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    U.S. Vice President Biden, new Ukraine PM discuss reforms -White House
    Apr15

    U.S. Vice President Biden, new Ukraine PM discuss reforms -White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke on Thursday to new Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, emphasising the need to move quickly on reforms and implementing the Minsk ceasefire agreement with Russia, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine recovers four stolen Dutch paintings
    Apr14

    Ukraine recovers four stolen Dutch paintings

    KIEV (Reuters) – Four Dutch masterpieces dating from the country’s 17th-century Golden Age have been recovered by security services in Ukraine over 10 years after they were stolen from a museum in the Netherlands, Ukraine Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Opponents of Russian annexation persecuted in Crimea – Europe rights body
    Apr14

    Opponents of Russian annexation persecuted in Crimea – Europe rights body

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Europe’s leading human rights organisation said on Thursday that Crimea’s indigenous Muslim Tatars and other opponents of the region’s annexation by Russia face persecution including police intimidation and brutality. …read more Source: The...

    Putin believes there will be no military action in east Ukraine
    Apr14

    Putin believes there will be no military action in east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he believed that there would be no military action in eastern Ukraine, but the West should use its influence on the authorities in Kiev to fully implement the Minsk peace deal. …read more Source: The...

    Putin says Western sanctions to remain in near future
    Apr14

    Putin says Western sanctions to remain in near future

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he does not see Western sanctions on Russia being lifted in the near future. Putin, in his annual televised phone-in, said Moscow would maintain its counter sanctions against the West. …read more Source: The...

    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...

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