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    Ukraine’s Meat Grinder Is Back in Business
    Apr12

    Ukraine’s Meat Grinder Is Back in Business

    The latest bloody fighting in eastern Ukraine shows that talk of a “frozen conflict” is premature. …read more Source: Foreign...

    EU Commission To Push Ahead With Ukraine Visa Liberalization
    Apr12

    EU Commission To Push Ahead With Ukraine Visa Liberalization

    EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn says the European Commission plans to go ahead with its proposal for visa liberalization for Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Analysts: Ukraine Government Shake-up Raises Hopes, Concerns
    Apr12

    Analysts: Ukraine Government Shake-up Raises Hopes, Concerns

    The resignation of Ukraine’s embattled Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, made official Tuesday, raises hopes for ending a political crisis that has delayed Western financial support and led many to question Ukraine’s path to reform. The current speaker of Ukraine’s parliament, Volodymyr Groysman, is widely expected to be elected...

    NATO, Russia Schedule First Formal Talks Since 2014
    Apr12

    NATO, Russia Schedule First Formal Talks Since 2014

    Officials from NATO and Russia are scheduled to hold their first formal meeting in almost two years, covering Ukraine, the security situation in Afghanistan, and military activities, the Western alliance said Tuesday. The meeting scheduled for April 20 at NATO headquarters in Brussels will take place at the ambassadorial level. NATO suspended all...

    Report: Migrant Crisis, Authoritarianism Threaten Stability in Central Europe, Eurasia
    Apr12

    Report: Migrant Crisis, Authoritarianism Threaten Stability in Central Europe, Eurasia

    The migrant crisis, serious economic problems, and Russia’s return to authoritarianism are threatening the stability of governments in Central Europe and Eurasia, and the existence of the European Union. That is the message of “Nations in Transit 2016,” the latest annual survey of democratic governance from Central Europe to...

    Italy’s Reformist Prime Minister Is the Type of Leader Europe Needs
    Apr12

    Italy’s Reformist Prime Minister Is the Type of Leader Europe Needs

    At a time when the European project is at a standstill due to successive crises that have triggered nationalist pushes throughout the European Union, political ideologues and forecasters struggle to predict what awaits, or give a clear path that would enable Europeans to feel inclined to take the experiment further. One element they seem to agree...

    Ukrainian who faked age, name for school denied lower bail
    Apr12

    Ukrainian who faked age, name for school denied lower bail

    A 23-year-old Ukrainian man accused of faking his name and age while attending a Pennsylvania high school and having sex with an underage girl has been denied lower bail. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    NATO: NATO-Russia Council to meet April 20
    Apr12

    NATO: NATO-Russia Council to meet April 20

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO officials say the first meeting of the NATO-Russia Council since 2014 will take place next week at NATO headquarters. NATO deputy spokeswoman Carmen Romero said Tuesday the agenda for the April 20 meeting includes the Ukraine crisis and full implementation of the Minsk accords intended to end the fighting there. The council...

    The Last Days Of A Ukrainian Soldier
    Apr12

    The Last Days Of A Ukrainian Soldier

    Dmytro Hodzenko was killed one day before he was due to be discharged from service in the Ukrainian army. He was on the front line to the very end. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service and 24 Channel) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hillel International to open in Poland
    Apr12

    Hillel International to open in Poland

    (JTA) — Hillel International will open operations in Poland, the organization serving Jewish students announced. The opening of Hillel Warsaw is scheduled for April 18, on the eve of the 73rd anniversary of the beginning of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. A delegation of Hillel International leaders and Jewish dignitaries from around the world will...