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    Worried about Russia’s economy? Call Putin
    Apr14

    Worried about Russia’s economy? Call Putin

    President Vladimir Putin grants Russians the chance to question him in his annual call-in show today. ||| Moscow – President Vladimir Putin grants Russians the chance to question him in his annual call-in show on Thursday, providing an opportunity to shore up his support as the country’s longest economic downturn in two decades pushes...

    Putin says Western sanctions to remain in near future
    Apr14

    Putin says Western sanctions to remain in near future

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he does not see Western sanctions on Russia being lifted in the near future. Putin, in his annual televised phone-in, said Moscow would maintain its counter sanctions against the West. …read more Source: The...

    Putin says Western sanctions to remain in near future
    Apr14

    Putin says Western sanctions to remain in near future

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he does not see Western sanctions on Russia being lifted in the near future. Putin, in his annual televised phone-in, said Moscow would maintain its counter sanctions against the West. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukrainian parliament accepts PM’s resignation and appoints new head
    Apr14

    Ukrainian parliament accepts PM’s resignation and appoints new head

    Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk and appointed parliament speaker Volodymyr Groysman as the new head of government. The decision was approved by 257 votes in favour, passing the 226-vote minimum requirement. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine appoints pro-Western parliament speaker as new PM
    Apr14

    Ukraine appoints pro-Western parliament speaker as new PM

    The fast-rising new premier is a Poroshenko protégé who only two years ago served as mayor of a small western Ukrainian city. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine parliament approves first ever Jewish Prime Minister
    Apr14

    Ukraine parliament approves first ever Jewish Prime Minister

    Volodymr Groysman is also the youngest person to have the job. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Russia’s Putin says Western sanctions to remain in near future
    Apr14

    Russia’s Putin says Western sanctions to remain in near future

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday he does not see Western sanctions on Russia being lifted in the near future …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine parliament approves new government
    Apr14

    Ukraine parliament approves new government

    Following months of political turmoil, Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday approved Volodymyr Groysman as the country’s new prime minister and confirmed a new cabinet. Groysman, 38, is a loyalist of President Petro Poroshenko, and replaces the deeply unpopular Arensiy Yatsenyuk as government leader. His appointment was backed by 257 MPs,...

    Ukraine approves new PM in bid to end reform deadlock
    Apr14

    Ukraine approves new PM in bid to end reform deadlock

    By Pavel Polityuk and Natalia Zinets Ukraine’s parliament approved presidential ally Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister on Thursday in the biggest political shake-up since a 2014 uprising brought in a pro-Western leadership. President Petro Poroshenko hopes the appointment of the former parliamentary speaker will end months of political...

    Dutch In the loop April 14: Oekraïne-referendum
    Apr14

    Dutch In the loop April 14: Oekraïne-referendum

    Een week na het Nederlands ‘Nee’ tegen het EU associatieakkoord met Oekraïne blikt POLITICO’s Cynthia Kroet terug met Michiel van Hulten, campagneleider van het Ja-kamp, en Pieter Cleppe, hoofd van denktank Open Europe in Brussel. Waarom heeft Nederland dit verdrag afgewezen? Maar we kijken ook vooruit: Wat betekent het resultaat voor...