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    Pope announces special collection for Ukraine in European churches
    Apr03

    Pope announces special collection for Ukraine in European churches

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis on Sunday announced that a special collection would be taken up in all of Europe’s Roman Catholic churches on April 24 to raise funds to help the people of Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Poroshenko bemoans timing of Dutch vote on Ukraine
    Apr02

    Poroshenko bemoans timing of Dutch vote on Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday bemoaned the timing of an April 6 referendum in the Netherlands on a treaty on closer ties between the European Union and Ukraine saying it comes as Europe is debating its own future. …read more Source: The...

    World bank says political crisis threatens Ukraine reform drive – official
    Apr01

    World bank says political crisis threatens Ukraine reform drive – official

    KIEV (Reuters) – A political crisis in Ukraine threatens to derail a Western-backed reform drive and thwart attempts to pull its conflict-hit economy out of a two-year recession, the World Bank’s country director for Ukraine, Qimiao Fan, said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Biden tells Ukraine's Poroshenko U.S. to give $335 million in security aid
    Apr01

    Biden tells Ukraine's Poroshenko U.S. to give $335 million in security aid

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday that the United States was moving forward with an additional $335 million in security assistance, the White House said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    Biden, Ukraine's Poroshenko to meet Thursday – White House
    Mar31

    Biden, Ukraine's Poroshenko to meet Thursday – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who is visiting Washington to take part in a nuclear summit, will meet on Thursday, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    Hammond – Russia a threat to everyone on world stage
    Mar30

    Hammond – Russia a threat to everyone on world stage

    TBILISI (Reuters) – Russia is moving further away from having Western sanctions lifted over its role in the Ukraine crisis, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond told Reuters on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Hammond says Russia has 'gone backwards' on Ukraine ceasefire
    Mar30

    Hammond says Russia has 'gone backwards' on Ukraine ceasefire

    TBILISI (Reuters) – British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Wednesday Russia was not complying with a ceasefire agreement in Ukraine and the situation had recently worsened. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine parliament approves resignation of chief prosecutor
    Mar29

    Ukraine parliament approves resignation of chief prosecutor

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian parliament approved on Tuesday the resignation of General Prosecutor Viktor Shokin, an official seen by the Ukraine’s Western backers as an obstacle to tackling corruption. …read more Source: The...

    Tymoshenko's Fatherland Party won't join Ukraine coalition unless conditions met
    Mar29

    Tymoshenko's Fatherland Party won't join Ukraine coalition unless conditions met

    KIEV (Reuters) – The head of Ukraine’ Fatherland Party, Yulia Tymoshenko, said on Tuesday that her party had up to 15 conditions that needed to be met before a coalition could be formed. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine General Prosecutor fires senior reformist prosecutor
    Mar29

    Ukraine General Prosecutor fires senior reformist prosecutor

    KIEV (Reuters) – Senior Ukrainian prosecutor and anti-corruption campaigner Davit Sakvarelidze has been fired by General Prosecutor Viktor Shokin, Shokin’s deputy Vladyslav Kutsenko said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

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