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    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...

    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...

    Ukraine approves Poroshenko ally Volodymyr Groysman as PM
    Apr14

    Ukraine approves Poroshenko ally Volodymyr Groysman as PM

    Ukrainian lawmakers have approved Volodymyr Groysman for the post of prime minister, paving the way for a new government in the biggest shake-up since a 2014 uprising brought in a pro-Western leadership. …read more Source:...

    Russian jets in repeated ‘aggressive’ passes of US warship
    Apr14

    Russian jets in repeated ‘aggressive’ passes of US warship

    WASHINGTON: A Russian military jet came within nine meters of a US destroyer in international waters in the Baltic Sea, US officials say, but Russia on Thursday defended the maneuver as safe. Russian aircraft repeatedly buzzed the USS Donald Cook this week, including an incident Tuesday in which a Russian Su-24 flew nine meters above the ship in...

    12-year-old girl asks Putin: Erdogan and Poroshenko?
    Apr14

    12-year-old girl asks Putin: Erdogan and Poroshenko?

    “Who would you save first?” …read more Source: News.Az

    Ukraine parliament appoints pro-EU Groysman as PM
    Apr14

    Ukraine parliament appoints pro-EU Groysman as PM

    KIEV, Ukraine: 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. Lawmakers voted by 257 to 50 to approve the resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk—condemned by President Petro Poroshenko for...