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    Ukraine economy minister must stay in his post: Ukraine pres.
    Feb04

    Ukraine economy minister must stay in his post: Ukraine pres.

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko says the economy minister, who resigned earlier on Wednesday in frustration over corruption, should stay in his post and proceed with reforms.“I believe that Aivaras (Abromavicius) should stay as minister and continue reforms,” Poroshenko said on Wednesday. Abromavicius resigned, alleging that efforts...

    Estonian court annuls extradition of alleged Ukrainian separatist
    Feb04

    Estonian court annuls extradition of alleged Ukrainian separatist

    The Tallinn Administrative Court decided on Wednesday to annul the decision of the Government to extradite Vladimir Poljakov to Ukraine. Poljakov is suspected of having fought in the ranks of the separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    [Interview] Ukraine resignation is ‘cold shower’ for elite
    Feb04

    [Interview] Ukraine resignation is ‘cold shower’ for elite

    Lithuania’s FM has said the surprise resignation of Ukraine’s Lithuanian economy minister is a “cold shower” for Kiev’s political elite, with corruption “playing into the hands” of Russia. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine ambassador: Dutch did in fact request MH17 radar images
    Feb04

    Ukraine ambassador: Dutch did in fact request MH17 radar images

    The Dutch Safety Board did in fact request raw radar images of the flight MH17 disaster from the Ukrainian government, Ukraine ambassador Olexander Horin said The post Ukraine ambassador: Dutch did in fact request MH17 radar images appeared first on NL Times. …read more Source: NL...

    Ukraine economy minister quits over lack of reforms
    Feb04

    Ukraine economy minister quits over lack of reforms

    Government bonds decline as Aivaras Abromavicius resigns over the government’s faltering anticorruption efforts and failure to implement reforms …read more Source: Business...

    The long read: From Russia with love – how Putin is winning over hearts and minds
    Feb04

    The long read: From Russia with love – how Putin is winning over hearts and minds

    What does the furore surrounding the alleged rape of an ethnic Russian teenager in Berlin have in common with a Moscow-linked bank’s controversial multimillion euro loan to France’s far-right National Front party? Western governments and the media have portrayed both events as two sides of the same coin: insidious examples of a new...

    German state governor draws criticism over Putin visit
    Feb04

    German state governor draws criticism over Putin visit

    BERLIN (AP) — Bavaria’s governor is drawing criticism in Germany for traveling to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin and sounding a softer tone on sanctions than his country’s government. Putin received Horst Seehofer Wednesday night. Seehofer leads one of Germany’s three governing parties but is an often-awkward ally. In...

    Disgraced former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn joins Ukrainian bank
    Feb04

    Disgraced former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn joins Ukrainian bank

    Disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been appointed to the supervisory board of a bank owned by Ukraine’s second-richest businessman Viktor Pinchuk. …read more Source: France...

    Western countries express regret over Abromavicius resignation as Ukrainian EcoMin
    Feb04

    Western countries express regret over Abromavicius resignation as Ukrainian EcoMin

    The ambassadors of Western countries in Kiev have expressed their regret over the recent resignation of Ukraine’s Economic Development and Trade Minister Aivaras Abromavicius, praising him for his effort of fighting corruption and implementing reforms necessary for Ukraine’s economy, reports LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The...

    Sex, lies and psychological scars: inside Ukraine’s human trafficking crisis | Maxim Tucker
    Feb04

    Sex, lies and psychological scars: inside Ukraine’s human trafficking crisis | Maxim Tucker

    Desperate to find work, they leave home on the promise of a job only to be ushered into a life of forced labour and abuse. Two Ukrainian women reveal the trauma of trafficking and how a secret hospital is helping them rebuild their livesThe hospital where Dr Olga Milinchuk works has no sign outside and no waiting rooms. The address is a closely...