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    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:...

    Belarus’ Customs sees noticeable decrease in freight in Ukrainian direction
    Sep15

    Belarus’ Customs sees noticeable decrease in freight in Ukrainian direction

    According to the source, transportation in transit via Ukraine has dropped by 35-40%. The decrease is attributed to the trucking companies choosing other ways in view of the conflict in Ukraine. The official stressed that trade between Belarus and Ukraine continues. “We are glad that private businesses find contact points while we should...

    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....

    Infidelity, vodka and gloom: Chekhov’s stories lurch onto the stage
    Sep15

    Infidelity, vodka and gloom: Chekhov’s stories lurch onto the stage

    Watching dramatisations of Chekhov’s early short stories, Michael Billington finds the writer sketching out his caustic portrait of the Russian character – complete with drunken fishermen and flirtatious wivesGiven the bleakness of the news coming out of Ukraine, it is a pleasant shock to find a short season celebrating the country’s...

    Belarus’ Mironchik-Ivanova second at IAAF World Challenge in Rieti
    Sep15

    Belarus’ Mironchik-Ivanova second at IAAF World Challenge in Rieti

    The Belarusian showed 6.34m in her best attempt. The event was won by Ukraine’s Kristina Grishutina (6.42m) who celebrated her first success at the international level. …read more Source:...

    Baranovichi Cotton Production Association eager to export products to Italy, Slovakia
    Sep15

    Baranovichi Cotton Production Association eager to export products to Italy, Slovakia

    OAO Baranovichi Cotton Production Association is going to penetrate new markets in Europe. In particular, the enterprise is mulling over the delivery of products to Italy and Slovakia. The products of the Baranovichi-based enterprise are well-known in Europe. For example, they sell well in Serbia, Germany, Poland, Denmark and Finland. Textile...

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