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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    IMF warns to cut Ukraine aid over corruption
    Feb11

    IMF warns to cut Ukraine aid over corruption

    The International Monetary Fund threatened to cut crucial financial aid to cash-strapped Ukraine because of the country’s “slow progress” in fighting corruption. “Without a substantial new effort to invigorate governance reforms and fight corruption, it is hard to see how the IMF-supported programme can continue and be...

    IMF secures reform commitment from Ukraine after bailout warning
    Feb11

    IMF secures reform commitment from Ukraine after bailout warning

    Ukraine’s president on Thursday told the International Monetary Fund he was committed to pursuing reforms to keep Kiev’s $17.5 billion IMF bailout on track, after a sharp warning from the lender that the funds were at risk. …read more Source: France...

    Poroshenko Assures IMF He’s Committed To Reform After Warning
    Feb11

    Poroshenko Assures IMF He’s Committed To Reform After Warning

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko assured the International Monetary Fund he remains committed to pursuing economic reforms and purging corruption from his government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Stropnický meets US defense secretary
    Feb11

    Stropnický meets US defense secretary

    Two discussed Islamic State and Ukraine ahead of NATO meeting …read more Source: The Prague...

    Putin’s policy of misperception
    Feb11

    Putin’s policy of misperception

    In one theater after another, Russian President Vladimir Putin has successfully challenged Western predominance and even superseded it. Putin has fueled pan-regional instability through his clandestine dismemberment of Eastern Ukraine and has… …read more Source: The...

    IMF’s Lagarde said Ukraine expresses commitment to reforms
    Feb11

    IMF’s Lagarde said Ukraine expresses commitment to reforms

    The head of the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday that she had been reassured by Ukraine’s president that he was committed to following a reform path to keep the nation’s US$17.5 billion bailout on track. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia’s Catholics, Orthodox Hopeful on Historic Pope-Patriarch Meet
    Feb11

    Russia’s Catholics, Orthodox Hopeful on Historic Pope-Patriarch Meet

    Russia’s Catholic minority has welcomed an historic first meeting this Friday in Cuba between the Pope and the Patriarch of Russia’s dominant Orthodox Church. There are an estimated 1.2 billion Roman Catholics in the world, but in Orthodox Russia there are around 700,000, only half of one percent of the population. In contrast, three...

    Ukraine: four dead as bus trips mine in divided Donetsk
    Feb11

    Ukraine: four dead as bus trips mine in divided Donetsk

    At least four people have been killed after a bus drove over a mine in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine. Bus tripped a mine at Ukrainian… …read more Source:...

    India Builds Naval Strength to Meet Future Challenges in Its ‘Backyard’
    Feb11

    India Builds Naval Strength to Meet Future Challenges in Its ‘Backyard’

    When the rivers shrink during Africa’s dry season, the hippopotamuses fight fiercely for their space in the scarce and overcrowded water. Something similar is happening in the Indian Ocean and South China Sea where nations are vying for territory and resources. China is nonchalantly building up military bases to assert its so-called...

    IMF's Lagarde said Ukraine expresses commitment to reforms
    Feb11

    IMF's Lagarde said Ukraine expresses commitment to reforms

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday that she had been reassured by Ukraine’s president that he was committed to following a reform path to keep the nation’s $17.5 billion bailout on track. …read more Source: The...