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Russia – IMF Official Presses for Austerity

The International Monetary Fund urged Russia on Tuesday to tighten monetary policy to rein in inflation and improve its investment climate to put a halt to capital outflows resulting from political uncertainty. “The Central Bank should continue tightening policy by withdrawing liquidity and raising rates. More tightening is needed to achieve the inflation target,” mission chief … Continue reading

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Opponents of Greek austerity plan set strike, protest

ATHENS, June 14 (Reuters) – Protesters said they would surround the Greek parliament on Wednesday to prevent debate, putting new pressure on the government to drop its austerity plan, and two ruling party lawmakers said they would vote against the … Continue reading

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Riot police break up protest of drivers at Belarusian-Polish border

Belarus’ riot police violently broke up a protest staged by drivers at the Bruzhi point at the Belarusian-Polish border on Sunday evening against newly introduced restrictions on motor fuel exports by individuals. Witnesses say that more than 100 drivers blocked … Continue reading

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