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    Battered EU the loser again in Dutch referendum on Ukraine
    Apr07

    Battered EU the loser again in Dutch referendum on Ukraine

    It once seemed a quaint formality, but the Netherlands’ referendum vote on a European Union free-trade deal with Ukraine produced a raised middle finger to the EU — and yet another serious challenge to the European dream. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    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...

    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...

    Pro-War Dead-enders and Our Unending Wars
    Apr07

    Pro-War Dead-enders and Our Unending Wars

    Andrew Bacevich has written an excellent article on the need to end our ongoing “war for the Greater Middle East.” This part jumped out at me in connection with the debate over the Libyan war: A particular campaign that goes awry [bold mine-DL] like Somalia or Iraq or Libya may attract passing attention, but never the context in which that...

    Ukrainians React To Dutch Vote With Little Surprise
    Apr07

    Ukrainians React To Dutch Vote With Little Surprise

    Dutch voters rejected the European Union’s Association Agreement with Ukraine in a nonbinding referendum on April 6. A day later on the streets of Kyiv, many Ukrainians were not surprised by the rejection and lamented the state of their own country. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Latest World News
    Apr07

    Latest World News

    Dutch referendum: No vote highlights failings of Yes camp Why did the Dutch vote No in the referendum about the EU-Ukraine association agreement? …read more Source: Canada Free...

    There’s No Dutch Treat for Ukraine’s Poroshenko
    Apr07

    There’s No Dutch Treat for Ukraine’s Poroshenko

    And no Dutch courage either; an independent Ukraine gets no support. …read more Source:...

    Putin-Inspired Cafe With Obama Toilet Paper Opens in Russia
    Apr07

    Putin-Inspired Cafe With Obama Toilet Paper Opens in Russia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has inspired a new cafe in Russia’s city of Krasnoyarsk, where his face is spread across the walls, besides a picture of him riding a bear adorning the menu and toilet paper embellished with U.S. President Barack Obama’s face. The new dining establishment, appropriately called “Cafe President”, is...

    Ukraine and Turkey Launch Black Sea Naval Drill Amid Russia Tensions
    Apr07

    Ukraine and Turkey Launch Black Sea Naval Drill Amid Russia Tensions

    Ukraine and Turkey have launched a joint naval exercise in the Black Sea, amid both countries’ deteriorating relationship with Russia, Ukraine’s armed forces reported on Thursday. Ukraine is currently fighting a separatist insurgency in its eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk, that it maintains is backed by the Russian armed...

    Dutch voters overwhelmingly rejected a Ukraine-EU treaty that took effect in January
    Apr07

    Dutch voters overwhelmingly rejected a Ukraine-EU treaty that took effect in January

    Only 32 percent of voters went to the polls. …read more Source: Business...