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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Freedom House Keeps Georgia’s Democracy Score Unchanged
    Apr04

    Freedom House Keeps Georgia’s Democracy Score Unchanged

    Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine are grouped as ‘transitional government or hybrid regimes.’ …read more Source:...

    IMF urges Kiev on corruption and pensions after new aid
    Apr04

    IMF urges Kiev on corruption and pensions after new aid

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    3 tigers rescued from maggot-infested crate at Beirut airport
    Apr04

    3 tigers rescued from maggot-infested crate at Beirut airport

    ​Three Siberian tiger cubs destined for a zoo in war-torn Syria were rescued by a Lebanese animal rights group after being trapped in an unmarked, maggot-infested crate in Beirut’s airport for almost a week. …read more Source:...

    Danish government laments St Petersburg bombing
    Apr04

    Danish government laments St Petersburg bombing

    Danish PM Lars Løkke Rasmussen has offered his condolences to the people of Russia following the explosion that killed at least 11 people and injured about 50 others in the St Petersburg Metro yesterday afternoon. Rasmussen, who is currently on a state visit to Mexico, took some time out yesterday to speak to reporters in front of the national...

    Freedom House Warns Of Effects Of ‘False Promise Of Populism’ On Postcommunist World
    Apr04

    Freedom House Warns Of Effects Of ‘False Promise Of Populism’ On Postcommunist World

    Populists’ recent successes at the polls in the West have increased fears of instability in postcommunist Europe and Eurasia against a backdrop of setbacks for democratic governance, democracy monitor Freedom House has warned. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    [Ticker] IMF approves Ukraine loan
    Apr04

    [Ticker] IMF approves Ukraine loan

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday (3 April) approved a $1 billion loan to Ukraine. The IMF said in a statement that the country’s economy was improving and had lowered inflation. The IMF is supporting Ukraine with a $17.5 billion bailout programme. The country has so far received around $8.38 billion under the programme, in...

    NATO Chief Urges European Nations To Increase Defense Spending
    Apr04

    NATO Chief Urges European Nations To Increase Defense Spending

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has urged Germany and other European nations to spend more on their defense. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    IMF releases $1 billion loan for cash-strapped Ukraine
    Apr04

    IMF releases $1 billion loan for cash-strapped Ukraine

    …read more Source: The...

    Making sense of the attack in St. Petersburg
    Apr04

    Making sense of the attack in St. Petersburg

    BISHKEK (TCA) — Russian media reported that police suspect the bombing in a subway train in St. Petersburg on April 3 was carried out by a man from Central Asia with ties to radical Islamic groups. Here below we are republishing an article originally published by Stratfor, which looks into different theories to explain who staged the attack, and...

    Brexit and Trump encouraged Eastern Europe populism: report
    Apr04

    Brexit and Trump encouraged Eastern Europe populism: report

    The U.K.’s decision to leave the EU and Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. increased fears of instability and emboldened populists in Europe, according to a report out Tuesday by a human rights group. The U.S. based NGO Freedom House’s annual Nations in Transit report found there had been one of the biggest democratic declinesÂ...