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    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...

    Railing Against Graft, a Georgian Leads Calls for a Cleanup in Ukraine
    Feb03

    Railing Against Graft, a Georgian Leads Calls for a Cleanup in Ukraine

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, is making a political comeback in Ukraine as the figurehead of a movement to strip oligarchs of their power. …read more Source: The New York...

    Leader: The new young fogeys
    Feb03

    Leader: The new young fogeys

    Twenty-two years after Oasis sang, “All I need are cigarettes and alcohol,” the young are abandoning both. Every generation likes to bemoan the excesses and irresponsibility of the young. This should stop. The youth of today – the “new young fogeys”, as we call them – are the best-behaved generation since the social and cultural upheavals of the...

    Germany’s Merkel presses Putin on Ukraine separatists
    Feb03

    Germany’s Merkel presses Putin on Ukraine separatists

    BERLIN (AP) — The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged President Vladimir Putin to use Russia’s influence with separatists in eastern Ukraine to help secure progress toward a political solution. …read more Source: CNS...

    Putin and Kissinger to Meet for ‘Friendly Dialogue’
    Feb03

    Putin and Kissinger to Meet for ‘Friendly Dialogue’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in Moscow, as the two have apparently kept in close touch through the years, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. German-born Kissinger served as national security advisor and later as secretary of state in the administrations of Presidents Richard...

    Ukraine warns of rising risk of war with Russia
    Feb03

    Ukraine warns of rising risk of war with Russia

    Hopes for Ukraine were hit on Wednesday, when the country’s president warned that the risk of war with Russia had risen and its economy minister resigned. …read more Source:...

    Poland salutes plan to boost NATO presence in Eastern Europe
    Feb03

    Poland salutes plan to boost NATO presence in Eastern Europe

    Poland’s foreign minister says the protection of NATO’s eastern borders needs to be increased in light of the “apparently unresolvable” conflict between Russia and Ukraine. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...