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    Ukraine backs tough TV language rules to limit Russian
    May23

    Ukraine backs tough TV language rules to limit Russian

    Ukraine’s parliament ratched up its cultural war against Russia yesterday (22 May) by backing television language quotas requiring major channels to broadcast at least three-quarters of their programmes in Ukrainian language. …read more Source:...

    Merkel calls for summit on Ukraine to reboot peace efforts
    May23

    Merkel calls for summit on Ukraine to reboot peace efforts

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel wants to reboot attempts to bring peace to eastern Ukraine with a summit between the presidents of France, Ukraine and Russia. EURACTIV’s partner Der Tagesspiegel reports. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of attack on president’s website after sanctions decision
    May17

    Ukraine accuses Russia of attack on president’s website after sanctions decision

    Ukraine accused Russia yesterday (16 May) of carrying out an organized cyber-attack on President Petro Poroshenko’s website in response to Kyiv’s decision to impose sanctions against a number of major Russian internet businesses. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko: EU visa waiver completes Ukraine ‘divorce’ from Russia
    May12

    Poroshenko: EU visa waiver completes Ukraine ‘divorce’ from Russia

    In a statement on the occasion of the long-awaited EU visa waiver for Ukrainian citizens, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said today his country had now registered its “complete break up with the Russian Empire”. …read more Source:...

    Visa-free travel for Ukrainians clears final hurdle
    May11

    Visa-free travel for Ukrainians clears final hurdle

    The European Council today (11 May) approved visa-free travel for Ukrainians, fulfilling a key promise to cement ties with Kyiv as it remains embroiled in a deadly conflict with Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source:...

    Eurovision shines spotlight on LGBT struggle in Ukraine
    May11

    Eurovision shines spotlight on LGBT struggle in Ukraine

    Ahead of the Eurovision Song Contest final in Kyiv, an extravaganza embraced by the LGBT community, Ukraine’s “Celebrate Diversity” motto sounds more like wishful thinking than a fact of life. …read more Source:...

    Mogherini seeks better ties on first official visit to Russia
    Apr25

    Mogherini seeks better ties on first official visit to Russia

    The European Union’s top diplomat said yesterday (24 April) that the bloc wanted better ties with Russia but could not pretend Moscow did not annex Ukraine’s Crimea in 2014 and that EU sanctions would stay in place. …read more Source:...

    American OSCE monitor killed in rebel east Ukraine
    Apr24

    American OSCE monitor killed in rebel east Ukraine

    An American monitor with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe died after a mission patrol vehicle hit a landmine in the Russian-backed separatist east, eliciting sharp words towards Moscow from US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday (23 April). …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s reformist central bank chief resigns
    Apr10

    Ukraine’s reformist central bank chief resigns

    Ukraine’s reformist central bank chief, Valeriya Gontareva, submitted her resignation today (10 April) after coming under intense pressure from tycoons whose banks were shut down for illegal transactions and loans. …read more Source:...

    MEPs approve visa-free travel for Ukrainians
    Apr06

    MEPs approve visa-free travel for Ukrainians

    The European Parliament today (6 April) supported easing travel rules for Ukrainians, driving on a Western integration viewed with great suspicion by Moscow. …read more Source:...

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