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    EU sanctions on Russia at risk without Ukraine reforms -Denmark
    Feb05

    EU sanctions on Russia at risk without Ukraine reforms -Denmark

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Ukraine must uphold its part of a peace deal with Russia by modernising the country or risk a collapse of support for EU sanctions against Moscow, Denmark’s foreign minister said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine needs new-look government, says outgoing economy minister
    Feb05

    Ukraine needs new-look government, says outgoing economy minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine needs a new technocratic government led by the present finance minister to have any hope of pushing through long-promised reforms, the outgoing economy minister told Reuters on Friday, two days after his shock resignation. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms
    Feb05

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian economy minister whose resignation plunged the country into yet another political crisis says he hopes the scandal will help …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Pope, Russian patriarch will meet to talk about persecution
    Feb05

    Pope, Russian patriarch will meet to talk about persecution

    The patriarch of Russia’s Orthodox Church is taking part in an historic first meeting with the Roman Catholic pontiff because of the need for a joint response to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East, the Orthodox Church said.Senior Orthodox cleric Metropolitan Hilarion said that long-standing differences between the two churches...

    Pope Francis to have historic meeting with Russian Patriarch in Cuba
    Feb05

    Pope Francis to have historic meeting with Russian Patriarch in Cuba

    Pope Francis arrives to meet Zambia’s President Edgar Lungu during a private audience on February 5, 2016 at the Vatican. POOL / AFP / AFP AND POOL / ALBERTO PIZZOLI Vatican City, Holy See – Pope Francis will meet Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill in Cuba next week in a historic first meeting between the heads of the two largest Christian...

    Ukraine: Economic Minister Quits Over Corruption
    Feb05

    Ukraine: Economic Minister Quits Over Corruption

    Aivaras Abromavicius, Ukraine’s Minister of Economic Development and Trade, has resigned, saying that “neither me, nor my team, have any desire to serve as a cover-up for covert corruption,” according to a statement by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Shakhtar’s midfielder Teixeira in record 50 mln euro move to China
    Feb05

    Shakhtar’s midfielder Teixeira in record 50 mln euro move to China

    BEIJING – Chinese side Jiangsu Suning bought Brazilian midfielder Alex Teixeira from Ukraine’s Shakhtar Donetsk for 50 million euros ($56 million) on Friday, the Chinese club said on its verified microblog, the latest Europe-based player to head east. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Turkish Stream: funding problems, not Ankara-Moscow tension
    Feb05

    Turkish Stream: funding problems, not Ankara-Moscow tension

    The implementation of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline project is in the interests of both Turkey and Russia, Agnia Grigas energy and political risk expert, nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council, the author of new book “Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire”, believes. …read more Source:...

    Poland scraps deal
    Feb05

    Poland scraps deal

    WARSAW: Poland has decided to scrap the $3 billion deal for 50 Airbus utility helicopters and will buy only a few aircraft from the European firm, Rzeczpospolita reported on Thursday citing defence sources. The move, coming months before a NATO summit in Warsaw where Poland is expected to seek more allied presence on its territory, could strain...

    Ukraine wants UN Security Council to visit war zone
    Feb05

    Ukraine wants UN Security Council to visit war zone

    Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations wants to invite the Security Council to visit war-wracked eastern Ukraine in the coming months. The post Ukraine wants UN Security Council to visit war zone appeared first on Inquirer News. …read more Source: The Philippine Daily...

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