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Violence returns to E Ukraine as Easter truce ends
May16

Violence returns to E Ukraine as Easter truce ends

Representatives of the Ukrainian government and independence-seeking militants said on Monday that violence has resumed in eastern Ukraine after a period of relative calm. …read more Source: China...

Ukraine’s Jamala takes home Eurovision crown with song about war
May15

Ukraine’s Jamala takes home Eurovision crown with song about war

Ukraine’s Jamala struck a surprise gold in the Eurovision Song Contest with a song 1944 about war-time deportations of Crimean Tatars by the Soviet Union in one of the most controversial winners in the competition’s history. …read more Source: South China Morning...

Masterpieces stolen from Italian museum are recovered in Ukraine
May12

Masterpieces stolen from Italian museum are recovered in Ukraine

Paintings including masterpieces by Rubens and Tintoretto that were stolen from a Verona museum last year have been found in Ukraine, Italy’s culture minister said Wednesday. …read more Source: South China Morning...

Russia completes power bridges linking Crimea, ending dependence on Kiev
May12

Russia completes power bridges linking Crimea, ending dependence on Kiev

Russia completed on Wednesday the construction of energy bridges linking Crimea, putting an end to the peninsula’s reliance on Ukraine for its electricity. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

Abe’s visit to Russia: frayed ties improved, territorial dispute remains
May09

Abe’s visit to Russia: frayed ties improved, territorial dispute remains

On May 6, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe paid a quick and unofficial visit to Russia, and held a three-hour discussion with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Abe became the first Japanese leader to visit Russia in the past few years, which imply that Russian-Japan ties have recovered over the Ukrainian crisis. As an informal ice-breaking...

Russia, Japan agree to improve ties
May07

Russia, Japan agree to improve ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin and visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday vowed to shore up bilateral ties in all directions after their relations have been at a low point since the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-05/07/c_135340351.htm target=_blank title="Russia,...

Ukraine calls on UN Security Council to shore up ceasefire
Apr29

Ukraine calls on UN Security Council to shore up ceasefire

Ukraine told the UN Security Council on Thursday that a fragile ceasefire must be strengthened before progress can be achieved in political talks on solving the two-year conflict in the country’s east. …read more Source: South China Morning...

Chernobyl anniversary puts spotlight on nuclear safety
Apr27

Chernobyl anniversary puts spotlight on nuclear safety

On Tuesday, Ukraine marked the anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear disaster. The meltdown at the fourth reactor at the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl happened 30 years ago, but the wounds it inflicted on the world’s psyche are still felt today. …read more Source: China...

Free speech row after Ukraine strips top political talk show host of work permit
Apr27

Free speech row after Ukraine strips top political talk show host of work permit

Ukraine’s most prominent political talk show host was stripped of his work permit on Tuesday in what he described as a politically-charged case. …read more Source: South China Morning...

Inside the hot zone: an enchanted forest reclaims Chernobyl, 30 years after nuclear disaster
Apr27

Inside the hot zone: an enchanted forest reclaims Chernobyl, 30 years after nuclear disaster

Exactly three decades ago, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine sent a radioactive cloud across Europe. …read more Source: South China Morning...

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