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    Ukraine referendum is really about a Nexit, say backers
    Mar31

    Ukraine referendum is really about a Nexit, say backers

    Next week’s referendum on an EU treaty with Ukraine is really about ‘putting pressure on the Dutch relationship with Europe’,… …read more Source:...

    The ‘new Ukraine’ is failing us, LGBT activists say
    Mar31

    The ‘new Ukraine’ is failing us, LGBT activists say

    Gay rights advocate tells Coda Story his community is being ignored by the Ukrainian government as homophobic attacks continueZo­ryan Kis was sit­ting on a bench in the cen­tre of Kiev with his boyfriend on his lap when a group of teenagers came up to them, asked if they were “pa­tri­ots” and doused them in pepper spray.Friends rushed to help but...

    BLACK OPS: Putin sent private military forces on secret missions into Syria and Ukraine
    Mar31

    BLACK OPS: Putin sent private military forces on secret missions into Syria and Ukraine

    BLACK OPS: Putin sent private military forces on secret missions into Syria and Ukraine …read more Source:...

    UK’s Hammond: Russia ‘going backwards’ on sanctions relief
    Mar30

    UK’s Hammond: Russia ‘going backwards’ on sanctions relief

    TBILISI (Reuters) – Russia is moving further away from having Western sanctions lifted over its role in the Ukraine crisis, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond told Reuters on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Vladimir Putin sent Russian mercenaries to ‘fight in Syria and Ukraine’
    Mar30

    Vladimir Putin sent Russian mercenaries to ‘fight in Syria and Ukraine’

    Fighters from a private military company called Wagner were used for deniable military operations abroad, finds an investigation by a Russian newspaper …read more Source: The...

    US to increase troop numbers in Europe
    Mar30

    US to increase troop numbers in Europe

    The United States approved plans to station more troops and tanks along NATO’s eastern border to reassure allies worried about the threat from Russia, it announced Wednesday. “As part of the United States’ commitment to increased assurance and deterrence, U.S. Army Europe will begin receiving continuous troop rotations of U.S.-based...

    [Ticker] Dutch PM expects Yes for Ukraine referendum
    Mar30

    [Ticker] Dutch PM expects Yes for Ukraine referendum

    Dutch PM Mark Rutte said he expected a majority of voters to approve the EU-Ukraine association agreement in the 6 April non-binding referendum, and that the required turnout threshold will be reached. “I have great faith in the wisdom of the Netherlands,” Dutch programme Nieuwsuur reported him as saying Wednesday. …read more...

    Bulgaria Expands Quota for University Students from Bulgarian Diaspora
    Mar30

    Bulgaria Expands Quota for University Students from Bulgarian Diaspora

    The government in Sofia has decided to increase 2.5 times the quota for university students from the Bulgarian diaspora living mostly in European countries. One thousand ethnic Bulgarians from countries with large Bulgarian diaspora such as Ukraine, Serbia, Moldova, Albania and Kazakhstan will be able to apply for studying for the degrees of...

    Ukraine’s independent MPs boost chances of ending deadlock
    Mar30

    Ukraine’s independent MPs boost chances of ending deadlock

    KIEV (Reuters) – Several non-aligned Ukrainian lawmakers have agreed to join Ukraine’s biggest faction to help end a political crisis that is stalling Western-backed reforms and vital international financial aid, deputies said on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Report: Russia controls east Ukraine regions
    Mar30

    [Ticker] Report: Russia controls east Ukraine regions

    The Russian government and FSB intelligence service are running the day-to-day affairs of Luhansk and Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, reports German daily Bild, citing an internal Russian document from last October. The Russians control taxes, wages and transport. Russia previously said the two breakaway regions were fully independent. …read...

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