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    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...

    EBRD chief says Ukraine's leaders have 2-3 months to kick-start reforms
    Apr28

    EBRD chief says Ukraine's leaders have 2-3 months to kick-start reforms

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s reshuffled leadership has up to three months to convince Western backers of its commitment to kick-start a stalled reform drive, the head of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said. …read more Source: The...

    Procedure to extradite Ukraine's Savchenko from Russia started – RIA
    Apr27

    Procedure to extradite Ukraine's Savchenko from Russia started – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A procedure to extradite jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko from Russia has been started, RIA news agency quoted her lawyer as saying on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    At least four civilians killed at checkpoint in eastern Ukraine
    Apr27

    At least four civilians killed at checkpoint in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – At least four civilians were killed and several wounded by explosions at a village checkpoint in rebel-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) said. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. diplomat Nuland says optimistic about Ukraine reforms
    Apr27

    U.S. diplomat Nuland says optimistic about Ukraine reforms

    KIEV (Reuters) – U.S Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland said on Wednesday she was encouraged by signs of commitment to reforms from a new government in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine prepared on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, which permanently poisoned swathes of eastern Europe and highlighted the shortcomings of the secretive Soviet system. …read more Source: The...

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