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    ‘Poisoned’ Russian dissident: Trump echoed ‘one of the Kremlin’s oldest propaganda tools’
    Apr04

    ‘Poisoned’ Russian dissident: Trump echoed ‘one of the Kremlin’s oldest propaganda tools’

    Manuel Balce Ceneta/APWASHINGTON — Russian dissident Vladimir Kara-Murza told Congress last week that there is no equivalence between the US’ political system and Putin’s Russia, as President Donald Trump implied in a recent interview with Fox News host Bill O’Reilly. In the February interview, Trump acknowledged...

    Poroshenko stands firm on banning Russia’s Eurovision entry
    Apr04

    Poroshenko stands firm on banning Russia’s Eurovision entry

    RIGA: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday refused to back down over Kiev’s decision to ban Russia’s entry for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, despite a threat from the organisers to throw Ukraine out of future competitions, though not the one due in May. Relations between Ukraine and Russia have been toxic since...

    Hungarian MPs Pass Bill Targeting Soros-founded University
    Apr04

    Hungarian MPs Pass Bill Targeting Soros-founded University

    Lawmakers from Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s right-wing Fidesz party approved draft legislation Tuesday that critics say could force the closure of an international university founded by billionaire philanthropist George Soros. The legislative approval sparked protests by thousands of critics outside the campus of the...

    Poland reopens its Ukrainian consular posts
    Apr04

    Poland reopens its Ukrainian consular posts

    Poland’s ministry of foreign affairs has reopened its consular posts in Ukraine, after a grenade attack on its diplomatic post in Lutsk. “The Ukrainian side has taken the necessary measures to ensure the security of Polish foreign service staff and diplomatic and consular missions across the country. However, the MFA reserves the right to...

    EU transfers second tranche of assistance in amount of 600 million euros to Ukraine
    Apr04

    EU transfers second tranche of assistance in amount of 600 million euros to Ukraine

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    Ukraine expects to receive another $4.5 bn from IMF by end of 2017
    Apr04

    Ukraine expects to receive another $4.5 bn from IMF by end of 2017

    Ukraine’s National Bank says the country expects to receive another $4.5 billion from the IMF by the end of 2017. …read more Source:...

    Trump Has a Thing for Despots: The President Can’t Hide His Admiration for the Likes of Putin and el-Sisi
    Apr04

    Trump Has a Thing for Despots: The President Can’t Hide His Admiration for the Likes of Putin and el-Sisi

    Angela Merkel isn’t worth his time, but the leader of a murderous coup gets a warm White House reception. Whenever I hear someone on the cable gabfests say that President Trump is an isolationist I have to wonder if they’ve ever actually listened to anything the man says. It’s true he claimed to have been against military action...

    Trump Has a Thing for Despots: The President Can’t Hide His Admiration for Authoritarians
    Apr04

    Trump Has a Thing for Despots: The President Can’t Hide His Admiration for Authoritarians

    Angela Merkel isn’t worth his time, but the leader of a murderous coup gets a warm White House reception. Whenever I hear someone on the cable gabfests say that President Trump is an isolationist I have to wonder if they’ve ever actually listened to anything the man says. It’s true he claimed to have been against military action...

    Illegal weapons: A global guide
    Apr04

    Illegal weapons: A global guide

    Just today, dozens of Syrians were killed in a suspected chemical weapons attack in Idlib. Be it also by barrel bomb, cluster munition, or landmine, civilians die all too frequently at the hands of weapons the international community has set out to ban. After years of declining use and progress in destroying stockpiles, deaths from such munitions...

    Russia and Belarus Patch Things Up
    Apr04

    Russia and Belarus Patch Things Up

    Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko yesterday agreed to a comprehensive deal on energy and debt that will put a lid on talk of Belarus’s Westward drift. Reuters: At a meeting in St Petersburg, held while the Russian city was reeling from a deadly bombing on a metro train, Russia agreed to refinance Belarus’ debt while Belarus will...