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    Power struggle in Kyiv puts government in crisis
    Feb05

    Power struggle in Kyiv puts government in crisis

    Ukraine’s economy minister has announced his resignation, accusing the governing party of corruption. As Kyiv’s political power struggle continues, the West looks on with concern. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Kyiv Protesters Call On Dutch To Reject Russian Propaganda
    Feb05

    Kyiv Protesters Call On Dutch To Reject Russian Propaganda

    Ukrainian activists protested in front of the Embassy of the Netherlands in Kyiv with banners warning: “Don’t listen to Russian propaganda.” The protesters displayed a famous self-portrait of Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh with one bandaged ear, repurposing the image to warn against listening to misinformation. (RFE/RL’s...

    Pope and Russian Orthodox Patriarch to Hold Historic Talks in Cuba
    Feb05

    Pope and Russian Orthodox Patriarch to Hold Historic Talks in Cuba

    Pope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in what could be a historic step toward healing the 1,000-year-old rift between the Western and Eastern branches of Christianity. The Vatican and the Moscow Patriarchate announced on Friday that Francis will stop in Cuba on Feb. 12 his way to Mexico to hold talks...

    Ukraine’s political suicide
    Feb05

    Ukraine’s political suicide

    KIEV — Ukraine’s fledgling democracy edged closer to dismembering itself this week, as one of the most reform-minded members of the government stepped down. In his resignation letter, Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavičius accused old political elites of systematically blocking much-needed reforms and paralyzing the fight against rampant...

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms
    Feb05

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian economy minister whose resignation plunged the country into yet another political crisis said on Friday he hopes it will help create momentum for economic reforms. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine needs new-look government, says outgoing economy minister
    Feb05

    Ukraine needs new-look government, says outgoing economy minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine needs a new technocratic government led by the present finance minister to have any hope of pushing through long-promised reforms, the outgoing economy minister told Reuters on Friday, two days after his shock resignation. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine needs new-look government, says outgoing economy minister
    Feb05

    Ukraine needs new-look government, says outgoing economy minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine needs a new technocratic government led by the present finance minister to have any hope of pushing through long-promised reforms, the outgoing economy minister told Reuters on Friday, two days after his shock resignation. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian Censor’s ‘Explicit Content’ Database Is Up for Grabs
    Feb05

    Ukrainian Censor’s ‘Explicit Content’ Database Is Up for Grabs

    The Commission’s liquidators sent DVDs containing the database to state officials. Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot. One of Ukraine’s most embattled state censorship bodies, the National Expert Commission for Protection of Public Morality, was officially dissolved last year, but it’s still creating problems for government...

    Portuguese Catholic priests win futsal Euro
    Feb05

    Portuguese Catholic priests win futsal Euro

    A team of Portuguese Catholic priests has achieved European footballing glory for the second year in a row, winning 2016’s European Futsal Championship of Priests on Thursday (February 4), beating Poland 2-1 in the final. It was a flawless tournament for the Portuguese team, beating Italy and Ukraine 2-0 in the group stages of the...

    Ukraine soldier killed as clashes intensify in volatile east
    Feb05

    Ukraine soldier killed as clashes intensify in volatile east

    A Ukrainian soldier is killed amid intensified clashes in the east of the country. …read more Source:...