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    World Bank provides US$500 million loan to Ukraine
    Sep16

    World Bank provides US$500 million loan to Ukraine

    The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a US$500 million IBRD operation to finance the Second Programmatic Financial Sector Development Policy Loan in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Wizz Air based 4th aircraft in Vilnius
    Sep16

    Wizz Air based 4th aircraft in Vilnius

    Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, implements its further expansion plans in Lithuania: 4th Airbus A320 aircraft is added to its base in Vilnius airport and started 5 new routes to Billund, Munich-Memmingen, Stockholm, Glasgow and Kyiv, reported BC the Vilnius Airport. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Russian moves in Syria flummox US
    Sep16

    Russian moves in Syria flummox US

    Secretary of State John Kerry is seen in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, as President Barack Obama and Spain’s King Felipe VI conclude a bilateral meeting. (AP/Andrew Harnik)Russia’s recent military buildup in Syria has perplexed the Obama administration and left it in a quandary as to how to respond,...

    Top US General Visits Estonia Amid Russian Aggression in Ukraine
    Sep16

    Top US General Visits Estonia Amid Russian Aggression in Ukraine

    As a former Soviet state that shares a border with Russia, Estonia is watching the situation in Ukraine with growing concern. As VOA’s Carla Babb reports, the country’s political and defense leaders say Estonians feel safer knowing the U.S. is stepping up its military presence in the country. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Finding Putin’s Soldiers in Ukraine
    Sep16

    Finding Putin’s Soldiers in Ukraine

    An exclusive excerpt from a new report shows how Russia has covered up its dirty war in Eastern Europe. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Why Putinism will survive Putin
    Sep16

    Why Putinism will survive Putin

    As the Ukraine crisis settles into what appears to be a long stalemate, perhaps it is time to consider the future of Russian recalcitrance to the West — and who and what may follow in the footsteps of the main author of this recalcitrance, Vladimir Putin. Russia plainly needed someone like Putin at this point in its history. But did it also need...

    The trouble with Finland’s treble coalition
    Sep16

    The trouble with Finland’s treble coalition

    HELSINKI — There was a coup in Finland earlier this month. A media coup, that is. Prime Minister Juha Sipilä announced, on the eve of parliament’s new term, that he would open up one of his homes to Syrian refugees. Since Sipilä remains modest, quiet and a rather unknown quantity to many Finns, it was something of a surprise to see him...

    The Kremlin Denies Vladimir Putin Discussed LGBT Rights in Phone Call With Elton John
    Sep16

    The Kremlin Denies Vladimir Putin Discussed LGBT Rights in Phone Call With Elton John

    It seems Elton John and the Kremlin are singing two different songs — a spokesman for Vladimir Putin’s government has expressly denied that a conversation has taken place between the outspoken singer and the Russian President a day after the Briton said otherwise. John posted a photo of Putin on his Instagram on Monday, with a caption that...

    Russia puts Ukrainians on trial for Chechnya killings
    Sep16

    Russia puts Ukrainians on trial for Chechnya killings

    MOSCOW: Russia on Tuesday began hearing a case against two Ukrainians accused of murdering dozens of Russians during the Chechen war in the 1990s as p …read more Source: The News...

    Blanc satisfied with PSG start, Di Maria impact
    Sep16

    Blanc satisfied with PSG start, Di Maria impact

    Paris (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc admitted bigger tests await his side after they began their Champions League campaign with a 2-0 win against Malmo.Angel Di Maria and Edinson Cavani got the goals as PSG, quarter-finalists in each of the last three seasons, saw off the Swedish champions at the Parc des Princes in Group...