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    Mikheil Saakashvili quits as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region
    Nov07

    Mikheil Saakashvili quits as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region

    Former Georgian president blames corrupt officials and lack of political will for reforms for his resignationMikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, has resigned as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, citing corrupt officials and a lack of political will for reform in the country’s leadership.Saakashvili staged his...

    Ukrainian president Poroshenko visiting Slovenia
    Nov07

    Ukrainian president Poroshenko visiting Slovenia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will pay an official visit to Slovenia on Tuesday. The visit is to boost bilateral ties and affirm Slovenia’s support for Ukraine’s “strengthening of contacts and cooperation with the EU and the reform process bringing Ukraine closer to European integration,” President Borut...

    Ex-Georgian president quits Ukraine post
    Nov07

    Ex-Georgian president quits Ukraine post

    Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has resigned from his post as governor of a Ukrainian region after 18 months. The controversial pro-West reformer accuses Kyiv of not being serious about tackling corruption. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Georgian Saakashvili quits as Ukraine Odessa governor
    Nov07

    Georgian Saakashvili quits as Ukraine Odessa governor

    Ex-Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili quits as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Dutch activists close in on Ceta referendum
    Nov07

    [Ticker] Dutch activists close in on Ceta referendum

    Activists in the Netherlands have gathered almost two-thirds of the signatures needed to initiate a referendum on Europe’s free trade deal with Canada, Ceta. Under Dutch law, 300,000 signatures are enough to trigger an advisory vote on any bill passed by parliament. On Monday morning, 190,000 people had signed the Ceta petition. A Dutch...

    Delo points to low media profile of Poroshenko visit
    Nov07

    Delo points to low media profile of Poroshenko visit

    The front-page commentary in Monday’s issue of Delo notes the low media profile of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s visit to Slovenia tomorrow, compared to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit in July. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s boom (farming) economy
    Nov07

    Russia’s boom (farming) economy

    The Kremlin claims it has won the sanctions war with the West — and points to the good news coming out of its agriculture sector. It is half right. When the West slapped sanctions on Russia in 2014 and Moscow retaliated with a trade embargo, the consensus was that Moscow was shooting itself in the foot by banning fresh produce from the EU. A...

    Why I declared my wealth and made Ukraine’s elite follow suit | Volodymyr Groysman
    Nov06

    Why I declared my wealth and made Ukraine’s elite follow suit | Volodymyr Groysman

    The prime minister of Ukraine explains how his government is using a landmark system to force senior officials to declare their assetsWe made history in Ukraine last week. For the first time ever, more than 100,000 top officials, including the president, members of the cabinet, MPs, judges, prosecutors and civil servants, declared their assets...

    Opinion: Black Sea – no place for provocations
    Nov05

    Opinion: Black Sea – no place for provocations

    Following Russia’s annexation of Crimea, the Black Sea has become a strategic priority for NATO. Now troops will be stationed there. That is the right move, says DW’s Robert Schwartz. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Russia’s Putin unveils provocative statue
    Nov05

    Russia’s Putin unveils provocative statue

    There is controversy over a vast new statue in Moscow honouring the 10th Century prince who founded the forerunner to the Russian state, but who is claimed by Ukraine. …read more Source:...

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