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    In this week’s magazine | Putin’s Wars
    Feb03

    In this week’s magazine | Putin’s Wars

    A first look at this week’s issue. 5-11 February issuePutin’s Wars Cover story: Putin’s Wars From Ukraine to Syria, Elizabeth Pond on how the Russian strongman overreached. The New Young Fogeys: Is abstinence the ultimate youth rebellion? Eleanor Margolis on Generation Boring and Tim Wigmore on the rise of middle-aged hedonism....

    In blow to Ukraine’s reform hopes, top official resigns, citing corruption
    Feb03

    In blow to Ukraine’s reform hopes, top official resigns, citing corruption

    The nation’s economy minister quit, saying that corrupt deal-making was as bad as ever. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Abe to visit G-7 countries in spring to prepare for summit
    Feb03

    Abe to visit G-7 countries in spring to prepare for summit

    TOKYO: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to visit the United States in March as well as European members of the Group of Seven countries during the Golden Week holidays from late April to reaffirm cooperation ahead of the G-7 summit in Japan in May, government sources said Tuesday. Aside from holding talks with the leaders of the G-7 countries, Abe...

    Internal reforms threatened after Ukraine economy minister quits
    Feb03

    Internal reforms threatened after Ukraine economy minister quits

    Ukrainian Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius quit on Wednesday saying his ministry was being hijacked by corrupt vested interests, dealing another blow to Western hopes that the country can reform itself. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukrainian Official Resigns, Says Reform Efforts Blocked
    Feb03

    Ukrainian Official Resigns, Says Reform Efforts Blocked

    Ukraine’s government, already under strain from political infighting, a frozen conflict in the country’s east and a sagging economy, fell under scrutiny again on Wednesday when its economy minister handed in his resignation, saying the leadership routinely blocked his… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian official resigns, says reform efforts blocked
    Feb03

    Ukrainian official resigns, says reform efforts blocked

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s government, already under strain from political infighting, a frozen conflict in the country’s east and a sagging economy,… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine minister quits over corruption
    Feb03

    Ukraine minister quits over corruption

    Ukraine’s economy minister Aivarus Abromavicius resigns over the slow pace of reform and says he does not want to provide “cover” for corruption. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Economy Minister Resigns Amid Reforms, Anger Over Corruption And Ongoing War
    Feb03

    Ukraine’s Economy Minister Resigns Amid Reforms, Anger Over Corruption And Ongoing War

    Ukraine’s efforts to implement difficult economic reforms and stamp out corruption took another blow Wednesday when the country’s economic minister resigned, arguing that entrenched corruption in his ministry was preventing reform. Now-former Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius accused an ally of Ukrainian President Petro...

    Ukraine’s economy minister quits over reform obstruction
    Feb03

    Ukraine’s economy minister quits over reform obstruction

    Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius has accused parts of the Ukrainian leadership of blocking systemic reforms in the country. “My team and I have no wish to be a cover for open corruption,” he said after resigning. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Children of the Century
    Feb03

    Children of the Century

    In the summer of 1866, as Leo Tolstoy prepared for his serialized novel War and Peace to be published as a single volume, he wrote to illustrator Mikhail Bashilov, hoping to commission drawings for the new edition of the novel, which he referred to by its original title, 1805. When Bashilov questioned a detail of historical...