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    Ukraine president's office accuses Russia of attack on presidential website
    May16

    Ukraine president's office accuses Russia of attack on presidential website

    KIEV (Reuters) – The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Tuesday of carrying out an organised cyber attack on his website in response to Kiev’s decision to impose sanctions against a number of major Russian internet businesses. …read more Source: The...

    Ex-rebel leaders detail role played by Putin aide in east Ukraine
    May11

    Ex-rebel leaders detail role played by Putin aide in east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A top aide to Vladimir Putin decides how the pro-Moscow administration of eastern Ukraine is run and who gets what jobs there, three former rebel leaders said, challenging Kremlin denials that it calls the shots in the region. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine central bank post in political limbo as Gontareva leaves
    May10

    Ukraine central bank post in political limbo as Gontareva leaves

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Central Bank Governor Valeria Gontareva will leave her job on Thursday, leaving her deputy in charge, the central bank said, setting the stage for potentially protracted negotiations between president and parliament on her replacement. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian anti-gay right stirs flap over Eurovision 'diversity' rainbow
    May04

    Ukrainian anti-gay right stirs flap over Eurovision 'diversity' rainbow

    KIEV (Reuters) – The transformation of a Soviet-era monument in Kiev into “the world’s largest man-made rainbow” was meant to trumpet Ukraine’s willingness to celebrate diversity as it hosts the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel tells Putin: implement Minsk to get EU sanctions lifted
    May02

    Merkel tells Putin: implement Minsk to get EU sanctions lifted

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on all sides in the conflict in Ukraine to work towards the ceasefire envisaged by the Minsk accords, saying implementation of those agreements could lead to the lifting of EU sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: The...

    Austrian suspected of war crimes in Ukraine detained in Poland
    Apr30

    Austrian suspected of war crimes in Ukraine detained in Poland

    VIENNA (Reuters) – An Austrian man suspected of war crimes in the conflict between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine was arrested in Poland on Sunday, Austrian prosecutors said. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel, Putin to discuss G20, Syria, Ukraine in Sochi on Tuesday
    Apr28

    Merkel, Putin to discuss G20, Syria, Ukraine in Sochi on Tuesday

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi next Tuesday to prepare the upcoming G20 summit in July and discuss geopolitical conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, a German government spokesman said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine readies project to jam separatist broadcasting
    Apr27

    Ukraine readies project to jam separatist broadcasting

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine plans to jam the airwaves transmitting broadcasts in support of Moscow-backed separatists in the eastern Donbass region, a top Ukrainian defence official said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Sanctions short-circuit Russia's electricity plans for annexed Crimea
    Apr27

    Sanctions short-circuit Russia's electricity plans for annexed Crimea

    MOSCOW/SEVASTOPOL, Crimea(Reuters) – Russia’s $1.3 billion (£1.01 billion) plan to build two new power plants in Crimea aimed to show that Moscow could complete high-tech projects on the annexed peninsula despite Western technology sanctions. …read more Source: The...

    China launches first domestically-built aircraft carrier
    Apr26

    China launches first domestically-built aircraft carrier

    BEIJING (Reuters) – China on Wednesday launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier, which will join an existing one bought second-hand from the Ukraine, amid rising tensions over North Korea and worries about Beijing’s assertiveness in the South China Sea. …read more Source: The...

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