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    Russia and Ukraine block trucks in transit dispute
    Feb16

    Russia and Ukraine block trucks in transit dispute

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian transportation authorities have blocked the movement of Ukraine-registered trucks and detained over 300 cargo vehicles after Ukraine closed its borders to Russia-registered long-haulers. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine’s post-revolution government is falling apart
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s post-revolution government is falling apart

    President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday called for a “complete reboot” of Ukraine’s government and demanded that the country’s embattled prime minister and general prosecutor quit their posts. The president said it would be the only path out of Ukraine’s deepening political crisis. Poroshenko’s request came as...

    Ukraine parliament to vote on no confidence motion
    Feb16

    Ukraine parliament to vote on no confidence motion

    KIEV (Reuters) – The draft of a no confidence motion against the Ukrainian government was posted on the parliamentary website on Tuesday, paving the way for the vote to proceed. …read more Source: The...

    Russian exports of Vodka and liquor hit decade low
    Feb16

    Russian exports of Vodka and liquor hit decade low

    Alcohol market research attributes 42% drop in exports in 2015 to economic plight and western sanctionsRussia’s vodka and liquor exports slumped last year largely due to political tensions with the west and Ukraine. According to the Centre for the Study of Federal and Regional Alcohol Markets, Russian exports of the products fell by 42% to...

    Ukrainian president says PM should resign
    Feb16

    Ukrainian president says PM should resign

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko suggested in a statement on Tuesday that Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk should resign as his cabinet has lost the support of the ruling coalition, but said there should not be a snap election. …read more Source: Global...

    Reports: Ukrainian Prosecutor-General Resigns After Poroshenko Request
    Feb16

    Reports: Ukrainian Prosecutor-General Resigns After Poroshenko Request

    Ukrainian media and a pro-Western lawmaker say Ukrainian Prosecutor-General Viktor Shokin resigned on February 16 after President Petro Poroshenko earlier in the day asked him and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk to step down. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Yatsenyuk: Ukraine’s unlikely firebrand (AFP)
    Feb16

    Yatsenyuk: Ukraine’s unlikely firebrand (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Arseniy Yatsenyuk once said that taking the job of Ukrainian prime minister was an act of “political suicide” and on Tuesday he appeared to have been proven right. …read more Source: The West...

    Squatting In Pervomaisk — Finding Refuge In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb16

    Squatting In Pervomaisk — Finding Refuge In Eastern Ukraine

    Some residents of Pisky and other neighboring villages in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine have moved to the nearby village of Pervomaisk for the winter. Some stay in once-abandoned but still liveable abodes there. Their new houses are relatively comfortable compared to the devastation they left behind. But they are still not home. (Olga...

    Ukraine’s president calls on PM to resign
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s president calls on PM to resign

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has called on the country’s embattled prime minister to resign, a move that would break apart the fragile ruling coalition. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine president urges PM to quit
    Feb16

    Ukraine president urges PM to quit

    Political crisis worsens as government faces no-confidence vote …read more Source: Financial...