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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine turns to young pro-EU premier
    Apr15

    Ukraine turns to young pro-EU premier

    Kiev – 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. Lawm …read more Source: Big News...

    Russia rejects criticism of fly-by near US Navy destroyer
    Apr15

    Russia rejects criticism of fly-by near US Navy destroyer

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s defense ministry has rejected complaints by U.S. officials who said Russian attack planes buzzed dangerously close to a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Baltic Sea this week. The U.S. European command says the Russian planes buzzed a U.S. ship multiple times Monday and Tuesday in what the U.S. officials described as an...

    Panama Papers and Political Turmoil Deal Ukraine a Reality Check
    Apr15

    Panama Papers and Political Turmoil Deal Ukraine a Reality Check

    KYIV, Ukraine—The sniper’s bullet went into the head of the man standing in front of Valentyn Onyshchenko. Blood and brain matter sprayed into Onyshchenko’s face with enough force to break the then-21-year-old’s eyeglasses. “Like a robot” he weaved through the thousands of protesters gathered in central Kyiv for the February...

    Will Kiev’s New Government Fight Ukraine’s 1 Percent?
    Apr15

    Will Kiev’s New Government Fight Ukraine’s 1 Percent?

    Ukraine has a new prime minister and cabinet. Can they root the endemic corruption that has plagued the country? …read more Source: Foreign...

    U.S. Vice President Biden, new Ukraine PM discuss reforms -White House
    Apr15

    U.S. Vice President Biden, new Ukraine PM discuss reforms -White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke on Thursday to new Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, emphasising the need to move quickly on reforms and implementing the Minsk ceasefire agreement with Russia, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    US Vice President Biden, new Ukraine PM discuss reforms -White House
    Apr15

    US Vice President Biden, new Ukraine PM discuss reforms -White House

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke on Thursday to new Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, emphasising the need to move quickly on reforms and implementing the Minsk ceasefire agreement with Russia, the White House said. …read more Source: Channel...

    U.S. Vice President Biden, new Ukraine PM discuss reforms: White House
    Apr15

    U.S. Vice President Biden, new Ukraine PM discuss reforms: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke on Thursday to new Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, emphasizing the need to move quickly on reforms and implementing the Minsk ceasefire agreement with Russia, the White House said. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine recovers 4 stolen Dutch paintings
    Apr14

    Ukraine recovers 4 stolen Dutch paintings

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian officials have announced the recovery of four paintings from a trove of Dutch Golden Age art that was stolen from a Dutch museum more than a decade ago. At a Thursday briefing showing the four paintings, Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said work will continue to recover other pieces of art burglarized from the...

    Ukraine recovers 4 stolen Dutch paintings
    Apr14

    Ukraine recovers 4 stolen Dutch paintings

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian officials have announced the recovery of four paintings from a trove of Dutch Golden Age art that was stolen from a Dutch museum more than a decade ago.At a Thursday briefing showing the four paintings,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian president’s ally is elected as new prime minister
    Apr14

    Ukrainian president’s ally is elected as new prime minister

    MOSCOW (AP) — The speaker of the Ukrainian parliament was elected the country's new prime minister Thursday in a vote that the government hopes will end a months-long political crisis but which reformers say gives Ukraine's oligarchs a free hand in running the country…. …read more Source: Associated...