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Putin ally: No logic in deploying U.N. forces on Russia-Ukraine border
Sep17

Putin ally: No logic in deploying U.N. forces on Russia-Ukraine border

MOSCOW – One of President Vladimir Putin’s top allies said on Sunday she saw no logic in deploying U.N. peacekeepers along the border between Russia and Ukraine, something Kiev and Washington favor. Putin this month suggested armed U.N…. …read more Source:...

IMF’s Lipton says Ukraine risks going backwards
Sep15

IMF’s Lipton says Ukraine risks going backwards

KIEV – Ukraine risks reversing progress made under a $17.5 billion aid-for-reforms programme from the International Monetary Fund, IMF first deputy managing director David Lipton was quoted as saying on Friday, urging the government to improve anti-graft… …read more Source:...

Ukraine’s Poroshenko says anti-corruption chamber more feasible in short-term
Sep15

Ukraine’s Poroshenko says anti-corruption chamber more feasible in short-term

KIEV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday said he hoped an anti-corruption chamber would be created next month, expressing doubt that an independent court could be established before 2019. The IMF wants Ukraine to set up a special… …read more Source:...

IMF’s Lipton says Ukraine risks going backwards
Sep15

IMF’s Lipton says Ukraine risks going backwards

KIEV – Ukraine risks reversing progress made under a $17.5 billion aid-for-reforms programme from the International Monetary Fund, IMF first deputy managing director David Lipton was quoted as saying on Friday, urging the government to improve anti-graft… …read more Source:...

Ukraine’s Poroshenko says anti-corruption chamber more feasible in short-term
Sep15

Ukraine’s Poroshenko says anti-corruption chamber more feasible in short-term

KIEV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday said he hoped an anti-corruption chamber would be created next month, expressing doubt that an independent court could be established before 2019. The IMF wants Ukraine to set up a special… …read more Source:...

Ukraine sting operation of North Korean spies stealing missile plans caught on camera
Aug25

Ukraine sting operation of North Korean spies stealing missile plans caught on camera

August 25, 2017 12:53 PMWASHINGTON – Ukraine has released footage of two North Korean spies photographing what they thought were top-secret missile designs in a sting operation, as the country seeks to dispel claims that Pyongyang may have used designs stolen or originating from Ukraine in its development of intercontinental missile...

Analyst fingers Ukraine plant for North’s ICBM success
Aug15

Analyst fingers Ukraine plant for North’s ICBM success

August 15, 2017 5:00 AMWASHINGTON • North Korea’s success in testing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that appears able to reach the United States was made possible by black- market purchases of powerful rocket engines probably from a Ukrainian factory with historical ties to Russia’s missile programme, according to an...

North Korea’s missile success ‘powered by Ukraine rocket engines’
Aug14

North Korea’s missile success ‘powered by Ukraine rocket engines’

WASHINGTON – North Korea’s success in testing an intercontinental missile that appears able to reach the United States was made possible by black-market purchases of powerful rocket engines probably from a Ukrainian factory with historical ties to Russia’s… …read more Source:...

Ukraine denies selling missile technology to North Korea
Aug14

Ukraine denies selling missile technology to North Korea

KIEV – Ukraine said on Monday it had never supplied defense technology to North Korea, responding to a New York Times article which quoted experts saying North Korea may have purchased rocket engines from a Ukrainian factory. “Ukraine has never… …read more Source:...

Two Pussy Riot members detained over protest in Siberian city
Aug07

Two Pussy Riot members detained over protest in Siberian city

August 08, 2017 12:49 AMMOSCOW (AFP) – Russian police on Monday (Aug 7) detained for several hours two members of Pussy Riot after they staged a protest in support of a jailed Ukrainian filmmaker in a Siberian city. …read more Source: The Straits...

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