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    Poroshenko Sees Ukraine Applying for EU Membership in Six Years Time
    Sep25

    Poroshenko Sees Ukraine Applying for EU Membership in Six Years Time

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said he would present a broad plan of social and economic reforms on Thursday (September 25), which would allow the former Soviet republic to apply for membership of the European Union in six years. Ukraine’s parliament ratified a landmark agreement on closer ties with the EU on September 16,...

    Putin Isn’t Chasing After Empire in Ukraine; He Fears a Color Revolution at Home
    Sep25

    Putin Isn’t Chasing After Empire in Ukraine; He Fears a Color Revolution at Home

    MOSCOW — While various commentators have described President Vladimir Putin as playing a chess game against the West, I would argue that he has actually been primarily reacting tactically to what he saw as a major defeat. After all, in late February, in just a few days Ukraine went from having chosen alliance with Russia to a victory by...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko sure that peace is on the way
    Sep25

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko sure that peace is on the way

    Ukrainian president says he believes most dangerous phase of conflict has passed …read more Source:...

    The UN becomes the setting of a frightening game
    Sep25

    The UN becomes the setting of a frightening game

    It has not been a bad week for either Barack Obama or the United Nations. Monday evening, Obama caught the world off guard by launching disruptive airstrikes against ISIL (aka ISIS, IS, or Caliphate) assets in Syria. Warplanes from the Gulf States participated in the strikes, which are continuing. The activity at the UN shows serious U.S....

    Ukraine Aims for 2020 EU Entry
    Sep25

    Ukraine Aims for 2020 EU Entry

    East or West? The dilemma is where Ukraine’s crisis began. Unlike his predecessor though, it seems Petro Poroshenko will not be changing course. The Ukrainian president unveiling a raft of reforms to kickstart Kiev’s courtship of Brussels. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukraine: Reforms plan to join EU
    Sep25

    Ukraine: Reforms plan to join EU

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says reforms will prepare Ukraine for a 2020 EU membership bid. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko says Ukraine crisis approaching end
    Sep25

    Poroshenko says Ukraine crisis approaching end

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he was confident that his peace deal with pro-Russian insurgents means the “most dangerous” part of the five-month conflict is over.”I have no doubt that my peace plan will work. I have no doubt that the biggest, most dangerous part of the war is already...

    Ukraine president sure that peace is on the way
    Sep25

    Ukraine president sure that peace is on the way

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko gestures during a press conference in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. Poroshenko gave his first major news conference since taking office in June.… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Addresses U.N.
    Sep25

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Addresses U.N.

    Prime Minister Arseniy P. Yatsenyuk spoke on Wednesday at the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukrainian President Sets Sights on Closer Ties With E.U.
    Sep25

    Ukrainian President Sets Sights on Closer Ties With E.U.

    Speaking at a news conference in Kiev, the capital, President Petro O. Poroshenko suggested that Ukraine would ultimately seek membership of the bloc. …read more Source: The New York...