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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    NKR MFA: No violation of cease-fire regime registered during monitoring
    Feb04

    NKR MFA: No violation of cease-fire regime registered during monitoring

    On February 4, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic, the OSCE Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan in the south-east direction of Kuropatkino settlement of the NKR Martuni region. From the positions of...

    EC maintains economic forecast for Poland
    Feb04

    EC maintains economic forecast for Poland

    The European Commission raised expected GDP growth for Poland to 3.5 percent for this and next year and 2018, thus the forecast has not changed compared with the previous one. In the Spring edition (2015) of the report, the EC predicted Poland’s economy to grow by 3.3 percent this year, by 3.4 percent next year and to remain at 3.4 percent...

    Will Ukraine’s Next Revolution be Non-Violent?
    Feb04

    Will Ukraine’s Next Revolution be Non-Violent?

    A reformist minister’s resignation highlights the country’s dearth of options. …read more Source:...

    Disgraced ex-IMF chief Strauss-Kahn joins Ukraine bank
    Feb04

    Disgraced ex-IMF chief Strauss-Kahn joins Ukraine 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: Daily...

    Former IMF chief to join Ukrainian bank
    Feb04

    Former IMF chief to join Ukrainian bank

    ABU DHABI, 4th February 2016 (WAM) — The former head of the International Fund, IMF, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, is joining the board of a bank owned by Ukranian billionaire, Viktor Pinchuk. …read more Source:...

    Security Police arrests Latvian who fought in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb04

    Security Police arrests Latvian who fought in Eastern Ukraine

    The Security Police has detained a Latvian who fought in Eastern Ukraine, reported LSM’s Latvian-language service Thursday via LETA. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine economy minister must stay in his post: Ukraine pres.
    Feb04

    Ukraine economy minister must stay in his post: Ukraine pres.

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko says the economy minister, who resigned earlier on Wednesday in frustration over corruption, should stay in his post and proceed with reforms.“I believe that Aivaras (Abromavicius) should stay as minister and continue reforms,” Poroshenko said on Wednesday. Abromavicius resigned, alleging that efforts...

    Estonian court annuls extradition of alleged Ukrainian separatist
    Feb04

    Estonian court annuls extradition of alleged Ukrainian separatist

    The Tallinn Administrative Court decided on Wednesday to annul the decision of the Government to extradite Vladimir Poljakov to Ukraine. Poljakov is suspected of having fought in the ranks of the separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    [Interview] Ukraine resignation is ‘cold shower’ for elite
    Feb04

    [Interview] Ukraine resignation is ‘cold shower’ for elite

    Lithuania’s FM has said the surprise resignation of Ukraine’s Lithuanian economy minister is a “cold shower” for Kiev’s political elite, with corruption “playing into the hands” of Russia. …read more Source:...

    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...