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    Moldova’s government ousted over banking scandal
    Oct29

    Moldova’s government ousted over banking scandal

    Moldova’s parliament on Thursday dismissed the country’s government, part of the fallout from a banking scandal that saw nearly $1 billion vanish from Europe’s poorest country and that set off long-running street protests in the capital. The no-confidence vote was backed by 65 out of 101 MPs, and removes Prime Minister Valeriu...

    Russia detains Ukrainian library chief
    Oct29

    Russia detains Ukrainian library chief

    Russian investigators detain the director of a Ukrainian library in Moscow after a search found what they called “anti-Russian propaganda”. …read more Source:...

    Reading the Pussy Riot act
    Oct29

    Reading the Pussy Riot act

    Nadya Tolokonnikova, of female punk protest collective Pussy Riot, on the danger of UK conservatism, living in Moscow, and how the middle-class anti-Putin movement is waning. “Moscow calling!” The Belarusian rock band Brutto tear into their adaptation of the Clash classic. A roar erupts from the audience packing out Koko, the opulent late...

    NATO considers sending battalion size units to Baltics, Poland
    Oct29

    NATO considers sending battalion size units to Baltics, Poland

    NATO allies are discussing stationing more troops in Eastern Europe to deter Moscow in wake of aggression in Ukraine, the Wall Street Journal reports. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Dutch referendum on EU-Ukraine treaty in April 2016
    Oct29

    [Ticker] Dutch referendum on EU-Ukraine treaty in April 2016

    A Dutch government committee announced on Thursday that the citizen-enforced referendum on the EU-Ukraine association agreement will take place on Wednesday, 6 April 2016. The Dutch will be asked: ‘Are you in favour or against the law that approves the Association Agreement between the European Union and Ukraine?’ …read more...

    The Guardian film show extra podcast: Sex change controversy, 1D or 007 and Emperor Palpatine takes back power
    Oct29

    The Guardian film show extra podcast: Sex change controversy, 1D or 007 and Emperor Palpatine takes back power

    The Guardian’s daily film news podcast. Now showing… Tomboy thriller causes controversy, a younger – tuneful – James Bond and the shock election bringing Emperor Palpatine back into power … …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine referendum set for April 6, Dutch nationals only can vote
    Oct29

    Ukraine referendum set for April 6, Dutch nationals only can vote

    The Netherlands will hold an advisory referendum on a key treaty between the European Union and Ukraine on April 6,… …read more Source:...

    Director of Ukrainian library in Moscow detained for ‘extremism’
    Oct29

    Director of Ukrainian library in Moscow detained for ‘extremism’

    The 58-year-old library head faces jail for storing books written by a Ukrainian nationalist writer, in a case denounced as political persecution …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian Official Dismissed for Using Russian Email Service for Official Correspondence
    Oct29

    Ukrainian Official Dismissed for Using Russian Email Service for Official Correspondence

    Ukrainian authorities believe that using Russian email services could potentially “jeopardize the country’s information security.” Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot. A government official in Lviv region in western Ukraine has reportedly been sacked for using a Russian email service to conduct official correspondence related to his government...

    Ukraine to Be Able to Do Without Russian Gas in 2016
    Oct29

    Ukraine to Be Able to Do Without Russian Gas in 2016

    Next year Ukraine may be able to do without Russian gas purchases, while focusing on reverse-flow gas imports from Europe, Naftogaz chief Andriy Kobolev said at the annual Conductors of Change Forum in Kyiv today, October 29. …read more Source:...

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