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    Putin says shares Russians’ pain over economic hardship
    Apr14

    Putin says shares Russians’ pain over economic hardship

    President Vladimir Putin assured ordinary Russians on Thursday that he was trying to relieve the hardships they face, with the economy in recession and consumer prices pushed up as a consequence of the Kremlin’s standoff with the West. Putin used a televised phone-in, an annual event when he fields questions from ordinary citizens around...

    Ukraine parliament approves pro-EU PM
    Apr14

    Ukraine parliament approves pro-EU PM

    Ukraine’s parliament approves presidential ally Volodymyr Groysman for the post of Prime Minister, in the country’s biggest political shakeup since a 2014 uprising brought in a pro-Western leadership. …read more Source: ABC...

    The Latest: Putin backs armed monitors for eastern Ukraine
    Apr14

    The Latest: Putin backs armed monitors for eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s marathon call-in TV show (all times local): …read more Source: U.S....

    Ally of Ukraine’s president elected new prime minister
    Apr14

    Ally of Ukraine’s president elected new prime minister

    The speaker of the Ukrainian parliament was elected prime minister on Thursday in what could mark an end to a months-long government crisis in a country crippled by a separatist war in the east. …read more Source: FOX...

    The Latest: Putin backs armed monitors for eastern Ukraine
    Apr14

    The Latest: Putin backs armed monitors for eastern Ukraine

    The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s marathon call-in TV show (all times local): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Russian warplanes ‘buzz’ US destroyer
    Apr14

    Russian warplanes ‘buzz’ US destroyer

    Flyby over international waters described as one of the most aggressive interactions in recent memory One-Minute Read Thursday, April 14, 2016 – 1:14pm Two Russian Su-24 warplanes have “buzzed” a US Navy destroyer in international waters in the Baltic Sea, repeatedly flying within 30 feet of the vessel. “In one of the most...

    Ukraine’s New Prime Minister Groysman Promises Corruption Crackdown
    Apr14

    Ukraine’s New Prime Minister Groysman Promises Corruption Crackdown

    Ukraine’s parliament has endorsed parliamentary speaker Volodymyr Groysman to replace Arseniy Yatsenyuk as the country’s Prime Minister. Yatsenyuk, who rose to prominence during the pro-Western Euromaidan protest movement, faced a difficult time in government as he was dogged by allegations of ineffectiveness in the way of much needed...

    Groysman: Poroshenko protege and Ukraine’s crisis PM (AFP)
    Apr14

    Groysman: Poroshenko protege and Ukraine’s crisis PM (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Volodymr Groysman has catapulted from being a small city mayor to Ukraine’s premier over a remarkable two-year span during which he stuck close by President Petro Poroshenko’s side. …read more Source: The West...

    Two World Leaders Are Drowning. Who’d Putin Save?
    Apr14

    Two World Leaders Are Drowning. Who’d Putin Save?

    Vladimir Putin made a barbed comment about Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko, both of whom he’s clashed with. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine parliament appoints pro-EU Groysman as PM
    Apr14

    Ukraine parliament appoints pro-EU Groysman as PM

    Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday appointed pro-Western speaker Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister in a bid to end months of political gridlock and unlock vital aid to the war-torn state. …read more Source: France...