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    Hungarian MPs Pass Bill Targeting Soros-founded University
    Apr04

    Hungarian MPs Pass Bill Targeting Soros-founded University

    Lawmakers from Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s right-wing Fidesz party approved draft legislation Tuesday that critics say could force the closure of an international university founded by billionaire philanthropist George Soros. The legislative approval sparked protests by thousands of critics outside the campus of the...

    Poland reopens its Ukrainian consular posts
    Apr04

    Poland reopens its Ukrainian consular posts

    Poland’s ministry of foreign affairs has reopened its consular posts in Ukraine, after a grenade attack on its diplomatic post in Lutsk. “The Ukrainian side has taken the necessary measures to ensure the security of Polish foreign service staff and diplomatic and consular missions across the country. However, the MFA reserves the right to...

    EU transfers second tranche of assistance in amount of 600 million euros to Ukraine
    Apr04

    EU transfers second tranche of assistance in amount of 600 million euros to Ukraine

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    Ukraine expects to receive another $4.5 bn from IMF by end of 2017
    Apr04

    Ukraine expects to receive another $4.5 bn from IMF by end of 2017

    Ukraine’s National Bank says the country expects to receive another $4.5 billion from the IMF by the end of 2017. …read more Source:...

    Trump Has a Thing for Despots: The President Can’t Hide His Admiration for the Likes of Putin and el-Sisi
    Apr04

    Trump Has a Thing for Despots: The President Can’t Hide His Admiration for the Likes of Putin and el-Sisi

    Angela Merkel isn’t worth his time, but the leader of a murderous coup gets a warm White House reception. Whenever I hear someone on the cable gabfests say that President Trump is an isolationist I have to wonder if they’ve ever actually listened to anything the man says. It’s true he claimed to have been against military action...

    Trump Has a Thing for Despots: The President Can’t Hide His Admiration for Authoritarians
    Apr04

    Trump Has a Thing for Despots: The President Can’t Hide His Admiration for Authoritarians

    Angela Merkel isn’t worth his time, but the leader of a murderous coup gets a warm White House reception. Whenever I hear someone on the cable gabfests say that President Trump is an isolationist I have to wonder if they’ve ever actually listened to anything the man says. It’s true he claimed to have been against military action...

    Illegal weapons: A global guide
    Apr04

    Illegal weapons: A global guide

    Just today, dozens of Syrians were killed in a suspected chemical weapons attack in Idlib. Be it also by barrel bomb, cluster munition, or landmine, civilians die all too frequently at the hands of weapons the international community has set out to ban. After years of declining use and progress in destroying stockpiles, deaths from such munitions...

    Russia and Belarus Patch Things Up
    Apr04

    Russia and Belarus Patch Things Up

    Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko yesterday agreed to a comprehensive deal on energy and debt that will put a lid on talk of Belarus’s Westward drift. Reuters: At a meeting in St Petersburg, held while the Russian city was reeling from a deadly bombing on a metro train, Russia agreed to refinance Belarus’ debt while Belarus will...

    Watchdog Report: ‘Breakdown of Democracy’ in Poland, Hungary
    Apr04

    Watchdog Report: ‘Breakdown of Democracy’ in Poland, Hungary

    U.S.-based pro-democracy group Freedom House said Tuesday that a “spectacular breakdown of democracy” has been taking place in Poland and Hungary, two countries that stood as models of democratic change after the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe. Hungary now has the lowest democracy score in Central Europe, and Poland’s...

    Presidents of Latvia and Ukraine call for continued sanctions on Russia
    Apr04

    Presidents of Latvia and Ukraine call for continued sanctions on Russia

    The sanctions that have been imposed on Russia for its aggression against Ukraine must continue until full implementation of the Minsk agreements and restoration of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis said in a joint statement that has been released to...