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    Ukraine protesters set up tent camp outside parliament (AFP)
    Oct18

    Ukraine protesters set up tent camp outside parliament (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Hundreds of disgruntled Ukrainian activists gathered on Wednesday in a tent camp outside parliament to demand a more forceful fight against government graft. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine bans Russian banknote with Crimea image (AFP)
    Oct13

    Ukraine bans Russian banknote with Crimea image (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine said on Friday it was banning a new Russian banknote showing an image of the Crimean peninsula that Moscow annexed in 2014. …read more Source: The West...

    Ex-NATO chief urges allies to boost help for Ukraine (AFP)
    Oct11

    Ex-NATO chief urges allies to boost help for Ukraine (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – NATO members should step up efforts to help Ukraine in its conflict, the alliance’s former chief said Wednesday, warning that a Russian proposal for a peacekeeping force was a “Trojan horse”. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine detains two top defence officials in graft case (AFP)
    Oct11

    Ukraine detains two top defence officials in graft case (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s anti-corruption bureau said Wednesday it had detained a deputy defence minister and another top military official for allegedly embezzling millions in state funding through an illegal oil-purchase scheme. …read more Source: The West...

    US tightens financial sanctions on Russian banks, energy firms (AFP)
    Sep29

    US tightens financial sanctions on Russian banks, energy firms (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – The US Treasury Friday announced tighter financial sanctions on Russian banks and energy firms because of Moscow’s continued interference in Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine rekindles war on top tycoon Kolomoyskiy (AFP)
    Sep29

    Ukraine rekindles war on top tycoon Kolomoyskiy (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A Kiev court has frozen four rail assets of billionaire Igor Kolomoyskiy in a long-running corruption case that led to the state’s eventual takeover of Ukraine’s largest private bank. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia hands Crimean Tatar leader 2-year sentence (AFP)
    Sep27

    Russia hands Crimean Tatar leader 2-year sentence (AFP)

    Simferopol (AFP) – A court in Moscow-annexed Crimea on Wednesday sentenced leading Crimean Tatar activist Ilmi Umerov to two years in a penal colony on charges of “separatism”. …read more Source: The West...

    Conflict leaves blind in rebel-held Ukraine stuck in dark (AFP)
    Sep24

    Conflict leaves blind in rebel-held Ukraine stuck in dark (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Partially sighted Georgiy Lukyanov makes his way through the ageing lathes in the factory where he works in rebel-held eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili forces way into Ukraine (AFP)
    Sep11

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili forces way into Ukraine (AFP)

    Shegyni (Ukraine) (AFP) – Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili and hundreds of his supporters forced their way into Ukraine on Sunday in a bid by the firebrand politician to reclaim his citizenship stripped by President Petro Poroshenko after they fell out. …read more Source: The West...

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili forces way into Ukraine (AFP)
    Sep11

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili forces way into Ukraine (AFP)

    Shegyni (Ukraine) (AFP) – Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili and hundreds of his supporters forced their way into Ukraine on Sunday in a bid by the firebrand politician to reclaim his citizenship stripped by President Petro Poroshenko after they fell out. …read more Source: The West...

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