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    From Poles to Filipinos? UK Food Industry Needs Post-Brexit Workers
    Dec09

    From Poles to Filipinos? UK Food Industry Needs Post-Brexit Workers

    Britons who voted for Brexit in the hope of slashing immigration seem set for disappointment. In the farming and food industries at least, any exodus of Polish and Romanian workers may simply be followed by arrivals of Ukrainians and Filipinos. From dairy farms to abattoirs, employers say not enough Britons have an appetite for milking cows...

    Ukrainian Police Recapture Former Georgian Leader Saakashvili
    Dec09

    Ukrainian Police Recapture Former Georgian Leader Saakashvili

    Ukraine’s general prosecutor said on Friday police had recaptured the former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili, who was freed from police custody by his supporters in dramatic scenes earlier this week. The development is the latest twist in a long feud between the Ukrainian authorities and Saakashvili, who has turned on his one-time...

    Worsening Ukrainian Crisis Suffers from Severe Lack of Funding
    Dec08

    Worsening Ukrainian Crisis Suffers from Severe Lack of Funding

    The United Nations is appealing for $187 million to provide life-saving humanitarian assistance to 2.3 million of the most vulnerable Ukrainians who, it says, have reached the limits of their endurance after four years of conflict. Most people view the ongoing fighting between the Ukrainian government and Russian-backed rebels in Eastern Ukraine...

    FBI Says Its Support for Anti-corruption Unit Abides by Ukrainian Law

    The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is challenging suggestions of illegal conduct in an undercover sting operation targeting allegedly corrupt government officials in Kyiv, which the FBI conducted in concert with the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU). The United States and European Union have provided logistical support and...

    Russia’s Olympic Ban Strengthens Putin’s Re-election Hand
    Dec07

    Russia’s Olympic Ban Strengthens Putin’s Re-election Hand

    Opinion polls show Vladimir Putin is already a shoo-in to win a fourth presidential term. But a ban on Russia taking part in the Winter Olympics is likely to make support for him even stronger, by uniting voters around his message: The world is against us. Putin announced on Wednesday that he would run for re-election in March’s...

    Ukraine Tries to Fend Off Critics as West Cranks Up Pressure on Corruption
    Dec07

    Ukraine Tries to Fend Off Critics as West Cranks Up Pressure on Corruption

    Ukraine’s general prosecutor denied on Wednesday that his office was impeding the work of a new anti-corruption body as he sought to deflect charges by Kyiv’s Western backers that Ukraine was backsliding on promises to fight graft. The United States, the European Union and Canada have thrown financial and diplomatic support behind the...

    Russia’s Olympic Ban Strengthens Putin’s Re-election Hand
    Dec07

    Russia’s Olympic Ban Strengthens Putin’s Re-election Hand

    Opinion polls show Vladimir Putin is already a shoo-in to win a fourth presidential term. But a ban on Russia taking part in the Winter Olympics is likely to make support for him even stronger, by uniting voters around his message: The world is against us. Putin announced on Wednesday that he would run for re-election in March’s...

    Tillerson to Affirm ‘Ironclad’ US Commitment to NATO During Trip to Europe
    Dec05

    Tillerson to Affirm ‘Ironclad’ US Commitment to NATO During Trip to Europe

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he plans to affirm an “ironclad” U.S. commitment to NATO during a visit to Belgium, Austria and France this week. Dogged by reports by several media outlets that the White House is considering replacing him with CIA Chief Mike Pompeo, Tillerson called those reports “laughable.” President Donald...

    Tillerson to Affirm ‘Ironclad’ US Commitment to NATO During Trip to Europe
    Dec05

    Tillerson to Affirm ‘Ironclad’ US Commitment to NATO During Trip to Europe

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he plans to affirm an “ironclad” U.S. commitment to NATO during a visit to Belgium, Austria and France this week. Dogged by reports by several media outlets that the White House is considering replacing him with CIA Chief Mike Pompeo, Tillerson called those reports “laughable.” President Donald...

    Ukraine Honors Memory of Holodomor Victims
    Nov26

    Ukraine Honors Memory of Holodomor Victims

    Ukraine is marking the official Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holodomor, which commemorates the millions who died of famine under Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. In central Kyiv on Saturday, President Petro Poroshenko and hundreds of other people laid symbolic wheat ears and lit candles before the monument commemorating victims of the...

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