Ukrainian Separatist Government Sworn In


The territorial conflict in the Ukraine continues to spark as the Pro-Russian, separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko was sworn in this week as head of the breakaway government in the eastern part of the country. The rebels in the eastern, breakaway part of the Ukraine held elections earlier this month, which where condemned by the Ukrainian government of Petro Poroshenko in Kiev. This election will likely have severe repercussions for the tenuous peace-process begun between the Ukrainian … [Read more...]

‘Protest Vote’ in EU Elections Shock Mainline Parties

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Across Europe yesterday, shock was setting in among the mainline parties in many of the largest and most influential countries following unprecedented gains by Eurosceptic and far-right parties.  The results in the vote for representatives to the European Parliament has seen a substantial rise in ‘lesser’ parties such as UKIP in the UK and the National Front in France. Reducing EU Power Many of these parties have been elected due to their dislike for the current set up of the EU and their … [Read more...]