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    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:...

    Ukrainian Pilot Pledges Full Hunger Strike As Trial In Russia Nears End
    Mar01

    Ukrainian Pilot Pledges Full Hunger Strike As Trial In Russia Nears End

    A Ukrainian pilot who has been refusing food while on trial in Russia has threatened to go on full hunger strike unless she is extradited back home after the verdict. Nadia Savchenko’s sister (Vira Sa …read more Source: Big News...

    Imprisoned Ukrainian pilot threatens to go on hunger strike
    Mar01

    Imprisoned Ukrainian pilot threatens to go on hunger strike

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The sister of an imprisoned Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia says her sibling will go on hunger strike unless she is extradited back home after the verdict.Closing arguments in the trial of Ukrainian pilot… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia and Ukraine urged to live up to 2015 peace agreement
    Feb29

    Russia and Ukraine urged to live up to 2015 peace agreement

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” The European security organization is expressing deep concern at continuing cease-fire violations in eastern Ukraine and is urging the Russian and Ukrainian governments to live up to their commitments in the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Germany at UN raises alarm over Ukraine ceasefire (AFP)
    Feb29

    Germany at UN raises alarm over Ukraine ceasefire (AFP)

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) – Germany’s foreign minister said Monday he was deeply concerned by continued violations of the ceasefire in Ukraine and restrictions imposed on monitors overseeing the truce in the nearly two-year war. …read more Source: The West...

    JKX cautions on $41 million in potential Ukrainian liabilities (Reuters)
    Feb29

    JKX cautions on $41 million in potential Ukrainian liabilities (Reuters)

    By Esha Vaish (Reuters) – JKX Oil & Gas Plc set out potential liabilities of $41 million from Ukrainian cases as its new board tries to restore investor confidence wit… …read more Source: The West...

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