prayer – celebrating Rosh Hashanah in Ukraine
    Sep15

    Techno, parties and prayer – celebrating Rosh Hashanah in Ukraine

    Every year thousands of Hasidic Jews fly in from around the world to visit their spiritual leader’s grave in Uman – much to the consternation of some of the localsThe shops take payment in shekels, Israeli police patrols move through throngs of Hasidic Jewish men in white prayer robes, and everywhere there are signs and adverts in Hebrew....

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