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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russian threat prompts military spending surge in Central Europe
    Apr07

    Russian threat prompts military spending surge in Central Europe

    Military spending soared in Central Europe last year as the region responded to the growing threat from Russia by beefing up their defense budgets by 13 percent from 2014, according to a report by Swedish think tank Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. The pace of rearmament in Central Europe is significantly faster than in Western...

    ‘The beginning of the END for the EU’ Brexit fans rejoice as Dutch vote humiliates union
    Apr07

    ‘The beginning of the END for the EU’ Brexit fans rejoice as Dutch vote humiliates union

    THE Netherlands could follow Britain out of the European Union after rejecting a Brussels plot to work with Ukraine, says the deputy leader of UKIP. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: Disappointment at Dutch rejection of EU partnership deal
    Apr07

    Ukraine: Disappointment at Dutch rejection of EU partnership deal

    There was consternation in Kyiv on Thursday that closer ties with Europe have been dealt a blow by Dutch voters in a referendum which resoundingly… …read more Source:...

    Dutch voters reject Ukraine-EU treaty
    Apr07

    Dutch voters reject Ukraine-EU treaty

    Dutch voters have overwhelmingly rejected a Ukraine-European Union treaty on closer political and economic ties, in a rebuke to their government and the EU establishment. …read more Source:...

    What We’re Following This Morning
    Apr07

    What We’re Following This Morning

    Panama Papers, cont’d: Ramon Fonseca, one of the heads of Mossack Fonseca, told The New York Times: “At the end of this storm the sky will be blue again and people will find that the only crime is the hacking” of the firm’s documents. Jurgen Mossack, the firm’s other boss, reiterated those comments to The Wall Street Journal....

    ‘Anger gets a voice’: What the papers say about the referendum
    Apr07

    ‘Anger gets a voice’: What the papers say about the referendum

    Wednesday night’s Ukraine treaty results dominate the front pages on Thursday, with the exception of the AD, which focuses instead… …read more Source:...

    Dutch reject closer EU-Ukraine ties in referendum
    Apr07

    Dutch reject closer EU-Ukraine ties in referendum

    Dutch voters have overwhelmingly rejected a Ukraine-European Union treaty on closer political and economic ties, in a rebuke to their government and to the European Union establishment. …read more Source: France...

    Interior Min.: Referendum law needs revision
    Apr07

    Interior Min.: Referendum law needs revision

    The Ukraine referendum on Wednesday shows that the Netherlands’ referendum law needs revision, according to Home Affairs Minister Ronald Plasterk. The post Interior Min.: Referendum law needs revision appeared first on NL Times. …read more Source: NL...

    Voters in the Netherlands Reject EU-Ukraine Deal To Remove Trade Barriers
    Apr07

    Voters in the Netherlands Reject EU-Ukraine Deal To Remove Trade Barriers

    Dutch voters have rejected a suggested deal between the EU and Ukraine, which would see trade barriers dropped between the two. Though turnout was low, at 32.2 percent, an overwhelming 61.1 percent of voters were against the trade agreement. The country’s Prime Minister Mark Rutte, who was expecting to ratify the deal, cautioned that the...

    NATO chief identifies IS, and Russia, as “main challenges”
    Apr07

    NATO chief identifies IS, and Russia, as “main challenges”

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says the two main challenges faced by the western military alliance are “Islamic State and Russia.”Speaking for Voice of America’s Serbian service, Stoltenberg explained he was currently visiting Washington in order to discuss the upcoming NATO summit in Warsaw, Poland, that will consider...