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    Ukraine’s president sacks oligarch from post as regional governor
    Mar25

    Ukraine’s president sacks oligarch from post as regional governor

    Ihor Kolomoisky is removed after the businessman sends armed guards to the HQ of national oil companyUkraine’s president has sacked powerful oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky from his post as a regional governor, after an altercation that saw the businessman send armed men to the offices of a state company and launch a barrage of swearwords at a...

    Ukraine’s oligarchs clash, president wrests control of business interests from governor
    Mar25

    Ukraine’s oligarchs clash, president wrests control of business interests from governor

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has accepted the resignation of Ihor Kolomoiskiy, the oligarch governor of Dnipropetrovsk, a key region in the… …read more Source:...

    Moscow says new U.S. national security strategy is anti-Russian
    Mar25

    Moscow says new U.S. national security strategy is anti-Russian

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s federal Security Council on Wednesday criticized as “anti-Russian” the new U.S. national security strategy, which lists Moscow’s aggression in its neighboring Ukraine among most pressing threats. …read more Source:...

    EU criticises most neighbours, praises Moldova
    Mar25

    EU criticises most neighbours, praises Moldova

    Author(s): Dan Alexe Ukraine.jpg In a set of annual reports adopted today, the European Commission assessed the implementation of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) with the 16 partner countries in the East and the South and made recommendations for the year ahead. …read more Source: New...

    ‘A revolution is impossible in Belarus’
    Mar25

    ‘A revolution is impossible in Belarus’

    Analysis: A stymied opposition, turmoil in Ukraine and a lack of interest from the west have effectively ruled out prospects of an uprising, writes Siarhei Bohdan The political year for the Belarusian opposition begins today, on Freedom Day, with a state-sanctioned rally.The day, which marks the foundation of the Belarusian People’s...

    Two Senior Ukrainian Officials Arrested During Cabinet Meeting
    Mar25

    Two Senior Ukrainian Officials Arrested During Cabinet Meeting

    Two senior Ukrainian officials were arrested during a meeting of the cabinet on Wednesday on charges of high-level corruption. The head of Ukraine’s State Emergency Service Serhiy Bochkovsky and his deputy Vasyl Stoyetsky were arrested, the BBC reports. Both of them, who were arrested during a meeting of cabinet with a significant media...

    Ukraine seeks to bolster ties with Belarus in mechanical engineering, energy, agriculture
    Mar25

    Ukraine seeks to bolster ties with Belarus in mechanical engineering, energy, agriculture

    This mater was discussed at the meeting between Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Ukraine Valentin Velichko and Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Regional Development, Construction and Housing and utilities Gennady Zubko on 24 March. …read more Source:...

    Opinion: Foreign Policy is in the Hands of Sleepwalkers
    Mar25

    Opinion: Foreign Policy is in the Hands of Sleepwalkers

    In this column, Roberto Savio, founder and president emeritus of the Inter Press Service (IPS) news agency and publisher of Other News, takes a recent scathing report from the House of Lords that the United Kingdom “sleepwalked” into the Ukraine crisis to argue that recent history shows the West having entered a number of conflicts without...

    Powerful Ukraine oligarch removed
    Mar25

    Powerful Ukraine oligarch removed

    Kolomoisky sacked as governor of regional government after using battalions to protect interests …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine arrests at cabinet meeting
    Mar25

    Ukraine arrests at cabinet meeting

    Two senior Ukrainian officials arrested during cabinet meeting as part of anti-corruption crackdown. …read more Source:...

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