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    Corruption In Ukraine: Drifting Offshore
    Apr16

    Corruption In Ukraine: Drifting Offshore

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is facing a crisis of confidence after his name appeared in the Panama Papers leak and the country’s prime minister, with whom he clashed, stepped down. Poroshenko rose to power on an anti-corruption platform following the 2014 Euromaidan revolution, but many of his supporters are disappointed in the...

    Ukraine Works To De-Mine Region As Some Refugees Return Home
    Apr16

    Ukraine Works To De-Mine Region As Some Refugees Return Home

    NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with reporter Jack Losh about the proliferation of landmines and unexploded ordinance in Ukraine that are killing and wounding soldiers and civilians. …read more Source:...

    New Ukraine finance minister wants wriggle room in IMF talks (Reuters)
    Apr16

    New Ukraine finance minister wants wriggle room in IMF talks (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine could ask the International Monetary Fund to revise the criteria under which it disburses loans to Kiev, the new finance minister, Oleksandr Danyliuk, said in a newspaper inte… …read more Source: The West...

    New Ukraine finance minister wants wriggle room in IMF talks
    Apr16

    New Ukraine finance minister wants wriggle room in IMF talks

    Ukraine could ask the International Monetary Fund to revise the criteria under which it disburses loans to Kiev, the new finance minister, Oleksandr Danyliuk, said in a newspaper interview published Saturday, without providing specifics …read more Source: The Daily...

    Stanimira Petrova qualifies for Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
    Apr16

    Stanimira Petrova qualifies for Olympics in Rio de Janeiro

    Stanimira Petrova qualified for the forthcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after winning the semifinal boxing match against Tetyana Kob from Ukraine at the Olympic qualifier in Samsun (Turkey). Petrova won a convincing victory by points against Kob at the 51 kilogram category contest. All three side referees gave the same result 40:36;...

    Chernobyl and the ghosts of a nuclear past
    Apr16

    Chernobyl and the ghosts of a nuclear past

    A Nobel laureate captures the beginning of the “age of disasters”. “This is not a book on Chernobyl,” writes Svetlana Alexievich, “but on the world of Chernobyl.” It is not about what happened on 26 April 1986, when a nuclear reactor exploded near the border between Ukraine and Belarus. It is about an epoch that will last, like the radioactive...

    The political fallout of Chernobyl is still toxic | Natalie Nougayrède
    Apr16

    The political fallout of Chernobyl is still toxic | Natalie Nougayrède

    Thirty years on, the legacy of the disaster, and of the Soviet Union, continue to blight the regionAt 1.23am on 26 April 1986, reactor no 4 of the Chernobyl nuclear plant blew up, spewing immense amounts of radioactive material into the air. A major event of the 20th century had occurred. The Chernobyl explosion, 30 years ago this month, arguably...

    Bulgaria Seeks Inclusion into Visegrad Group’s Energy Projects
    Apr16

    Bulgaria Seeks Inclusion into Visegrad Group’s Energy Projects

    Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev has said his country is looking for Slovakia’s support for its involvement in energy projects currently developed by the Visegrad Group. Plevneliev has made the comment after a meeting with Slovakian counterpart Andrej Kiska in Bratislava. The Visegrad Group, also known as V4, includes Poland,...

    Football: City-Real, Atletico-Bayern in Champions League semi-finals
    Apr16

    Football: City-Real, Atletico-Bayern in Champions League semi-finals

    NYON (AFP) – Pep Guardiola avoided his future employers as Manchester City were on Friday drawn to play Real Madrid in the semi-finals of the Champions League while Atletico Madrid will face the Spaniards Bayern Munich.Guardiola takes over as City boss next season after three years at Bayern in which he has steered the Bavarian giants to...

    Football: Liverpool-Villarreal, Shakhtar-Sevilla in Europa League semis
    Apr16

    Football: Liverpool-Villarreal, Shakhtar-Sevilla in Europa League semis

    NYON (AFP) – Jurgen Klopps Liverpool earned a Europa League semi-final against Villarreal from their heroic comeback against his former side Borussia Dortmund.Defending champions Sevilla face Ukraines Shakhtar Donetsk in the second semi-final drawn Friday.Liverpool, who hit back from 2-0 and 3-1 down to beat Borussia 4-3 and progress into...