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    Ukraine minister quits over blocked reforms
    Feb03

    Ukraine minister quits over blocked reforms

    Abromavicius accuses president’s ally of thwarting reform efforts …read more Source: Financial...

    Bulgaria Reveals Names of Suspected Attackers of Alexei Petrov
    Feb03

    Bulgaria Reveals Names of Suspected Attackers of Alexei Petrov

    Four Ukrainian nationals have been charged with last year’s attempted murder of Alexei Petrov, a former employee of Bulgaria’s domestic security service DANS. The names of the suspected attackers were announced by the Prosecutor’s Office at a joint press briefing with the Ministry of the Interior in Sofia on Wednesday. The...

    Ukraine economy minister must stay in his post: Ukraine pres.
    Feb03

    Ukraine economy minister must stay in his post: Ukraine pres.

    Ukraine’s President Poroshenko says the economy minister, who had resigned earlier, should stay in his post. …read more Source:...

    Hundreds of Soviet regime victims reburied in Ukraine
    Feb03

    Hundreds of Soviet regime victims reburied in Ukraine

    The remains of more than five hundred apparent victims of the Soviet regime were reburied Wednesday at a cemetery in Ukraine’s western city of Lviv, local authorities said …read more Source: The Daily...

    Central Europe guardedly welcomes US military spending boost
    Feb03

    Central Europe guardedly welcomes US military spending boost

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Countries in Central and Eastern Europe are welcoming a U.S. plan to quadruple military spending in Europe in reaction to Russia’s military resurgence, yet the tone from several governments appears guarded as it remains unclear how much of the spending will translate into a real and lasting presence of troops and...

    Central Europe guardedly welcomes US military spending boost
    Feb03

    Central Europe guardedly welcomes US military spending boost

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Countries in Central and Eastern Europe are welcoming a U.S. plan to quadruple military spending in Europe in reaction to Russia’s military resurgence, yet the tone from several governments appears guarded as it remains unclear how much of the spending will translate into a real and lasting presence of troops and...

    Finance errors hamper Dutch vote on EU-Ukraine deal
    Feb03

    Finance errors hamper Dutch vote on EU-Ukraine deal

    A Dutch referendum on an EU deal with Ukraine faces administrative problems after it was revealed that half of the requests for campaign financing were filed incorrectly. A pot of €2 million of taxpayers’ money is available for the campaign ahead of an April 6 vote on the EU-Ukraine association agreement — €700,000 for the ‘Yes’ side,...

    As Ukraine Conflict Simmers, Kids Are Stuck At Home
    Feb03

    As Ukraine Conflict Simmers, Kids Are Stuck At Home

    In the eastern Ukrainian village of Zaytseve, 11-year-old Edik has to cross military checkpoints and enter separatist territory just to go to school. It’s a dangerous trip, so Edik and other schoolchildren have stopped going to class, and instead do their schoolwork at home. (Zenovia Stefanyuk, RFE/RL’s Current Time TV) …read...

    Interest in EU-sponsored Belarus-Ukraine territorial cooperation program
    Feb03

    Interest in EU-sponsored Belarus-Ukraine territorial cooperation program

    The European Union will allocate €3.3 million for bolstering territorial cooperation between bordering regions of Belarus and Ukraine. Representatives of the two countries will have to file joint applications for project implementation by 19 April 2016. …read more Source:...

    Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokno Takes on Russia’s Prosecutor in Music Video
    Feb03

    Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokno Takes on Russia’s Prosecutor in Music Video

    Feminist and anti-Putin activist Nadya Tolokno from Russia’s famous protest punk band Pussy Riot has released a music video taking on the country’s prosecutor Yury Chaika. Chaika and his family became the subject of a scandalous investigation by one of Russia’s leading opposition figures, anti-corruption blogger Alexey Navalny,...