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    Russia, Japan agree to leaders’ meetings this year
    Apr15

    Russia, Japan agree to leaders’ meetings this year

    TOKYO (AP) — Top diplomats from Japan and Russia agreed Friday on scheduling their leaders’ meetings this year, starting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to Russia, to deepen relations overshadowed by a World War II territorial dispute and the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    A Steep Climb Ahead
    Apr15

    A Steep Climb Ahead

    Ukraine yesterday got a new Prime Minister, a young politician with a vaguely reformist reputation named Volodomyr Groisman. But despite the surface promise, Hannah Thoburn argues elsewhere in our pages, it’s hard to see big new changes coming to Kyiv any time soon: Though Groisman may indeed have good intentions, he is unlikely to have the...

    Problems fixed all over Russia after appeals on Putin’s show
    Apr15

    Problems fixed all over Russia after appeals on Putin’s show

    MOSCOW (AP) — In just one day, roads of a Siberian city were repaired, swindled fishery workers got wads of cash and a child prodigy was invited to go to a Crimean summer camp. One thing made it possible: President Vladimir Putin’s Thursday call-in show where distressed Russians brought their problems to the leader. …read more Source:...

    Problems fixed all over Russia after appeals on Putin’s show
    Apr15

    Problems fixed all over Russia after appeals on Putin’s show

    In just one day, roads of a Siberian city were repaired, swindled fishery workers got wads of cash and a child prodigy was invited to go to a Crimean summer camp. One thing made it possible: President Vladimir Putin’s Thursday call-in show where distressed Russians brought their problems to the leader. …read more Source: CTV...

    Germany, France Urge New Ukrainian Government To Act On Reforms
    Apr15

    Germany, France Urge New Ukrainian Government To Act On Reforms

    Germany and France have urged new Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroysman to quickly implement economic reforms and the Minsk agreements on regulating the conflict with Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Problems fixes all over Russia after appeals on Putin’s show
    Apr15

    Problems fixes all over Russia after appeals on Putin’s show

    In just one day, roads of a Siberian city were repaired, swindled fishery workers got wads of cash and a child prodigy was invited to go a Crimean summer camp. One thing made it possible: President Vladimir Putin’s Thursday call-in show where distressed Russians brought their problems to the leader. … Click to Continue » …read more...

    Ukrainian Prosecutors Seeks 15 Years In Jail For Russian Nationals
    Apr15

    Ukrainian Prosecutors Seeks 15 Years In Jail For Russian Nationals

    Prosecutors in Ukraine are demanding 15-year jail terms for two Russian nationals charged with fighting alongside Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Stuck in the Ukrainian Conundrum: U.S. and Europe Need to Drop Sanctions and Negotiate a Way Out
    Apr15

    Stuck in the Ukrainian Conundrum: U.S. and Europe Need to Drop Sanctions and Negotiate a Way Out

    Many Ukrainians expect America and Europe to save them. Suggest that they are living a fantasy gets you tarred as a blatant fool and Russian stooge. Yet Ukraine shouldn’t waste time posing as a fairy tale maiden in distress waiting for rescue by the Western knight in shining armor. Kiev risks ending up as a failed state. Ukraine has...

    Problems fixes all over Russia after appeals on Putin’s show
    Apr15

    Problems fixes all over Russia after appeals on Putin’s show

    MOSCOW (AP) — In just one day, roads of a Siberian city were repaired, swindled fishery workers got wads of cash and a child prodigy was invited to go a Crimean summer camp. The one thing that made it possible was President Vladimir Putin’s call-in show where distressed Russians appealed to the country’s leader to solve their...

    Same Old, Same Old?
    Apr15

    Same Old, Same Old?

    After over two rocky years as Ukraine’s Prime Minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk is out of office. Though he enjoyed some early popularity as a politician who stood with the protesters on the Maidan, his support among voters had long dried up, and his party had become so unpopular that it could not even scrape together plausible candidates to...