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    Ukrainian leader lifts objections to vote on regional power
    Apr06

    Ukrainian leader lifts objections to vote on regional power

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday publicly lifted his objections to a referendum that could give more powers to… …read more Source:...

    Letters From Donbas, Part 4: ‘Everything’s Been Looted And Destroyed’
    Apr06

    Letters From Donbas, Part 4: ‘Everything’s Been Looted And Destroyed’

    From teachers to pensioners to families with children, residents of rebel-held towns are struggling to get on with their lives amid the chaos and uncertainty. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian leader lifts objections to vote on regional power
    Apr06

    Ukrainian leader lifts objections to vote on regional power

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday publicly lifted his objections to a referendum that could give more powers to the restive regions engulfed in more than a year of warfare, reversing his government’s previous position. […] Poroshenko on Monday met a parliamentary commission that is drafting amendments...

    Ukrainian Leader Lifts Objections to Vote on Regional Power
    Apr06

    Ukrainian Leader Lifts Objections to Vote on Regional Power

    KIEV, Ukraine—Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday publicly lifted his objections to a referendum that could give more powers to the restive regions engulfed in more than a year of warfare, reversing his government’s previous position. Russia-backed separatists, however, dismissed Poroshenko’s gesture as meaningless. The...

    Ordinary Folk Take up Military Training Over Russia Threat
    Apr06

    Ordinary Folk Take up Military Training Over Russia Threat

    WARSAW, Poland—NATO aircraft scream across eastern European skies and American armored vehicles rumble near the border with Russia on a mission to reassure citizens that they’re safe from Russian aggression. But these days, ordinary people aren’t taking any chances. In Poland, doctors, shopkeepers, lawmakers and others are heeding a...

    Ordinary folk take up military training over Russia threat
    Apr06

    Ordinary folk take up military training over Russia threat

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — NATO aircraft scream across eastern European skies and American armored vehicles rumble near the border with Russia on a mission to reassure citizens that they’re safe from Russian aggression. The drive to teach ordinary people how to use weapons and take cover under fire reflects soaring anxiety among people in a...

    Eastern Europeans take up military training against Russia threat
    Apr06

    Eastern Europeans take up military training against Russia threat

    WARSAW, Poland – NATO aircraft scream across eastern European skies and American armoured vehicles rumble near the border with Russia on a mission to reassure citizens that they’re safe from Russian aggression. But these days, ordinary people aren’t taking any chances. In Poland, doctors, shopkeepers, lawmakers and others are heeding...

    Ukrainian president lifts objections to autonomy referendum
    Apr06

    Ukrainian president lifts objections to autonomy referendum

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday publicly lifted his objections to a referendum that could give more powers to the restive regions engulfed in more than a year of warfare, reversing his government’s previous position. Russia-backed separatists, however, dismissed Poroshenko’s gesture as meaningless. The...

    Greece’s Prime Minister is meeting Putin as the country’s debt deadline looms
    Apr06

    Greece’s Prime Minister is meeting Putin as the country’s debt deadline looms

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is heading to Moscow tomorrow for a state visit — the highlight of which will be a meeting with President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. That’s raising some concerns from the EU, since the country has a big debt repayment to make to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday. Comments from one Greek...

    Ukraine President Says No Objection To Vote On Regional Power
    Apr06

    Ukraine President Says No Objection To Vote On Regional Power

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on April 6 that he does not object to a referendum on giving more powers to restive regions in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...