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    Ukraine successfully places Eurobonds, but may lose the support of IMF
    Oct09

    Ukraine successfully places Eurobonds, but may lose the support of IMF

    Ukraine has placed 15-year Eurobonds in the amount of $3 billion, President Petro Poroshenko announced on September 18. Mr. Poroshenko, who was on a visit to New York at the time for the United Nations General Assembly, noted that Ukraine had never borrowed so much for so long before. Investors’ newfound confidence in Ukraine stemmed […]...

    Erdogan Says US Decision to Halt Turkey Visas ‘Very Saddening’
    Oct09

    Erdogan Says US Decision to Halt Turkey Visas ‘Very Saddening’

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said he was sad about a decision by the US embassy to stop all regular visa services in Turkey amid a diplomatic row. “Above all, this decision is very, very saddening,” Erdogan said in his first reaction to the decision, at a news conference with Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Kiev....

    Ukraine strengthens and tightens its borders
    Oct09

    Ukraine strengthens and tightens its borders

    President Petro Poroshenko recently announced that the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) would issue instructions to tighten and strengthen Ukrainian borders, a major feature of which would be the stringent requirement that Russian citizens possess biometric passports when entering Ukraine (President.gov.ua, September 1). This NSDC...

    ‘Red Famine’ Revisits Stalin’s Brutal Campaign To Starve The Peasantry In Ukraine
    Oct09

    ‘Red Famine’ Revisits Stalin’s Brutal Campaign To Starve The Peasantry In Ukraine

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Applebaum explains how Stalin killed millions in the ’30s by orchestrating a famine to suppress the nationalist movement and strengthen Russian influence in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    The Extraordinary Folly of Arming Ukraine
    Oct09

    The Extraordinary Folly of Arming Ukraine

    Antony Blinken wants the Trump administration to arm Ukraine. He describes the argument of opponents of this proposal: That ban was heavily debated during the last administration. Its proponents argued that any military escalation favored Moscow, for whom the stakes were higher and the ability to quickly pour more lethal weapons into Ukraine much...

    Stoltenberg says NATO does not want new Cold War
    Oct09

    Stoltenberg says NATO does not want new Cold War

    NATO deployments are ‘direct response to Russia’s aggressive actions in Ukraine,’ secretary-general says …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine Prosecutor Claims FSB, Ex-Partner Of Victim’s Wife Behind Kyiv Slaying
    Oct09

    Ukraine Prosecutor Claims FSB, Ex-Partner Of Victim’s Wife Behind Kyiv Slaying

    Ukraine’s top prosecutor has claimed that the killing of a former Russian lawmaker who was shot dead in Kyiv in March was ordered by a former partner of the victim’s wife, and suggested that the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) was behind it. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Nordecon to build office building in the LvivTech.City innovation park
    Oct09

    Nordecon to build office building in the LvivTech.City innovation park

    Eurocon Ukraine TOV, Ukrainian subsidiary of the listed Estonian construction group Nordecon AS, has signed an agreement with Lviv Standartbud Limited Liability Company under which Nordecon will build a six-story office building in the LvivTech.City innovation park in the city of Lviv, informs LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    NATO Inaugurates New Black Sea Force in Romania
    Oct09

    NATO Inaugurates New Black Sea Force in Romania

    NATO on Monday inaugurated a new multi-national brigade-sized force, headquartered in Romania and designed primarily to counter Russia’s increased threat to Southeast Europe following its intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: Balkan...

    Q&A: Kyrgyzstan’s President on Democracy, Islam, and Being Friends with Putin
    Oct09

    Q&A: Kyrgyzstan’s President on Democracy, Islam, and Being Friends with Putin

    You don’t read much about Kyrgyzstan in the international press, but it’s a fascinating part of a fascinating region. A predominantly Muslim former Soviet state of 6 million that borders China along its eastern border, it contends with competing currents created by Russia, China, the United States, and the Muslim world. And it’s...