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    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...

    Russia’s Putin says Western sanctions to remain in near future
    Apr14

    Russia’s Putin says Western sanctions to remain in near future

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday he does not see Western sanctions on Russia being lifted in the near future …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine parliament approves new government
    Apr14

    Ukraine parliament approves new government

    Following months of political turmoil, Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday approved Volodymyr Groysman as the country’s new prime minister and confirmed a new cabinet. Groysman, 38, is a loyalist of President Petro Poroshenko, and replaces the deeply unpopular Arensiy Yatsenyuk as government leader. His appointment was backed by 257 MPs,...

    Ukraine approves new PM in bid to end reform deadlock
    Apr14

    Ukraine approves new PM in bid to end reform deadlock

    By Pavel Polityuk and Natalia Zinets Ukraine’s parliament approved presidential ally Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister on Thursday in the biggest political shake-up since a 2014 uprising brought in a pro-Western leadership. President Petro Poroshenko hopes the appointment of the former parliamentary speaker will end months of political...

    Dutch In the loop April 14: Oekraïne-referendum
    Apr14

    Dutch In the loop April 14: Oekraïne-referendum

    Een week na het Nederlands ‘Nee’ tegen het EU associatieakkoord met Oekraïne blikt POLITICO’s Cynthia Kroet terug met Michiel van Hulten, campagneleider van het Ja-kamp, en Pieter Cleppe, hoofd van denktank Open Europe in Brussel. Waarom heeft Nederland dit verdrag afgewezen? Maar we kijken ook vooruit: Wat betekent het resultaat voor...

    Ukrainian parliament accepts PM s resignation
    Apr14

    Ukrainian parliament accepts PM s resignation

    The Ukrainian constitution stipulates that the replacement of the prime minister results in the change of the entire cabinet. …read more Source: The...

    Solve the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict Before It Explodes: Thomas De Waal
    Apr14

    Solve the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict Before It Explodes: Thomas De Waal

    For almost three decades, the most dangerous unresolved conflict in wider Europe has lain in the mountains of the South Caucasus, in a small territory known as Nagorno-Karabakh. In the late 1980s, the region confounded the last Soviet leader, Mikhail S. Gorbachev, The New York Times reports. In the early 1990s, the conflict there created more...

    Ukraine parliament approves first ever Jewish Prime Minister
    Apr14

    Ukraine parliament approves first ever Jewish Prime Minister

    Volodymr Groysman is also the youngest person to have the job. …read more Source: Arutz...

    A New Prime Minister In Ukraine
    Apr14

    A New Prime Minister In Ukraine

    Efrem Lukatsky / APLawmakers voted 257-50 to approve Vladimir Groysman’s appointment. His predecessor, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, resigned Sunday after his government was accused of corruption and losing the public’s trust. Groysman, a relative newcomer to Ukrainian politics, is parliamentary speaker and is seen as a coalition builder. Agence...