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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    AKIpress audience jokingly nominates governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, former mayor of Moscow for Bishkek mayor
    Feb11
    Pentagon chief seeks more help in anti-IS fight
    Feb11

    Pentagon chief seeks more help in anti-IS fight

    BRUSSELS (AFP) – Pentagon chief Ashton Carter and dozens of defence ministers from the US-led coalition striking Islamic State jihadists meet in Brussels on Thursday to take stock of the difficult campaign.More than 18 months after the United States and the quickly assembled alliance began bombing IS targets, Carter hopes renewed alarm over...

    Pentagon chief seeks more help in anti-IS fight
    Feb11

    Pentagon chief seeks more help in anti-IS fight

    BRUSSELS: Pentagon chief Ashton Carter and dozens of defence ministers from the US-led coalition striking Islamic State jihadists meet in Brussels on Thursday to take stock of the difficult campaign. More than 18 months after the United States and the quickly assembled alliance began bombing IS targets, Carter hopes renewed alarm over IS attacks...

    IMF warns to cut Ukraine aid over corruption
    Feb11

    IMF warns to cut Ukraine aid over corruption

    The International Monetary Fund threatened to cut crucial financial aid to cash-strapped Ukraine because of the country’s “slow progress” in fighting corruption. “Without a substantial new effort to invigorate governance reforms and fight corruption, it is hard to see how the IMF-supported programme can continue and be...

    IMF secures reform commitment from Ukraine after bailout warning
    Feb11

    IMF secures reform commitment from Ukraine after bailout warning

    Ukraine’s president on Thursday told the International Monetary Fund he was committed to pursuing reforms to keep Kiev’s $17.5 billion IMF bailout on track, after a sharp warning from the lender that the funds were at risk. …read more Source: France...

    Poroshenko Assures IMF He’s Committed To Reform After Warning
    Feb11

    Poroshenko Assures IMF He’s Committed To Reform After Warning

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko assured the International Monetary Fund he remains committed to pursuing economic reforms and purging corruption from his government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Stropnický meets US defense secretary
    Feb11

    Stropnický meets US defense secretary

    Two discussed Islamic State and Ukraine ahead of NATO meeting …read more Source: The Prague...

    Putin’s policy of misperception
    Feb11

    Putin’s policy of misperception

    In one theater after another, Russian President Vladimir Putin has successfully challenged Western predominance and even superseded it. Putin has fueled pan-regional instability through his clandestine dismemberment of Eastern Ukraine and has… …read more Source: The...

    IMF’s Lagarde said Ukraine expresses commitment to reforms
    Feb11

    IMF’s Lagarde said Ukraine expresses commitment to reforms

    The head of the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday that she had been reassured by Ukraine’s president that he was committed to following a reform path to keep the nation’s US$17.5 billion bailout on track. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia’s Catholics, Orthodox Hopeful on Historic Pope-Patriarch Meet
    Feb11

    Russia’s Catholics, Orthodox Hopeful on Historic Pope-Patriarch Meet

    Russia’s Catholic minority has welcomed an historic first meeting this Friday in Cuba between the Pope and the Patriarch of Russia’s dominant Orthodox Church. There are an estimated 1.2 billion Roman Catholics in the world, but in Orthodox Russia there are around 700,000, only half of one percent of the population. In contrast, three...