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    Ukraine, Belarus leaders visit Chernobyl to mark anniversary (AFP)
    Apr26

    Ukraine, Belarus leaders visit Chernobyl to mark anniversary (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The presidents of Ukraine and Belarus toured Wednesday the site of the Chernobyl plant to mark 31 years since the world’s worst civil nuclear accident spewed radiation across Europe. …read more Source: The West...

    US: Russia’s actions in Ukraine ‘obstacle’ to improved relations (AFP)
    Apr24

    US: Russia’s actions in Ukraine ‘obstacle’ to improved relations (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone conversation Sunday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Moscow’s actions in eastern Ukraine remain an obstacle to improved US-Russian ties, the State Department said. …read more Source: The West...

    One OSCE staff killed by landmine in east Ukraine (AFP)
    Apr23

    One OSCE staff killed by landmine in east Ukraine (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said Sunday one of its staff was killed after an observer mission patrol vehicle hit a landmine in rebel-held east Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    UN court rejects Kiev bid for measures to halt pro-Russian rebels (AFP)
    Apr19

    UN court rejects Kiev bid for measures to halt pro-Russian rebels (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – The UN’s top court on Wednesday rejected a bid by Kiev for emergency measures to halt Russia’s alleged funnelling of money and arms into Ukraine’s war-torn east, but warned Moscow to protect ethnic rights in Crimea. …read more Source: The West...

    IMF tells Ukraine to tackle pricey pension system (AFP)
    Apr18

    IMF tells Ukraine to tackle pricey pension system (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The IMF’s chief to Ukraine told Kiev on Tuesday its pension system was unsustainable because it supported nearly a third of the population and must limit the number of retirees. …read more Source: The West...

    Repairmen risk lives to bring light on Ukraine frontline (AFP)
    Apr17

    Repairmen risk lives to bring light on Ukraine frontline (AFP)

    Avdiivka (Ukraine) (AFP) – Oleksandr and Ruslan drove their dusty grey minibus across a field pock-marked with shell craters, venturing into the no-man’s land of Ukraine’s volatile frontline. …read more Source: The West...

    Top UN court to rule on Ukraine’s case against Russia (AFP)
    Apr17

    Top UN court to rule on Ukraine’s case against Russia (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – In a key moment for the Ukrainian crisis, the UN’s highest court will rule Wednesday on a bid by Kiev to stop Russia allegedly pumping money, arms and troops into the country’s war-torn east. …read more Source: The West...

    Kremlin fury at Eurovision dropping Russia (AFP)
    Apr14

    Kremlin fury at Eurovision dropping Russia (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – A decision by the organisers of the Eurovision Song Contest to drop Russia from this year’s contest following a spat with Ukraine was roundly denounced by Moscow on Friday. …read more Source: The West...

    Russian TV drops Eurovision over Ukraine singer ban (AFP)
    Apr13

    Russian TV drops Eurovision over Ukraine singer ban (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia’s main state television channel said Thursday it was dropping the Eurovision Song Contest from its schedules after Ukraine banned its performer from entering the country to take part. …read more Source: The West...

    EU’s Mogherini to make first to visit to Russia (AFP)
    Apr12

    EU’s Mogherini to make first to visit to Russia (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini will make her first official visit to Russia this month, with relations strained to breaking point by the Ukraine conflict and the war in Syria. …read more Source: The West...

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