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    Friend named in Panama Papers not corrupt: Vladimir Putin
    Apr07

    Friend named in Panama Papers not corrupt: Vladimir Putin

    Russia President Vladimir Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin said a friend of his named in the leaks had done nothing wrong and spent the money he earned from business on buying expensive musical instruments which he was donating to public institutions. Media reports based on the leaked documents from a Panama-based law firm alleged that...

    Dutch say ‘No’ to Ukraine-EU deal
    Apr07

    Dutch say ‘No’ to Ukraine-EU deal

    THE HAGUE: The Dutch “No” to an EU pact with Ukraine dealt a fresh blow to European unity on Thursday, handing eurosceptics a symbolic victory ahead of Britain’s in-out referendum in June. Ukrainians blamed their political leaders for not doing enough to tackle corruption and improve the country’s image. European leaders were licking...

    UK referendum on EU inspired Dutch vote
    Apr07

    UK referendum on EU inspired Dutch vote

    Forum for Democracy pressed for poll on Ukraine trade deal …read more Source: Financial...

    US Needs NATO Now as Much as Ever, Student of the Alliance Says
    Apr07

    US Needs NATO Now as Much as Ever, Student of the Alliance Says

    Policy leaders are reflecting on the legacy and future of NATO this week, the anniversary of the alliance’s creation 67 years ago. One of them is Luke Coffey, director of the Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation. “[The United States'] involvement in NATO means that Europe stays relatively secure and calm. And...

    Dilemma for Dutch PM Rutte after voters reject EU-Ukraine partnership deal
    Apr07

    Dilemma for Dutch PM Rutte after voters reject EU-Ukraine partnership deal

    The ball is in his court after the Netherlands rejected an EU partnership deal with Ukraine. But Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte told reporters… …read more Source:...

    For Ukraine’s Poroshenko, a growing crisis hits a critical juncture
    Apr07

    For Ukraine’s Poroshenko, a growing crisis hits a critical juncture

    Amid plunging public trust, the Panama Papers revealed this week that the struggling Ukrainian president holds offshore accounts, and the Dutch resoundingly voted against accepting Ukraine into the EU. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Battered EU is loser again in Dutch referendum on Ukraine
    Apr07

    Battered EU is loser again in Dutch referendum on Ukraine

    BRUSSELS — It once seemed a quaint formality, but the Netherlands’ referendum on a European Union free-trade deal with Ukraine amounted to a slap in the face for the EU — and yet another serious challenge to the European dream. Under Dutch law, it gave them the best chance to snub their nose at “Brussels” — increasingly used as a negative...

    ‘Your vote means NOTHING’ Brussels insists land grab plot WILL go ahead despite Dutch ‘no’
    Apr07

    ‘Your vote means NOTHING’ Brussels insists land grab plot WILL go ahead despite Dutch ‘no’

    EUROPEAN UNION leaders were tonight plotting to override the democratic wishes of the Dutch people and plough ahead with a rejected plan to tighten their grip on Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Battered EU Is Loser again in Dutch Referendum on Ukraine
    Apr07

    Battered EU Is Loser again in Dutch Referendum on Ukraine

    It once seemed a quaint formality, but the Netherlands’ referendum on a European Union free-trade deal with Ukraine amounted to a slap in the face for the EU – and yet another serious challenge to the European dream.Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the EU’s executive… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine blame game erupts over outcome of Dutch referendum
    Apr07

    Ukraine blame game erupts over outcome of Dutch referendum

    The Ukrainian president is sticking to the course he’s been steering toward the EU, yet some critics blame him for the results of a Dutch referendum in which a majority of voters rejected the EU-Ukraine accord. …read more Source:...