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    Ukraine’s economy grows nearly 5% (AFP)
    Feb14

    Ukraine’s economy grows nearly 5% (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – 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. …read more Source: The West...

    The Political Economy of the Energy Union
    Feb14

    The Political Economy of the Energy Union

    In 2014 Juncker presented his vision on the European Energy policy, whereas we need to pool our resources, combine our infrastructures and unite our negotiation power with third countries. He established 4 pillars for an Energy Union: creating an Energy Union by pooling resources and connecting networks; diversifying energy sources; helping...

    Kremlin: Flynn Resignation ‘Not Our Business’
    Feb14

    Kremlin: Flynn Resignation ‘Not Our Business’

    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 Monday said Trump had accepted Flynn’s resignation amid allegations the retired three-star general discussed US sanctions strategy...

    The Morning Vertical, February 14, 2017
    Feb14

    The Morning Vertical, February 14, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Troops prepare to leave for Ukraine amid uncertainty over mission’s future
    Feb14

    Troops prepare to leave for Ukraine amid uncertainty over mission’s future

    OTTAWA — Some 200 soldiers from Edmonton are preparing to deploy to Ukraine — though with everyone waiting to see whether the mission there will be extended, exactly how long they will be staying is anyone’s guess. Canada, Britain and the United States have had military trainers in Ukraine since the summer of 2015, after Russia annexed...

    Ex-backup Imri Ziv belts way to Eurovision contest
    Feb14

    Ex-backup Imri Ziv belts way to Eurovision contest

    Singer wins over ‘Star is Born’ audience with Kelly Clarkson cover, booking spot to represent Israel in Ukraine …read more Source: The Times of...

    Uzbekistan exempts freight trucks from Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Ukraine from customs duties
    Feb14

    Uzbekistan exempts freight trucks from Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Ukraine from customs duties

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    What makes Europeans terrified
    Feb14

    What makes Europeans terrified

    Voters have the jitters. But what keeps them up at night may be real – or fantasy. “France is scared,” Marine Le Pen, the leader of the far-right Front National declared this week, as she stood on the promenade in Nice where a terrorist ploughed into revellers on Bastille Day last year. A new report from Demos charts this turbulence. As the...

    Paris Gourtsoyannis: Is it time for a basic income for all?
    Feb14

    Paris Gourtsoyannis: Is it time for a basic income for all?

    There isn’t much to distinguish the town of Dauphin, Manitoba (population 8,457) from anywhere else in the Canadian prairies. Its junior ice hockey team won the provincial championships in 2010. The high school and airfield are named after a decorated local First World War hero. Most of its citizens owe their living to oilseed and grain...

    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...