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    Ukraine's Eurovision song mourns Moscow purge of Crimean Tatars
    Feb22

    Ukraine's Eurovision song mourns Moscow purge of Crimean Tatars

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Crimean Tatar who sings about Joseph Stalin’s deportation of hundreds of thousands of people from her Black Sea homeland will represent Ukraine at the Eurovision song contest, two years after Russia annexed the territory. …read more Source: The...

    Biden welcomes passage of Ukraine reforms in call with Poroshenko – White House
    Feb19

    Biden welcomes passage of Ukraine reforms in call with Poroshenko – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, in a telephone call on Thursday, commended Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on the passage of anti-corruption legislation sought by the International Monetary Fund and the European Union, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine Samopomich party quits ruling coalition
    Feb18

    Ukraine Samopomich party quits ruling coalition

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Samopomich party has decided to quit the ruling coalition, one of its leaders Oleh Berezyuk said on Thursday, increasing pressure on prime minister Arseny Yatseniuk to find new allies or risk the collapse of the government. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says ready for court battle with Russia over $3 billion bond
    Feb18

    Ukraine says ready for court battle with Russia over $3 billion bond

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is ready to defend itself against a lawsuit brought by Russia in relation to a $3 billion (2.08 billion pound) Eurobond that Moscow insists Kiev must repay, the Ukrainian Finance Ministry said in a statement on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia files lawsuit against Ukraine over $3 billion debt
    Feb17

    Russia files lawsuit against Ukraine over $3 billion debt

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia filed a lawsuit against Ukraine on Wednesday at London’s High Court in connection with a $3 billion Eurobond debt, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine PM says needs to reshuffle the coalition
    Feb17

    Ukraine PM says needs to reshuffle the coalition

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday that it was essential to reshuffle the ruling coalition, adding that he was in discussions with political groups, including the populist Radical party, in that regard. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine junior ally quits coalition
    Feb17

    Ukraine junior ally quits coalition

    KIEV (Reuters) – A junior ally in Ukraine’s ruling coalition quit on Wednesday, calling the alliance a “facade” and demanding an overhaul of the way the country was run. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine parliament to vote on no confidence motion
    Feb16

    Ukraine parliament to vote on no confidence motion

    KIEV (Reuters) – The draft of a no confidence motion against the Ukrainian government was posted on the parliamentary website on Tuesday, paving the way for the vote to proceed. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian president suggests PM should resign: statement
    Feb16

    Ukrainian president suggests PM should resign: statement

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko suggested in a statement on Tuesday that Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk should resign as his cabinet had lost the support of the ruling coalition, but said there should not be a snap election. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine lawmakers have signatures for no confidence vote – two lawmakers
    Feb16

    Ukraine lawmakers have signatures for no confidence vote – two lawmakers

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian lawmakers have gathered the 150 signatures needed to hold a no confidence vote on Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk’s government, two lawmakers told Reuters on Tuesday, as parliament prepared to debate a report on the government’s performance. …read more Source: The...

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