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    Dutch referendum shakes Ukraine
    Apr07

    Dutch referendum shakes Ukraine

    KIEV — Dutch voters’ resounding rejection of an EU-Ukraine Association Agreement has sent shockwaves through Ukraine’s political establishment, exacerbating the country’s already deep political crisis. President Petro Poroshenko tried to put a positive spin on Wednesday’s non-binding referendum, in which more than 60...

    EU awaits Dutch response to referendum result
    Apr07

    EU awaits Dutch response to referendum result

    EU leaders mostly stayed silent on the impact of the Dutch No to the EU-Ukraine association agreement, saying the Dutch government will have to come up with a solution. …read more Source:...

    Putin Says Panama Papers Are A Western Plot Against Russia
    Apr07

    Putin Says Panama Papers Are A Western Plot Against Russia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken out for the first time about the Panama Papers, calling the leaks an attempt to destabilize Russia. Putin also said a friend of his named in the leaks had done nothing wrong. Media reports based on the leaked documents from the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca alleged that Sergei Roldugin, a...

    Netherlands will not ratify Ukraine’s association agreement with EU for now
    Apr07

    Netherlands will not ratify Ukraine’s association agreement with EU for now

    THE HAGUE. KAZINFORM – Ukraine’s agreement of association with the European Union cannot be ratified for now, the Dutch Cabinet of Ministers said in the wake of the April 6 referendum on the issue. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine to continue pro-EU reforms despite Dutch ‘blow’
    Apr07

    Ukraine to continue pro-EU reforms despite Dutch ‘blow’

    Dutch vote was a “psychological blow” to Ukraine, but Kiev has said it will press on with pro-EU reforms because it is the right thing to do for the country’s welfare. …read more Source:...

    France, Germany to Back Ukraine Pact Despite Dutch ‘No’: Hollande
    Apr07

    France, Germany to Back Ukraine Pact Despite Dutch ‘No’: Hollande

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    Dutch referendum says ‘No’ to EU-Ukraine deal
    Apr07

    Dutch referendum says ‘No’ to EU-Ukraine deal

    The Dutch government has to respect the resounding “No” in a non-binding advisory referendum on the Ukraine-European Union (EU) Association Agreement and will discuss the issue with related departments in the country and the EU. …read more Source: China...

    Putin Says Panama Papers Leaks Are Attempt To Destabilize Russia
    Apr07

    Putin Says Panama Papers Leaks Are Attempt To Destabilize Russia

    ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said a friend of his named in the “Panama Papers” leaks had done nothing wrong and spent the money he earned from business on buying expensive musical instruments which he was donating to public institutions.Media reports based on the leaked documents from a...

    France, Germany to back Ukraine pact despite Dutch ‘No’: Hollande
    Apr07

    France, Germany to back Ukraine pact despite Dutch ‘No’: Hollande

    METZ, France (Reuters) – France and Germany will continue to back an EU agreement on closer ties with Ukraine, French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday after Dutch voters rejected the pact in a referendum. …read more Source:...

    War and cheese
    Apr07

    War and cheese

    Parmesan of patriots AT 27, Oleg Sirota was living the Russian dream. He had an information technology company with 30 employees, an apartment in Moscow, a Toyota and a Mercedes. Yet he was tormented by an unfulfilled childhood ambition: “All that time, I was dreaming of farming, dreaming of milk, of cows and of cheese.” He thought about starting...