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    Putin-Inspired Cafe With Obama Toilet Paper Opens in Russia
    Apr07

    Putin-Inspired Cafe With Obama Toilet Paper Opens in Russia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has inspired a new cafe in Russia’s city of Krasnoyarsk, where his face is spread across the walls, besides a picture of him riding a bear adorning the menu and toilet paper embellished with U.S. President Barack Obama’s face. The new dining establishment, appropriately called “Cafe President”, is...

    Cameron hopes Dutch referendum ‘won’t affect’ Brexit vote (AFP)
    Apr07

    Cameron hopes Dutch referendum ‘won’t affect’ Brexit vote (AFP)

    London (AFP) – Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday that he hoped the rejection by Dutch voters of a key EU pact with Ukraine would not affect Britain’s own referendum on whether to stay in or leave the European Union. …read more Source: The West...

    Dutch  EU no vote has worrying lessons for anti-Brexit campaign
    Apr07

    Dutch EU no vote has worrying lessons for anti-Brexit campaign

    Referendum on EU/Ukraine treaty brought Eurosceptics out to voice their discontent but pro-EU voters stayed at homeThe Dutch have said no in another EU referendum. Asked to vote on an EU treaty with Ukraine that paves the way for deeper ties, Dutch voters gave an overwhelmingly negative answer. Almost two-thirds of voters, 61%, rejected the...

    When Europeans say ‘no’
    Apr07

    When Europeans say ‘no’

    Paris – The Dutch rejection of a European pact with Ukraine is the latest popular vote to highlight anti-EU sentiment.Britain is to hold a referendum in June on whether or not to remain in the European Union, a question with serious implications for the 28-member bloc.National referendums have often determined the direction taken by the EU,...

    Netherlands voters reject EU Ukraine deal
    Apr07

    Netherlands voters reject EU Ukraine deal

    Voters in the Netherlands have rejected in a referendum an EU partnership deal to remove trade barriers with Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio New...

    Ukraine and Turkey Launch Black Sea Naval Drill Amid Russia Tensions
    Apr07

    Ukraine and Turkey Launch Black Sea Naval Drill Amid Russia Tensions

    Ukraine and Turkey have launched a joint naval exercise in the Black Sea, amid both countries’ deteriorating relationship with Russia, Ukraine’s armed forces reported on Thursday. Ukraine is currently fighting a separatist insurgency in its eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk, that it maintains is backed by the Russian armed...

    [Ticker] EU Commission ‘takes note’ of Dutch referendum result
    Apr07

    [Ticker] EU Commission ‘takes note’ of Dutch referendum result

    The EU Commission “takes note” of Dutch voters’ rejection of the EU-Ukraine association agreement in Wednesday’s referendum, spokesman Margaritis Schinas said. But he said it was “a matter of national competence”, so it was for the Dutch government to analyse the result. Some 64 percent of voters rejected the...

    Dutch snub EU-Kiev pact in polls
    Apr07

    Dutch snub EU-Kiev pact in polls

    THE HAGUE: Dutch voters Wednesday rejected a key EU pact with Ukraine in a referendum seen as a barometer of anti-EU feeling, but low turnout cast doubts on whether the ballot was valid, exit polls showed. After a day of sluggish voting, the first exit polls released by public broadcaster NOS left broad political uncertainty in a ballot being...

    Dutch Referendum: a symbolic blow to the establishment & an opportunity for change
    Apr07

    Dutch Referendum: a symbolic blow to the establishment & an opportunity for change

    Over the course of the past decade or so, the Netherlands has had two opportunities to snub the EU elites and it has not passed on either of the two: first in 2005 when the country voted against the Lisbon Treaty and then yesterday when the Dutch held a popular vote on the EU-Ukraine trade deal. In their revamped obstinate enthusiasm to stand up...

    Netherlands rejects EU-Ukraine partnership deal
    Apr07

    Netherlands rejects EU-Ukraine partnership deal

    AMSTERDAM, 7th April, 2016 (WAM) – Voters in the Netherlands have rejected in a referendum an EU partnership deal to remove trade barriers with Ukraine. …read more Source:...