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    Ukraine Looks Toward New Government Following PM’s Resignation
    Apr11

    Ukraine Looks Toward New Government Following PM’s Resignation

    Ukraine is looking to create a new coalition government, following Sunday’s resignation of embattled Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. Yatsenyuk announced his resignation saying he hoped it would give Ukraine a chance to adopt new electoral, constitutional and judicial reforms, as well as join the European Union and NATO. Ukraine President...

    France seeks G20 tax haven blacklist, EU sanctions on evaders
    Apr11

    France seeks G20 tax haven blacklist, EU sanctions on evaders

    PARIS (Reuters) – France will seek tougher EU sanctions on people who help to facilitate tax evasion and a G20 blacklist of uncooperative tax… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Calls It Quits, Pressure Mounts to Form New Coalition
    Apr11

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Calls It Quits, Pressure Mounts to Form New Coalition

    KYIV, Ukraine—In a televised address Sunday, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced he would step down Tuesday, marking the end of a two-month-long political crisis. “We cannot allow destabilization of the executive branch during a war,” Yatsenyuk said. Ukrainian forces are still battling combined Russian-separatist forces in a...

    Leonid Bershidsky: Ukraine gets a new government, same corrupt politics
    Apr11

    Leonid Bershidsky: Ukraine gets a new government, same corrupt politics

    When he resigned on Sunday, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said he was proud of his government’s achievements. They will, he predicted, be appreciated in due time. That may be so, but just now he is one of Ukraine’s most despised men, someone who failed to make the country more European but instead made deals with...

    This Is How the Oil Crisis Has Impacted Military Spending
    Apr11

    This Is How the Oil Crisis Has Impacted Military Spending

    A report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute has revealed that most of the world’s nations hiked their military budgets last year, marking the first increase in spending since the 2008 crisis. It seems that the only ones not taking part in this military spending hike are some of the world’s biggest oil producers....

    U.S. Alliances: Trump Is Not So Stupid
    Apr11

    U.S. Alliances: Trump Is Not So Stupid

    At a recent news conference, President Obama called into question Donald Trump’s fitness for office by criticizing his policy stances on ceding living space to Russia as another great power and pushing wealthy U.S. allies to do more to defend themselves, so the United States wouldn’t need to continue to bear most of that burden....

    Why Ukraine isn’t out of the woods just yet
    Apr11

    Why Ukraine isn’t out of the woods just yet

    Optimism over Ukraine’s economic prospects in the wake of the Prime Minister’s resignation are likely to be short-lived. …read more Source:...

    Shooter Arrested for Attempted Assassination of Senior Scientist in MH17 Crash Case
    Apr11

    Shooter Arrested for Attempted Assassination of Senior Scientist in MH17 Crash Case

    Oleksandr Ruvin, a senior forensic scientist from Ukraine, was shot in the leg late in 2015 while leading the investigation on the Malaysia Airlines jet MH17 crash. Police have now arrested his suspected attacker, who claimed he was trying to assassinate him over the plane crash’s probe. In October of 2015, a report was published confirming...

    New Leadership, Same Old Ukraine
    Apr11

    New Leadership, Same Old Ukraine

    Unpopular President Petro Poroshenko is consolidating power instead of pushing rapid change. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine awaits new government to fulfill promises of Maidan
    Apr11

    Ukraine awaits new government to fulfill promises of Maidan

    Swept into office by the mass protests that deposed the Russia-friendly president two years ago, Ukraine’s new leaders promised that the country would soon be welcomed into Europe as a thriving new democracy. …read more Source: FOX...