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    Ukraine moves a step closer to EU visa-free travel
    Mar17

    Ukraine moves a step closer to EU visa-free travel

    The EU has praised anti-corruption measures taken by Ukraine and is set to begin the process of allowing its 45 million citizens to enter most EU states without a visa. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin: Putin resists Obama’s call for Savchenko release
    Mar17

    Kremlin: Putin resists Obama’s call for Savchenko release

    MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin is resisting President Barack Obama’s call for Russia to release a Ukrainian pilot who is on trial over the death of two Russian journalists, a Kremlin spokesman said Thursday. Nadezhda Savchenko was fighting with a Ukrainian volunteer brigade against Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine when she was...

    Germany, France, Ukraine say Minsk deals must be fully implemented
    Mar17

    Germany, France, Ukraine say Minsk deals must be fully implemented

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed with the presidents of France and Ukraine that the lifting of sanctions against Russia had to be linked to a full implementation of Minsk agreements, a German government spokesman said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine tears down giant Lenin statue, live on YouTube
    Mar17

    Ukraine tears down giant Lenin statue, live on YouTube

    Exhaustive efforts to tear down Ukraine’s largest remaining monument to Vladimir Lenin bore fruit on Thursday when workers prized the late Soviet leader’s statue from its plinth in the southeastern city of Zaporizhzhya. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    It Needs to be Clarified Why and How does Gas Price Increase for the Consumer, when Russia Cheapens it: Simonov
    Mar17

    It Needs to be Clarified Why and How does Gas Price Increase for the Consumer, when Russia Cheapens it: Simonov

    “Armenia’s population should clarify how does the gas price increase after the border?” Konstantin Simonov, founder and CEO of Russian National Energy Security Foundation, economic and political analyst, said in an interview with 168.am, touching upon Armenia-Russia negotiations on gas. Note, Hovik Abrahamyan, RA Prime Minister, submitted a...

    Ukraine topples biggest remaining Lenin statue
    Mar17

    Ukraine topples biggest remaining Lenin statue

    Bronze and granite monument measuring 20m in south-eastern city of Zaporizhia fell foul of ban on Soviet symbolsIt took two days and a giant crane, but Ukraine has finally managed to lift its biggest remaining statue of Soviet founder Lenin off its pedestal and consign it to the dustbins of history.The 20m tall (65ft) bronze and granite monument...

    Bite the bullet
    Mar17

    Bite the bullet

    Mr Poroshenko, not empty-handed A COLUMN of men in camouflage snaked through the streets of Ternopil, a sleepy town in western Ukraine, with a casket held aloft earlier this week. Yuri Dinya, a solider who died from wounds sustained in eastern Ukraine, was the latest casualty of a war that sputters along largely out of sight. Although the...

    The lady’s not for turning
    Mar17

    The lady’s not for turning

    ON MARCH 17th, as The Economist went to press, Angela Merkel was on her way to Brussels for a summit that may define her legacy as German chancellor. At her initiative, the 28 member states of the European Union were to agree to a controversial deal with Turkey that Mrs Merkel had earlier this month sold as a potential “breakthrough” in the...

    President Donald Trump Would Be A Global Threat On Par With Jihadi Terrorism, Warns Economic Research Firm
    Mar17

    President Donald Trump Would Be A Global Threat On Par With Jihadi Terrorism, Warns Economic Research Firm

    The prospect of Donald Trump becoming the president of the United States, and the ripple effect that would have on the world, is beginning to freak a lot of people out. A geopolitical research firm attempted to quantify that panic by ranking a possible Trump presidency on its list of risks to global economic security, on par with the rising...

    Ukraine Tears Down Giant Lenin Statue
    Mar17

    Ukraine Tears Down Giant Lenin Statue

    Ukraine has torn down its largest remaining statue of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...