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    How A Dutch Referendum On European Union Trade Could Send Ukraine Over The Edge
    Apr06

    How A Dutch Referendum On European Union Trade Could Send Ukraine Over The Edge

    Voters in the Netherlands are heading to the polls Wednesday to decide whether Ukraine is on a path to eventually join the European Union two years after a revolution turned the country away from Moscow and toward Brussels. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Panama Papers Fallout: Iceland’s PM Resigns, Ukraine’s President Pressured, Billionaire Responds
    Apr06

    Panama Papers Fallout: Iceland’s PM Resigns, Ukraine’s President Pressured, Billionaire Responds

    Less than 48 hours after the first stories were published based on the Panama Papers, a massive leak of 11.5 million files from a Panama law firm known for setting up offshore companies, Iceland’s prime minister has resigned, at least… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    US ‘Information War’ and the Embryonic Kerry–Lavrov Détente
    Apr06

    US ‘Information War’ and the Embryonic Kerry–Lavrov Détente

    Stephen F. CohenIs the recent tsunami of anti-Putin news reports meant to undermine US–Russian negotiations on Syria and Ukraine? …read more Source: The...

    GEORGE FRIEDMAN: Russia will be ready to invade Ukraine again by 2017
    Apr06

    GEORGE FRIEDMAN: Russia will be ready to invade Ukraine again by 2017

    “If Ukraine can’t be a Russian satellite, Putin wants it to at least stay neutral.” …read more Source: Business...

    Poroshenko Defends Himself Over ‘Panama Papers’ Leak
    Apr06

    Poroshenko Defends Himself Over ‘Panama Papers’ Leak

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has defended himself in the massive leak of records on offshore accounts that has named political officials, businesspeople, and celebrities from around the world. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    As Crimea Passes Two Years as Part of Russia, Time to Negotiate Away Sanctions
    Apr06

    As Crimea Passes Two Years as Part of Russia, Time to Negotiate Away Sanctions

    Two years ago Russia detached Crimea from Ukraine. Since then the Western allies have huffed and puffed while imposing economic sanctions, but to little effect. Although Russia’s economy has suffered, Vladimir Putin remains popular. Most important, Crimea just celebrated the second anniversary of its switch, with construction planned on a...

    Dutch vote on E.U.-Ukraine trade becomes forum for wider anger against Brussels
    Apr06

    Dutch vote on E.U.-Ukraine trade becomes forum for wider anger against Brussels

    The outcome does not derail the trade pact, but serves as bellwether for E.U. critics. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Panama Papers: Politicians, celebs deny abuse of offshore accounts
    Apr06

    Panama Papers: Politicians, celebs deny abuse of offshore accounts

    (Arnulfo Franco, AP) BERLIN — The president of Ukraine became the latest prominent politician to deny wrongdoing Wednesday after his name was linked to secretive offshore accounts arranged by a Panama law firm. The revelations have raised suspicion that such offshore entities were set up to avoid taxes, but Petro Poroshenko denied that was the...

    Politicians, Celebrities Deny Wrongdoing After Explosive Offshore ‘Panama Papers’ Leak
    Apr06

    Politicians, Celebrities Deny Wrongdoing After Explosive Offshore ‘Panama Papers’ Leak

    BERLIN (AP) — The president of Ukraine became the latest prominent politician to deny wrongdoing Wednesday after his name was linked to secretive offshore accounts arranged by a Panama law firm. The revelations have raised suspicion that such offshore entities were set up to avoid taxes, but Petro Poroshenko denied that was the purpose in his...

    Politicians, celebs deny abuse of offshore accounts
    Apr06

    Politicians, celebs deny abuse of offshore accounts

    The president of Ukraine became the latest prominent politician to deny wrongdoing Wednesday after his name was linked to secretive offshore accounts arranged by a Panama law firm. …read more Source: CTV...