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    Ukraine heads into the abyss
    Feb16

    Ukraine heads into the abyss

    This week, Ukraine’s ruling political elite is doing what it does best: behaving irresponsibly. On this occasion, Ukraine’s leaders have plunged the country into a potential political crisis that comes at a time when Ukraine faces strains on its hard currency reserves, weak economic performance, and signs of an upsurge in violence on...

    Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk survives no confidence vote (AFP)
    Feb16

    Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk survives no confidence vote (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk survived a no confidence vote Tuesday that came hours after the president asked him to resign because he had lost the public’s trust. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia and Ukraine reach deal to temporarily unblock trucks
    Feb16

    Russia and Ukraine reach deal to temporarily unblock trucks

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian and Ukrainian authorities have reached an agreement that will allow long-haul trucks a grace period to “return home” after Ukraine-licensed vehicles were forbidden from transiting Russian territory and vice versa. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk survives no confidence vote
    Feb16

    Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk survives no confidence vote

    Ukraine’s embattled Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk survives a no confidence vote in his government, staged in parliament only hours after the president asked him to stand down. …read more Source: ABC...

    three soldiers killed in east Ukraine clashes
    Feb16

    three soldiers killed in east Ukraine clashes

    Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and seven others wounded in the past 24 hours in clashes with pro-Russia forces in the volatile eastern region. …read more Source: Iran...

    The Guardian view on Ukraine’s crisis: take the long view | Editorial
    Feb16

    The Guardian view on Ukraine’s crisis: take the long view | Editorial

    Economic and political instability in Kiev is getting worse and Russia is poised to take advantage. But that’s no reason for doing nothing. On the contraryThat Ukraine’s path towards something approximating to liberal democracy would be winding and difficult was always obvious. That its 40 million people have shown a lot of resilience...

    Tomaszewski: Ditch the memorial and educate people about communism instead
    Feb16

    Tomaszewski: Ditch the memorial and educate people about communism instead

    In this newspaper recently, Paul Dewar argued against the proposed Memorial to the Victims of Communism, dismissing communism as only an “idea.” Mr. Dewar was born in 1963, so presumably he was able to read newspapers long before the Soviet Union collapsed, and was around when the Tiananmen Square massacre took place. If he was a precocious...

    Ukraine PM Arseny Yatsenyuk survives no-confidence vote
    Feb16

    Ukraine PM Arseny Yatsenyuk survives no-confidence vote

    Prime Minister Yatsenyuk’s government has survived a no-confidence vote in the parliament. The news came shortly after President Poroshenko asked him to resign for “more mistakes than achievements” during his term. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s government survives no confidence vote
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s government survives no confidence vote

    MOSCOW (AP) — The government of Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk survived a no confidence vote on Tuesday even though a majority of lawmakers harshly criticized its work. The vote reflected simmering political tensions amid Ukraine’s economic troubles that have eroded public support for Yatsenyuk’s Cabinet. The failure to...

    Iran Introduces Protective Duties for Kazakh Grain Imports
    Feb16

    Iran Introduces Protective Duties for Kazakh Grain Imports

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – The Iranian government recently introduced protective duties for the import of Kazakhstan grain to protect its domestic market, according to President of Aktau International Seaport Mikhail Yalbachev. This is expected to decrease cargo traffic to Iranian...