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    Social Media: Destroyer or Creator?
    Feb05

    Social Media: Destroyer or Creator?

    Photo Wael Ghonim, center, in Tahrir Square in Cairo in 2011. His anonymous Facebook page helped start a revolution. Credit Dylan Martinez/Reuters Over the last few years we’ve been treated to a number of “Facebook revolutions,” from the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street to the squares of Istanbul, Kiev and Hong Kong, all fueled by social...

    Ukrainian lawmakers fret over Western aid after minister’s exit
    Feb04

    Ukrainian lawmakers fret over Western aid after minister’s exit

    The abrupt resignation of Ukraine’s economy minister, followed by several of his deputies, over allegations of corruption has jeopardized Kiev’s relations with its Western backers, threatening vital loan aid, politicians said Thursday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Former IMF chief to join Ukrainian bank
    Feb04

    Former IMF chief to join Ukrainian bank

    ABU DHABI, 4th February 2016 (WAM) — The former head of the International Fund, IMF, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, is joining the board of a bank owned by Ukranian billionaire, Viktor Pinchuk. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine economy minister must stay in his post: Ukraine pres.
    Feb04

    Ukraine economy minister must stay in his post: Ukraine pres.

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko says the economy minister, who resigned earlier on Wednesday in frustration over corruption, should stay in his post and proceed with reforms.“I believe that Aivaras (Abromavicius) should stay as minister and continue reforms,” Poroshenko said on Wednesday. Abromavicius resigned, alleging that efforts...

    The long read: From Russia with love – how Putin is winning over hearts and minds
    Feb04

    The long read: From Russia with love – how Putin is winning over hearts and minds

    What does the furore surrounding the alleged rape of an ethnic Russian teenager in Berlin have in common with a Moscow-linked bank’s controversial multimillion euro loan to France’s far-right National Front party? Western governments and the media have portrayed both events as two sides of the same coin: insidious examples of a new...

    Poroshenko sees increased risk of open war with Russia
    Feb03

    Poroshenko sees increased risk of open war with Russia

    BERLIN: The risk of open war between Russia and Ukraine is greater than it was a year ago and Russian President Vladimir Putin has begun an “information war” against Germany, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told the German newspaper Bild. Poroshenko, who met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday, said Russia had implemented...

    Hundreds of Soviet regime victims reburied in Ukraine
    Feb03

    Hundreds of Soviet regime victims reburied in Ukraine

    The remains of more than five hundred apparent victims of the Soviet regime were reburied Wednesday at a cemetery in Ukraine’s western city of Lviv, local authorities said …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine economy minister must stay in his post: Ukraine pres.
    Feb03

    Ukraine economy minister must stay in his post: Ukraine pres.

    Ukraine’s President Poroshenko says the economy minister, who had resigned earlier, should stay in his post. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine economy minister resigns over ‘blocked reforms’
    Feb03

    Ukraine economy minister resigns over ‘blocked reforms’

    Ukraine’s Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius has resigned, citing ‘efforts underway to block major government reforms needed for the country’s growth.'”Today, I made the decision to submit by resignation from the post of minister of Ukraine’s economic development and trade,” Abromavicius said on Wednesday,...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko sees increased risk of open war with Russia
    Feb03

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko sees increased risk of open war with Russia

    The risk of open war between Russia and Ukraine is greater than it was a year ago and Russian President Vladimir Putin has begun an “information war” against Germany, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told the German newspaper Bild …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

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