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    What Now For Ukraine’s EU Association Agreement?
    Apr07

    What Now For Ukraine’s EU Association Agreement?

    Dutch voters have upset the European apple cart by voting against an EU Association Agreement with Ukraine in a closely watched test of anti-Brussels sentiment. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. said to plan to match leaked data to Russia sanctions list
    Apr07

    U.S. said to plan to match leaked data to Russia sanctions list

    The U.S. plans to search the millions of documents leaked from a Panamanian law firm for information about people who may have helped companies or individuals evade sanctions related to Russia’s role in destabilizing Ukraine, a person familiar with the matter said. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Kyiv, Washington Agree: Russian Threat Isn’t Going Away
    Apr07

    Kyiv, Washington Agree: Russian Threat Isn’t Going Away

    KYIV, Ukraine—The Ukraine war is going into its third year, and leaders in Washington and Kyiv are bracing for the possibility that Russian military brinksmanship may be the new status quo in Eastern Europe. In Ukraine, some worry the time soon may be ripe for an uptick in the Russian-backed war in the eastern part of the nation. Warm summer...

    Dutch Voters Solidly Reject European Union Pact With Ukraine
    Apr07

    Dutch Voters Solidly Reject European Union Pact With Ukraine

    The Dutch government said it may have to reconsider ratifying a treaty establishing closer European Union ties with Ukraine after a strong majority of voters rejected the pact in a non-binding referendum. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What Now For Ukraine’s EU Association Agreement?
    Apr07

    What Now For Ukraine’s EU Association Agreement?

    A largely symbolic vote in the Netherlands has sent shivers through the European Union and reminded Ukraine that it remains an outsider to many Europeans. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Dutch Hit Back at the EU (Via Ukraine)
    Apr07

    The Dutch Hit Back at the EU (Via Ukraine)

    As tends to happen when EU voters are given a direct say on the European project, Brussels has just lost another referendum.This time, Dutch voters have said ‘nee’ to the EU’s association agreement (a trade deal and much more besides) with Ukraine. I posted a bit about the coming vote here on the Corner in January, drawing heavily on...

    Dutch Voters Reject European Union’s Trade Deal With Ukraine
    Apr07

    Dutch Voters Reject European Union’s Trade Deal With Ukraine

    In a nonbinding referendum, voters said no to a trade and cooperation pact. All 28 member countries must approve the deal. …read more Source: The New York...

    NATO Challenged by More Assertive Russia, Militants
    Apr07

    NATO Challenged by More Assertive Russia, Militants

    NATO is preparing to step up its response to Islamic State and a more assertive Russia responsible for aggressive actions in Ukraine. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg spoke with VOA’s Serbian Service about the alliance’s future this week in Washington. “That is the two main challenges we face and they are very different. But at...

    Politicians, celebs in spotlight over offshore accounts
    Apr07

    Politicians, celebs in spotlight over offshore accounts

    BERLIN — The fallout from a massive leak of records on offshore accounts dragged a growing number of leaders and celebrities into the spotlight Wednesday, with a Bollywood actor, a race car driver and Ukraine’s president among those denying they evaded taxes. The reports center on millions of documents detailing how the rich and powerful...

    Lessons of the Panama Papers: Yes, the rich are different from us — they stole our money
    Apr07

    Lessons of the Panama Papers: Yes, the rich are different from us — they stole our money

    F. Scott Fitzgerald apparently never told his Parisian drinking buddy Ernest Hemingway, “Ernie, the rich are different from us,” only to be rebuffed by the legendary comeback, “Yes, they have more money.” Like so many famous anecdotes, that one was cooked up years after the fact (probably by Fitzgerald’s posthumous editor, the literary...