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    Technocracy only hope for lasting reform
    Feb08

    Technocracy only hope for lasting reform

    Ukraine ex-minister warns over ‘old forces’ undoing progress …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine’s last chance to secure freedom
    Feb07

    Ukraine’s last chance to secure freedom

    Abromavicius resignation lays bare the absence of fundamental reforms …read more Source: Financial...

    How migrants brought Central Europe together
    Feb07

    How migrants brought Central Europe together

    By joining NATO and the EU at the turn of century, the Visegrád Group fulfilled its original purpose — to integrate Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic into Western democratic institutions. But the group has struggled to find a common cause since, despite cooperation on issues like the digital single market and common support for...

    Letter from Donetsk: ice cream, bustling bars and missiles in eastern Ukraine
    Feb07

    Letter from Donetsk: ice cream, bustling bars and missiles in eastern Ukraine

    In Donetsk, which has been under the control of Russian backed rebels since April 2014, the propaganda has a hermetic, relentless feel to it. Eighty-eight year-old Nadya Moroz stares through the taped-up window of her flat in Donetsk, blown in by persistent bombing. She wonders why she abandoned her peaceful village for a “better life” in Donetsk...

    Dutch ‘no’ on Ukraine pact would force rethink, minister says
    Feb06

    Dutch ‘no’ on Ukraine pact would force rethink, minister says

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Dutch government would be obliged to reconsider its position on an EU pact establishing closer ties with Ukraine if it loses an upcoming referendum on the issue, the country’s foreign minister said, but he stopped short of saying a “no” vote would scupper the treaty. …read more Source:...

    Power struggle in Kyiv puts government in crisis
    Feb05

    Power struggle in Kyiv puts government in crisis

    Ukraine’s economy minister has announced his resignation, accusing the governing party of corruption. As Kyiv’s political power struggle continues, the West looks on with concern. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine’s political suicide
    Feb05

    Ukraine’s political suicide

    KIEV — Ukraine’s fledgling democracy edged closer to dismembering itself this week, as one of the most reform-minded members of the government stepped down. In his resignation letter, Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavičius accused old political elites of systematically blocking much-needed reforms and paralyzing the fight against rampant...

    Ukraine needs new-look government, says outgoing economy minister
    Feb05

    Ukraine needs new-look government, says outgoing economy minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine needs a new technocratic government led by the present finance minister to have any hope of pushing through long-promised reforms, the outgoing economy minister told Reuters on Friday, two days after his shock resignation. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Censor’s ‘Explicit Content’ Database Is Up for Grabs
    Feb05

    Ukrainian Censor’s ‘Explicit Content’ Database Is Up for Grabs

    The Commission’s liquidators sent DVDs containing the database to state officials. Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot. One of Ukraine’s most embattled state censorship bodies, the National Expert Commission for Protection of Public Morality, was officially dissolved last year, but it’s still creating problems for government...

    Portuguese Catholic priests win futsal Euro
    Feb05

    Portuguese Catholic priests win futsal Euro

    A team of Portuguese Catholic priests has achieved European footballing glory for the second year in a row, winning 2016’s European Futsal Championship of Priests on Thursday (February 4), beating Poland 2-1 in the final. It was a flawless tournament for the Portuguese team, beating Italy and Ukraine 2-0 in the group stages of the...

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