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    Praise from West after mostly peaceful Kiev Pride march
    Jun12

    Praise from West after mostly peaceful Kiev Pride march

    KIEV (Reuters) – Western diplomats joined gay rights activists on a Pride march in Kiev on Sunday and spoke of signs of progress on gay rights in Ukraine after the event passed off largely without incident. …read more Source: The...

    Among political sharks, Ukrainian pilot Savchenko to be a 'small piranha'
    Jun10

    Among political sharks, Ukrainian pilot Savchenko to be a 'small piranha'

    KIEV (Reuters) – Pointing at a man hanging on a rope while fitting insulation onto a building across the road, Ukraine’s most famous soldier sometimes wishes she had such a life, earning money with an exciting job without having to think about politics. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel says Russia sanctions no end in themselves, but implementing peace deal is key
    Jun10

    Merkel says Russia sanctions no end in themselves, but implementing peace deal is key

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that sanctions imposed against Russia over the Ukraine crisis were not an end in themselves and that implementation of the Minsk peace agreement was key to getting them lifted. …read more Source: The...

    Italy arrests 2 Ukrainians suspected of trafficking Syrians by boat
    Jun10

    Italy arrests 2 Ukrainians suspected of trafficking Syrians by boat

    ROME (Reuters) – Italian police have arrested two Ukrainians suspected of trafficking Syrians to Italy on a sail boat, and have launched a probe to find the criminal organisation ultimately responsible. …read more Source: The...

    Russia-Ukraine deal implementation possible by early 2017 – Obama adviser
    Jun10

    Russia-Ukraine deal implementation possible by early 2017 – Obama adviser

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House is pushing hard to have a Russia-Ukraine peace deal implemented by the time President Barack Obama leaves office, top national security adviser Susan Rice said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Central Europeans ask EU to help Ukraine deal with war displaced
    Jun08

    Central Europeans ask EU to help Ukraine deal with war displaced

    PRAGUE (Reuters) – Central European countries asked the European Union on Wednesday to free up funds to help Ukraine deal with a growing number of people displaced by conflict. …read more Source: The...

    French officials doubt Ukraine arrest linked to football bomb plot
    Jun07

    French officials doubt Ukraine arrest linked to football bomb plot

    PARIS (Reuters) – French investigators believe a Frenchman detained in Ukraine with a cache of weapons and explosives was more likely involved in arms smuggling than tied to a militant group, the prosecutor leading the case said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    French officials doubt Ukraine arrest linked to football bomb plot
    Jun07

    French officials doubt Ukraine arrest linked to football bomb plot

    PARIS (Reuters) – French investigators believe a Frenchman detained in Ukraine with a cache of weapons and explosives was more likely involved in arms smuggling than tied to a militant group, the prosecutor leading the case said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia deploys troops westward as standoff with NATO deepens
    Jun07

    Russia deploys troops westward as standoff with NATO deepens

    KLINTSY, Russia (Reuters) – Russia is building an army base near its border with Ukraine, the latest in a chain of new military sites along what the Kremlin sees as its frontline in a growing confrontation with NATO. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says detained man was planning attacks in France
    Jun06

    Ukraine says detained man was planning attacks in France

    KIEV (Reuters) – The head of Ukraine’s State Security Service (SBU) said on Monday a French citizen detained in late May on the Ukrainian-Polish border had been planning a string of attacks in France to coincide with the UEFA Euro 2016 football championship there. …read more Source: The...

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