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    What the Ukrainian military really needs
    Aug27

    What the Ukrainian military really needs

    In the 18th century brick colonial that serves as the Ukrainian Embassy, and where George Washington signed the deed to the nation’s capital, Kostiantyn Liesnik proudly showed off his brand-new camouflage fatigues, with its “lizard” pattern. The new uniform might seem inconsequential to outsiders, the head of the Ukrainian military’s...

    Inside rebel-held Ukraine, where a small pocket of nationalists hope of a life without Russian interference
    Aug27

    Inside rebel-held Ukraine, where a small pocket of nationalists hope of a life without Russian interference

    Five miles inside rebel-held Ukraine, 40 worshippers are attending mass. At this distance from the front, the rumble of war is barely audible but the scars of recent conflict are all too visible. Stray timber planks hang, partly dislodged, from the chapel and the ground outside it as well as the nearby blocks of flats are pitted with the holes...

    Ray of hope descends on war-torn Ukraine
    Aug27

    Ray of hope descends on war-torn Ukraine

    Debt deal offers government opportunity to push through reforms …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine’s debt deal is better than defaulting – but it’s just a stop gap
    Aug27

    Ukraine’s debt deal is better than defaulting – but it’s just a stop gap

    Agreement gives most troubled economy in Europe some breathing space without solving its problems The debt deal Ukraine has painstakingly negotiated with its creditors is welcome and preferable to the alternative: a default that would have put additional pressure on the country’s shaky banks and led to both capital flight and a protracted...

    Belarusian, Russian foreign ministers discuss regional security
    Aug27

    Belarusian, Russian foreign ministers discuss regional security

    According to the source, Vladimir Makei and Sergei Lavrov discussed topical matters concerning the advancement of Belarusian-Russian relations as well as problems of ensuring regional security in view of the situation in Ukraine’s southeast. …read more Source:...

    As clashes continue in eastern Ukraine, the presient calls for more support for the Minsk peace process
    Aug27

    As clashes continue in eastern Ukraine, the presient calls for more support for the Minsk peace process

    With no sign improvement of the security situation in eastern Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko is continuing his diplomatic tour of Europe to call… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine strikes debt deal
    Aug27

    Ukraine strikes debt deal

    Ukraine has struck a deal with bondholders that reduces its commercial debt, the country’s finance minister said Thursday, though the politically sensitive issue of whether $3 billion in Russian debt will be included in the haircut remains unresolved. The debt deal is also vulnerable to a worsening of Ukraine’s already rapidly...

    New EU response team to counter Russian ‘disinformation’
    Aug27

    New EU response team to counter Russian ‘disinformation’

    The European Union’s foreign affairs department said Thursday it was launching a rapid-response team to counter what it considers biased Russian media reports. The unit, which will include up to 10 Russian-speaking officials and media professionals from EU member states, will be fully operational by the end of September and will be part of...

    Belarus plans to accede to Community-led Urban Strategies in Historic Towns program
    Aug27

    Belarus plans to accede to Community-led Urban Strategies in Historic Towns program

    The COMUS project is a logical continuation of the projects implemented by the Council of Europe in previous years such as Kiev Initiative and some others, the aim of which was to assess the current state of historic towns in several countries of Eastern Europe. The project is focused on revitalization of these towns, raising large-scale...

    Ukraine granted debt relief as Poroshenko holds Brussels talks
    Aug27

    Ukraine granted debt relief as Poroshenko holds Brussels talks

    Ukraine secured an agreement with Western creditors on Thursday to restructure around 18 billion dollars of bonds, the Finance Ministry announced, while President Petro Poroshenko held talks in Brussels on the country’s security and economic challenges…. …read more Source:...

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