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Economy head quits in Ukraine
Feb05

Economy head quits in Ukraine

Abromavicius steps down citing corruption Ukraine’s Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius, a Lithuanian former asset-manager, resigned Wednesday. REUTERS PHOTO/VALENTYN OGIRENKO BY NATALIA ZINETS Reuters KIEV, Ukraine – Ukrainian Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius quit on Wednesday saying his ministry was being hijacked by corrupt vested...

Ukraine’s Poroshenko sees increased risk of open war with Russia
Feb03

Ukraine’s Poroshenko sees increased risk of open war with Russia

The risk of open war between Russia and Ukraine is greater than it was a year ago and Russian President Vladimir Putin has begun an “information war” against Germany, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told the German newspaper Bild. Poroshenko, who met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday, said Russia had implemented “not one...

Guardiola to become Man City manager, replacing Pellegrini
Feb02

Guardiola to become Man City manager, replacing Pellegrini

Pep Guardiola and Manchester City have long been considered a likely match: Soccer’s most admired coach and a club with massive spending power seeking to become the dominant force in Europe. It’s been four years in the making, but finally they’ll be united. City announced Monday that Guardiola will take over as manager on a...

Ukraine Denies Special Status to Rebel Territories
Feb01

Ukraine Denies Special Status to Rebel Territories

01 de febrero de 2016, 00:02Kiev, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The Chairman of the Russian Supreme Rada (unicameral Parliament), Vladimir Groisman, said today that the amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine exclude autonomy, federalization or special status of the rebel territories of the Donbass. …read more Source: Prensa...

Resignation of Ukrainian Prime Minister Is Possible
Jan29

Resignation of Ukrainian Prime Minister Is Possible

29 de enero de 2016, 10:16Kiev, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) The leader of Petro Poroshenko””s parliamentary faction (BPP), Yuri Lutsenko, admitted today the possibility that the government will resign, including the prime minister and head of the Popular Front Party (FP), Arseni Yatseniuk. …read more Source: Prensa...

Romania offers Moldova $65 million loan to spur reforms
Jan26

Romania offers Moldova $65 million loan to spur reforms

Romania’s prime minister offered Moldova a loan of 60 million euros ($65 million) on Tuesday to prevent economic collapse in the impoverished ex-Soviet republic — if certain conditions are met. To get the money, Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos said Moldova will have to reform its justice system, fight corruption, sign a draft agreement for a...

No status for east Ukraine
Jan25

No status for east Ukraine

Ukraine celebrates the anniversary of its unifying statehood in 1919. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko BY NATALIE ZINETS Reuters KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine will not give its eastern regions greater autonomy until a lasting ceasefire with pro-Russian separatist rebels is in place, President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday, in comments that could antagonize...

Poroshenko Concerned About Cracks in Ruling Coalition
Jan25

Poroshenko Concerned About Cracks in Ruling Coalition

25 de enero de 2016, 09:34Kiev, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, urged today to preserve the majority coalition in Parliament, after the Minister of the “”Self-help”” Union (Samopomich) left his office at the Executive, and demanded that a new government be elected. …read more...

Analysis: Russia’s tone familiar after spy poisoning report
Jan22

Analysis: Russia’s tone familiar after spy poisoning report

President Vladimir Putin has made no public comment on the sensational report by a British judge that concluded the Kremlin leader probably approved a 2006 plan to kill a Russian dissident in London. Instead, his subordinates went before reporters and portrayed it as a groundless accusation concocted by a relentlessly hostile West. Moscow...

Poroshenko Breaches Minsk Agreements and Criticizes Little Advances
Jan22

Poroshenko Breaches Minsk Agreements and Criticizes Little Advances

22 de enero de 2016, 13:06Moscow, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, pretexted today lacki of security in Donbass to justify the breaching until now of the political stage established in the peace agreements, signed in Minsk, on February 15, 2015. …read more Source: Prensa...

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