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    Analysts: Ukraine Government Shake-up Raises Hopes, Concerns
    Apr12

    Analysts: Ukraine Government Shake-up Raises Hopes, Concerns

    The resignation of Ukraine’s embattled Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, made official Tuesday, raises hopes for ending a political crisis that has delayed Western financial support and led many to question Ukraine’s path to reform. The current speaker of Ukraine’s parliament, Volodymyr Groysman, is widely expected to be elected...

    NATO, Russia Schedule First Formal Talks Since 2014
    Apr12

    NATO, Russia Schedule First Formal Talks Since 2014

    Officials from NATO and Russia are scheduled to hold their first formal meeting in almost two years, covering Ukraine, the security situation in Afghanistan, and military activities, the Western alliance said Tuesday. The meeting scheduled for April 20 at NATO headquarters in Brussels will take place at the ambassadorial level. NATO suspended all...

    Lithuania blacklists 46 for their role in Savchenko trial
    Apr12

    Lithuania blacklists 46 for their role in Savchenko trial

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – Lithuania blacklisted several dozen Russians and Ukrainians for their role in the detention and sentencing of the Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko and two other Ukrainians, Lithuania’s foreign minister said on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Groysman struggles to form Ukraine team
    Apr12

    Groysman struggles to form Ukraine team

    Days of horse-trading hamper agreement but Oleksandr Danyliuk emerges as possible finance minister …read more Source: Financial...

    The rapid rise of Ukraine’s Volodymyr Hroisman
    Apr12

    The rapid rise of Ukraine’s Volodymyr Hroisman

    Volodymyr Hroisman will likely become the new prime minister of Ukraine following Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s resignation. The young politician’s rapid rise is a result of his close relationship to President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source:...

    The rapid rise of Ukraine’s Volodymyr Hroisman
    Apr12

    The rapid rise of Ukraine’s Volodymyr Hroisman

    Volodymyr Hroisman will likely become the new prime minister of Ukraine following Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s resignation. The young politician’s rapid rise is a result of his close relationship to President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine fails to agree new pro-EU cabinet after PM quits
    Apr12

    Ukraine fails to agree new pro-EU cabinet after PM quits

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday, April 12, postponed a vote to approve embattled Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s resignation as furious backroom battles raged over the makeup of a new pro-EU government. The latest twist in the ex-Soviet state’s volatile political drama came when the man tipped to succeed...

    Representatives of NATO, Russia to meet since ties strained over Ukraine
    Apr12

    Representatives of NATO, Russia to meet since ties strained over Ukraine

    Representatives of NATO and Russia are set to hold a formal meeting for the first time since ties between the two sides strained in 2014 over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Iran...

    Pole becomes head of Ukrainian railway
    Apr12

    Pole becomes head of Ukrainian railway

    Wojciech Balczun has won an open competition for the position of the head of the Ukrainian state railway operator, Ukrzaliznycia, the minister of development and trade Aivaras Abromaviczius informed. “Wojciech is still young, but he was successful as the president of Poland’s biggest companies,” said Abromaviczius. The 46-year-old was the...

    Report: Migrant Crisis, Authoritarianism Threaten Stability in Central Europe, Eurasia
    Apr12

    Report: Migrant Crisis, Authoritarianism Threaten Stability in Central Europe, Eurasia

    The migrant crisis, serious economic problems, and Russia’s return to authoritarianism are threatening the stability of governments in Central Europe and Eurasia, and the existence of the European Union. That is the message of “Nations in Transit 2016,” the latest annual survey of democratic governance from Central Europe to...