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Korean Education Center opens 40th branch in Ukraine
Mar17

Korean Education Center opens 40th branch in Ukraine

SEOUL, March 17 (Yonhap) — The Korean Education Center, a Ministry of Education-affiliated agency in charge of teaching Korean to overseas Koreans and foreigners, has opened its 40th offshore branch in Ukraine, the ministry said Friday. Ukraine’s …read more Source: Yonhap News...

VANK to launch youth public diplomacy team in Ukraine
Mar13

VANK to launch youth public diplomacy team in Ukraine

SEOUL, March 13 (Yonhap) — A South Korean non-governmental organization said Monday that it will launch a youth team in Ukraine this week to step up promotion of South Korea and its policy and culture in the European region. The digital public di …read more Source: Yonhap News...

UN Official Fears Shaky Ukraine Cease-fire Will Not Hold
Feb15

UN Official Fears Shaky Ukraine Cease-fire Will Not Hold

A senior UN official said Tuesday that he feared the fragile cease-fire between the Ukrainian government and Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine would not hold.Neal Walker, the UN resident coordinator and humanitarian coordinator in Ukraine, said that although calm had returned, the situation in… …read more Source: The Chosun...

S. Korea, Ukraine leaders mark 25 years of diplomatic ties
Feb10

S. Korea, Ukraine leaders mark 25 years of diplomatic ties

SEOUL, Feb. 10 (Yonhap) — Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn and Ukrainian President Petro Oleksiyovych Poroshenko exchanged letters on Friday to mark the 25th anniversary of establishing diplomatic ties between the two countries, the f …read more Source: Yonhap News...

Today in Korean history
Feb09

Today in Korean history

Feb. 10 1951 — Over 700 villagers are gunned down by Army soldiers in Geochang, South Gyeongsang Province, who mistakenly suspected them of collaborating with North Korean guerrillas. 1992 — South Korea and Ukraine establish diplomatic …read more Source: Yonhap News...

U.S. imposes sanctions on Russia for election-related cyberattacks
Dec29

U.S. imposes sanctions on Russia for election-related cyberattacks

By Chang Jae-soon WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 (Yonhap) — The United States imposed sanctions on two Russian intelligence agencies and nine other entities and individuals on Thursday in retaliation for cyberattacks accused of interfering with the U.S. preside …read more Source: Yonhap News...

EU Extends Sanctions on Russia
Dec17

EU Extends Sanctions on Russia

European Union leaders meeting Thursday in Brussels agreed to extend sanctions on Russia for another six months, EU officials said. The one-day summit, which ran late into the evening, capped a turbulent year for the 28-member group as questions loom over the integrity and future of the organization… …read more Source: The Chosun...

EU Unblocks Visa-free Travel for Ukraine, Georgia
Dec09

EU Unblocks Visa-free Travel for Ukraine, Georgia

The European Union will soon let Ukrainians and Georgians visit the bloc without needing a visa after diplomats and lawmakers struck a deal on Thursday to end an internal EU dispute that had been holding up the promised measures. Agreement on a mechanism for suspending such visa waivers in emergenci… …read more Source: The Chosun...

S. Korea, Czech Republic agree to cooperate on EU sanctions against N. Korea
Nov09

S. Korea, Czech Republic agree to cooperate on EU sanctions against N. Korea

SEOUL, Nov. 9 (Yonhap) — South Korea and the Czech Republic agreed to cooperate on the European Union’s adoption of additional sanctions against North Korea, the foreign ministry here said Wednesday. “Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek share …read more Source: Yonhap News...

Investigators: Missile that Downed MH17 was Brought in from Russia
Sep29

Investigators: Missile that Downed MH17 was Brought in from Russia

International investigators say a Malaysian airliner that crashed over eastern Ukraine in July 2014 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile that was transported into the country from Russia.The findings released Wednesday confirm an earlier investigation by the Dutch Safety Board that concluded Ma… …read more Source: The Chosun...

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