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    Still flying at 86 – Ukrainian pilot who survived Chernobyl disaster
    Apr25

    Still flying at 86 – Ukrainian pilot who survived Chernobyl disaster

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian military pilot Mykola Volkozub could barely move under the weight of a lead vest meant to protect him from radiation as he prepared for his first flight over the Chernobyl reactor after the world’s worst nuclear disaster in 1986. …read more Source: The...

    Russian, Austrian FMs discuss peacekeeping mission in Ukraine – RIA
    Apr20

    Russian, Austrian FMs discuss peacekeeping mission in Ukraine – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday after meeting his Austrian counterpart Karin Kneissl that they had discussed the possibility of the deployment of a peacekeeping mission in east Ukraine, the RIA news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. tells Russia to address election concerns, chemical weapons
    Apr20

    U.S. tells Russia to address election concerns, chemical weapons

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House national security adviser John Bolton told Russia’s ambassador on Thursday that better relations between the two countries require addressing U.S. concerns on election meddling, chemical attack in Britain, and the situations in Ukraine and Syria, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    Rare glimpse of Assad family ties to Russia in kids' stay at seaside camp
    Apr19

    Rare glimpse of Assad family ties to Russia in kids' stay at seaside camp

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (Reuters) – News that Russia hosted the teenage children of Bashar al-Assad at a lavishly-rebuilt Black Sea summer camp in Crimea last year has given a rare glimpse into the personal lives of the Syrian president’s family and his close relationship to Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine moves to split church from Russia as elections approach
    Apr19

    Ukraine moves to split church from Russia as elections approach

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Orthodox church could become independent of Moscow under the terms of a presidential initiative lawmakers approved on Thursday, a move that President Petro Poroshenko said would make it harder for Russia to meddle in Ukrainian affairs. …read more Source: The...

    Assad's children visited Crimean holiday camp, Russian lawmaker says
    Apr15

    Assad's children visited Crimean holiday camp, Russian lawmaker says

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s children last year visited a holiday camp in Russian-annexed Crimea, the RIA news agency cited a Russian lawmaker as saying on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine to impose sanctions on Russian oligarchs – president
    Apr10

    Ukraine to impose sanctions on Russian oligarchs – president

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine will impose sanctions on Russian oligarchs including Oleg Deripaska, following the lead of penalties ordered by the United States, President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel says Nord Stream 2 not possible without clarity for Ukraine
    Apr10

    Merkel says Nord Stream 2 not possible without clarity for Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline could not go ahead without clarity on Ukraine’s role as a gas transit route, appearing to harden her stance towards the project. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine investigates claims Gaddafi funded Tymoshenko campaign
    Apr05

    Ukraine investigates claims Gaddafi funded Tymoshenko campaign

    KIEV (Reuters) – Corruption investigators in Ukraine are looking into allegations that late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi gave a multi-million euro donation to the presidential campaign of Yulia Tymoshenko in 2010, Ukrainian MP Volodymyr Ariev said. …read more Source: The...

    Czech, Ukrainian envoys summoned to Russian foreign ministry
    Mar30

    Czech, Ukrainian envoys summoned to Russian foreign ministry

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Representatives of the Czech and Ukrainian embassies in Moscow arrived at the Russian foreign ministry building on Friday, a Reuters camera operator at the scene said. …read more Source: The...

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