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      Brawl erupts in Ukraine parliament over land reform
      Feb07

      Brawl erupts in Ukraine parliament over land reform

      KIEV: A brawl broke out in Ukraine’s parliament and hundreds of people protested outside the legislature on Thursday as passions heated up over a controversial land reform bill.Around 15 lawmakers from President Volodymyr Zelensky´s party and their opponents from the party of ex-prime… …read more Source:: The News...

      Pompeo vows unwavering US support during Ukraine visit
      Feb01

      Pompeo vows unwavering US support during Ukraine visit

      KIEV: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington´s support for Ukraine was unwavering during a delicate visit Friday to the country at the heart of the US impeachment process.After talks with Pompeo, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he appreciated US support, but stressed… …read more Source:: The News...

      EU sanctions seven people over Crimea elections
      Jan29

      EU sanctions seven people over Crimea elections

      BRUSSELS: The European Union on Tuesday announced sanctions against seven people over Russian local elections held in annexed Crimea last year, which the bloc says undermined Ukrainian sovereignty.The seven include the prime minister of the “republic of Crimea” and senior officials in the city of… …read more Source:: The...

      Trump demands immediate acquittal
      Jan21

      Trump demands immediate acquittal

      President Donald Trump’s lawyers submitted a trial brief on Monday calling his impeachment by the House “a dangerous perversion” of the US constitution and demanding his immediate acquittal by the Senate.Almost simultaneously, House impeachment managers responded to an earlier Trump filing, saying the president engaged in “corrupt...

      Ukraine president rejects PM’s resignation over leaked recording
      Jan19

      Ukraine president rejects PM’s resignation over leaked recording

      KIEV: Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky said Friday he wanted to give his prime minister a “second chance” and refused to accept his resignation after a recording emerged of the premier questioning the head of state´s grasp of economics.Prime Minister Oleksiy Goncharuk had offered to quit after the leaked recording revealed him saying the...

      Ukraine PM offers to resign after leaked recording
      Jan18

      Ukraine PM offers to resign after leaked recording

      KIEV: Ukraine´s prime minister offered his resignation on Friday after audio was leaked of him questioning President Volodymyr Zelensky´s grasp of economics, in the first major political test for the inexperienced leader.It was unclear whether Zelensky would accept Oleksiy Goncharuk´s offer, which came after a recording emerged of him reportedly...

      Ukraine PM to ‘resign’
      Jan18

      Ukraine PM to ‘resign’

      KIEV: Ukraine’s prime minister offered his resignation on Friday after audio was leaked of him questioning President Volodymyr Zelensky’s grasp of economics, in the first major political test for the inexperienced leader.It was unclear whether Zelensky would accept Oleksiy Goncharuk’s offer, which came after a recording emerged...

      Swedish military duped by ‘officer’ with faked diploma
      Jan16

      Swedish military duped by ‘officer’ with faked diploma

      STOCKHOLM: A Swedish man who got a job in the military using forged credentials was promoted to work as staff officer at NATO´s HQ and served in a UN mission, the military and media said on Wednesday.The man lied about his experience and forged a diploma from the officers´ academy, according to the Dagens Nyheter newspaper. He served in the...

      US sanctions cannot stop gas pipeline to Europe: Russia
      Dec23

      US sanctions cannot stop gas pipeline to Europe: Russia

      MOSCOW: Russia’s foreign minister insisted on Sunday that a flagship project to pipe natural gas to Europe would be finished, despite the United States slapping sanctions on the companies involved.Sergei Lavrov said the US measures over Nord Stream 2 had “humiliated” European countries but reiterated Moscow´s commitment to the plan, in...

      Ukraine ex-president buildings searched
      Dec21

      Ukraine ex-president buildings searched

      KIEV: Ukrainian investigators searched buildings belonging to former president Petro Poroshenko in Kiev on Friday as part of a criminal probe but said there was no question of arresting him for now. The investigation is looking into alleged tax fraud in the 2018 sale of a factory and the disappearance of “secret information” from the presidential...