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    Senate to force Netherlands out of Ukraine deal
    Apr14

    Senate to force Netherlands out of Ukraine deal

    The Dutch government may be forced by the Senate to remove its signature from the association agreement between the EU and Ukraine. The governing coalition of VVD and PvdA do not have a majority in the Senate, and all other parties seem set to vote for withdrawal from the deal. Prime Minister Mark Rutte stated that the cabinet will make a...

    Poland says NATO must speak to Russia from position of strength
    Apr14

    Poland says NATO must speak to Russia from position of strength

    NATO should return to Cold War ways of thinking in its relations with Russia, and speak to Moscow from a position of strength to counter its renewed assertiveness in eastern Europe, Polish deputy defense minister said. A former Soviet satellite, Poland has been alarmed by Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula in 2014 and...

    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...

    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:...

    EU says new Ukraine PM ‘crucial,’ calls for reforms
    Apr14

    EU says new Ukraine PM ‘crucial,’ calls for reforms

    The European Union said on Thursday that Ukraine’s parliamentary approval of Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister was “crucial” and urged speeding up reforms …read more Source: The Daily...

    In Talk Show, Putin Airs Opinions on Syria, Economy, Potholes
    Apr14

    In Talk Show, Putin Airs Opinions on Syria, Economy, Potholes

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says the Syrian people must engage in talks to agree on a new constitution for their country. Speaking during his annual television call-in show, Putin said the solution to Syria’s problems is not to be found in military action. The Russian leader also said the so-called Panama Papers report about offshore...