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    Ukrainian innocent caught in Panama Papers web
    Jun03

    Ukrainian innocent caught in Panama Papers web

    KIEV — It’s been two months since the release of the Panama Papers sent shockwaves through governments and major financial institutions. The data dump of over 11.5 million files related to some 320,000 offshore companies and to financial activities of politicians and government leaders has resulted in thousands of newspaper articles and...

    Sweden is the best at doing good: report
    Jun02

    Sweden is the best at doing good: report

    Support for global prosperity, equality, health and wellbeing helped Sweden dethrone Ireland atop the latest Good Country index. The table ranks 163 countries’ net contribution to humanity relative to the size of their GDP, based on 35 indicators from international organizations including the United Nations and World Bank. The Swedes’...

    Egypt receives first of French warships
    Jun02

    Egypt receives first of French warships

    France hands Egypt the first of two advanced Mistral warships, which were originally being built for Russia until the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine adopts judicial reforms backed by West
    Jun02

    Ukraine adopts judicial reforms backed by West

    Kyiv lawmakers have approved plans to fight corruption in the legal system, as part of reforms promised to its backers. Judges will face limits to their immunity from prosecution and be appointed independently of MPs. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    John Kerry to visit Denmark and Greenland
    Jun02

    John Kerry to visit Denmark and Greenland

    The US secretary of state, John Kerry, will pay Denmark and Greenland a visit on June 16 and 17. Kerry’s visit will focus on co-operation in the Arctic region, climate issues, the conflict in Syria against Islamic State (IS), the situation in Ukraine and trade. “As we recently had confirmed in Washington during the Nordic-US summit, the...

    Another Pole becomes high executive at Ukrainian Railway
    Jun02

    Another Pole becomes high executive at Ukrainian Railway

    Following the nomination of Wojciech Balczun as the head of the Ukrainian Railway, the Ukrainian Council of Ministers has appointed Remigiusz Paszkiewicz as vice President of the railway, responsible for railway infrastructure. “Today’s decision of the Ukrainian authorities is yet another sign of the appreciation for the changes made in...

    Ukraine bans Russian journalists accused of ‘stirring hatred’
    Jun02

    Ukraine bans Russian journalists accused of ‘stirring hatred’

    Rights groups express concern over press freedoms as Kiev imposes sanctions on 17 people, including Ukrainian citizenUkrainian authorities have placed sanctions on 17 Russian journalists and media personalities they accuse of stirring hatred in the country. While many in Kiev believe it was a necessary move against Russian propagandists, it is...

    Families of six crew on downed Malaysian plane MH17 sue airline
    Jun02

    Families of six crew on downed Malaysian plane MH17 sue airline

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – The families of six cabin crew aboard ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 sued the airline on Thursday for negligence and breach of contract, nearly two years after the plane was downed over eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Kosovo should expect “delays” in visa liberalization deal
    Jun02

    Kosovo should expect “delays” in visa liberalization deal

    EU member-state have “held off agreeing to ease travel rules for Georgia on Wednesday,” Reuters reported. The agency added, quoting EU delegation sources, that “Turkey, Ukraine and Kosovo should also expect more delays in visa waiving.” …read more Source:...

    Russia’s top enemies: US, Ukraine, Turkey and Poland
    Jun02

    Russia’s top enemies: US, Ukraine, Turkey and Poland

    Russians believe their main enemies in the world are the U.S., Ukraine and Turkey, and 62 percent have a poor opinion of the EU, according to a Levada Center poll that measures sentiments towards other countries. Belarus, Kazakhstan, China, India and Armenia are Russia’s five best friends in the world, according to the poll. The majority of...

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