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    Yatsenyuk: Ukraine’s energy sector free from Russia
    Apr11

    Yatsenyuk: Ukraine’s energy sector free from Russia

    Daniel J. GraeberKIEV, Ukraine, April 11 (UPI) — Securing energy independence from Russia was among the major accomplishments since civil upheaval, outgoing Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said. …read more Source: United Press...

    Volodymyr Hroysman: Ukraine’s Likely Next Prime Minister Is Loyal Poroshenko Ally
    Apr11

    Volodymyr Hroysman: Ukraine’s Likely Next Prime Minister Is Loyal Poroshenko Ally

    The man identified by Ukraine’s outgoing prime minister as his successor, Volodymyr Hroysman, is a 38-year-old loyalist of President Petro Poroshenko who was thrust onto the national scene after the Euromaidan unrest that toppled a government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Briefing: Ukraine After Yatsenyuk
    Apr11

    The Briefing: Ukraine After Yatsenyuk

    A prime minister resigns in Ukraine. The Panama Papers continue to reverberate in Russia. And the Crimean Tatars hold a congress — in LIthuania. On this week’s Power Vertical briefing, I look at these three stories with Senior RFE/RL editor Steve Gutterman and Pavel Butorin, managing editor of RFE/RL’s Russian-language...

    G-7 Foreign Ministers Push Nuclear Disarmament in Hiroshima
    Apr11

    G-7 Foreign Ministers Push Nuclear Disarmament in Hiroshima

    HIROSHIMA, Japan—Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized countries, meeting Monday in the atomic-bombed Japanese city of Hiroshima, called for a renewed push for flagging nuclear disarmament efforts as they wrestled with some of the intractable global problems facing their nations. A joint communique condemned the usual suspects:...

    The Morning Vertical, April 11, 2016
    Apr11

    The Morning Vertical, April 11, 2016

    Your daily rundown. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    We’re Speeding Toward a Climate Change Catastrophe…and That Makes 2016 the Most Important Election in a Generation
    Apr11

    We’re Speeding Toward a Climate Change Catastrophe…and That Makes 2016 the Most Important Election in a Generation

    How the U.S. confronts climate change will shape the world for generations; neither Clinton nor Trump seems to care. Before dropping out of the presidential race last month, Marco Rubio repeatedly declared that the 2016 presidential election is “the most important in a generation.” Such language is, of course, not uncommon to hear during election...

    John Kerry Makes Historic Visit To Hiroshima Memorial
    Apr11

    John Kerry Makes Historic Visit To Hiroshima Memorial

    HIROSHIMA, Japan, April 11 (Reuters) – John Kerry on Monday became the first U.S. secretary of state to pay his respects at Hiroshima’s memorial to victims of the 1945 U.S. nuclear attack, raising speculation that U.S. President Barack Obama might make his own visit in May.Following the visit by Kerry and his counterparts from the...

    G-7 foreign ministers push nuclear disarmament in Hiroshima
    Apr11

    G-7 foreign ministers push nuclear disarmament in Hiroshima

    HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized countries called Monday for a renewed push for nuclear disarmament at the end of a two-day meeting in the atomic-bombed city of Hiroshima in western Japan. They also condemned recent terrorist attacks in a range of countries — Turkey, Belgium, Nigeria, Ivory Coast...

    Ukraine’s prime minister will resign amid coalition crisis
    Apr11

    Ukraine’s prime minister will resign amid coalition crisis

    Ukraine’s prime minister said he is resigning, opening the way for the formation of a new government to end a drawn-out political crisis. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Two Chinese People Suspected in Bangladesh Bank Theft
    Apr11

    Two Chinese People Suspected in Bangladesh Bank Theft

    Hackers almost succeeded in stealing US$951 million from the central bank of Bangladesh in early February. The latest investigation has revealed that the theft planners may have come from China. In the end, they managed to steal US$81 million. The hackers, using authenticated SWIFT codes, masqueraded as officials from Bangladesh Bank on Feb 5 to...