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    Ukraine’s Yanukovich blames radicals for bloodshed at Maidan protests
    Nov28

    Ukraine’s Yanukovich blames radicals for bloodshed at Maidan protests

    Ukraine’s former president Viktor Yanukovich Monday blamed armed nationalist radicals for fomenting violence in the 2014 Maidan protests that led to scores of protesters being killed and ultimately prompted him to flee into exile. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Slovenia PM: Melania Trump Could Inspire US-russia Detente
    Nov28

    Slovenia PM: Melania Trump Could Inspire US-russia Detente

    LJUBLJANA, Slovenia—As Melania Trump prepares to move into the White House, the future first lady’s native Slovenia is offering to serve as a mediator between her husband and Russian President Vladimir Putin once Donald Trump takes office. Slovenia’s Prime Minister Miro Cerar said in an interview with The Associated Press on Monday...

    Investors remain confident on Russia monetary easing
    Nov28

    Investors remain confident on Russia monetary easing

    Foreign investors aren’t taking the Bank of Russia’s “no” for an answer. Despite the central bank’s pledge in September to hold interest rates at least through the end of the year, a bond-market anomaly still shows some remain confident that slowing inflation will allow for monetary easing to resume sooner rather than later....

    Britain promises close ties with Poland after EU exit
    Nov28

    Britain promises close ties with Poland after EU exit

    LONDON (AP) — Britain has promised Poland strong business, diplomatic and cultural ties — as well as a deployment of troops near the Russian border — as London tries to build goodwill with European allies before European Union exit talks. Prime Minister Theresa May had warm words for Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo after the pair met at 10...

    Slovenia PM: Melania Trump could inspire US-Russia detente
    Nov28

    Slovenia PM: Melania Trump could inspire US-Russia detente

    LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — As Melania Trump prepares to move into the White House, the future first lady’s native Slovenia is offering to serve as a mediator between her husband and Russian President Vladimir Putin once Donald Trump takes office. Slovenia’s Prime Minister Miro Cerar said in an interview with The Associated Press on...

    Chernobyl nuclear disaster site sealed with massive steel shield
    Nov28

    Chernobyl nuclear disaster site sealed with massive steel shield

    On April 26, 1986 a reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine exploded, causing an environmental disaster never before seen, and forcing tens of thousands of people to… …read more Source:...

    Europe Fudges Its Open Border Promises
    Nov28

    Europe Fudges Its Open Border Promises

    The EU proffered visa-free travel to Ukraine, Turkey and others. That was then. …read more Source:...

    Op-Ed Contributor: Ukraine Has Made Great Progress, but We Need Our Allies
    Nov28

    Op-Ed Contributor: Ukraine Has Made Great Progress, but We Need Our Allies

    Our country’s adolescent democracy needs the support of America — and its new president, the foreign minister of Ukraine writes. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine’s ex-leader Yanukovych accuses protesters of starting war
    Nov28

    Ukraine’s ex-leader Yanukovych accuses protesters of starting war

    KIEV – Ukraine’s former Moscow-backed president on Monday accused pro-EU protesters who forced his ouster of provoking the 31-month pro-Russian revolt in the southeast that has claimed nearly 10,000 lives. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    State Corruption Watchdog Flip-Flops On Ukrainian President’s Spanish Villa
    Nov28

    State Corruption Watchdog Flip-Flops On Ukrainian President’s Spanish Villa

    A Ukrainian corruption watchdog has changed its position on whether President Petro Poroshenko should have declared ownership of a Spanish seaside villa, raising questions about the state agency’s independence from the presidential administration. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...