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    South Asian media should avoid war rhetoric: Gen (retd) Athar Abbas
    Apr21

    South Asian media should avoid war rhetoric: Gen (retd) Athar Abbas

    BRUSSELS: Pakistan’s Ambassador to Ukraine, Major General (retd) Athar Abbas in a lecture on the issue of media and conflict resolution stressed on South Asian and international media to fulfil its responsibility as a peace-builder and avoid war rhetoric. Speaking at the conference held at the Diplomatic Media Centre in Kiev, he said that...

    Ameriabank: Among 2,700 participants in the joint Visa action, 77%  were holders of Classic and Electron cards
    Apr21

    Ameriabank: Among 2,700 participants in the joint Visa action, 77%  were holders of Classic and Electron cards

    ArmInfo. In the next joint action of Ameriabank with Visa, 2,700 cardholders participated, 77% of which were owners of Visa Classic and Visa Electron cards. On April 21, during the summing up of the results of the action, the project manager for retail banking and retail of Ameriabank Elen Danielyan informed that comparing with 2016 in the...

    Banker embarks on overhauling Ukraine’s Soviet-era prison system
    Apr21

    Banker embarks on overhauling Ukraine’s Soviet-era prison system

    KYIV – The dimly lit cavernous hallways of the tsarist-era Lukyanivska Prison emit a dank and musky smell. Unmitigated mold growth and years of neglect have rendered a whole cell wing and the basement uninhabitable, even by Ukraine’s Soviet-era prison standards. Called “Katka” by its inmates – after Catherine II of Russia who ruled the […]...

    Why should Russian taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?
    Apr21

    Why should Russian taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?

    Eight days ago, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson posed a rhetorical question to his G-7 counterparts, “Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?” There are both compelling reasons why they should be and even more why the real question is why U.S. citizens should be...

    Ukraine arrests two on corruption allegations
    Apr21

    Ukraine arrests two on corruption allegations

    Ukraine has detained a prominent energy executive and a former MP on graft allegations. Strengthening anti-graft measures is a key demand of the IMF and Western governments. …read more Source:...

    Russia Takes Calmly Ukrainian Protests Over Crimea – Deputy FM
    Apr21

    Russia Takes Calmly Ukrainian Protests Over Crimea – Deputy FM

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Thursday, Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry expressed “strong protest” against Russia holding the Yalta International Economic Forum (YIEF) in Crimea, which seceded from Ukraine and rejoined Russia three years ago but is still claimed by Kiev. “I think these notes of protest should be taken calmly, they are emulating...

    ICJ rejects Kyiv’s call to halt Russian support for separatists
    Apr21

    ICJ rejects Kyiv’s call to halt Russian support for separatists

    The International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague has refused Ukraine’s request to impose provisional measures against Russia to block what Kyiv says is Russia’s monetary and military support for separatists in eastern Ukraine. But the court on April 19 did issue a provisional ruling calling for a halt to what it says is […]...

    Manor College event discusses education as battlefront of democracy in Ukraine
    Apr21

    Manor College event discusses education as battlefront of democracy in Ukraine

    JENKINTOWN, Pa. – Over 100 members of the Ukrainian-American community traveled from New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania to gather on April 6 at Manor College for a presentation on “Ukraine: Education as the Battlefront of Democracy.” The dialogue examined the most crucial areas of educational reform needed in...

    April ceasefire in Donbas: Opportunity for renewed Russian gains?
    Apr21

    April ceasefire in Donbas: Opportunity for renewed Russian gains?

    The truce was broken almost immediately: Russia-backed separatists started firing on Ukrainian positions just hours after the ceasefire went into effect. “Despite the declared truce, our forces have lost several [the exact number depends on the day] soldiers, several others have been wounded over the past day… Notwithstanding the casualties, the...

    Georgia and Ukraine welcome new thaw in bilateral relations
    Apr21

    Georgia and Ukraine welcome new thaw in bilateral relations

    Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili traveled to Ukraine on March 27, meeting with the host country’s President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman. The visit occurred within the framework of a GUAM summit. GUAM, a loose economic and political cooperation organization, brings together Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan...