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    Ukraine economy minister must stay in his post: Ukraine pres.
    Feb03

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

    Ukraine’s President Poroshenko says the economy minister, who had resigned earlier, should stay in his post. …read more Source:...

    Hundreds of Soviet regime victims reburied in Ukraine
    Feb03

    Hundreds of Soviet regime victims reburied in Ukraine

    The remains of more than five hundred apparent victims of the Soviet regime were reburied Wednesday at a cemetery in Ukraine’s western city of Lviv, local authorities said …read more Source: The Daily...

    Central Europe guardedly welcomes US military spending boost
    Feb03

    Central Europe guardedly welcomes US military spending boost

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Countries in Central and Eastern Europe are welcoming a U.S. plan to quadruple military spending in Europe in reaction to Russia’s military resurgence, yet the tone from several governments appears guarded as it remains unclear how much of the spending will translate into a real and lasting presence of troops and...

    Central Europe guardedly welcomes US military spending boost
    Feb03

    Central Europe guardedly welcomes US military spending boost

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Countries in Central and Eastern Europe are welcoming a U.S. plan to quadruple military spending in Europe in reaction to Russia’s military resurgence, yet the tone from several governments appears guarded as it remains unclear how much of the spending will translate into a real and lasting presence of troops and...

    Finance errors hamper Dutch vote on EU-Ukraine deal
    Feb03

    Finance errors hamper Dutch vote on EU-Ukraine deal

    A Dutch referendum on an EU deal with Ukraine faces administrative problems after it was revealed that half of the requests for campaign financing were filed incorrectly. A pot of €2 million of taxpayers’ money is available for the campaign ahead of an April 6 vote on the EU-Ukraine association agreement — €700,000 for the ‘Yes’ side,...

    As Ukraine Conflict Simmers, Kids Are Stuck At Home
    Feb03

    As Ukraine Conflict Simmers, Kids Are Stuck At Home

    In the eastern Ukrainian village of Zaytseve, 11-year-old Edik has to cross military checkpoints and enter separatist territory just to go to school. It’s a dangerous trip, so Edik and other schoolchildren have stopped going to class, and instead do their schoolwork at home. (Zenovia Stefanyuk, RFE/RL’s Current Time TV) …read...

    Interest in EU-sponsored Belarus-Ukraine territorial cooperation program
    Feb03

    Interest in EU-sponsored Belarus-Ukraine territorial cooperation program

    The European Union will allocate €3.3 million for bolstering territorial cooperation between bordering regions of Belarus and Ukraine. Representatives of the two countries will have to file joint applications for project implementation by 19 April 2016. …read more Source:...

    Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokno Takes on Russia’s Prosecutor in Music Video
    Feb03

    Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokno Takes on Russia’s Prosecutor in Music Video

    Feminist and anti-Putin activist Nadya Tolokno from Russia’s famous protest punk band Pussy Riot has released a music video taking on the country’s prosecutor Yury Chaika. Chaika and his family became the subject of a scandalous investigation by one of Russia’s leading opposition figures, anti-corruption blogger Alexey Navalny,...

    Ukraine economy minister resigns over ‘blocked reforms’
    Feb03

    Ukraine economy minister resigns over ‘blocked reforms’

    Ukraine’s Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius has resigned, citing ‘efforts underway to block major government reforms needed for the country’s growth.'”Today, I made the decision to submit by resignation from the post of minister of Ukraine’s economic development and trade,” Abromavicius said on Wednesday,...

    How the West Misjudged Russia, Part 4: Mad about Medvedev
    Feb03

    How the West Misjudged Russia, Part 4: Mad about Medvedev

    Editor’s Note: How do Russia and the West see one another? What are the experts’ views on the confrontation between Russia and the West? How do the pundits explain the Russo-Ukrainian war and Russia’s Syrian gambit? What are the roots of the mythology about Russia in the West, and why has the West failed to predict and...