Ukraine One of the World’s Biggest Exporter of Agricultural Products

Ukraine One of the World’s Biggest Exporter of Agricultural Products

Ukraine is one of the world’s biggest exporters of wheat, sunflower oil, and corn, but the war and a Russian blocking of its ports have discontinued much of that outpour, jeopardizing world food supplies. Countries relying on Ukraine for beets and wheat are seeing shortages after months of the war. Egypt and other African nations […]

War Crime Probe Possible in Kyiv

War Crime Probe Possible in Kyiv

The United Nations Human Rights Council will decide on Thursday, whether or not to launch a probe into possible war crimes in the Kyiv region of Ukraine. The probe will be into human rights abuses committed in northern Kyiv by Russian troops who were in the area. In the U.N. Human Rights Council special session […]

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 […]

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