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    World Bank projects 2.7 percent growth in Armenia in 2017
    Jun05

    World Bank projects 2.7 percent growth in Armenia in 2017

    The World Bank forecasts that global economic growth will strengthen to 2.7 percent in 2017 as a pickup in manufacturing and trade, rising market confidence, and stabilizing commodity prices allow growth to resume in commodity-exporting emerging market and developing economies. According to the World Bank’s June 2017 Global Economic...

    ABOUT THE 50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE UKRAINIAN WORLD CONGRESS AND 70 YEARS OF UKRAINIAN SETTLEMENT IN AUSTRALIA
    Jun05

    ABOUT THE 50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE UKRAINIAN WORLD CONGRESS AND 70 YEARS OF UKRAINIAN SETTLEMENT IN AUSTRALIA

    Bogdan Rudnytski interviewed Stefan Romaniw, the President of the Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations and Secretary-General of the Ukrainian World Congress. This year marks 50 years of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC), the int…(Bogdan Rudnytski interviewed Stefan Romaniw, the President of the Australian Federation of...

    World Bank Says Russian Economy To Grow 1.3 Percent In 2017, 1.4 percent in 2018
    Jun05

    World Bank Says Russian Economy To Grow 1.3 Percent In 2017, 1.4 percent in 2018

    The World Bank has forecast Russian economic growth at a 1.3 percent rate in 2017, helped by improving consumption in the country that is recovering from a two-year recession. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Nadal storms into quarters, Muguruza and Venus exit
    Jun05

    Nadal storms into quarters, Muguruza and Venus exit

    PARIS — Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal surged into the French Open quarterfinals for a record-equaling 11th time Sunday, while reigning women’s title-holder Garbine Muguruza crashed out in the last 16. Nadal continued his ruthless form at Roland Garros by dispatching Spanish 17th seed Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 to match Roger...

    Ottawa tennis player Gabriela Dabrowski reaches mixed doubles quarterfinals in France
    Jun04

    Ottawa tennis player Gabriela Dabrowski reaches mixed doubles quarterfinals in France

    Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski went 1-for-2 in French Open doubles tennis matches on Sunday. Dabrowski and Rohan Bopanna of India, the No. 7 seeds, earned a spot in the quarterfinals of mixed doubles by defeating France’s Chloe Paquet and Benoît Paire 6-3, 6-2 in a second-round match. Dabrowski and Bopanna are scheduled to play that...

    Barshim ready for Oslo Diamond League
    Jun04

    Barshim ready for Oslo Diamond League

    The world’s finest high jumpers will return to the Oslo Bislett Games for a showdown at the fifth leg of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League on June 15 as all three Rio 2016 Olympic Games medallists are confirmed to compete in the Norwegian capital.World and Olympic champion Derek Drouin heads the list of competitors. The Canadian, who has a...

    Haley: US plans to retain Russia sanctions
    Jun04

    Haley: US plans to retain Russia sanctions

    Nikki Haley, President Donald Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations, on Sunday said her understanding is that the U.S. plans to “keep our sanctions strong and tough†on Russia in response to the Kremlin’s actions in Ukraine, despite reports that the White House is considering easing them....

    Kernel with a $155 mln takeover
    Jun04

    Kernel with a $155 mln takeover

    WSE-listed Ukrainian edible oil producer Kernel finalized a $155 million acquisition of an unnamed agricultural company from Ukraine. For that price tag, Kernel acquired 19k hectares of land and 200k metric tons capacity for grain storage. The asset also has $30 million surplus in cash. The transaction has been approved by the Ukrainian...

    Why did the White House consider lifting Russian sanctions?
    Jun04

    Why did the White House consider lifting Russian sanctions?

    HARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: Good evening and thanks for joining us. For the second day in a row, Russian President Vladimir Putin is rejecting the assertion by American intelligence agencies that Russians meddled in last year’s U.S. presidential election to the potential benefit of Donald Trump. In an excerpt from an...

    After Trump’s Exit from Paris Accord: Just Sanction the Bastards!
    Jun04

    After Trump’s Exit from Paris Accord: Just Sanction the Bastards!

    By Jean-Francois BoittinAfter Trump’s exiting from the Paris Accord, no more travel freedom for all those involved in the decision-making.The reality of Trump exiting “his” United States from the Paris Accord has sunk in. The key question: What’s the rest of the world to do about it? Unfair United States The answer: Trade sanctions,...