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    OTP Bank raises capital of Ukrainian unit
    Jan26

    OTP Bank raises capital of Ukrainian unit

    Hungaryʼs OTP Bank said Monday that it had raised the registered capital of its Ukrainian unit to UAH 6.186 billion, about €228 million or HUF 72.1 bln, Hungarian news agency MTI reported. …read more Source: Budapest Business...

    We Don’t Need a Big Military if We Don’t Try to Police the World
    Jan26

    We Don’t Need a Big Military if We Don’t Try to Police the World

    Much is said these days about the mismatch of missions and resources for the military. Indeed, the chants of neoconservatives on Capitol Hill have gotten quite loud: more military spending, more personnel, more weapons. A recent Rand Corporation report also warned that failing to deploy a large enough Army could “lead to a failure of the...

    Kremlin dismisses US accusation of corruption against Putin
    Jan26

    Kremlin dismisses US accusation of corruption against Putin

    The Kremlin has rejected a US official’s accusation of corruption against Russian President Vladimir Putin, calling the claim official and challenging the US to provide evidence for it. Adam Szubin, the acting under-secretary for terrorism and financial intelligence at the US Treasury, claimed on the BBC Panorama program aired on Monday...

    Romania offers Moldova $65 million loan to spur reforms
    Jan26

    Romania offers Moldova $65 million loan to spur reforms

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s prime minister offered Moldova a loan of 60 million euros ($65 million) on Tuesday to prevent economic collapse in the impoverished ex-Soviet republic — if certain conditions are met. To get the money, Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos said Moldova will have to reform its justice system, fight corruption, sign...

    No increase in flow of goods to Belarus after Ukraine’s association with EU
    Jan26

    No increase in flow of goods to Belarus after Ukraine’s association with EU

    “The customs service operates in a regular mode. We instructed the staff that there may be an increase in the flow of some goods into the country. But no such increase has happened so far,” Yuri Senko said. …read more Source:...

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reaches out to Trudeau government
    Jan26

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reaches out to Trudeau government

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reached out Tuesday to the new government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau while decrying the the government of Trudeau’s predecessor Stephen Harper as “Russia-phobic.” Speaking during a wide-ranging annual foreign affairs news conference in Moscow, Lavrov said Russian President Vladimir Putin and...

    North Korea sanctions: will US-China relations last the week?
    Jan26

    North Korea sanctions: will US-China relations last the week?

    United States President Barack Obama (right) and and President XI Jinping of China during a toast at a State Dinner in the White House in Washington, DC on 25th September, 2015© Pool/ABACA/Press Association Images on China: will China’s currency crash the global economy? US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with Chinese President Xi...

    Senko: Transit of Ukrainian goods via Belarus is smooth
    Jan26

    Senko: Transit of Ukrainian goods via Belarus is smooth

    We persuaded Russian colleagues that we can control the transit of Ukrainian goods with the use of information technology. Ukrainian goods go transit across Belarus painlessly. We organized contact points where such goods are forwarded, Yuri Senko noted. …read more Source:...

    The Kremlin Shows the World How to Make an AIDS Crisis Worse
    Jan26

    The Kremlin Shows the World How to Make an AIDS Crisis Worse

    “I may be small, but I am strong,” says Anya Alimova, a 29-year-old with green hair, as she picks up a heavy backpack bulging with syringes, condoms, HIV tests and other related items. It’s a snowy winter’s evening in east Moscow, and Alimova and her co-worker, Lena Plotnikova, will spend the next few hours distributing these...

    Ukraine deliberately drags feet on Minsk peace deal – Lavrov
    Jan26

    Ukraine deliberately drags feet on Minsk peace deal – Lavrov

    Ukraine is dragging its feet on implementation of the Minsk peace agreement because its wants to keep in place the Western sanctions imposed on Russia, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Channel...