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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Observers: Russia Prolonging Conflict in Ukraine
    Feb16

    Observers: Russia Prolonging Conflict in Ukraine

    Kiev—A peaceful resolution to Russia’s intervention in eastern Ukraine is unlikely in the near future as Russia seeks to preserve its gains in the country while securing relief from Western sanctions, according to recent reports. Observers in Donetsk and other contested parts of the eastern Donbass region who were interviewed for a lengthy...

    Western-backed Ukrainian government survives no confidence vote
    Feb16

    Western-backed Ukrainian government survives no confidence vote

    Ukraine’s Western-backed government survived a no-confidence vote on Tuesday, staving off the immediate prospect of a snap election in a country fighting a deep recession and a pro-Russian separatist insurgency. …read more Source: Channel...

    Vote of no confidence fails in Ukraine (AAP)
    Feb16

    Vote of no confidence fails in Ukraine (AAP)

    A motion of no confidence against the government has been rejected in the Ukraine parliament despite calls in the ruling coalition for a new cabinet. …read more Source: The West...

    Yatsenyuk Survives No-Confidence Vote, But Will Ukraine?
    Feb16

    Yatsenyuk Survives No-Confidence Vote, But Will Ukraine?

    The day of parliamentary infighting and high tempers began as President Petro Poroshenko urged Yatsenyuk to resign minutes before the prime minister was to report to parliament on Tuesday afternoon. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine heads into the abyss
    Feb16

    Ukraine heads into the abyss

    This week, Ukraine’s ruling political elite is doing what it does best: behaving irresponsibly. On this occasion, Ukraine’s leaders have plunged the country into a potential political crisis that comes at a time when Ukraine faces strains on its hard currency reserves, weak economic performance, and signs of an upsurge in violence on...

    Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk survives no confidence vote (AFP)
    Feb16

    Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk survives no confidence vote (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk survived a no confidence vote Tuesday that came hours after the president asked him to resign because he had lost the public’s trust. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia and Ukraine reach deal to temporarily unblock trucks
    Feb16

    Russia and Ukraine reach deal to temporarily unblock trucks

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian and Ukrainian authorities have reached an agreement that will allow long-haul trucks a grace period to “return home” after Ukraine-licensed vehicles were forbidden from transiting Russian territory and vice versa. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk survives no confidence vote
    Feb16

    Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk survives no confidence vote

    Ukraine’s embattled Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk survives a no confidence vote in his government, staged in parliament only hours after the president asked him to stand down. …read more Source: ABC...

    three soldiers killed in east Ukraine clashes
    Feb16

    three soldiers killed in east Ukraine clashes

    Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and seven others wounded in the past 24 hours in clashes with pro-Russia forces in the volatile eastern region. …read more Source: Iran...

    Iran Introduces Protective Duties for Kazakh Grain Imports
    Feb16

    Iran Introduces Protective Duties for Kazakh Grain Imports

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – The Iranian government recently introduced protective duties for the import of Kazakhstan grain to protect its domestic market, according to President of Aktau International Seaport Mikhail Yalbachev. This is expected to decrease cargo traffic to Iranian...