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    Nobel winner Alexievich slams Russia’s trial of Ukrainian pilot (AFP)
    Dec02

    Nobel winner Alexievich slams Russia’s trial of Ukrainian pilot (AFP)

    Minsk (AFP) – Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich, this year’s Nobel Literature Prize winner, on Wednesday slammed Russia’s “political trial” of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko and compared her to Joan of Arc. …read more Source: The West...

    UN: Polio outbreak in Ukraine is a state of emergency
    Dec01

    UN: Polio outbreak in Ukraine is a state of emergency

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The World Health Organization is urging Ukraine’s health ministry to declare a state of emergency due to a polio outbreak, a move meant to prompt more action from the government in Kiev.In September, Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    With fighting easing, landmines still haunt east Ukraine (AFP)
    Dec01

    With fighting easing, landmines still haunt east Ukraine (AFP)

    Shyrokyne (Ukraine) (AFP) – It has been 10 months since Igor last visited his home in the eastern no man’s land of war-shattered Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian president pardons Russian in prisoner exchange
    Dec01

    Ukrainian president pardons Russian in prisoner exchange

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” President Petro Poroshenko has pardoned a Russian citizen arrested in eastern Ukraine and exchanged him for a Ukrainian serviceman held by Russian-backed separatists.Poroshenko announced the exchange on his… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia causing ‘environmental disaster’ in Ukraine: Poroshenko (AFP)
    Nov30

    Russia causing ‘environmental disaster’ in Ukraine: Poroshenko (AFP)

    Le Bourget (France) (AFP) – Russia risks causing an “environmental disaster” in eastern Ukraine with its support for rebel forces, President Petro Poroshenko told a UN climate conference in Paris on Monday. …read more Source: The West...

    ‘Toxic trio’ of emerging markets suddenly smelling of roses (Reuters)
    Nov30

    ‘Toxic trio’ of emerging markets suddenly smelling of roses (Reuters)

    By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) – Labelled the emerging market “toxic trio” until not so long ago, the high-yielding bonds of Ukraine, Argentina and Venezuela have come up smelling of ro… …read more Source: The West...

    Dutch policeman held for online sale of MH17 ‘souvenirs’ (AFP)
    Nov30

    Dutch policeman held for online sale of MH17 ‘souvenirs’ (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – Dutch police have suspended an officer who tried to sell online souvenirs said to have come from the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 shot down over war-torn Ukraine last year. …read more Source: The West...

    Melbourne: OzUke 2015
    Nov30

    Melbourne: OzUke 2015

    GALA DINNER WITH KEYNOTE ADDRESS: OzUke2015 – the inaugural Australia-Ukraine bilateral relations forum was held on November 25 and 26 at the Rydges on Swanston in Melbourne. The Australia-Ukraine Chamber of Commerce was established in …(GALA DINNER WITH KEYNOTE ADDRESS: OzUke2015 – the inaugural Australia-Ukraine bilateral...

    Frontline Ukraine port votes in delayed local poll (AFP)
    Nov29

    Frontline Ukraine port votes in delayed local poll (AFP)

    Mariupol (Ukraine) (AFP) – Voters in the east Ukrainian government-held port of Mariupol on Sunday cast their ballots in a delayed local elections after an earlier poll was scrapped in the strategic frontline city. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine remembers victims of Stalin-era famine (AFP)
    Nov28

    Ukraine remembers victims of Stalin-era famine (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Saturday held a day of mourning for the millions of victims of a Soviet-era famine, with President Petro Poroshenko describing it as an episode in the “war waged by Russia against Ukraine.” …read more Source: The West...

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