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    Russian warplanes ‘buzz’ US destroyer
    Apr14

    Russian warplanes ‘buzz’ US destroyer

    Flyby over international waters described as one of the most aggressive interactions in recent memory One-Minute Read Thursday, April 14, 2016 – 1:14pm Two Russian Su-24 warplanes have “buzzed” a US Navy destroyer in international waters in the Baltic Sea, repeatedly flying within 30 feet of the vessel. “In one of the most...

    Ukraine’s New Prime Minister Groysman Promises Corruption Crackdown
    Apr14

    Ukraine’s New Prime Minister Groysman Promises Corruption Crackdown

    Ukraine’s parliament has endorsed parliamentary speaker Volodymyr Groysman to replace Arseniy Yatsenyuk as the country’s Prime Minister. Yatsenyuk, who rose to prominence during the pro-Western Euromaidan protest movement, faced a difficult time in government as he was dogged by allegations of ineffectiveness in the way of much needed...

    EU says new Ukraine PM ‘crucial,’ calls for reforms
    Apr14

    EU says new Ukraine PM ‘crucial,’ calls for reforms

    The European Union said on Thursday that Ukraine’s parliamentary approval of Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister was “crucial” and urged speeding up reforms …read more Source: The Daily...

    In Talk Show, Putin Airs Opinions on Syria, Economy, Potholes
    Apr14

    In Talk Show, Putin Airs Opinions on Syria, Economy, Potholes

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says the Syrian people must engage in talks to agree on a new constitution for their country. Speaking during his annual television call-in show, Putin said the solution to Syria’s problems is not to be found in military action. The Russian leader also said the so-called Panama Papers report about offshore...

    Ukraine parliament appoints pro-EU Groysman as PM
    Apr14

    Ukraine parliament appoints pro-EU Groysman as PM

    Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday appointed pro-Western speaker Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister in a bid to end months of political gridlock and unlock vital aid to the war-torn state. …read more Source: France...

    Ukraine’s Parliament Approves New Prime Minister in Vote
    Apr14

    Ukraine’s Parliament Approves New Prime Minister in Vote

    Volodymyr B. Groysman replaced Arseniy P. Yatsenyuk in the most significant shuffle of the country’s senior leadership since a revolution two years ago. …read more Source: The New York...

    Worried about Russia’s economy? Call Putin
    Apr14

    Worried about Russia’s economy? Call Putin

    President Vladimir Putin grants Russians the chance to question him in his annual call-in show today. ||| Moscow – President Vladimir Putin grants Russians the chance to question him in his annual call-in show on Thursday, providing an opportunity to shore up his support as the country’s longest economic downturn in two decades pushes...

    Putin says Western sanctions to remain in near future
    Apr14

    Putin says Western sanctions to remain in near future

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he does not see Western sanctions on Russia being lifted in the near future. Putin, in his annual televised phone-in, said Moscow would maintain its counter sanctions against the West. …read more Source: The...

    Putin says Western sanctions to remain in near future
    Apr14

    Putin says Western sanctions to remain in near future

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he does not see Western sanctions on Russia being lifted in the near future. Putin, in his annual televised phone-in, said Moscow would maintain its counter sanctions against the West. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukrainian parliament accepts PM’s resignation and appoints new head
    Apr14

    Ukrainian parliament accepts PM’s resignation and appoints new head

    Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk and appointed parliament speaker Volodymyr Groysman as the new head of government. The decision was approved by 257 votes in favour, passing the 226-vote minimum requirement. …read more Source: The Times of...