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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Head of Ukraine PM’s party says new coalition agreed
    Mar28

    Head of Ukraine PM’s party says new coalition agreed

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk’s party, President Petro Poroshenko’s faction and the Fatherland party have agreed to form a new coalition, Maksym Burbak, the head of Yatseniuk’s People’s Front party, said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainians rally against graft-tainted prosecutor
    Mar28

    Ukrainians rally against graft-tainted prosecutor

    KIEV: More than one hundred Ukrainian protesters rallied outside the president’s office on Monday demanding the immediate ouster of the chief prosecutor and a more dedicated fight against state graft. Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin has been ensnared in a web of scandals that have worried Ukraine’s Western allies and left despondent...

    Ukrainian choir tours western Canada
    Mar28

    Ukrainian choir tours western Canada

    A male chorus of more than 50 professional and amateur singers from Canada and Ukraine performs Friday, April 1 at Knox United Church, 7:30 p.m. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine PM frontrunner wants Slovakia’s Miklos as finance minister – report
    Mar28

    Ukraine PM frontrunner wants Slovakia’s Miklos as finance minister – report

    The frontrunner to head a new Ukrainian government has asked Slovak politician Ivan Miklos to serve as his finance minister if he becomes prime minister, a Slovak daily said on Monday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine PM frontrunner wants Slovakia's Miklos as finance minister – report
    Mar28

    Ukraine PM frontrunner wants Slovakia's Miklos as finance minister – report

    PRAGUE (Reuters) – The frontrunner to head a new Ukrainian government has asked Slovak politician Ivan Miklos to serve as his finance minister if he becomes prime minister, a Slovak daily said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Nishikori rolls into fourth round at Miami Open
    Mar28

    Nishikori rolls into fourth round at Miami Open

    MIAMI – Japanese sixth seed Kei Nishikori cruised into the fourth round at the ATP and WTA Miami Open on Monday by routing Ukraine’s 27th-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-2, 6-2. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Protesters Call for Ukraine’s General Prosecutor to Resign
    Mar28

    Protesters Call for Ukraine’s General Prosecutor to Resign

    Over 500 protesters have gathered outside the administrative headquarters of Ukraine’s president to call for the resignation of the country’s general prosecutor, who they say, has failed to use the full power of his office to deal with endemic corruption.Monday’s protest… …read more Source:...

    CIA chief visited Moscow this month for Syria talks: US official
    Mar28

    CIA chief visited Moscow this month for Syria talks: US official

    AFP/File | CIA Director John Brennan, pictured February 9, 2016, visited Moscow in early March to discuss Syria MOSCOW: CIA director John Brennan visited Moscow in early March to discuss Syria and put the case for the departure of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, a US official said Monday. While meeting Russian officials, the spy agency chief...

    Viswanathan Anand draws with Anand Giri in Candidates Chess, crashes out
    Mar28

    Viswanathan Anand draws with Anand Giri in Candidates Chess, crashes out

    Indian ace Viswanathan Anand played out a thrilling draw with Holland’s Anish Giri but bowed out of contention for a ticket to the World Championship after the 13th and penultimate round of the Candidates Chess Tournament in Moscow. For the first time in 10 years, there will be a World Championship without Anand, who has won the crown as...

    Authoritarianism Goes Global
    Mar28

    Authoritarianism Goes Global

    A new global competition in “soft power” is underway between democracy and autocracy, but only one side seems to be competing seriously. Many had assumed that the era of globalization would give democracies a huge advantage in this sphere, the basic argument being that a more open global political economy and the relentless flow of information...