In need of some great Christmas present suggestions that won’t break the bank – and can be enjoyed by the whole family? The Smithsonian has some suggestions.


Analyst: “…, we think that Egypt’s duties would substantially impact Arcelor Mittal Kryvyy Rih, but the effect on Metinvest would be minimal. We are keeping our neutral view on METINV Eurobonds.”



“It is the first study to suggest that canola oil does more harm than good for the brain.”

Analyst: “Alternative draft (#7342-1) gives authority to the president to appoint temporary commissioners for no more than three months so that the NERC gains quorum immediately and its work is unfrozen.


To reduce the acceptance of corruption among citizens and draw Ukrainians’ attention to the problems of bribery. Such goals have been defined by the Ukrainian chapter of the global anti-corruption network Transparency International and the Ministry of Information Policy of Ukraine in the Memorandum on Cooperation.

When it comes to athletes banned for doping, the IAAF has given Russia the top prize by a country mile. Not exactly covering itself in glory, Ukraine came in fourth with 19 confirmed cases compared to Russia’s 71.



“We urge the Ukrainian authorities and parliament to safeguard the independence of NABU and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office,” said Managing Director Christine Lagarde [pictured]. “We also urge the authorities and parliament to safeguard the independence of NABU and SAPO. We also urge the authorities to move quickly with legislation to operationalize an independent Anti-Corruption Court consistent with the recommendations of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe, which is essential to credibly adjudicate high-level corruption cases.”


Ukrainian soybean producers harvested about 3.7 million tons of soybeans this year compared with 4.1 million last year. Per hectare yield came in at 1.93 tons per hectare in 2017 compared with 2.29 tons in 2016, Ukraine’s Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food said in a late November statement.

“The incompetence of the individual now sitting in the White House is most clearly demonstrated on issues of international relations with the saddest consequences for all sides,” he says. Trump has violated the careful, perhaps overly so, policies of his predecessor by “violating the most important practical principles” that must guide a US interested in international security.


Following a meeting of the IOC's executive board in Lausanne on Monday, IOC President Thomas Bach announced a series of sanctions against Russia over evidence of systematic, state-sponsored doping outlined in a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) report compiled by Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren. 



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