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    It’s Tax Time In Ukraine, And Financial Discrepancies Suggest Corruption Endures
    Apr21

    It’s Tax Time In Ukraine, And Financial Discrepancies Suggest Corruption Endures

    It’s tax season in Ukraine. And as politicians’ declarations come in, they suggest that corruption remains an enduring problem. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What you need to know about today’s economic news
    Apr21

    What you need to know about today’s economic news

    It’s the day you’ve been waiting for! (Probably.) At last, at long last, it is finally federal budget day. Let the debate – over everything from unemployment, to tax-free savings, to child care benefits, to stimulus – begin (and then we can hash it all over again tomorrow morning.) Wholesale trade numbers will also be out for Canada...

    Russia’s Medvedev sees more economic pain from sanctions in 2015
    Apr21

    Russia’s Medvedev sees more economic pain from sanctions in 2015

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said he expected the economy to suffer further this year from Western sanctions over Moscow’s role in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ruble Falls To Two-Week Low Against U.S. Dollar
    Apr21

    Ruble Falls To Two-Week Low Against U.S. Dollar

    Russia’s ruble currency has fallen to a two-week low against the U.S. dollar. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Bomb Blast In Government-Held Kharkiv, Ukraine
    Apr21

    Bomb Blast In Government-Held Kharkiv, Ukraine

    Authorities say a bomb exploded in the center of the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on April 21. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Belarusian National Jailed In Russia For Pro-Ukrainian Stance
    Apr21

    Belarusian National Jailed In Russia For Pro-Ukrainian Stance

    A 22-year-old Belarusian IT engineer has been sent to jail for pro-Ukrainian activities on the Internet. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mother of Ukraine Pilot Held in Russia Seeks Global Support
    Apr21

    Mother of Ukraine Pilot Held in Russia Seeks Global Support

    The mother of a Ukrainian helicopter pilot imprisoned in Russia is on a global campaign seeking support from world leaders to pressure President Vladimir Putin to free her daughter. Nadezhda Savchenko was captured by a pro-Russian militia and has been in Russian custody since June 2014 on charges that she was involved in an attack that killed two...

    All the federal budget speculation that’s fit to print
    Apr21

    All the federal budget speculation that’s fit to print

    It’s the day you’ve been waiting for! (Probably.) At last, at long last, it is finally federal budget day. Let the debate – over everything from unemployment, to tax-free savings, to child care benefits, to stimulus – begin (and then we can hash it all over again tomorrow morning.) Wholesale trade numbers will also be out for Canada...

    US Paratroopers Have Started Training National Guard Units in Ukraine
    Apr21

    US Paratroopers Have Started Training National Guard Units in Ukraine

    US paratroopers have started training national guard units in Ukraine, despite Moscow’s warnings that it could destabilise the peace process with Russia-backed rebels in the east of the country. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Tongue-Tied On Ukraine’s Front Lines
    Apr21

    Tongue-Tied On Ukraine’s Front Lines

    Three years ago, well before the war in Ukraine began, Roman Matys was shopping at Tommy Hilfiger in downtown Lviv when a sales clerk offered him a customer loyalty card. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...