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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Netherlands: A referendum on EU politics?
    Apr05

    Netherlands: A referendum on EU politics?

    For the Eurosceptics who launched the Dutch referendum, the vote is more about getting “democracy” in the EU rather than the Ukraine deal itself. Are they going to succeed? …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine worried about EU association agreement
    Apr05

    Ukraine worried about EU association agreement

    The Dutch Ukraine referendum threatens to put a damper on the EU association agreement with Ukraine. The “no” campaign is leading the opinion polls. Ukrainian activists are trying to turn the tide. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Dutch Referendum Could Cause Trouble for European Union
    Apr05

    Dutch Referendum Could Cause Trouble for European Union

    A vote will test public opinion on a trade deal between the 28-nation bloc and Ukraine that the Dutch Parliament has already ratified. …read more Source: The New York...

    Iceland PM resigns in ‘Panama Papers’ scandal
    Apr05

    Iceland PM resigns in ‘Panama Papers’ scandal

    Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson (Photo: AFP) REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AFP) — Iceland’s prime minister resigned Tuesday, becoming the first political victim of a mushrooming worldwide scandal over hidden offshore financial dealings exposed in the so-called Panama Papers. Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson was...

    Government and business leaders around the world respond to fallout from Panama Papers leak
    Apr05

    Government and business leaders around the world respond to fallout from Panama Papers leak

    FRANKFURT, Germany — Governments around the world tried Tuesday to contain the fallout from the publication of thousands of names of rich and powerful people who conducted offshore financial activity through a Panamanian law firm. China dismissed as “groundless” reports that relatives of current and retired politicians, including President Xi...

    The Guardian view on the Netherlands: another EU referendum, another inadequate debate | Editorial
    Apr05

    The Guardian view on the Netherlands: another EU referendum, another inadequate debate | Editorial

    The Dutch are, in theory, voting on relations with Ukraine. In truth, it is another European plebiscite that could pit the voters against Brussels without solving anythingThe referendum to be held on Wednesday in the Netherlands on the EU’s association agreement with Ukraine is a puzzling affair in many ways. Initiated by Eurosceptic...

    World governments face fallout from Panama Papers leak
    Apr05

    World governments face fallout from Panama Papers leak

    Leaders of Ukraine, Iceland and China under fire after names surface in offshore tax haven reports. …read more Source:...

    Panama Papers: Who Are The Real Victims Of Tax Avoidance and Evasion?
    Apr05

    Panama Papers: Who Are The Real Victims Of Tax Avoidance and Evasion?

    For as long as companies and individuals hide their wealth in offshore firms, developing countries will continue to lose money that could provide basic public services to help lift people out of poverty, experts say. On Sunday night, 11.5 million secret documents, alleged to be connected to Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca, were leaked after...

    Ukraine president calls 1994 decision to give up nukes a mistake
    Apr05

    Ukraine president calls 1994 decision to give up nukes a mistake

    Ukraine’s decision to cave in to Russia by giving up its nuclear weapons in 1994 was a mistake, president Petro Poroshenko told Fox News in an interview that aired Monday. …read more Source: FOX...

    Iceland Prime Minister Resigns Amid Offshore Scandal
    Apr05

    Iceland Prime Minister Resigns Amid Offshore Scandal

    (REYKJAVIK) — Iceland’s embattled prime minister has resigned amid a controversy over his offshore holdings, a Cabinet minister said Tuesday as outrage over the accounts roiled the North Atlantic island nation. Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson, who had denied wrongdoing, is stepping down as leader of the country’s coalition...