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    Ukraine: Country’s economy grows nearly 5%
    Feb14

    Ukraine: Country’s economy grows nearly 5%

    Analysts said they were taken aback by such a large jump in the war-scarred former Soviet republic. Ukraine said Tuesday its economy expanded at a surprisingly fast pace of nearly five percent in the fourth quarter as it continued its steady climb out of a two-year recession.The State Statistics Service said gross domestic product (GDP) growth...

    Kremlin: Flynn resignation ‘not our business’
    Feb14

    Kremlin: Flynn resignation ‘not our business’

    The resignation of the top aide is a first stunning departure from Trump's inner circle less than a month after his inauguration. The Kremlin on Tuesday insisted that the resignation of Donald Trump’s security adviser Michael Flynn over contacts with the Russian government was Washington’s internal affair.The White House late...

    Trump national security aide Flynn resigns over Russian contacts
    Feb14

    Trump national security aide Flynn resigns over Russian contacts

    President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned late on Monday after revelations that he had discussed U.S. sanctions on Russia with the Russian ambassador to the United States before Trump took office and misled Vice President Mike Pence about the conversations., Flynn’s resignation came hours after it was...

    Top Trump aide Flynn resigns over Russia contacts
    Feb14

    Top Trump aide Flynn resigns over Russia contacts

    The resignation of US National Security Advisor Mike Flynn so early in an American administration is unprecedented, and comes after details of his calls with a Russian diplomat were made public © AFP/File / NICHOLAS KAMMWashington, United States, Feb 14 – Donald Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned amid controversy over...

    Trump ‘evaluating’ national security advisor’s position
    Feb14

    Trump ‘evaluating’ national security advisor’s position

    Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn is a former head of defense intelligence whose encounters with Russian President Vladimir Putin have already drawn criticism © GETTY/AFP/File / Drew AngererWashington, United States, Feb 13 – National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s political future was thrown into serious doubt, when the White House said...

    Michael Flynn: Top Trump aide resigns over Russia contacts
    Feb14

    Michael Flynn: Top Trump aide resigns over Russia contacts

    Flynn insisted he was honored to have served the American people in such a "distinguished" manner. Donald Trump’s national security advisor Michael Flynn resigned amid controversy over his contacts with the Russian government, a stunning first departure from the new president’s inner circle less than a month after his...

    Trump: US President evaluating national security advisor’s position
    Feb14

    Trump: US President evaluating national security advisor’s position

    National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's political future was thrown into serious doubt, when the White House said President Donald Trump was "evaluating" the aide's contacts with the Russian government. National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s political future was thrown into serious doubt, when the White House said...

    Dutch approval of Ukraine-EU treaty delayed until after elections: ANP
    Feb13

    Dutch approval of Ukraine-EU treaty delayed until after elections: ANP

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A landmark cooperation agreement between the European Union and Ukraine will delayed and might even be voided as the Netherlands puts off approving the treaty. …read more Source: Libya...

    Russia orders hunger-strike prisoner to pay medical bills
    Feb13

    Russia orders hunger-strike prisoner to pay medical bills

    Russia has ordered a prisoner to pay his medical costs after he went on hunger strike over jail conditions, his lawyer said Monday, a move that could curb protests against poor treatment of convicts. The prison service is forcing Andrei Krekov, 36, a lawyer from the northwestern Arkhangelsk region, to cover costs of some 50,000 rubles ($870)...

    Germany – Frank-Walter Steinmeier elected as new German president
    Feb13

    Germany – Frank-Walter Steinmeier elected as new German president

    BERLIN – German Federal Assembly on Sunday elected former foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier as president, succeeding Joachim Gauck., Steinmeier is one of Germany’s well known politicians, having twice served as foreign minister, from 2005 to 2009 and again from 2013 until earlier this year. Also he once served as vice...

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