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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Dutch vote on Ukraine tests EU sentiment
    Apr06

    Dutch vote on Ukraine tests EU sentiment

    Vote on EU trade deal with Kiev becomes plebiscite on list of grievances …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukrainian president phones President Aliyev
    Apr06

    Ukrainian president phones President Aliyev

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko phoned President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on April 5, Azertac state news agency reports. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine president Poroshenko denies offshore vehicle set up to minimize taxes
    Apr06

    Ukraine president Poroshenko denies offshore vehicle set up to minimize taxes

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko denied he put his assets in an offshore trust to minimize taxes, after the country’s fiscal service said it was looking into documents relating to his offshore assets that were included in the “Panama Papers” …read more Source: The Daily...

    Savchenko Begins ‘Dry’ Hunger Strike
    Apr06

    Savchenko Begins ‘Dry’ Hunger Strike

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko, who has been sentenced by a Russian court to 22 years in prison, has started a “dry” hunger strike, refusing to consume both food and water. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The ‘Panama Papers’ main revelations
    Apr06

    The ‘Panama Papers’ main revelations

    An office of the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca in Shanghai on April 6, 2016. -AFP Photo PARIS: World leaders, aides and families, sports and movie stars are among those named in a huge leak of documents dubbed the Panama Papers, some of which reveal hidden offshore assets. An investigation by more than 100 media groups has shone a light...

    Polls Open in Dutch Referendum on EU-Ukraine Trade Deal
    Apr06

    Polls Open in Dutch Referendum on EU-Ukraine Trade Deal

    Polls have opened in a Dutch referendum on a far-reaching free trade deal meant to foster closer ties between Ukraine and the European Union that has run into opposition in the Netherlands where many see it as evidence of unwanted EU expansionism.Wednesday’s non-binding… …read more Source:...

    Iceland’s leader resigns, first casualty of Panama Papers
    Apr06

    Iceland’s leader resigns, first casualty of Panama Papers

    Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson resigned on Tuesday, becoming the first casualty of leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm which have shone a spotlight on the offshore wealth of politicians and public figures worldwide. The Panama Papers showed the premier’s wife owned an offshore company with big claims on...

    Dutch vote on key EU-Kyiv pact as Europe watches
    Apr06

    Dutch vote on key EU-Kyiv pact as Europe watches

    The outcome is being closely watched by both the West and Moscow, and a Dutch ‘No’ to the two-year-old treaty with Kyiv could pose a headache for the EU …read more Source: World...

    Dutch cast votes on Ukraine treaty in test of anti-EU sentiment
    Apr06

    Dutch cast votes on Ukraine treaty in test of anti-EU sentiment

    Dutch voters began casting ballots in a national referendum on Wednesday on the European Union’s treaty with Ukraine – a test of anti-EU sentiment before Britain vote on its membership of the bloc in June. …read more Source: Channel...

    Global military spending nearly $1.7T amid Mideast conflicts
    Apr06

    Global military spending nearly $1.7T amid Mideast conflicts

    Russian Su-25 ground attack jets are parked after returning from Syria, at a Russian air base in Primorsko-Akhtarsk, southern Russia, Wednesday, March 16, 2016. (Olga Balashova/Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP) Global military spending rose in 2015 to nearly $1.7 trillion, the first increase in several years, driven by conflicts...