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    As Ukraine Conflict Simmers, Kids Are Stuck At Home
    Feb03

    As Ukraine Conflict Simmers, Kids Are Stuck At Home

    In the eastern Ukrainian village of Zaytseve, 11-year-old Edik has to cross military checkpoints and enter separatist territory just to go to school. It’s a dangerous trip, so Edik and other schoolchildren have stopped going to class, and instead do their schoolwork at home. (Zenovia Stefanyuk, RFE/RL’s Current Time TV) …read...

    Interest in EU-sponsored Belarus-Ukraine territorial cooperation program
    Feb03

    Interest in EU-sponsored Belarus-Ukraine territorial cooperation program

    The European Union will allocate €3.3 million for bolstering territorial cooperation between bordering regions of Belarus and Ukraine. Representatives of the two countries will have to file joint applications for project implementation by 19 April 2016. …read more Source:...

    Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokno Takes on Russia’s Prosecutor in Music Video
    Feb03

    Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokno Takes on Russia’s Prosecutor in Music Video

    Feminist and anti-Putin activist Nadya Tolokno from Russia’s famous protest punk band Pussy Riot has released a music video taking on the country’s prosecutor Yury Chaika. Chaika and his family became the subject of a scandalous investigation by one of Russia’s leading opposition figures, anti-corruption blogger Alexey Navalny,...

    Ukraine economy minister resigns over ‘blocked reforms’
    Feb03

    Ukraine economy minister resigns over ‘blocked reforms’

    Ukraine’s Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius has resigned, citing ‘efforts underway to block major government reforms needed for the country’s growth.'”Today, I made the decision to submit by resignation from the post of minister of Ukraine’s economic development and trade,” Abromavicius said on Wednesday,...

    How the West Misjudged Russia, Part 4: Mad about Medvedev
    Feb03

    How the West Misjudged Russia, Part 4: Mad about Medvedev

    Editor’s Note: How do Russia and the West see one another? What are the experts’ views on the confrontation between Russia and the West? How do the pundits explain the Russo-Ukrainian war and Russia’s Syrian gambit? What are the roots of the mythology about Russia in the West, and why has the West failed to predict and...

    The Outsourcing Stars 2015 finals
    Feb03

    The Outsourcing Stars 2015 finals

    On 28 January in Warsaw there took place a ceremony marking the end of the year in the outsourcing industry in Poland. The Outsourcing Stars 2015 Gala gathered 300 guests, including academics, businesspeople and representatives of industry organisations from 15 countries worldwide. Experts gave a summary of this successful year, in which,...

    In this week’s magazine | Putin’s Wars
    Feb03

    In this week’s magazine | Putin’s Wars

    A first look at this week’s issue. 5-11 February issuePutin’s Wars Cover story: Putin’s Wars From Ukraine to Syria, Elizabeth Pond on how the Russian strongman overreached. The New Young Fogeys: Is abstinence the ultimate youth rebellion? Eleanor Margolis on Generation Boring and Tim Wigmore on the rise of middle-aged hedonism....

    In blow to Ukraine’s reform hopes, top official resigns, citing corruption
    Feb03

    In blow to Ukraine’s reform hopes, top official resigns, citing corruption

    The nation’s economy minister quit, saying that corrupt deal-making was as bad as ever. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Internal reforms threatened after Ukraine economy minister quits
    Feb03

    Internal reforms threatened after Ukraine economy minister quits

    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: Global...

    Ukrainian Official Resigns, Says Reform Efforts Blocked
    Feb03

    Ukrainian Official Resigns, Says Reform Efforts Blocked

    Ukraine’s government, already under strain from political infighting, a frozen conflict in the country’s east and a sagging economy, fell under scrutiny again on Wednesday when its economy minister handed in his resignation, saying the leadership routinely blocked his… …read more Source:...