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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine: The President’s Offshore Tax Plan
    Apr13

    Ukraine: The President’s Offshore Tax Plan

    When Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ran for the top office in 2014, he promised voters he would sell Roshen, Ukraine’s largest candy business, so he could devote his full attention to running the country. …read more Source:...

    Nato set for first   formal talks with   Russia in 2 years
    Apr12

    Nato set for first formal talks with Russia in 2 years

    BRUSSELS: Nato will hold its first formal talks with Russia in nearly two years on April 20 to discuss the Ukraine crisis and other security issues, the US-led military alliance said on Tuesday. “The date has been mutually agreed,” a Nato spokeswoman said, adding: “It is good to talk but it cannot be a return to business as usual.” Alliance head...

    Dutch voters spurn pact with Kiev
    Apr12

    Dutch voters spurn pact with Kiev

    Result hailed across the continent, especially by Russia. …read more Source: Daily...

    What’s America’s Proper Place in the World Economy?
    Apr12

    What’s America’s Proper Place in the World Economy?

    A statue of Alexander Hamilton, the first Secretary of the Treasury, in front of the Treasury Department in Washington Evan Vucci / APWhat would “a bastard, orphan, son of a whore and a Scotsman, dropped in the middle of a forgotten spot in the Caribbean by Providence, impoverished, in squalor … the 10-dollar Founding Father without a father”...

    Ukraine’s Meat Grinder Is Back in Business
    Apr12

    Ukraine’s Meat Grinder Is Back in Business

    The latest bloody fighting in eastern Ukraine shows that talk of a “frozen conflict” is premature. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Lithuania blacklists Russian officials over Ukraine pilot case
    Apr12

    Lithuania blacklists Russian officials over Ukraine pilot case

    Lithuania on Tuesday said it had blacklisted dozens of Russian officials responsible for jailing a hunger-striking Ukrainian military pilot in a case that drew sharp condemnation from the West. …read more Source: The Daily...

    New Ukraine government must continue reforms: U.S. Treasury official
    Apr12

    New Ukraine government must continue reforms: U.S. Treasury official

    Any new government formed in Ukraine must continue efforts to root out corruption and work with the International Monetary Fund to pursue economic reforms, a senior U.S. Treasury official said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU Commission To Push Ahead With Ukraine Visa Liberalization
    Apr12

    EU Commission To Push Ahead With Ukraine Visa Liberalization

    EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn says the European Commission plans to go ahead with its proposal for visa liberalization for Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Analysts: Ukraine Government Shake-up Raises Hopes, Concerns
    Apr12

    Analysts: Ukraine Government Shake-up Raises Hopes, Concerns

    The resignation of Ukraine’s embattled Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, made official Tuesday, raises hopes for ending a political crisis that has delayed Western financial support and led many to question Ukraine’s path to reform. The current speaker of Ukraine’s parliament, Volodymyr Groysman, is widely expected to be elected...

    NATO, Russia Schedule First Formal Talks Since 2014
    Apr12

    NATO, Russia Schedule First Formal Talks Since 2014

    Officials from NATO and Russia are scheduled to hold their first formal meeting in almost two years, covering Ukraine, the security situation in Afghanistan, and military activities, the Western alliance said Tuesday. The meeting scheduled for April 20 at NATO headquarters in Brussels will take place at the ambassadorial level. NATO suspended all...