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    Ukraine awaits new government to fulfill promises of Maidan
    Apr14

    Ukraine awaits new government to fulfill promises of Maidan

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — 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: CNS...

    Uman hotel refuses to rent rooms to Jews, Ukrainian Jewish leader says
    Apr14

    Uman hotel refuses to rent rooms to Jews, Ukrainian Jewish leader says

    (JTA) — A hotel in Uman is refusing to rent out rooms to Jews, a leader of Ukraine’s Jewish community said. Eduard Dolinsky, the director of the Ukrainian Jewish Committee, wrote Thursday on Facebook that an administrator at Uman City Plaza told him the policy was in place because the last time that Jews were allowed to stay at the hotel,...

    Asia’s Silk Road Revival Shows the Age of the West Is Coming to an End
    Apr14

    Asia’s Silk Road Revival Shows the Age of the West Is Coming to an End

    At the start of his final State of the Union address in January this year, President Obama struck a somber note. “We live in a time of extraordinary change,” he said, “change that’s reshaping the way we live, the way we work, our planet, our place in the world.” This should not be a cause for alarm, he went on, for...

    The Latest: Ukrainian accused of people-smuggling in Austria
    Apr14

    The Latest: Ukrainian accused of people-smuggling in Austria

    BERLIN (AP) – The Latest on European efforts to respond to the wave of migration (all times local): 4 p.m. Austrian police have arrested a Ukrainian national after finding 27 migrants crammed into a van he was driving. Police said Thursday that they stopped the vehicle in the village of … …read more Source: The Washington...

    New prime minister of Ukraine vows to fight corruption
    Apr14

    New prime minister of Ukraine vows to fight corruption

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, April 14 (UPI) — Volodymyr Groysman was appointed Ukraine’s new prime minister, promising to reform the Ukrainian economy and combat corruption. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukrainian world indoors medalist fails test for meldonium
    Apr14

    Ukrainian world indoors medalist fails test for meldonium

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian athlete Anastasia Mokhnyuk has become the second medalist from last month’s world indoor track championships to test positive for meldonium. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine approves new PM in bid to end reform deadlock
    Apr14

    Ukraine approves new PM in bid to end reform deadlock

    Ukraine’s parliament approved Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister on Thursday in the biggest political shakeup since 2014. …read more Source:...

    Groysman appointed new Ukraine prime minister
    Apr14

    Groysman appointed new Ukraine prime minister

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, April 14 (UPI) — Volodymyr Groysman was appointed Ukraine’s new prime minister, promising to reform the Ukrainian economy and combat corruption. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ally of Ukrainian President Elected as Prime Minister
    Apr14

    Ally of Ukrainian President Elected as Prime Minister

    (MOSCOW) — The speaker of the Ukrainian parliament was elected prime minister on Thursday in what could mark an end to a months-long government crisis in a country crippled by a separatist war in the east. In recent months, political tensions have risen and some respected reformers have resigned, citing disenchantment with the government’s...

    Hroysman Confirmed As Ukraine’s New Prime Minister
    Apr14

    Hroysman Confirmed As Ukraine’s New Prime Minister

    Ukraine’s parliament approved Volodymyr Hroysman as the country’s new prime minister. It’s considered in the biggest government shake-up since a 2014 uprising resulted in a pro-Western government coming to power. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...