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    Ukraine GDP plunges 17.6% in first quarter of 2015
    May15

    Ukraine GDP plunges 17.6% in first quarter of 2015

    KIEV – The Ukraine economy shrunk 17.6 percent in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the same period last year, sapped by continuing violence in its eastern industrial heartland, the national statistics agency said Friday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    US Senator John McCain Turns Down Ukraine Advisor Role
    May15

    US Senator John McCain Turns Down Ukraine Advisor Role

    Republican US Senator John McCain has turned down a post as advisor to Ukraine’s pro-Western President Petro Poroshenko, saying constitutional constraints prohibited him from accepting. …read more Source:...

    Atheltics: Fraser-Pryce kicks off three-peat bid in Shanghai
    May15

    Atheltics: Fraser-Pryce kicks off three-peat bid in Shanghai

    SHANGHAI (AFP) – Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will face Jamaican rival Veronica Campbell-Brown at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting on Sunday as she begins her quest for a third straight 100m world title.Fraser-Pryces first 100m of the year will be closely watched after an injury-hit 2014, and comes just a few months before...

    Cyberspace: Threats to the Future or Further Development?
    May15

    Cyberspace: Threats to the Future or Further Development?

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. A mere three or four years ago, the issues associated with the threats that emerged within cyberspace hardly occupied top places on the international agenda. Today, however, it is clearer than ever that the Internet is not as safe as we might have thought and, in...

    Ukraine accuses Facebook of pro-Russia bias
    May15

    Ukraine accuses Facebook of pro-Russia bias

    A senior aide to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Facebook of political bias, ahead of a question-and-answer session with co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, pictured here on September 18, 2013 in Washington, DC -© AFP/File KIEV: A senior aide to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday accused Facebook of political bias, ahead of a...

    The finalists progress to the Polish capital finale in wildly contrasting fashions.
    May15

    The finalists progress to the Polish capital finale in wildly contrasting fashions.

    PARIS (AFP) – Holders Sevilla, who crushed Fiorentina, face unheralded Ukrainians Dnipro in the Europa League final in Warsaw on May 27.The finalists progress to the Polish capital finale in wildly contrasting fashions.Sevilla, seeking a record fourth success in the competition, were firmly in the driving seat after last weeks 3-0 first leg...

    Sanctions Loosen As Assets Of Yanukovych Allies Elude Ukraines Grasp
    May15

    Sanctions Loosen As Assets Of Yanukovych Allies Elude Ukraines Grasp

    KYIV — For a year after the demise of his boss, former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych’s deputy chief of staff was barred from the European Union, part of the punishment for the ousted leader … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Ukraine navy left high and dry after Crimea losses
    May14

    Ukraine navy left high and dry after Crimea losses

    Today the Ukrainian navy consists of only 6,000 servicemen, down dramatically from the 14,000 it boasted in 2013. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    French President Francois Hollande Denounces ‘Unacceptable’ Violations of Ukraine Ceasefire
    May14

    French President Francois Hollande Denounces ‘Unacceptable’ Violations of Ukraine Ceasefire

    France’s President Francois Hollande on Thursday denounced as “unacceptable” ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine, after speaking briefly with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Germany. …read more Source:...

    NATO foreign ministers sing ‘We Are The World’ at dinne
    May14

    NATO foreign ministers sing ‘We Are The World’ at dinne

    NATO foreign ministers lock arms and sing ‘We Are The World’ at a dinner following a meeting in TurkeyRussia, NATO flex military musclesNATO’s annual submarine warfare exercise begins in NorwayWest should consider all tools, including arms, for Ukraine -NATO generalNATO naval drills start in Black SeaEstonia shows off NATO ties...

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