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    Ukraine parliament approves pro-EU PM
    Apr14

    Ukraine parliament approves pro-EU PM

    Ukraine’s parliament approves presidential ally Volodymyr Groysman for the post of Prime Minister, in the country’s biggest political shakeup since a 2014 uprising brought in a pro-Western leadership. …read more Source: ABC...

    Groysman: Poroshenko protege and Ukraine’s crisis PM (AFP)
    Apr14

    Groysman: Poroshenko protege and Ukraine’s crisis PM (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Volodymr Groysman has catapulted from being a small city mayor to Ukraine’s premier over a remarkable two-year span during which he stuck close by President Petro Poroshenko’s side. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine’s president nominates ally for prime minister
    Apr14

    Ukraine’s president nominates ally for prime minister

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has nominated an ally to become prime minister in an effort to end a political impasse.Poroshenko announced in parliament on Thursday the nomination of Volodymyr Groysman, currently… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Analysis: Russian aircraft buzz US warships and the Ukraine connection
    Apr14

    Analysis: Russian aircraft buzz US warships and the Ukraine connection

    The Ukraine negotiations must not be going well for Russia. …read more Source: The National Business...

    Prosecutor orders suspension of Tatar assembly in Crimea
    Apr13

    Prosecutor orders suspension of Tatar assembly in Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The chief prosecutor of Crimea has ordered a suspension of the council representing the region’s Tatar ethnic minority.Tatars make up about 15 percent of the region’s nearly 2 million people and have been broadly opposed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Lithuania blacklists 46 Russians for prosecuting Ukrainians
    Apr13

    Lithuania blacklists 46 Russians for prosecuting Ukrainians

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) ” The Lithuanian government says it has blacklisted 46 Russian citizens involved in the criminal prosecution of several Ukrainians, including the imprisoned pilot Nadezhda Savchenko.Foreign Minister Linas… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN employee ‘captured’ by Ukraine rebels (AFP)
    Apr13

    UN employee ‘captured’ by Ukraine rebels (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The United Nations said Wednesday that one of its staff members had been captured by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine’s separatist east. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine eyes Thursday vote on new pro-EU government (AFP)
    Apr13

    Ukraine eyes Thursday vote on new pro-EU government (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Strife-torn Ukraine appeared to move a step closer Wednesday to agreeing a new pro-EU government headed by parliament speaker Volodymyr Groysman that could be voted on the following day. …read more Source: The West...

    Foreign Affairs Scope: US in range of North Korean rockets and Panama Papers fallout
    Apr13

    Foreign Affairs Scope: US in range of North Korean rockets and Panama Papers fallout

    Foreign Affairs Scope discusses Ukraine’s PM resigning, the Panama Papers and North Korea’s rocket engine test . With special feature audio. …read more Source: The National Business...

    Dutch vote against EU-Ukraine treaty – final result (Reuters)
    Apr12

    Dutch vote against EU-Ukraine treaty – final result (Reuters)

    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 Commis… …read more Source: The West...

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