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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    HRW: Both Sides in Ukraine Conflict Targeted, Used Schools
    Feb11

    HRW: Both Sides in Ukraine Conflict Targeted, Used Schools

    Human Rights Watch said Thursday that both sides in the conflict in Ukraine have indiscriminately attacked schools, which could amount to a war crime. In a report entitled “Studying Under Fire,” the rights group documented how both the Ukrainian military and Russian-backed rebels have carried out attacks on schools and used them for...

    Current ownership of Russian State Property Management in ordinary shares of VTB Bank is 60.9%
    Feb11

    Current ownership of Russian State Property Management in ordinary shares of VTB Bank is 60.9%

    s per the Russian government’s order, dated 13.05.2015 No.877-r, the Deposit Insurance Agency (DIA) on July 30, 2015 acquired 3,073,905 million of VTB Type A preference shares with a par value of 0.1 rubles, the press office of VTB Bank (Armenia) told ArmInfo. As a result of the deal, the current ownership of the Russian Federation acting...

    Makei: Successful Ukraine settlement will attest to common ability to tackle global crises
    Feb11

    Makei: Successful Ukraine settlement will attest to common ability to tackle global crises

    Trust, dialogue and respect are the things which we obviously lack in today’s world and which should become a secure foundation for cooperation between the states tomorrow, said Vladimir Makei. …read more Source:...

    IMF considers quitting Ukraine bail-out due to «slow progress» in fighting corruption
    Feb11

    IMF considers quitting Ukraine bail-out due to «slow progress» in fighting corruption

    The managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has warned Kyiv the fund could stop its bail-out programme over “slow progress» in state reforms and fighting corruption. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    German expert: Belarus could become a moderator of the dialogue on Ukraine
    Feb11

    German expert: Belarus could become a moderator of the dialogue on Ukraine

    “Why does Belarus attract Europe as a platform for conflict resolution? Belarus is a neutral territory that knows how to communicate with both the West and the East. Minsk could become a new Vienna, Geneva, or Helsinki for the benefit of all,” Wolfgang Sender believes. …read more Source:...

    Azerbaijan joins Book Fair in Minsk
    Feb11

    Azerbaijan joins Book Fair in Minsk

    The 23 Minsk International Book Fair has started in the capital of Belarus today. Delegations from 29 countries will take part in the event, including Azerbaijan, Belarus, United Kingdom, Germany, Israel, Iran, Italy, Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Russia, USA, Turkey, Ukraine, France, Czech Republic and Switzerland. …read more...

    Makei calls for small steps to de-escalate Ukrainian crisis
    Feb11

    Makei calls for small steps to de-escalate Ukrainian crisis

    “The longer the final settlement is drawn out, the stronger the inertia of the conflict becomes impeding the regulation of the situation. The threat of it turning into a frozen conflict is quite real,” the minister stressed. …read more Source:...

    Expert: Parties to Ukraine’s conflict emotionally unprepared for reconciliation
    Feb11

    Expert: Parties to Ukraine’s conflict emotionally unprepared for reconciliation

    “The parties on either side of the conflict, including not only politicians but also a considerable part of the population, are not ready for reconciliation, both emotionally and psychologically,” said Vladimir Fesenko. …read more Source:...

    [Feature] Behind the scenes of the EU and IMF backlash on Ukraine
    Feb11

    [Feature] Behind the scenes of the EU and IMF backlash on Ukraine

    The IMF has joined the EU in piling on pressure for Ukraine to fight corruption. But the shock resignation of an EU fixer, which prompted the backlash, may not be all it seems. …read more Source:...

    Belarus continues to call for speedy resolution of conflict in Ukraine
    Feb11

    Belarus continues to call for speedy resolution of conflict in Ukraine

    According to the minister, the Belarusian side has always advocated the resolution of conflicts in a civilized manner, at the negotiating table, without resorting to military force, without exerting political and economic pressure. …read more Source:...