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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Belarus suggests road construction, utilities industry projects to World Bank
    Sep12

    Belarus suggests road construction, utilities industry projects to World Bank

    In turn, World Bank Country Director for Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine Satu Kahkonen stated that the bank intends to continue tight cooperation with the Belarusian government. …read more Source:...

    Lukashenko: Both West and Russia need a calm and safe Belarus
    Sep12

    Lukashenko: Both West and Russia need a calm and safe Belarus

    “Both Europe and Russia need us. Particularly now,” said the head of state. “They need a quiet, calm, and safe country where any European event can be held in the interests of the European Union and Russia. Events in Ukraine demonstrated it.” …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Reports Surrender of Russian Soldier in East
    Sep12

    Ukraine Reports Surrender of Russian Soldier in East

    Ukraine’s military intelligence has announced that a Russian serviceman in east Ukraine has given himself up and shared information about the pro-Russian forces in the region. Ukrainian forces have been fighting armed separatist groups in its eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions (known collectively as Donbas) since 2014. Ukraine and its...

    Russia Open To Out-Of-Court Settlement In Ukraine Debt Case
    Sep12

    Russia Open To Out-Of-Court Settlement In Ukraine Debt Case

    The Russian finance minister is planning to meet next month with his Ukrainian counterpart for talks on Kyiv’s multi-billion-dollar bond default. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Futsal World Cup: Brazil beat Ukraine 3-1 in group D
    Sep12

    Futsal World Cup: Brazil beat Ukraine 3-1 in group D

    Brazil began the Futsal World Cup by defeating Ukraine 3-1 in their Group D opener. …read more Source:...

    Russia willing to settle Ukraine’s $3 billion debt out of court
    Sep12

    Russia willing to settle Ukraine’s $3 billion debt out of court

    Ed AdamczykMOSCOW, Sept. 12 (UPI) — Russia is willing to settle the question of $3 billion in Ukrainian debt out of court, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said Monday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Our Warped Understanding of ‘Strength’ in Foreign Policy
    Sep12

    Our Warped Understanding of ‘Strength’ in Foreign Policy

    Dan Drezner makes an important and often overlooked point: One could counter that Putin’s geopolitical grabs in Ukraine and Syria show his increasing influence — except that it’s worth remembering that in 2008, Putin had stable, loyal cronies in charge of both countries. He’s now lost Ukraine, and Syria is a war zone....

    Bulgaria’s Exports Grew 4% in 2015 – Final Data
    Sep12

    Bulgaria’s Exports Grew 4% in 2015 – Final Data

    Bulgaria exported BGN 44.949 M worth of goods last year, the National Statistical Institute (NSI)’s final data shows. The figure constitutes an increase of 4% compared to the previous year. The highest growth in exports was observed in March (24.4%), the largest fall having been in September (7.5%). Imports went slightly up, having been at...

    Why is Germany throwing a wild card into the UN leadership race?
    Sep12

    Why is Germany throwing a wild card into the UN leadership race?

    An eleventh-hour, unofficial candidate threatens to destabilise the contest. Hopes that the UN might appoint its first woman Secretary-General are about to be dealt a potentially fatal blow, if rumours that began circulating in New York at the end of last week are anything to go by. Experienced UN reporters claimed on Friday that Hungary, Latvia...

    Letter from jailed Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov smuggled out of prison
    Sep12

    Letter from jailed Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov smuggled out of prison

    Jailed for 20 years for activities in Crimea shortly after Putin annexed the peninsula, Sentsov urges defiance and wants to be a ‘nail in the coffin of a tyrant’The Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, who is serving a 20-year sentence in Russia, has smuggled a defiant letter from his jail in deepest Siberia, comparing himself to a “nail...