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    Ukraine court sentences two alleged Russian soldiers to 14 years in jail (AFP)
    Apr18

    Ukraine court sentences two alleged Russian soldiers to 14 years in jail (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A Ukrainian court on Monday found two alleged Russian soldiers guilty of waging war in the east of the country and sentenced them to 14 years in jail each. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine convicts 2 captured Russian servicemen of terrorism
    Apr18

    Ukraine convicts 2 captured Russian servicemen of terrorism

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Ukrainian court has convicted two Russian servicemen captured last year of terrorism and waging a war in eastern Ukraine.Alexander Alexandrov and Yevgeny Yerofeyev have acknowledged being Russian servicemen and said… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Defying radiation, elderly residents cling on in Chernobyl (AFP)
    Apr18

    Defying radiation, elderly residents cling on in Chernobyl (AFP)

    Chernobyl (Ukraine) (AFP) – Defying radioactive contamination and a government evacuation order, Yevgeny Markevich returned to his beloved Chernobyl shortly after it suffered the world’s worst nuclear accident 30 years ago this week. …read more Source: The West...

    30 years on, Chernobyl worker remembers disaster aftermath (AFP)
    Apr17

    30 years on, Chernobyl worker remembers disaster aftermath (AFP)

    Vyshgorod (Ukraine) (AFP) – Igor Magala can still remember the metallic taste he got in his mouth as he drove up to the Chernobyl nuclear power station on the morning of April 26, 1986. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine prepares to mark 30 years since Chernobyl shook the world (AFP)
    Apr17

    Ukraine prepares to mark 30 years since Chernobyl shook the world (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine is preparing to mark 30 years since the Chernobyl disaster, the world’s worst nuclear accident whose death toll remains a mystery and which continues to jeopardise the local population’s health. …read more Source: The West...

    New Ukraine finance minister wants wriggle room in IMF talks (Reuters)
    Apr16

    New Ukraine finance minister wants wriggle room in IMF talks (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine could ask the International Monetary Fund to revise the criteria under which it disburses loans to Kiev, the new finance minister, Oleksandr Danyliuk, said in a newspaper inte… …read more Source: The West...

    Russia to tell NATO Baltic buildup ‘absolutely unjustified’ (AFP)
    Apr15

    Russia to tell NATO Baltic buildup ‘absolutely unjustified’ (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – Russia will use rare talks with NATO next week to protest the alliance’s “absolutely unjustified” military buildup in the Baltic states, Moscow’s ambassador to Brussels said Friday, adding the alliance was using the Ukraine crisis as a pretext. …read more Source: The West...

    Problems fixes all over Russia after appeals on Putin’s show
    Apr15

    Problems fixes all over Russia after appeals on Putin’s show

    MOSCOW (AP) ” In just one day, roads of a Siberian city were repaired, swindled fishery workers got wads of cash and a child prodigy was invited to go a Crimean summer camp. The one thing that made it possible was President Vladimir… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s Parliament approves Poroshenko ally Volodymyr Groysman as new prime minister
    Apr15

    Ukraine’s Parliament approves Poroshenko ally Volodymyr Groysman as new prime minister

    In Ukraine’s most sweeping political reshuffle since its revolution two years ago, Parliament has voted to seat a close ally of the president as prime minister and handed critical ministerial posts to presidential staff members. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Ukraine turns to young pro-EU premier
    Apr15

    Ukraine turns to young pro-EU premier

    Kiev – Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday appointed pro-Western speaker Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister in a bid to end months of political gridlock and unlock vital aid to the war torn-state. Lawm …read more Source: Big News...

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