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    Ukraine MPs approve Groysman for prime minister
    Apr14

    Ukraine MPs approve Groysman for prime minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament approved presidential ally Volodymyr Groysman for the post of prime minister on Thursday in the biggest political shakeup since a 2014 uprising brought in a pro-Western leadership. …read more Source: The...

    Dutch opposition urges government to honour EU-Ukraine 'No' vote
    Apr14

    Dutch opposition urges government to honour EU-Ukraine 'No' vote

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Most Dutch opposition parties called on the government on Wednesday to respect the outcome of a non-binding referendum rejecting a treaty between the European Union and Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine set for new government after coalition backs Groysman for PM
    Apr13

    Ukraine set for new government after coalition backs Groysman for PM

    KIEV (Reuters) – A coalition of Ukraine’s two largest parties has agreed to back Volodymyr Groysman for prime minister and reshuffle the cabinet, lawmakers said on Wednesday, paving the way for the biggest shake-up since a 2014 uprising brought in a pro-Western leadership. …read more Source: The...

    Russia pushes back 'Putin's bridge' to annexed Crimea by a year
    Apr13

    Russia pushes back 'Putin's bridge' to annexed Crimea by a year

    TUZLA SPIT, Russia (Reuters) – Russia has pushed back the completion date of a showcase multi-billion dollar bridge to link the Russian mainland with annexed Crimea by one year, saying the original plan had to be adjusted to take account of the weight of the trains that will cross it. …read more Source: The...

    Dutch vote against EU-Ukraine treaty – final result
    Apr12

    Dutch vote against EU-Ukraine treaty – final result

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch voters rejected the Ukraine-EU treaty by a large margin in a nonbinding referendum held last week, according to the final results published by the country’s Election Commission on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    NATO, Russia council to meet on April 20 in Brussels
    Apr12

    NATO, Russia council to meet on April 20 in Brussels

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO envoys will hold their first formal meeting with Russia in almost two years on April 20, the Western alliance said on Tuesday, with the crisis in Ukraine, reducing military risks and Afghanistan on the agenda. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine coalition hopes boosted by four MPs – vice-speaker
    Apr12

    Ukraine coalition hopes boosted by four MPs – vice-speaker

    KIEV (Reuters) – Four Ukrainian lawmakers have joined the president’s BPP faction, parliament’s vice-speaker Andriy Parubiy said on Tuesday – moves that will give a reformed coalition enough votes for a slender majority in parliament. …read more Source: The...

    Danylyuk to be Ukraine finance minister in possible government – lawmaker
    Apr12

    Danylyuk to be Ukraine finance minister in possible government – lawmaker

    KIEV (Reuters) – Under a possible government headed by Volodymyr Groysman, the post of Ukrainian finance minister would be given to Oleksandr Danylyuk, an official in the president’s administration, lawmaker Mustafa Nayyem said in a Twitter post on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    France says worried by Ukraine ceasefire violations
    Apr11

    France says worried by Ukraine ceasefire violations

    PARIS (Reuters) – France expressed concern on Monday over increased violations of a ceasefire agreement in eastern Ukraine between Kiev’s forces and pro-Russian separatists and urged both sides to cooperate with international monitors in the area. …read more Source: The...

    North Korea 'provocations' make push to abolish nuclear arms harder – G7
    Apr11

    North Korea 'provocations' make push to abolish nuclear arms harder – G7

    HIROSHIMA (Reuters) – The effort to rid the world of nuclear weapons has been made more complex by North Korea’s repeated provocations and by the worsening security environment in Syria and Ukraine, the Group of Seven (G7) foreign ministers said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

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