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    Ukraine will not make major changes to IMF memorandum – deputy finance minister (Reuters)
    Apr26

    Ukraine will not make major changes to IMF memorandum – deputy finance minister (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – A new memorandum that Ukraine will submit to the International Monetary Fund will not contain significant changes to the programme agreed in the $17.5 billion (£12 billion) bailout, … …read more Source: The West...

    Russia Officially Bans Crimean Tatar Mejlis As ‘Extremist’
    Apr26

    Russia Officially Bans Crimean Tatar Mejlis As ‘Extremist’

    The Supreme Court of Russian-held Crimea has branded the Crimean Tatars’ self-governing body, the Mejlis, as an extremist organization and has officially banned it. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mauricio Macri issues statement on occasions of 101st Anniversary of Armenian Genocide
    Apr26

    Mauricio Macri issues statement on occasions of 101st Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

    President of Argentina Mauricio Macri has issued a statement on the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. “I am convinced that only high values and respect for principles must guide people throughout their lives, which will lead to peace and recognition of the past”, the president said in the statement, according to...

    Globe to Globe Hamlet comes home to Helsingør
    Apr26

    Globe to Globe Hamlet comes home to Helsingør

    After two years of travelling the world, covering over 308,835 km, the Globe to Globe Hamlet made its way to Kronborg Castle last Thursday, as Denmark became the 195th country on the ambitious world tour. Helsingør – the true home of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark – was the penultimate stop before ending up back at the Globe in London on April 23, an...

    French Company Scores Huge Australian Submarine Contract
    Apr26

    French Company Scores Huge Australian Submarine Contract

    PARIS — Australia’s largest-ever defense contract has gone to a French shipbuilder to produce a new generation of submarines, thrilling officials in Paris and inaugurating half a century of close defense cooperation between the nations. French state-controlled defense contractor DCNS won out over Germany’s ThysennKrupp Marine Systems...

    Putin: Chernobyl Disaster Should Serve As a Lesson to the World
    Apr26

    Putin: Chernobyl Disaster Should Serve As a Lesson to the World

    The Chernobyl disaster should serve as a “harsh lesson to humanity,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said. The meltdown of the Chernobyl nuclear plant near the north Ukrainian town of Pripyat in 1986 caused what is still regarded as the worst civil nuclear disaster in history. Design flaws in the Soviet-made plant blew the top off its fourth...

    Ukraine remembers victims of Chernobyl nuclear disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine remembers victims of Chernobyl nuclear disaster

    Ukraine held memorial services on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster which permanently poisoned swathes of eastern Europe and highlighted the shortcomings of the secretive Soviet system. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    30 years on, Ukraine remembers Chernobyl catastrophe
    Apr26

    30 years on, Ukraine remembers Chernobyl catastrophe

    CHERNOBYL, Ukraine – Ukrainians held candlelit vigils Tuesday, April 26, to mark 30 years since the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl spewed radiation across Europe and left several thousand people dead or dying. Church bells rang and mourners laid flowers at Chernobyl’s memorial square … …read more Source:...

    Chernobyl’s Lasting Jewish Legacy
    Apr26

    Chernobyl’s Lasting Jewish Legacy

    Chernobyl is known as the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster. But the Ukrainian town has a much deeper meaning for a New Yorker named Yitz Twersky. He recounts his family history, which originated in what he calls “the seat of the Twersky Jewish dynasty.” (RFE/RL’s Russian Service) …read more Source: Radio...

    Balcerowicz: Ukraine needs a program of restructuring and privatisation
    Apr26

    Balcerowicz: Ukraine needs a program of restructuring and privatisation

    Leszek Balcerowicz, the author of Poland’s post-communist transition to a market economy, who was appointed advisor to the Ukrainian president last week, has already commented on the economic situation in Ukraine. “Ukraine needs to break apart monopolies and privatise state-owned firms to transform itself into a well-functioning capitalist...