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    Ukraine’s Parliament Approves New Prime Minister in Vote
    Apr14

    Ukraine’s Parliament Approves New Prime Minister in Vote

    Volodymyr B. Groysman replaced Arseniy P. Yatsenyuk in the most significant shuffle of the country’s senior leadership since a revolution two years ago. …read more Source: The New York...

    A New Prime Minister In Ukraine
    Apr14

    A New Prime Minister In Ukraine

    Efrem Lukatsky / APLawmakers voted 257-50 to approve Vladimir Groysman’s appointment. His predecessor, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, resigned Sunday after his government was accused of corruption and losing the public’s trust. Groysman, a relative newcomer to Ukrainian politics, is parliamentary speaker and is seen as a coalition builder. Agence...

    Ally of Ukraine’s president elected new prime minister
    Apr14

    Ally of Ukraine’s president elected new prime minister

    MOSCOW (AP) — The speaker of the Ukrainian parliament has been elected prime minister after a months-long political crisis. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine approves Poroshenko ally Volodymyr Groysman as PM
    Apr14

    Ukraine approves Poroshenko ally Volodymyr Groysman as PM

    Ukrainian lawmakers have approved Volodymyr Groysman for the post of prime minister, paving the way for a new government in the biggest shake-up since a 2014 uprising brought in a pro-Western leadership. …read more Source:...

    Ally of Ukraine’s president elected new PM
    Apr14

    Ally of Ukraine’s president elected new PM

    The speaker of the Ukrainian parliament has been elected prime minister after a months-long political crisis. …read more Source: CTV...

    What We’re Following This Morning
    Apr14

    What We’re Following This Morning

    There’s a Democratic presidential debate tonight: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will face off tonight in Brooklyn, ahead of the New York state primary next Tuesday. Most polls show Clinton ahead. Tonight’s debate will be broadcast on CNN. New prime minister in Ukraine: Volodymyr Groysman was approved today by lawmakers in...

    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...

    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 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...

    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...