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    Ukraine’s parliament speaker frontrunner to replace PM Yatseniuk
    Mar24

    Ukraine’s parliament speaker frontrunner to replace PM Yatseniuk

    Ukraine’s parliamentary speaker emerged on Thursday as the frontrunner to replace the unpopular Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk, signalling a breakthrough in a political crisis that has lasted months. …read more Source: Channel...

    From Russia with love: Why the Kremlin backs Donald Trump
    Mar24

    From Russia with love: Why the Kremlin backs Donald Trump

    Donald Trump is a brave pro-Putin political maverick who would end US foreign wars and perhaps lift sanctions on Moscow. Hillary Clinton, however, is a warmonger beholden to the military-industrial complex. Russian state TV, which hews closely to the Kremlin’s world view, leaves little doubt about who Moscow supports in November’s US...

    Putin Hopes Kerry Visit Will Help Solve Syria, Ukraine Crises
    Mar24

    Putin Hopes Kerry Visit Will Help Solve Syria, Ukraine Crises

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says he hopes the visit to Moscow by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will help reconcile differences between the two countries on Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Parliamentary Speaker Says Ready To Be Prime Minister
    Mar24

    Ukrainian Parliamentary Speaker Says Ready To Be Prime Minister

    Ukrainian parliamentary speaker Volodymyr Hroysman says he is ready to become prime minister if asked. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kerry in Moscow to sound out Putin on Assad regime
    Mar24

    Kerry in Moscow to sound out Putin on Assad regime

    MOSCOW – US Secretary of State John Kerry was in Moscow on Thursday to see if President Vladimir Putin can be convinced to support an end to Bashar al-Assad’s rule in Syria. Kerry met his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov and was later to head to the Kremlin for talks with the Russian leader and sound him out on the crises in Syria...

    Are European Countries Really ‘Free Riders’?
    Mar24

    Are European Countries Really ‘Free Riders’?

    French President Francois Hollande addresses a joint news conference with President Barack Obama. Jonathan Ernst / ReutersThe idea that Europeans are “free riders,” enjoying the benefits of an international order safeguarded by the United States without contributing much to it, is well-worn in Washington. In that sense, President Obama did not...

    Ukraine's Groysman says would implement IMF-backed reforms as PM
    Mar24

    Ukraine's Groysman says would implement IMF-backed reforms as PM

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian parliamentary Speaker Volodymyr Groysman promised on Thursday to adhere to reform promises made to the International Monetary Fund and the European Union if appointed prime minister by lawmakers. …read more Source: The...

    Giant arch to block Chernobyl radiation for 100 years
    Mar24

    Giant arch to block Chernobyl radiation for 100 years

    In the middle of a vast exclusion zone in northern Ukraine, the world’s largest land-based moving structure has been built to prevent deadly radiation spewing from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site for the next 100 years. read more …read more Source: Otago Daily...

    Ukraine's Groysman may lack parliament support to become PM – senior lawmaker
    Mar24

    Ukraine's Groysman may lack parliament support to become PM – senior lawmaker

    KIEV (Reuters) – The head of Ukraine’s populist Radical party said on Thursday it was not certain parliamentary Speaker Volodymyr Groysman had sufficient support amongst fellow lawmakers to be appointed prime minister. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine snap election inevitable if crisis persists – senior lawmaker
    Mar24

    Ukraine snap election inevitable if crisis persists – senior lawmaker

    KIEV (Reuters) – The head of Ukraine’s biggest party said on Thursday a crisis in the coalition and over the prime minister’s post must be resolved next week or a snap election is inevitable. …read more Source: The...