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    Ukraine’s president settles on a PM candidate
    Mar25

    Ukraine’s president settles on a PM candidate

    KIEV —Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s political bloc on Friday backed the speaker of parliament, Volodymyr Groysman, to replace Arseniy Yatsenyuk as prime minister. The endorsement raised hopes about a possible end to the country’s month-old political deadlock, which was brought on by last month’s failed no-confidence...

    Ukraine’s president settles on a PM candidate
    Mar25

    Ukraine’s president settles on a PM candidate

    KIEV —Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s political bloc on Friday backed the speaker of parliament, Volodymyr Groysman, to replace Arseniy Yatsenyuk as prime minister. The endorsement raised hopes about a possible end to the country’s month-old political deadlock, which was brought on by last month’s failed no-confidence...

    Fighting Against IS Rages in Central Syrian Town of Palmyra
    Mar25

    Fighting Against IS Rages in Central Syrian Town of Palmyra

    DAMASCUS, Syria—Syrian government forces recaptured a Mamluk-era citadel in Palmyra from the extremist Islamic State group on Friday, Syrian state media and monitoring groups said, as the fierce battle for control of the historic town entered its third day. Syrian and Russian warplanes struck at least 56 targets inside IS-held areas of the city...

    Russia Casts Cautious Eye on US-Cuban Détente
    Mar25

    Russia Casts Cautious Eye on US-Cuban Détente

    Omar Hernandez didn’t have a role in building socialist Cuba. He was born in 1963, four years after the Cuban Revolution, and his parents had been supporters of ousted dictator Fulgencio Batista. But growing up in a small town on the island, Hernandez did soak up Russian influences: an avalanche of Russian literary classics, Soviet films,...

    Ukraine Speaker in push to form coalition
    Mar25

    Ukraine Speaker in push to form coalition

    Volodymyr Groysman seeking to win backing of other groups after being formally proposed as leader …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine extends Russia sanctions over Savchenko case
    Mar25

    Ukraine extends Russia sanctions over Savchenko case

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has extended a sanctions list against Russia to include people and institutions involved in the detention of pilot Nadezhda Savchenko and other Ukrainian citizens, its Security and Defence Council said on Friday. …read more Source:...

    What Putin Wants
    Mar25

    What Putin Wants

    Secretary of State John Kerry was in Moscow on Thursday, where he met with Putin and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, in a bid to help wind down the Syrian Civil War. The Wall Street Journal report highlights the major sticking point: After four hours of talks in the Kremlin, Moscow and Washington apparently remain divided over a crucial...

    Lawyer for Russian officer in Ukraine found dead
    Mar25

    Lawyer for Russian officer in Ukraine found dead

    MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for one of two Russian servicemen on trial in Ukraine has been found shot to death, officials said on Friday. …read more Source: CNS...

    Lawyer Defending Russian Soldier in Ukraine Is Found Dead
    Mar25

    Lawyer Defending Russian Soldier in Ukraine Is Found Dead

    Yuri L. Grabovsky had been representing a serviceman detained last year and suspected by Ukrainian officials of being in eastern Ukraine on a military mission. …read more Source: The New York...

    Lawyer For Suspected Russian Soldier Found Murdered In Ukraine
    Mar25

    Lawyer For Suspected Russian Soldier Found Murdered In Ukraine

    The body of a Ukrainian lawyer representing one of two purported Russian soldiers on trial in Kiev was discovered today buried in a farm with signs of a violent death. …read more Source:...