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    Vladimir Putin Calls Panama Papers a U.S. ‘Provocation’
    Apr15

    Vladimir Putin Calls Panama Papers a U.S. ‘Provocation’

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Vladimir Putin on Thursday dismissed media reports that billions of dollars in Panama offshore accounts might be linked to him as a U.S.-backed “provocation”, as he told ordinary Russians that the country’s economic crisis will ease next year. The leak of confidential documents from a Panamanian law firm...

    Ukraine approves new PM in bid to end reform deadlock
    Apr15

    Ukraine approves new PM in bid to end reform deadlock

    KIEV: Ukraine’s parliament approved presidential ally Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister on Thursday in the biggest political shakeup since a 2014 uprising brought in a pro-Western leadership. President Petro Poroshenko hopes the… …read more Source: The News...

    Ukrainian parliament approves new cabinet
    Apr15

    Ukrainian parliament approves new cabinet

    The Ukrainian parliament approved the formation of a new cabinet on Thursday following a replacement of the prime minister. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-04/15/c_135279509.htm target=_blank title="Ukrainian parliament approves new cabinet”...

    Ukraine’s Parliament approves Poroshenko ally Volodymyr Groysman as new prime minister
    Apr15

    Ukraine’s Parliament approves Poroshenko ally Volodymyr Groysman as new prime minister

    In Ukraine’s most sweeping political reshuffle since its revolution two years ago, Parliament has voted to seat a close ally of the president as prime minister and handed critical ministerial posts to presidential staff members. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    GAGGED: Brussels tells Dutch MPs they CAN’T debate referendum result as it may fuel Brexit
    Apr15

    GAGGED: Brussels tells Dutch MPs they CAN’T debate referendum result as it may fuel Brexit

    BRUSSELS has effectively banned Dutch MPs from discussing their country’s historic referendum result because it is exposing the EU’s undemocratic core and boosting calls for a Brexit. …read more Source:...

    Daily reality of Ukraine’s ‘frozen war’
    Apr15

    Daily reality of Ukraine’s ‘frozen war’

    Life on the front line in eastern Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Putin assures Russians economy on the mend
    Apr15

    Putin assures Russians economy on the mend

    MOSCOW — Mixing wry jokes with economic statistics, Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to reassure the nation during his annual marathon call-in TV show Thursday, promising that its troubled economy will rebound and vowing to make other countries take account of Russia’s interests. Putin answered questions from adults and children from...

    Ukraine elects new prime minister amid internal turmoil, corruption
    Apr15

    Ukraine elects new prime minister amid internal turmoil, corruption

    The government hopes the appointment will end a months-long political crisis but reformers instead say it gives Ukraine’s oligarchs a free hand. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Russian President Putin covers political issues and private life at annual call-in show
    Apr15

    Russian President Putin covers political issues and private life at annual call-in show

    The question from 12-year-old Varya Kuznetsova to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday went something like this: If Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko were drowning, whom would Putin save first? The question, among several million submitted for… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine Just Got a New PM. What It Needs Is Reform.
    Apr15

    Ukraine Just Got a New PM. What It Needs Is Reform.

    Matthew Rojansky Politics, Eurasia A fresh face isn’t enough to fix corruption. The resignation on Sunday of Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the man who became Ukraine’s “kamikaze” prime minister in the aftermath of the 2014 Maidan Revolution, created an immediate power vacuum in Kyiv. But that vacuum was filled predictably quickly with the...