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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    US Accuses Countries Across Globe of Human Rights Abuses
    Apr13

    US Accuses Countries Across Globe of Human Rights Abuses

    The U.S. accused authoritarian regimes around the world Wednesday of suppressing their people with “increasing vigor and viciousness” to control any activities that might threaten their power. In its 40th annual human rights report, the U.S. State Department said, “In 2015, this global crackdown by authoritarian states on civil...

    Ukraine’s parliamentary speaker gets key backing for job as PM
    Apr13

    Ukraine’s parliamentary speaker gets key backing for job as PM

    Ukraine looks closer to getting a new prime minister. A coalition of the country’s two main parties says it has agreed to back parliamentary speaker… …read more Source:...

    U.S. Says Russian Planes Buzzed Navy Ship Multiple Times in Baltic Sea
    Apr13

    U.S. Says Russian Planes Buzzed Navy Ship Multiple Times in Baltic Sea

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian attack planes buzzed a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Baltic Sea multiple times on Monday and Tuesday, at one point coming so close — an estimated 30 feet — that they created wakes in the water around the ship, a U.S. official said Wednesday. The official, who was not authorized to discuss details and so spoke on condition...

    Kremlin queries Russian mood before Putin call-in show
    Apr13

    Kremlin queries Russian mood before Putin call-in show

    MOSCOW — What worries ordinary Russians the most? Price increases, withheld salaries and potholed roads, according to those preparing President Vladimir Putin for his highly choreographed annual call-in show on Thursday. The Kremlin has been sifting through more than 1 million questions from across the country to get Putin ready for the...

    US Senator: Russia Policy Needs to Be Tougher
    Apr13

    US Senator: Russia Policy Needs to Be Tougher

    In what could be a preview of the kind of foreign policy debates that will feature in the U.S. presidential race later this year, a senior Republican member of the Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee has strongly criticized the Obama administration’s policy toward Russia. In an interview with VOA’s Georgian service, Senator...

    Migration, EU-Turkey Ties, Energy in Focus of Bulgarian Foreign Minister’s Visit  to Germany
    Apr13

    Migration, EU-Turkey Ties, Energy in Focus of Bulgarian Foreign Minister’s Visit  to Germany

    The migration crisis in Europe, the EU-Turkey relations and the fight against the Islamic State group have been among the main topics of talks between the foreign ministers of Bulgaria and Germany in Berlin, the foreign ministry in Sofia said on Wednesday. Daniel Mitov and Frank-Walter Steinmeier also discussed the situation in Ukraine and the...

    The Toxic Coddling of Petro Poroshenko
    Apr13

    The Toxic Coddling of Petro Poroshenko

    Only a sharp rebuke from the West can save Ukraine from itself now. Too bad that won’t happen. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine set for new government after coalition backs Groysman for PM
    Apr13

    Ukraine set for new government after coalition backs Groysman for PM

    A coalition of Ukraine’s two largest parties has agreed to back Volodymyr Groysman for prime minister and reshuffle the cabinet, lawmakers said on Wednesday, paving the way for the biggest shake-up since a 2014 uprising brought in a pro-Western leadership. …read more Source: Channel...

    Global tax authorities probe Panama Papers
    Apr13

    Global tax authorities probe Panama Papers

    PARIS: Tax authorities from the world’s richest nations on Wednesday probed a mass of murky offshore dealings revealed in the huge Panama Papers data leak, just hours after police raided the law firm at the centre of the scandal. The leak of 11.5 million confidential offshore financial documents from Panamanian law office Mossack Fonseca...

    Ukraine set for new government after coalition backs Groysman for PM
    Apr13

    Ukraine set for new government after coalition backs Groysman for PM

    KIEV (Reuters) – A coalition of Ukraine’s two largest parties has agreed to back Volodymyr Groysman for prime minister and reshuffle the cabinet, lawmakers said on Wednesday, paving the way for the biggest shake-up since a 2014 uprising brought in a pro-Western leadership. …read more Source: The...