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    Putin Ally Warns Open War With Ukraine Would Last Just Four Days
    Apr06

    Putin Ally Warns Open War With Ukraine Would Last Just Four Days

    The speaker of Russia’s lower house of parliament has said Ukraine would last “a maximum of four days” in open conflict with Russia, state news agency RIA Novosti has reported. Sergey Naryshkin, speaker of the Duma and leading member of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party, spoke to Russian lawmakers and visiting...

    Are we heading for a Nexit? Dutch voters head to the polls in historic vote on EU project
    Apr06

    Are we heading for a Nexit? Dutch voters head to the polls in historic vote on EU project

    DUTCH voters are today heading to the polls to deliver their verdict on the future of the European Union project. …read more Source:...

    Latvia to implement projects to help Ukraine in agriculture, fight against corruption  – The Baltic Times
    Apr06

    Latvia to implement projects to help Ukraine in agriculture, fight against corruption – The Baltic Times

    RIGA – This year 451,400 euros have been earmarked in the Latvian Foreign Ministry’s budget for bilateral development co-operation, and th…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Ukrainian Pilot Jailed in Russia Launches New Hunger Strike
    Apr06

    Ukrainian Pilot Jailed in Russia Launches New Hunger Strike

    Nadiya Savchenko, a Ukranian military pilot jailed in Russia for allegedly killing two Russian journalists, launched a hunger strike Wednesday to demand her return to Ukraine, according to her lawyer. Savchenko’s lawyer Mark Feigin said on Twitter that she started a “dry” hunger strike, in which she is refusing both food and water. Feigin...

    Minsk to host next meeting on Ukraine on 20 April
    Apr06

    Minsk to host next meeting on Ukraine on 20 April

    Martin Sajdik said that on 6 April, the working group on humanitarian affairs continued discussing issues concerning the release and exchange of prisoners of war. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s president denies wrongdoing after Panama Papers link him to offshore accounts
    Apr06

    Ukraine’s president denies wrongdoing after Panama Papers link him to offshore accounts

    Petro Poroshenko say it was necessary to create an offshore holding company to put his candy business in a blind trust when he became president of Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Erdogan accuses Russia in being a party to Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
    Apr06

    Erdogan accuses Russia in being a party to Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

    Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Russia that it is a party to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. “Russia says that Turkey is a party of the conflict. But in fact Russia is the party to it. Russia was involved in the conflicts in Georgia, Ukraine, and now it is a side in the Syrian conflict”, Erdogan stated during his...

    These 5 Facts Explain the Massive Political Fallout from the Panama Papers
    Apr06

    These 5 Facts Explain the Massive Political Fallout from the Panama Papers

    Political scandals in Brazil, South Africa, Malaysia and other emerging markets feed the deep suspicions ordinary people have that political and business elites are gaming the system to enrich themselves. Resentment over widening wealth gaps is also fueling populist U.S. presidential campaigns in both parties. Against this backdrop, the...

    Progress in Ukraine mine clearance talks in Minsk
    Apr06

    Progress in Ukraine mine clearance talks in Minsk

    During the 6 April talks the subgroup on security affairs discussed the implementation of plans to clear mines in 12 priority areas. The considerable increase in the number of ceasefire violations since January 2016 is still a problem. …read more Source:...

    Displaced Ukrainians confused, frustrated over suspension of benefits: U.N.
    Apr06

    Displaced Ukrainians confused, frustrated over suspension of benefits: U.N.

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Ukraine has suspended benefits to more than 600,000 people on suspicion some are falsely claiming allowances meant for internally displaced people, the United Nations said, raising concerns that some IDPs are now unable to pay for food or rent. …read more Source:...