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    Russian Vodka Exports Suffer 10-Year Record Low
    Feb16

    Russian Vodka Exports Suffer 10-Year Record Low

    “Money, like vodka, turns a man into an eccentric,” Russia’s great playwright Anton Chekhov once wrote. Now it turns out Russia may have too much of one and not enough of the other, as exports of the nation’s favorite spirit hit a 10-year low. Russian exports of vodka and other alcoholic beverages dropped by a staggering 40 percent...

    Protests as Ukraine premier faces no confidence vote
    Feb16

    Protests as Ukraine premier faces no confidence vote

    Protesters rally outside parliament as Ukraine’s lawmakers consider no confidence vote for PM Yatsenyuk. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko asks embattled PM to resign (AFP)
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko asks embattled PM to resign (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk to resign in the face of the government’s perceived failure to fight endemic corruption and overcome a deep economic crisis. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine president Poroshenko asks embattled PM to resign
    Feb16

    Ukraine president Poroshenko asks embattled PM to resign

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed during clashes between government forces and pro-Russian separatist… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s biggest party to ask for no confidence vote on Tuesday
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s biggest party to ask for no confidence vote on Tuesday

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s biggest party will ask the parliamentary speaker to hold a no confidence vote in the government on Tuesday, its parliamentary leader told reporters, shortly after President Petro Poroshenko suggested the prime minister should resign. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko asks embattled PM to resign
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko asks embattled PM to resign

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and the country’s controversial prosecutor general to resign because both had lost the public’s trust. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko asks PM Yatsenyuk to resign
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko asks PM Yatsenyuk to resign

    KIEV (UKRAINE) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday asked embattled Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and the country’s controversial prosecutor general to resign because both had lost the public’s trust. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    First round of the EU-Armenia negotiations on trade and investment issues launched
    Feb16

    First round of the EU-Armenia negotiations on trade and investment issues launched

    On February 15, the first round of the EU-Armenia negotiations on trade and investment issues was launched within the process of forming a new legal basis for relations between the Republic of Armenia and European Union. The negotiations were attended by the Armenian delegation headed by the First Deputy Minister of Economy of RA Garegin...

    EC Unveils Set of Energy Security Measures
    Feb16

    EC Unveils Set of Energy Security Measures

    The European Commission proposed on Tuesday a package of measures aimed at addressing possible interruptions of energy supply to the EU. “These measures include moderating energy demand, increasing energy production in Europe (including from renewables), further developing a well-functioning and fully integrated internal energy market, as well as...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko urges PM Yatsenyuk to resign
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko urges PM Yatsenyuk to resign

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday he wanted Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk to step down, following a series of high-profile resignations from his increasingly unpopular government. Presidential spokesman Svyatoslav Tsegolko tweeted: “In order to restore trust in the government, the president asked the prosecutor general and...