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    Ukraine economy minister quits over lack of reforms
    Feb04

    Ukraine economy minister quits over lack of reforms

    Government bonds decline as Aivaras Abromavicius resigns over the government’s faltering anticorruption efforts and failure to implement reforms …read more Source: Business...

    Disgraced former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn joins Ukrainian bank
    Feb04

    Disgraced former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn joins Ukrainian bank

    Disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been appointed to the supervisory board of a bank owned by Ukraine’s second-richest businessman Viktor Pinchuk. …read more Source: France...

    German state governor draws criticism over Putin visit
    Feb04

    German state governor draws criticism over Putin visit

    BERLIN (AP) — Bavaria’s governor is drawing criticism in Germany for traveling to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin and sounding a softer tone on sanctions than his country’s government. Putin received Horst Seehofer Wednesday night. Seehofer leads one of Germany’s three governing parties but is an often-awkward ally. In...

    Western countries express regret over Abromavicius resignation as Ukrainian EcoMin
    Feb04

    Western countries express regret over Abromavicius resignation as Ukrainian EcoMin

    The ambassadors of Western countries in Kiev have expressed their regret over the recent resignation of Ukraine’s Economic Development and Trade Minister Aivaras Abromavicius, praising him for his effort of fighting corruption and implementing reforms necessary for Ukraine’s economy, reports LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The...

    Sex, lies and psychological scars: inside Ukraine’s human trafficking crisis | Maxim Tucker
    Feb04

    Sex, lies and psychological scars: inside Ukraine’s human trafficking crisis | Maxim Tucker

    Desperate to find work, they leave home on the promise of a job only to be ushered into a life of forced labour and abuse. Two Ukrainian women reveal the trauma of trafficking and how a secret hospital is helping them rebuild their livesThe hospital where Dr Olga Milinchuk works has no sign outside and no waiting rooms. The address is a closely...

    PiS-sing Away Poland’s Future?
    Feb04

    PiS-sing Away Poland’s Future?

    By Stephan RichterKaczynski’s insistence to look backward is a disservice to a great country that has come a long way.After Andrzej Duda was elected last year, Polish friends were quick to send out assurances. The young President, they said, was keen on modernizing the country and maximizing opportunities for the young generation. The new...

    No end to the Final Solution
    Feb04

    No end to the Final Solution

    David Cesarani, Research Professor of History at Royal Holloway University of London, died at the age of 58 on 25 October 2015. The book now appears without its author, a kind of huge mausoleum for an astonishing enterprise. Cesarani wants to change our view of the Holocaust and to close the yawning gap between popular understanding of this...

    UN, aid agencies urge to keep checkpoints in eastern Ukraine open
    Feb04

    UN, aid agencies urge to keep checkpoints in eastern Ukraine open

    UN agencies and aid organizations on Wednesday expressed concern about thousands of civilians, mainly elderly and vulnerable Ukrainian citizens, facing difficulties every day in crossing the so-called “contact” line, Farhan Haq, the deputy UN spokesman, told reporters here. …read more Source: Global...

    Will Gazprom Start a New Price War?
    Feb04

    Will Gazprom Start a New Price War?

    Russia’s state-owned natural gas company Gazprom for some time enjoyed the benefits of having a reliable market to its west. For years, Europe has depended heavily on overland imports from Gazprom, and Moscow has used that dependence as geopolitical and economic leverage, forcing its European customers to sign long-term take-or-pay...

    Ukraine economy minister quits in blow to reform hopes
    Feb04

    Ukraine economy minister quits in blow to reform hopes

    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: Channel...