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    Ukrainian MPs clear path for Poroshenko ally to become top prosecutor
    May12

    Ukrainian MPs clear path for Poroshenko ally to become top prosecutor

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian lawmakers paved the way on Thursday for a close ally of President Petro Poroshenko to become the new General Prosecutor, a position seen by the West as crucial to tackling entrenched corruption. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine, Russia agree some security measures – Germany
    May11

    Ukraine, Russia agree some security measures – Germany

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukraine and Russia agreed on Wednesday to create demilitarised zones and implement other security measures in separatist-held areas of eastern Ukraine, but they remained at odds over how to move towards local elections. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine recovers 17 paintings stolen from Verona museum
    May11

    Ukraine recovers 17 paintings stolen from Verona museum

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has recovered 17 paintings, including works by Peter Paul Rubens and Tintoretto, stolen by armed robbers from the Castelvecchio museum in Verona last year, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia boosts power supplies to annexed Crimea
    May11

    Russia boosts power supplies to annexed Crimea

    SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin oversaw on Wednesday the launch of a fourth and final electricity line from Russia to Crimea, which will almost completely end the peninsula’s reliance on the Ukrainian grid for its power. …read more Source: The...

    No Ukraine-Russia meeting during London EBRD summit: deputy finance minister
    May11

    No Ukraine-Russia meeting during London EBRD summit: deputy finance minister

    LONDON (Reuters) – Ukrainian government representatives have no plans to meet with their Russian counterparts during the annual meeting of the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Kiev’s deputy Finance Minister Artem Shevalev said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    New Panama leaks show offshore firm linked to associate of Ukraine's Poroshenko
    May10

    New Panama leaks show offshore firm linked to associate of Ukraine's Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – A deputy director of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s confectionery empire is a beneficiary of a company registered in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), according to new information from the leaked “Panama Papers”. …read more Source: The...

    Provincial Russians keep faith with Putin despite crisis
    May09

    Provincial Russians keep faith with Putin despite crisis

    TVER, Russia (Reuters) – Before Russia annexed Crimea and oil prices fell, Dmitry Trapeznikov had a flourishing dental practice. He spent freely, bought a flat and holidayed in Egypt. …read more Source: The...

    OSCE says open to sending armed monitors to Ukraine conflict zone
    May09

    OSCE says open to sending armed monitors to Ukraine conflict zone

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, which is monitoring a fragile ceasefire in rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine, is open to sending armed personnel there, but only if that is agreed by all sides, its chief said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    McDonald's probes copycat burger joint in separatist east Ukraine
    Apr29

    McDonald's probes copycat burger joint in separatist east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The McDonald’s fast food chain said its lawyers were investigating after entrepreneurs in separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine started selling McDonald’s-style hamburgers out of a restaurant that the company shut down two years ago. …read more Source: The...

    Russia lets sister of jailed pilot Savchenko return to Ukraine – Poroshenko
    Apr28

    Russia lets sister of jailed pilot Savchenko return to Ukraine – Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday the sister of jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko had been allowed back to Ukraine, after Russian border guards had prevented her from crossing the border last night, saying she was under investigation. …read more Source: The...

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