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    Ukrainian president says PM should resign
    Feb16

    Ukrainian president says PM should resign

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko suggested in a statement on Tuesday that Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk should resign as his cabinet has lost the support of the ruling coalition, but said there should not be a snap election. …read more Source: Global...

    Reports: Ukrainian Prosecutor-General Resigns After Poroshenko Request
    Feb16

    Reports: Ukrainian Prosecutor-General Resigns After Poroshenko Request

    Ukrainian media and a pro-Western lawmaker say Ukrainian Prosecutor-General Viktor Shokin resigned on February 16 after President Petro Poroshenko earlier in the day asked him and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk to step down. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Yatsenyuk: Ukraine’s unlikely firebrand (AFP)
    Feb16

    Yatsenyuk: Ukraine’s unlikely firebrand (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Arseniy Yatsenyuk once said that taking the job of Ukrainian prime minister was an act of “political suicide” and on Tuesday he appeared to have been proven right. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine president urges PM to quit
    Feb16

    Ukraine president urges PM to quit

    Political crisis worsens as government faces no-confidence vote …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine president suggests PM resign as no-confidence vote looms
    Feb16

    Ukraine president suggests PM resign as no-confidence vote looms

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko suggested on Tuesday that Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk resign because his government had lost public support, but said there should not be a snap election. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine’s President Calls For Prime Minister’s Resignation Amid Political Crisis
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s President Calls For Prime Minister’s Resignation Amid Political Crisis

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko called for Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk to resign and a total Cabinet reshuffle Tuesday amid a growing crisis following the resignation of several reform-minded politicians who accused the government of giving only lip service to fighting corruption. Protesters gathered outside the parliament in Kiev...

    Ukraine’s president calls on PM to resign
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s president calls on PM to resign

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has called on the country’s embattled prime minister to resign, a move that would break apart the fragile ruling coalition. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine’s president calls on PM to resign
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s president calls on PM to resign

    A possible vote of no-confidence in Yatsenyuk could cause the fragile alliance between parliament’s two main parties— headed by Poroshenko and Yatsenyuk— to crumble and could trigger snap elections, something both parties wish to avoid. The country’s reform-minded economy minister Aivaras Abromavicius resigned on Feb. 3 citing a lack...

    Ukraine’s president calls on PM to resign
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s president calls on PM to resign

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has called on the country’s embattled prime minister to resign, a move that would break apart… …read more Source:...

    Russian Vodka Exports Suffer 10-Year Record Low
    Feb16

    Russian Vodka Exports Suffer 10-Year Record Low

    “Money, like vodka, turns a man into an eccentric,” Russia’s great playwright Anton Chekhov once wrote. Now it turns out Russia may have too much of one and not enough of the other, as exports of the nation’s favorite spirit hit a 10-year low. Russian exports of vodka and other alcoholic beverages dropped by a staggering 40 percent...