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    Polish leader goes to US summit, no talks planned with Obama
    Mar29

    Polish leader goes to US summit, no talks planned with Obama

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s president is traveling to Washington for a security summit but has no meeting scheduled with President Barack Obama. Observers in Poland say controversial government policies may be the reason. President Andrzej Duda’s schedule, released Tuesday, includes no meetings with Obama or any key U.S....

    NYC exhibition explores works of woodcut artist Hnizdovsky
    Mar29

    NYC exhibition explores works of woodcut artist Hnizdovsky

    NEW YORK (AP) ” A new exhibition explores the prolific career of Ukrainian-American artist Jacques Hnizdovsky, a master of intricate woodcuts and paintings depicting an array of stylized flora and fauna.”Jacques Hnizdovsky: Content… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    New Ukraine Coalition Uncertain After Fatherland Party Demurs
    Mar29

    New Ukraine Coalition Uncertain After Fatherland Party Demurs

    Ukraine’s prospects of forming a new coalition — vital to get IMF loan talks back on track — were thrown into fresh doubt on Tuesday after Yulia Tymoshenko pressed demands as the price of taking her Fatherland Party into an alliance. Her remarks dampened expectations of an imminent deal to end months of political infighting that have...

    Despite Western Paranoia, Russia Unlikely to Attack the Baltic States
    Mar29

    Despite Western Paranoia, Russia Unlikely to Attack the Baltic States

    When the Cold War closed many people believed that history had ended. Peace had descended upon the earth. The lion was about to lie down with the lamb. The Second Coming seemed on its way. Europe was certain to be free and undivided. Alas, it hasn’t worked out that way. But no worries. At least NATO officials are happy. Following Russian...

    Ukraine’s parliament sacks corruption-tainted prosecutor
    Mar29

    Ukraine’s parliament sacks corruption-tainted prosecutor

    KIEV: Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday sacked the former Soviet country’s corruption-tainted chief prosecutor over his perceived refusal to investigate corruption and attempts to cover up state graft. Lawmakers voted by an overwhelming 289 votes to six to accept the resignation of Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin from the post he has...

    Ukrainian Parliament sacks Prosecutor General
    Mar29

    Ukrainian Parliament sacks Prosecutor General

    Ukraine`s Parliament dismissed Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin with 289 votes on March 29, more than a month after he filed his resignation, according to KyivPost. Shokin, appointed by President Petro Poroshenko in …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Kyrgyz delegation takes part in the opening of the Museum of honey in China
    Mar29

    Kyrgyz delegation takes part in the opening of the Museum of honey in China

    Bishkek, March 29 /Kabar/. The delegation from Kyrgyzstan took part in the opening of the Museum of honey in China, the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture and Melioration of the Kyrgyz Republic reports. The official delegation from Kyrgyzstan took part in the opening of the first Museum of honey “Bee Gallery” in the city of...

    Chamberfest 2016: The season of women
    Mar29

    Chamberfest 2016: The season of women

    Chamberfest 2016 will be a celebration of women and music. For the festival’s artistic director, this year’s gathering has evolved almost organically. “Early in the 2016 programming process,” said Roman Borys, in an email interview in advance of the release of the festival lineup Tuesday morning, “I realized that I had already secured...

    Ukraine Parliament Accepts Prosecutor’s Resignation
    Mar29

    Ukraine Parliament Accepts Prosecutor’s Resignation

    Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday accepted the resignation of General Prosecutor Viktor Shokin, who had been criticized for not doing enough to tackle corruption. The move comes a day after hundreds of protesters rallied outside the president’s office calling for Shokin to step down. Last month, deputy prosecutor-general Vitaly Kasko...

    Ukraine’s prosecutor general dismissed amid govt turmoil
    Mar29

    Ukraine’s prosecutor general dismissed amid govt turmoil

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament has accepted the resignation of the prosecutor general who has been accused of failing to deal with the country’s endemic …read more Source: Taiwan...