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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    IMF approves $1B loan to Ukraine
    Apr10

    IMF approves $1B loan to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a $1 billion loan payment to Ukraine. The IMF is supporting Ukraine with a $17.5 billion bailout program in exchange for Kyiv implementing reforms and tackling corruption. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko wrote on his Facebook page on April 3 that the approval was “further...

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan targets more goals
    Apr10

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan targets more goals

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan found the net v Sunderland and spoke to #MUTV after the game.. #MUFC pic.twitter.com/KKc9IdukBs — Manchester United (@ManUtd) April 9, 2017 Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan was naturally delighted to find the net in Sunday’s 3-0 win over Sunderland, and is targeting more goals as the Reds continue to push...

    Russia warns of serious consequences from U.S. strike in Syria
    Apr10

    Russia warns of serious consequences from U.S. strike in Syria

    MMOSCOW- Russia warned on Friday that U.S. cruise missile strikes on a Syrian air base could have “extremely serious” consequences, as President Donald Trump’s first major foray into a foreign conflict opened up a rift between Moscow and Washington., The warships USS Porter and USS Ross in the Mediterranean Sea launched dozens...

    After praise and death threats, Ukraine’s central bank governor quits
    Apr10

    After praise and death threats, Ukraine’s central bank governor quits

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank governor, Valeria Gontareva, resigned on Monday, depriving the country of a tough reformer capable of taking on vested interests at a time when the economy is just recovering from a steep recession. …read more Source:...

    Kyiv stops trade with occupied Donbas,  slaps sanctions on Russian bank subsidiaries
    Apr10

    Kyiv stops trade with occupied Donbas, slaps sanctions on Russian bank subsidiaries

    President Petro Poroshenko recently banned cargo traffic between the areas held by Moscow-backed militants in the Donbas area and slapped sanctions on the Ukrainian subsidiaries of Russian state-owned banks. This appears logical, given the continuing Russian occupation of Crimea and assistance to the rebels. However, Mr. Poroshenko acted only...

    U.S. and NATO Special Ops just fought a fake Guerrilla war in West Virginia
    Apr10

    U.S. and NATO Special Ops just fought a fake Guerrilla war in West Virginia

    To the casual observer, the scene might’ve looked like an odd cross between a reenactment of a past war and a demonstration of a future conflict. Elite special operators, some of whom were speaking foreign languages, were roving around the hills of West Virginia on foot, horseback, all-terrain vehicles, and by helicopter, while practicing...

    Tillerson Heads to Moscow Days After US Missile Strikes in Syria Anger Russia
    Apr10

    Tillerson Heads to Moscow Days After US Missile Strikes in Syria Anger Russia

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson heads to Moscow on April 12, just days after the United States launched missile strikes on a Syrian airbase in response to a Syrian chemical weapons attack that killed civilians. Officials say the top U.S. diplomat will urge Russia to rethink its continued support for the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad....

    Ukraine’s IMF-backed central bank chief quits
    Apr10

    Ukraine’s IMF-backed central bank chief quits

    KIEV: Ukraine’s IMF-backed central bank chief Valeriya Gontareva submitted her resignation on Monday after coming under intense pressure from tycoons and lawmakers who wanted to throw her in jail. Her departure leaves President Petro Poroshenko with a tough decision to make about the fate of one of crisis-hit Ukraine’s most...

    Jewish, Armenian, Ukrainian, Rwandese communities issue statement on Genocide Remembrance Month
    Apr10

    Jewish, Armenian, Ukrainian, Rwandese communities issue statement on Genocide Remembrance Month

    The Center for Israel and Jewish Affairs, the Armenian National Committee of Canada, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the Humura Association issued a joint statement on April 3 regarding Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month. OTTAWA – On April 24, 2015, the House of Commons unanimously passed a historic motion (M-587)...

    In Ukraine, Both Sides To Appeal Verdicts In Tornado Battalion Case
    Apr10

    In Ukraine, Both Sides To Appeal Verdicts In Tornado Battalion Case

    Ukrainian prosecutors and defense lawyers have both vowed to appeal the verdicts and prison sentences handed down to former members of the disbanded Tornado battalion. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...