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    Ukraine President Calls OnParliament to Fight Corruption
    Nov27

    Ukraine President Calls OnParliament to Fight Corruption

    MOSCOW—Ukraine’s president set out a strongly reformist agenda during the inaugural session of parliament Thursday, calling for the immediate overhaul of a justice system he said was corrupted from the top down. Petro Poroshenko said a successful reform program would enable Ukraine to consider applying for European Union membership within...

    Who’s behind Christmas tree at Paris’ Notre Dame?
    Nov27

    Who’s behind Christmas tree at Paris’ Notre Dame?

    Who paid for the Christmas tree at Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral this year? …read more Source:...

    New Ukraine parliament called to fight corruption
    Nov27

    New Ukraine parliament called to fight corruption

    Combatting corruption and re-orienting Ukraine toward Europe, and away from Russia, have been dominant themes of national politics since former President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in February after months of protest. Since a vote last month that ushered in a raft of pro-Western parties, Yanukovych’s Party of Regions is no longer...

    Ukrainian Parliament Confirms Yatsenyuk As Prime Minister
    Nov27

    Ukrainian Parliament Confirms Yatsenyuk As Prime Minister

    Ukraine’s parliament voted to keep Arseniy Yatsenyuk as the country’s prime minister on November 27. Yatsenyuk leads a new, five-party pro-Western coalition government. The legislature met for the first time since elections in October and began business with a rousing rendition of the national anthem. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian...

    Ukraine’s most pro-Western parliament in history holds first session
    Nov27

    Ukraine’s most pro-Western parliament in history holds first session

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine’s eighth parliament held its first session on Thursday after snap elections last month ushered in the most Western-friendly group of lawmakers ever, including several from the Euromaidan revolution that ousted the country’s Russia-leaning president in February. All 423 elected deputies were sworn in during an...

    Starring Spy? Russia’s Anna Chapman Features in Video
    Nov27

    Starring Spy? Russia’s Anna Chapman Features in Video

    The famed spy-turned-reality star Anna Chapman is featured in a new propaganda video glorifying Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Who’s behind Christmas tree at Paris’ Notre Dame?
    Nov27

    Who’s behind Christmas tree at Paris’ Notre Dame?

    PARIS (AP) – Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has a Christmas tree this year thanks to an unusual patron: the Russian government. Amid high tension between Russia and the West over violence in Ukraine, Russia’s ambassador to France says the “tree is a message of peace.” When … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Op-Ed Contributor: Stalin, Father of Ukraine?
    Nov27

    Op-Ed Contributor: Stalin, Father of Ukraine?

    His rule saw the formation of a land with a strong national consciousness, a legacy that Putin prefers to ignore. …read more Source: The New York...

    Tech Sector Leading Ukraine’s Pro-European Revival
    Nov27

    Tech Sector Leading Ukraine’s Pro-European Revival

    It has been a year since President Viktor Yanukovych refused to sign Ukraine’s EU Association Agreement, unleashing the Maidan Square street protests in Kiev that led to his ousting. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    EU Predicts Stable Gas Supply For Winter Despite Ukraine-Russia Payments Conflict
    Nov27

    EU Predicts Stable Gas Supply For Winter Despite Ukraine-Russia Payments Conflict

    The European Union expects a steady gas supply to the continent during the winter following an interim deal between Ukraine and Russia, Reuters reported, citing a senior EU energy official. The statement comes despite Russia not having resumed its gas shipments and Ukraine yet to make payments to Russia. …read more Source: International...