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    Ukraine Cabinet Risks Confidence Vote After Premier Reports
    Feb16

    Ukraine Cabinet Risks Confidence Vote After Premier Reports

    While President Petro Poroshenko has pledged a cabinet revamp, members of his party said after meeting last night that they’d begin collecting signatures to trigger a no-confidence motion in Yatsenyuk. The friction sent bond yields surging. If lawmakers decide to dismiss the government, parliament would have 60 days to form a new cabinet....

    Ecumenism and geopolitics crossed to “neutral” Cuba.
    Feb16

    Ecumenism and geopolitics crossed to “neutral” Cuba.

    WITH NAME OF LORD…? February 15, 2016 … “For Francis meeting was a brilliant diplomatic move ecumenical character, which could not commit to his predecessors, but that also put him under fire due to the fact that he was a joyful meeting with the Russian Patriarch will provide indirect support for Putin, while he is waging war in Syria continues...

    Russian Debt Collectors Turn to Strong-arm Tactics
    Feb16

    Russian Debt Collectors Turn to Strong-arm Tactics

    Proposals to deal with rising threats by lenders include a moratorium on collection agencies, restricting kinds of debt they can recover. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Playing Putin bingo
    Feb16

    Playing Putin bingo

    To modify Churchill, ‘Putin is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma’. Fiona Hill and Clifford Gaddy’s updated and expanded edition of Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin is an essential guidebook for navigating the enigma that is Russia’s leader. It is based on original research and interviews, along with a deep...

    A Window to Europe for Crimean Tatars
    Feb16

    A Window to Europe for Crimean Tatars

    The European Parliament’s resolution on the human rights situation in Crimea was important also as the first time a major international democratic body has explicitly acknowledged Crimean Tatars as ‘indigenous people of Crimea’. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Crimean Tatar Mejlis criminalized for opposing Russian occupation of Crimea
    Feb15

    Crimean Tatar Mejlis criminalized for opposing Russian occupation of Crimea

    Russia has formally begun the procedure of banning the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People citing as formal grounds the law on countering ‘extremism’, while claiming, in Soviet style, that this is because of requests from Crimean Tatar organizations. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Key reformer quits over ’total corruption’ & ’lawlessness’ in Prosecutor General’s Office
    Feb15

    Key reformer quits over ’total corruption’ & ’lawlessness’ in Prosecutor General’s Office

    Vitaly Kasko, who has resigned as Deputy Prosecutor General, had earlier warned that while the Prosecutor General spends so much time in the President’s Administration, you can forget about real reform …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Turkish PM Supports Ukraine’s Sovereignty Over Occupied Crimea
    Feb15

    Turkish PM Supports Ukraine’s Sovereignty Over Occupied Crimea

    UNIAN. Ukraine. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Who Should Pay for the Restoration of the Donbas?
    Feb15

    Who Should Pay for the Restoration of the Donbas?

    It appears a real possibility that the Donbas will be reunified with the rest of Ukraine this year: its occupation simply costs the Kremlin too much. Its Novorossiya project has failed, and the Donbas on its own has no appeal to the Russian people. And Russia cannot get rid of the current suffocating financial sanctions without sacrificing the...

    Ukraine-Russia Truck Dispute at Impasse
    Feb15

    Ukraine-Russia Truck Dispute at Impasse

    Moscow could extend its ban on Ukrainian trucks to other forms of transport, PM Medvedev warns. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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