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    Ukraine acts to purge court system of bribery, corruption
    Jan22

    Ukraine acts to purge court system of bribery, corruption

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s constitutional court approved moves on Friday to stamp out political meddling in the judicial system and halt bribe-taking among judges, part of an anti-corruption drive to help secure aid and goodwill from vital international backers. …read more Source: The...

    Germany's Steinmeier says solving Ukraine conflict key for CEE security
    Jan21

    Germany's Steinmeier says solving Ukraine conflict key for CEE security

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Germany’s input in improving security in the eastern European part of NATO alliance should be its help in resolving the conflict in Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian ambassador rejects Polish premier's 'million refugees' claim
    Jan20

    Ukrainian ambassador rejects Polish premier's 'million refugees' claim

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Ukraine’s ambassador to Poland on Wednesday rejected the Polish prime minister’s claim that her country hosts a million Ukrainian refugees, saying they were not refugees and could at most be called “economic migrants”. …read more Source: The...

    With one eye on Moscow, Europe presses Ukraine on reforms
    Jan18

    With one eye on Moscow, Europe presses Ukraine on reforms

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union pressed Ukraine authorities on Monday to overcome political feuding and implement promised reforms as it looks to shore up the country’s democratic and economic credentials. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says would sign power contract if Crimea part of Ukraine
    Jan14

    Ukraine says would sign power contract if Crimea part of Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is ready to sign a new contract to supply Crimea with electricity provided the region is recognised as part of Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko told reporters at a news conference on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian health official says 25 people killed by swine flu
    Jan14

    Ukrainian health official says 25 people killed by swine flu

    KIEV (Reuters) – Twenty-five people have died from swine flu in Ukraine since the start of the flu season, Tetyana Dykhanovska, the director of the state flu centre, told Reuters by phone on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Obama discusses Syria, Ukraine with Russia's Putin – White House
    Jan14

    Obama discusses Syria, Ukraine with Russia's Putin – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama, in a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, emphasized the need to work toward a diplomatic solution to the crisis in Ukraine and address the conflict in Syria, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. helping Ukraine investigate December power grid hack
    Jan12

    U.S. helping Ukraine investigate December power grid hack

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Tuesday it was helping Ukrainian authorities investigate an apparent attack last month on the country’s power grid that caused a blackout for 80,000 customers of western Ukraine’s Prykarpattyaoblenergo utility. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry, Lavrov discuss Syria, other issues, look for time to meet
    Jan11

    Kerry, Lavrov discuss Syria, other issues, look for time to meet

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. and Russian foreign ministers spoke by telephone about topics including the Syrian political process, the fight against Islamic State militants, Middle East regional issues, Ukraine, North Korea’s recent nuclear test and U.S.-Russian bilateral ties, the U.S. State Department said on Monday. …read...

    Hackers used malware to confuse utility in Ukraine outage – report
    Jan10

    Hackers used malware to confuse utility in Ukraine outage – report

    (Reuters) – Hackers likely caused a Dec. 23 electricity outage in Ukraine by remotely switching breakers to cut power, after installing malware to prevent technicians from detecting the attack, according to a report analysing how the incident unfolded. …read more Source: The...

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