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    IMF approves $17.5 billion aid package for Ukraine
    Mar12

    IMF approves $17.5 billion aid package for Ukraine

    Plan foresees disbursing about $10 billion worth of financing during the first year …read more Source: Anadolu...

    HIV/AIDS and drug use on the rise in Ukraine
    Mar12

    HIV/AIDS and drug use on the rise in Ukraine

    Clinics in war-ravaged Eastern Ukraine face dwindling supplies as they try to help rehabilitate heroin addicts. …read more Source: AL...

    HIV/AIDS and drug use on the rise in Ukraine
    Mar12

    HIV/AIDS and drug use on the rise in Ukraine

    Medics and charities working in Donetsk say dwindling supplies of methadone means addicts are not getting adequate help to rehabilitate. Not only is drug use on the rise in rebel-controlled Eastern Ukraine, but an upsurge in the sharing of needles has led to an increase in HIV infections. An estimated 238,000 people aged 15-49 are infected,...

    In Eastern Ukraine, Civilian Casualties Push Men to Join Rebels
    Mar12

    In Eastern Ukraine, Civilian Casualties Push Men to Join Rebels

    DONETSK—After months of fighting in eastern Ukraine, the presence of the Ukrainian military and the shelling of civilian neighborhoods seem to be pushing more men to join the rebellion. New recruits for Ukraine’s rebel army, part of a battalion of Don Cossacks, are on their way out of Donetsk to a piece of wasteland for weapons training....

    US slaps sanctions on Ukrainian rebels, Russian bank
    Mar12

    US slaps sanctions on Ukrainian rebels, Russian bank

    The United States on Tuesday placed sanctions on eight Ukrainian separatists and a Russian bank, warning that recent attacks by rebels armed by Russia violated a peace plan in the war-torn country. “If Russia continues to support destabilizing activity in Ukraine and violate the Minsk agreements and implementation plan, the already...

    IMF chief sees ‘better news’ at last for advanced economies
    Mar12

    IMF chief sees ‘better news’ at last for advanced economies

    IMF chief Christine Lagarde said Wednesday that major advanced economies were seeing “better news” thanks to cheap oil, currency shifts and low interest rates that encourage investment.”For once in a long time there are clearly some relatively better news on the horizon of the advanced economies. And this has not happened in...

    US Warns of Growing Gap in NATO Defense Spending
    Mar12

    US Warns of Growing Gap in NATO Defense Spending

    Henry Ridgwell Published March 11, 2015 Top U.S. officials are warning of the dangers of a growing gap between defense spending by the U.S. compared to Europe at a time of heightened tensions with Russia over Ukraine. The warnings come as U.S. …read more Source:...

    IMF Aims for ‘Immediate’ Stabilization With Latest Ukraine Bailout Deal
    Mar12

    IMF Aims for ‘Immediate’ Stabilization With Latest Ukraine Bailout Deal

    WASHINGTON—The International Monetary Fund has agreed to pump $10 billion into Ukraine’s troubled economy over the next year, providing swift assistance for the country’s struggling finances as part of a larger four-year bailout. The IMF board on Wednesday approved an overall loan of $17.5 billion, with the … …read more...

    Europe’s dream army
    Mar12

    Europe’s dream army

    Amid the debates over whether the Feb. 12, 2015, cease-fire agreement between Ukraine and Russian-supported rebels in the eastern part of the country will hold …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Global finance leaders warn against geopolitical risks
    Mar11

    Global finance leaders warn against geopolitical risks

    German Chancellor has turned down Russian President’s invitation to attend the WWII Victory Day parade in Moscow on May 9 amid tensions over Ukraine. …read more Source: Anadolu...

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