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    Internal reforms threatened after Ukraine economy minister quits
    Feb03

    Internal reforms threatened after Ukraine economy minister quits

    Ukrainian Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius quit on Wednesday saying his ministry was being hijacked by corrupt vested interests, dealing another blow to Western hopes that the country can reform itself. …read more Source: Global...

    Abe to visit G-7 countries in spring to prepare for summit
    Feb03

    Abe to visit G-7 countries in spring to prepare for summit

    TOKYO: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to visit the United States in March as well as European members of the Group of Seven countries during the Golden Week holidays from late April to reaffirm cooperation ahead of the G-7 summit in Japan in May, government sources said Tuesday. Aside from holding talks with the leaders of the G-7 countries, Abe...

    Bulgaria charges four Ukrainians over Sofia grenade attack
    Feb03

    Bulgaria charges four Ukrainians over Sofia grenade attack

    Bulgarian prosecutors have charged four Ukrainians with attempted murder after a grenade attack on a former security agent in Sofia last October, a senior prosecutor said on Wednesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine economy minister resigns over state graft
    Feb03

    Ukraine economy minister resigns over state graft

    Kiev – Ukraine’s economy minister abruptly tendered his resignation Wednesday saying overwhelming corruption had stifled his efforts to push through measures essential to getting growth back on track in the cash-strapped country.Aivaras Abromavicius’s shock departure laid bare divisions within the pro-Western government of...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko sees increased risk of open war with Russia
    Feb03

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko sees increased risk of open war with Russia

    BERLIN: The risk of open war between Russia and Ukraine is greater than it was a year ago and Russian President Vladimir Putin has begun an “information war” against Germany, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told the German newspaper Bild. Poroshenko, who met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday, said Russia had implemented...

    Bulgaria charges four Ukrainians over Sofia grenade attack
    Feb03

    Bulgaria charges four Ukrainians over Sofia grenade attack

    SOFIA (Reuters) – Bulgarian prosecutors have charged four Ukrainians with attempted murder after a grenade attack on a former security agent in Sofia last October, a senior prosecutor said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine Economy Minister resigns in blow to country's reform hopes
    Feb03

    Ukraine Economy Minister resigns in blow to country's reform hopes

    Aivaras Abromavicius singled out a close ally of billionaire President Petro Poroshenko, accusing him of blocking his ministry’s work. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine PM says there is a campaign to discredit government
    Feb03

    Ukraine PM says there is a campaign to discredit government

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday political forces were seeking to discredit his government in order to gain power and control state revenue, after the economy minister resigned citing graft. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine’s economy minister resigns over state graft
    Feb03

    Ukraine’s economy minister resigns over state graft

    Ukraine’s economy minister abruptly tendered his resignation on Wednesday saying overwhelming corruption had stifled his efforts to push through measures essential to getting growth back on track in the cash-strapped country. Aivaras Abromavicius’s shock departure laid bare divisions within the pro-Western government of President...

    Ukraine economy minister resigns citing stalled reforms
    Feb03

    Ukraine economy minister resigns citing stalled reforms

    Ukraine’s Lithuanian-born Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius abruptly resigned on Wednesday citing his inability to push through vital restructuring measures needed to get growth in the cash-strapped country back on track. …read more Source: Channel...

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