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    Ukraine confirms defence against Russia eurobond lawsuit at London court – Finance Ministry (Reuters)
    Mar03

    Ukraine confirms defence against Russia eurobond lawsuit at London court – Finance Ministry (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has confirmed with a London court its intention to defend itself against a lawsuit brought by Russia over a $3 billion (£2.1 billion) Eurobond, the Ukrainian finance ministry… …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine pilot Savchenko stages hunger strike protest during trial (AFP)
    Mar03

    Ukraine pilot Savchenko stages hunger strike protest during trial (AFP)

    Donetsk (Russia) (AFP) – Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who is standing trial over the killing of two Russian journalists in war-torn Ukraine, announced in court on Thursday that she was going on hunger strike and would refuse both food and water. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia goes on hunger strike
    Mar03

    Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia goes on hunger strike

    DONETSK, Russia (AP) ” A Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia says she is going on hunger strike.Nadezhda Savchenko, on trial in the Russian border town of Donetsk for her alleged involvement in the deaths of two Russian journalists,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine accuses rebels of using large-caliber weapon Grad
    Mar03

    Ukraine accuses rebels of using large-caliber weapon Grad

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Ukrainian government has accused Russian-backed rebels of using large-caliber weapons despite the ongoing cease-fire in eastern Ukraine.Fighting in Ukraine’s industrial heartland has intensified in the past weeks… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU Diplomats Agree To Extend Sanctions On Yanukovych, Associates
    Mar03

    EU Diplomats Agree To Extend Sanctions On Yanukovych, Associates

    BRUSSELS — European Union ambassadors have decided to extend an asset freeze against former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and 15 of his close associates for at least one additional year. The …read more Source: Big News...

    Lennon not Lenin: Ukraine renames street after late Beatle (AFP)
    Mar02

    Lennon not Lenin: Ukraine renames street after late Beatle (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – It was only a minor tweak in the spelling but a historic change when a Ukrainian village on Wednesday renamed a street, which honoured Soviet founder Lenin, after The Beatles’ John Lennon. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian pilot resigned to sentence in Russia
    Mar02

    Ukrainian pilot resigned to sentence in Russia

    DONETSK, Russia (AP) ” Lawyers for a Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia as an accessory to murder say they expect her to be found guilty and that she has asked the court to follow the sentence sought by prosecutors.Nadezhda Savchenko… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia seeks 23 years jail for Ukraine pilot (AFP)
    Mar02

    Russia seeks 23 years jail for Ukraine pilot (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia’s state prosecutor on Wednesday demanded a 23-year prison sentence for Ukrainian pilot and lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko who is accused of killing two Russian journalists in war-torn Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Eastern Ukraine sees dramatic uptick in violence: US general (AFP)
    Mar02

    Eastern Ukraine sees dramatic uptick in violence: US general (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – NATO’s top commander General Philip Breedlove warned Tuesday of a dramatic uptick in attacks along the frontlines of eastern Ukraine, including sniper activity and shelling. …read more Source: The West...

    Govt criticism banned in Ukraine
    Mar02

    Govt criticism banned in Ukraine

    Ukraine has banned government officials from publicly criticising the work of state institutions and their colleagues, after damaging disclosures last month that highlighted slow progress in fighting corruption. …read more Source:...

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