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    US offers Ukraine US$17.7m in humanitarian aid – White House
    Apr21

    US offers Ukraine US$17.7m in humanitarian aid – White House

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday about the ongoing crisis in eastern Ukraine and offered an additional US$17.7 million in aid for essentials like food, shelter and water, the White House said. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukrainian forces get U.S. paratrooper training to fight pro-Russia rebels
    Apr20

    Ukrainian forces get U.S. paratrooper training to fight pro-Russia rebels

    U.S. paratroopers Monday began training Ukrainian government forces who will fight pro-Russian separatists in the east, angering Moscow as the deadly conflict rumbles on in the ex-Soviet country. Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko welcomed troops from the U.S. 173rd Airborne Brigade in a rain-soaked ceremony at a military base in Yavoriv, western...

    U.S. begins training Ukrainian guardsmen despite Russia's concerns
    Apr20

    U.S. begins training Ukrainian guardsmen despite Russia's concerns

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Army paratroopers began military training for small units of the Ukrainian national guard on Monday despite Russian warnings that the action could destabilise the country’s tenuous cease-fire. …read more Source: The...

    Russia’s Lavrov says fighting in east Ukraine abating
    Apr20

    Russia’s Lavrov says fighting in east Ukraine abating

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday he believed a surge in ceasefire violations in east Ukraine had passed, adding Moscow would work to prevent violence escalating again. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia’s Lavrov says fighting in east Ukraine abating
    Apr20

    Russia’s Lavrov says fighting in east Ukraine abating

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday he believed a surge in ceasefire violations in east Ukraine had passed, adding Moscow would work to prevent violence escalating again. Moscow stands accused by the West and Kiev of driving the separatist pro-Russian rebellion in east Ukraine, providing it with troops and arms, training and...

    Russia's Lavrov says fighting in east Ukraine abating
    Apr20

    Russia's Lavrov says fighting in east Ukraine abating

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday he believed a surge in ceasefire violations in east Ukraine had passed, adding Moscow would work to prevent violence escalating again. …read more Source: The...

    Truce tenuous as Ukraine leader tackles economy, oligarchs
    Apr20

    Truce tenuous as Ukraine leader tackles economy, oligarchs

    President Petro Poroshenko is using the breathing space from a ceasefire with separatists to push reforms and rein in super-rich ‘oligarchs’ whose influence he says must be curbed for Ukraine to have a future in Europe. …read more Source: Channel...

    Armed with new law, Ukraine targets its shadowy banks
    Apr20

    Armed with new law, Ukraine targets its shadowy banks

    KIEV (Reuters) – For the first time in its post-Soviet history, Ukraine now has a law to prosecute bank owners who use their lenders as little more than personal piggy banks. …read more Source: The...

    US starts training Ukrainians to fight pro-Russia forces
    Apr20

    US starts training Ukrainians to fight pro-Russia forces

    YAVORIV, Ukraine – US paratroopers Monday began training Ukrainian government forces who will fight pro-Russian separatists in the east, angering Moscow as the deadly conflict rumbles on in the ex-Soviet country.Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko welcomed troops from the US 173rd Airborne Brigade in a rain-soaked ceremony at a military base...

    Truce tenuous as Ukraine leader tackles economy, oligarchs
    Apr20

    Truce tenuous as Ukraine leader tackles economy, oligarchs

    KIEV (Reuters) – President Petro Poroshenko is using the breathing space from a ceasefire with separatists to push reforms and rein in super-rich ‘oligarchs’ whose influence he says must be curbed for Ukraine to have a future in Europe. …read more Source: The...

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