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Section: The Chosun Ilbo (South Korea)

    Russian Bikers, Crimeans Cross ‘Putin’s Bridge’ in Inaugural Drive
    May17

    Russian Bikers, Crimeans Cross ‘Putin’s Bridge’ in Inaugural Drive

    Leather-clad bikers with Russian national flags joined motorists driving for the first time across a newly-opened bridge linking Crimea with Russia on Wednesday.President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday unveiled the new bridge to the Crimean peninsula, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014. He chatted… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    What Is Behind Ukraine’s Paralympics Success?
    Mar20

    What Is Behind Ukraine’s Paralympics Success?

    Ukraine won a total of 22 medals at the Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang, finishing fourth overall with seven gold, seven silver and eight bronze medals. It only won one gold medal at the Winter Olympics, which ended last month.Ukraine won no medals at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and two med… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    EU Extends $1.2 Billion Loan to Ukraine
    Mar13

    EU Extends $1.2 Billion Loan to Ukraine

    The European Union’s foreign policy chief says the EU will extend a 1 billion-euro ($1.2 billion) loan to struggling Ukraine.Federica Mogherini, who was visiting the capital Kyiv on Monday, told reporters the loan should “support Ukraine’s economic stability and structural reforms.”Ukraine is trying… …read more...

    EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia Over Crimea for a Year
    Jun20

    EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia Over Crimea for a Year

    The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in 2014.EU foreign ministers said in a statement Monday that the 28-nation bloc “remains committed to fully implement its non-recognition policy” of Russia’s seizure of Crimea and t… …read more...

    Ukraine Bans Dozens of Russian Websites
    May17

    Ukraine Bans Dozens of Russian Websites

    Ukraine ordered the blocking of access to a number of Russian websites Tuesday in the latest round of sanctions since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014.President Petro Poroshenko’s office announced the decree, which he signed a day earlier, banning operations of popular Russian websites, such as search … …read more Source: The...

    UN Court Rejects Provisional Measures on Russia Over Ukraine
    Apr20

    UN Court Rejects Provisional Measures on Russia Over Ukraine

    The International Court of Justice at The Hague has rejected Kyiv’s call to impose provisional measures against Russia for its support of rebels in eastern Ukraine, while acknowledging Kyiv has a case against Moscow for discrimination in Russia-annexed Crimea. “At this stage of the proceedings, Ukra… …read more Source: The...

    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...

    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...

    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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