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    MH17 report names Russian soldiers
    Feb25

    MH17 report names Russian soldiers

    AN online investigation into the downing of the Malaysian Airlines jet over Ukraine has identified the Russian battalion and its members it thinks are likely responsible. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: Uptick in fighting in Donbas area
    Feb24

    Ukraine: Uptick in fighting in Donbas area

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Officials in Ukraine say that Russia-backed rebels in the eastern part of the country violated a fragile cease-fire agreement and used heavy mortar launchers to fire on Ukrainian forces.The fighting in eastern Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Eurovision to evaluate Ukraine’s contentious song on Crimea (AFP)
    Feb23

    Eurovision to evaluate Ukraine’s contentious song on Crimea (AFP)

    Stockholm (AFP) – Ukraine’s entry for the Eurovision Song Contest, which is about Stalin’s wartime deportation of Crimean Tatars and has sparked fierce protests from Moscow, will be evaluated for rule compliance in March, a contest spokesman said Tuesday. …read more Source: The West...

    German, French foreign ministers anxious about Ukraine
    Feb23

    German, French foreign ministers anxious about Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The foreign ministers of France and Germany, on a visit to the Ukrainian capital, are expressing concern about political tensions that are impeding reform efforts, and about the persisting conflict in eastern… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Germany, France press Ukraine on graft, vote in rebel east (AFP)
    Feb23

    Germany, France press Ukraine on graft, vote in rebel east (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Germany and France on Tuesday urged Kiev to root out corruption and quickly adopt a law on elections in the pro-Russian east that may help resolve Ukraine’s separatist war. …read more Source: The West...

    France, Germany Urge Kyiv To Overcome Turmoil, Enact Reforms
    Feb23

    France, Germany Urge Kyiv To Overcome Turmoil, Enact Reforms

    The foreign ministers of Germany and France urged Ukraine to overcome its political turmoil and move ahead with reforms needed to revive the economy and carry out the Minsk peace agreement. Upon arriv …read more Source: Big News...

    France, Germany seek political stability in Ukraine (AFP)
    Feb22

    France, Germany seek political stability in Ukraine (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The foreign ministers of Germany and France urged Ukraine on Monday to quickly resolve its political crisis and recommitted themselves to efforts to resolve the separatist war in the east of the ex-Soviet state. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia MPs slam Ukraine’s choice of Crimean Tartar for Eurovision (AFP)
    Feb22

    Russia MPs slam Ukraine’s choice of Crimean Tartar for Eurovision (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Several Russian lawmakers on Monday denounced Ukraine’s choice of a Crimean Tatar to represent the country in this year’s Eurovision song contest, calling it a political choice aimed at vilifying Russia. …read more Source: The West...

    Remember the war in eastern Ukraine? It’s back
    Feb22

    Remember the war in eastern Ukraine? It’s back

    Though overshadowed by the war in Syria, fighting in eastern Ukraine has picked up sharply in recent weeks, residents along the front line, commanders and European monitors say. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    France, Germany urge Ukraine to implement reforms (AFP)
    Feb22

    France, Germany urge Ukraine to implement reforms (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – The French and German foreign ministers, who head to Kiev for talks on Monday, have urged Ukraine to push forward with reforms in the spirit of the movement that ousted Russian-backed president Viktor Yanukovych two years ago. …read more Source: The West...

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