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    Ally of Ukraine’s president elected new prime minister
    Apr14

    Ally of Ukraine’s president elected new prime minister

    The speaker of the Ukrainian parliament was elected prime minister on Thursday in what could mark an end to a months-long government crisis in a country crippled by a separatist war in the east. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine set for new government after coalition backs Groysman for PM
    Apr13

    Ukraine set for new government after coalition backs Groysman for PM

    A coalition of Ukraine’s two largest parties has agreed to back Volodymyr Groysman for prime minister and reshuffle the cabinet, lawmakers said on Wednesday, paving the way for the biggest shake-up since a 2014 uprising brought in a pro-Western leadership …read more Source: The Daily...

    UN says employee captured by Ukraine rebels
    Apr13

    UN says employee captured by Ukraine rebels

    The United Nations said Wednesday that one of its staff members had been captured by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine’s separatist east …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia pushes back ‘Putin’s bridge’ to annexed Crimea by a year
    Apr13

    Russia pushes back ‘Putin’s bridge’ to annexed Crimea by a year

    Russia has pushed back the completion date of a showcase multi-billion dollar bridge to link the Russian mainland with annexed Crimea by one year, saying the original plan had to be adjusted to take account of the weight of the trains that will cross it …read more Source: The Daily...

    Lithuania blacklists Russian officials over Ukraine pilot case
    Apr12

    Lithuania blacklists Russian officials over Ukraine pilot case

    Lithuania on Tuesday said it had blacklisted dozens of Russian officials responsible for jailing a hunger-striking Ukrainian military pilot in a case that drew sharp condemnation from the West. …read more Source: The Daily...

    New Ukraine government must continue reforms: U.S. Treasury official
    Apr12

    New Ukraine government must continue reforms: U.S. Treasury official

    Any new government formed in Ukraine must continue efforts to root out corruption and work with the International Monetary Fund to pursue economic reforms, a senior U.S. Treasury official said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Dutch vote against EU-Ukraine treaty: final result
    Apr12

    Dutch vote against EU-Ukraine treaty: final result

    Dutch voters rejected the Ukraine-EU treaty by a large margin in a nonbinding referendum held last week, according to the final results published by the country’s Election Commission Tuesday …read more Source: The Daily...

    NATO says will hold Russia council meeting on April 20
    Apr12

    NATO says will hold Russia council meeting on April 20

    NATO will hold its first formal talks in nearly two years with Russia on April 20 to discuss the Ukraine crisis and other security issues, the U.S.-led miltary alliance said Tuesday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Danylyuk to be Ukraine finance minister in possible government: lawmaker
    Apr12

    Danylyuk to be Ukraine finance minister in possible government: lawmaker

    Under a possible government headed by Volodymyr Groysman, the post of Ukrainian finance minister would be given to Oleksandr Danylyuk, an official in the president’s administration, lawmaker Mustafa Nayyem said in a Twitter post Tuesday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Hunger-striking Ukraine pilot risks developing fatal bloodclot: lawyer
    Apr11

    Hunger-striking Ukraine pilot risks developing fatal bloodclot: lawyer

    Medical tests on a jailed Ukrainian pilot on hunger strike show her blood is thickening, putting her at risk of developing a blood clot which could kill her, her lawyers said Monday …read more Source: The Daily...

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