Ukrainian Prime Minister Narrowly Survives No-Confidence Vote

Ukrainian Prime Minister Narrowly Survives No-Confidence Vote

According to ABC News, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has survived a Feb. 16, 2016, vote, which would have ousted both he and his Cabinet. President Petro Poroshenko had previously requested the resignation of the prime minister. Prior to the vote in the Verkhovna Rada, Poroshenko called for a “total reformatting” of the Cabinet. Reuters reported that […]

12 Ukrainians Dead After Boat Capsizes Updated to 16

12 Ukrainians Dead After Boat Capsizes Updated to 16

According to Ukrainian officials, a fishing boat flipped over in the Black Sea close to the port city of Odessa. It was initially reported that 12 people are dead, one person is missing, and 23 had been successfully rescued. However, it has now been reported that 16 are confirmed dead, according to the Odessa regional […]

Ukraine Peace Deal Stalled by Kiev Authorities

Ukraine Peace Deal Stalled by Kiev Authorities

Ukraine’s chance at a peace deal is being stalled by authorities in Kiev, according to Russian president Vladimir Putin. Speaking to Luciano Fontana of Italian newspaper Il Corriere della Sera ahead of his visit to the Vatican next week, Putin urged the U.S. and the European community to force Ukraine’s hand. Speaking with regard to the Minsk Peace Agreement […]

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