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    The Latest: Putin: Syrian army well shored up by Russia
    Apr14

    The Latest: Putin: Syrian army well shored up by Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s marathon call-in TV show (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia has shored up the Syrian army to the point where it can conduct offensive operations despite a Russian military drawdown. Putin, who was speaking Thursday in a marathon call-in TV...

    Ukraine MPs Approve Groysman For Prime Minister
    Apr14

    Ukraine MPs Approve Groysman For Prime Minister

    Ukraine’s parliament approved presidential ally Volodymyr Groysman for the post of prime minister on Thursday in the biggest political shakeup since a 2014 uprising brought in a pro-Western leadership. A new Groysman-led government could end months of political infighting that has stalled efforts to tackle graft and delayed billions of...

    Putin: Russian economy is on the road to recovery
    Apr14

    Putin: Russian economy is on the road to recovery

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says Russia’s agricultural production has risen even though its national economy has plunged into recession, and predicts that the economy will start growing next year. Putin was speaking Thursday during his highly scripted marathon call-in TV show. The Russian leader uses the annual event to burnish...

    Ukraine Parliament Approves New PM
    Apr14

    Ukraine Parliament Approves New PM

    Ukraine’s parliament has approved President Petro Poroshenko’s nominee for prime minister, Volodymyr Groysman, after accepting Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s resignation. Lawmakers voted on the new government Thursday. Groysman, a Poroshenko ally, had been the parliamentary speaker. The 41-year-old Yatsenyuk announced Sunday that he was...

    Ally of Ukraine’s President Elected New Prime Minister
    Apr14

    Ally of Ukraine’s President Elected New Prime Minister

    The speaker of the Ukrainian parliament has been elected prime minister after a months-long political crisis.The parliament on Thursday voted 250-57 for Volodymyr Groysman, who was nominated by President Petro Poroshenko.The outgoing prime minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk,… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine lawmakers vote for Groysman as new PM
    Apr14

    Ukraine lawmakers vote for Groysman as new PM

    Grosyman, 38, served as the speaker of parliament since November 2014. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukrainian Parliament Approves Government Shake-Up
    Apr14

    Ukrainian Parliament Approves Government Shake-Up

    Parliament in Ukraine has approved Volodymyr Hroysman to serve as the country’s next prime minister in the biggest government shake-up since a 2014 uprising brought in a pro-Western leadership. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, April 14, 2016
    Apr14

    The Morning Vertical, April 14, 2016

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

    The Secret U.S. Army Study that Targets Moscow
    Apr14

    The Secret U.S. Army Study that Targets Moscow

    Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster has a shaven head and gung-ho manner that only add to his reputation as the U.S. Army’s leading warrior-intellectual, one who often quotes famed Prussian general and military theorist Carl Von Clausewitz. A decade ago, McMaster fought a pitched battle inside the Pentagon for a new concept of warfare to...

    Ukraine’s president nominates ally for prime minister
    Apr14

    Ukraine’s president nominates ally for prime minister

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has nominated an ally to become prime minister in an effort to end a political impasse. Poroshenko announced in parliament on Thursday the nomination of Volodymyr Groysman, currently the parliamentary speaker. The chamber is expected to hold a vote for the new government later on Thursday....