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    Ex-PM Tymoshenko’s faction quits Ukraine ruling coalition
    Feb17

    Ex-PM Tymoshenko’s faction quits Ukraine ruling coalition

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine’s former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko says her faction is withdrawing from the ruling coalition in parliament. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ex-PM Tymoshenko’s faction quits Ukraine ruling coalition
    Feb17

    Ex-PM Tymoshenko’s faction quits Ukraine ruling coalition

    Ukraine’s former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko says her faction is withdrawing from the ruling coalition in parliament. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Ex-PM Tymoshenko’s faction quits Ukraine ruling coalition
    Feb17

    Ex-PM Tymoshenko’s faction quits Ukraine ruling coalition

    Ukraine’s former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko says her faction is withdrawing from the ruling coalition in parliament. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukraine Prime Minister Yatsenyuk Survives Vote of No Confidence
    Feb17

    Ukraine Prime Minister Yatsenyuk Survives Vote of No Confidence

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has survived a parliamentary vote to sack him despite a harrowing assessment from the country’s President Petro Poroshenko and parliamentarians on Tuesday. Out of a majority of 226 parliamentarians required, only 194 voted against Yatsenyuk, as Mustafa Nayem from Poroshenko’s BPP party...

    Tymoshenko Party Quits Ukraine Ruling Coalition
    Feb17

    Tymoshenko Party Quits Ukraine Ruling Coalition

    An ally in Ukraine’s ruling coalition has quit, calling the alliance a “clans’ coalition that brought the nation to the extreme point of destruction.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia, Ukraine Give Banned Truckers Period To Return Home
    Feb17

    Russia, Ukraine Give Banned Truckers Period To Return Home

    Russia and Ukraine reached an agreement to allow long-haul trucks a grace period to return home after forbidding transits by each others’ freight haulers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Hawkish Cult of “Leadership”
    Feb17

    The Hawkish Cult of “Leadership”

    Sens. Ben Sasse (R-Nebraska) and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) repeated some boilerplate hawkish nostrums on foreign policy in a recent op-ed. They concluded: We say this delicately, as we work hard to respect the office of the presidency, but our allies everywhere are baffled. We asked one head of state, What single lesson would you like us to report back...

    Re-electing Mme. Lagarde: Bad for the US and the World
    Feb17

    Re-electing Mme. Lagarde: Bad for the US and the World

    An election with only one candidate? Sounds like a stitch-up. But with nominations just closed, the one candidate in the forthcoming poll, Madame Lagarde, will be re-elected as Managing Director of the IMF regardless. To many, this may seem unremarkable. Mme Lagarde is stylish, engaging, and a welcome breath of fresh feminine air among...

    Ukraine’s Government Survives No-confidence Vote
    Feb17

    Ukraine’s Government Survives No-confidence Vote

    MOSCOW—The government of Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk survived a no-confidence vote on Tuesday though a majority of lawmakers harshly criticized its work. The vote reflected simmering political tensions amid Ukraine’s economic troubles that have eroded public support for Yatsenyuk’s Cabinet. The failure to pass the...

    How Trump Bought the Conservative Movement
    Feb17

    How Trump Bought the Conservative Movement

    It has become increasingly clear that the “self-funded” candidate in the Republican presidential primary, Donald J. Trump, will destroy the GOP’s chances to win in November if he is not the nominee. Leftist groups are ecstatic over Trump’s “Bush lied, people died,” mantra over the Iraq war. Internet trolls for Vladimir Putin are...