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    IMF’s Lipton says Ukraine risks going backwards
    Sep15

    IMF’s Lipton says Ukraine risks going backwards

    KIEV – Ukraine risks reversing progress made under a $17.5 billion aid-for-reforms programme from the International Monetary Fund, IMF first deputy managing director David Lipton was quoted as saying on Friday, urging the government to improve anti-graft… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says anti-corruption chamber more feasible in short-term
    Sep15

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says anti-corruption chamber more feasible in short-term

    KIEV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday said he hoped an anti-corruption chamber would be created next month, expressing doubt that an independent court could be established before 2019. The IMF wants Ukraine to set up a special… …read more Source:...

    Can Ukraine pave an economic path back to normality?
    Sep15

    Can Ukraine pave an economic path back to normality?

    Three years after Ukraine sank into conflict, its government is pursuing economic reforms. The issue of new Eurobonds by Ukraine expected next week will mark the biggest step the country has taken to recover its economic sovereignty since Russia initiated armed aggression against it in 2014. Not many Ukraine watchers expected the country to...

    IMF’s Lipton says Ukraine risks going backwards
    Sep15

    IMF’s Lipton says Ukraine risks going backwards

    KIEV – Ukraine risks reversing progress made under a $17.5 billion aid-for-reforms programme from the International Monetary Fund, IMF first deputy managing director David Lipton was quoted as saying on Friday, urging the government to improve anti-graft… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says anti-corruption chamber more feasible in short-term
    Sep15

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says anti-corruption chamber more feasible in short-term

    KIEV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday said he hoped an anti-corruption chamber would be created next month, expressing doubt that an independent court could be established before 2019. The IMF wants Ukraine to set up a special… …read more Source:...

    Polish citizen detained over alleged bribe in Ukraine: report
    Sep15

    Polish citizen detained over alleged bribe in Ukraine: report

    A Polish citizen holding a senior managerial position at the Ukrainian state rail company Ukrzaliznytsia was detained by the country’s security service (SBU) when allegedly accepting a USD 70,000 bribe on Wednesday, according to reports. …read more Source: Polskie...

    U.S. Coal Shipment Arrives In Ukraine
    Sep15

    U.S. Coal Shipment Arrives In Ukraine

    The first shipment of coal from the United States has arrived in Ukraine, part of a deal between a Ukrainian state-owned energy firm and a Pennsylvania-based mining company. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fearing Russia, Sweden holds biggest war games in 20 years
    Sep15

    Fearing Russia, Sweden holds biggest war games in 20 years

    GOTHENBURG – Neutral Sweden has launched its biggest war games in two decades with support from NATO countries, drilling 19,000 troops after years of spending cuts that have left the country fearful of Russia’s growing military strength. , On the eve of Russia’s biggest maneuvers since 2013, which NATO says will be greater than...

    How I Believe Facebook Was Censoring My Political Speech
    Sep15

    How I Believe Facebook Was Censoring My Political Speech

    In the Summer of 2007 I traveled to China to speak at a conference concerning security preparations for the Olympic Games, which were to be held in Beijing the following year. While transiting Paris’s Charles de Gaulle airport I noticed something odd. The internet sites that I checked every day would not open, to include The American...

    Romanian, Bulgarian, Greek, Hungarian foreign ministers sign joint letter on Ukraine’s education law
    Sep15

    Romanian, Bulgarian, Greek, Hungarian foreign ministers sign joint letter on Ukraine’s education law

    Romania’s Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zakharieva, Greece’s Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and Hungary’s Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto have sent their Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin, Council of Europe’s Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland and OSCE High Commissioner for...