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    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...

    Ukraine picks Crimean Tatar for Eurovision singing contest
    Feb22

    Ukraine picks Crimean Tatar for Eurovision singing contest

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukrainians have chosen a Crimean Tatar singer and her song about the mass deportation of Tatars under Josef Stalin as the country’s entry for this year’s Eurovision song contest.Susana Jamaladinova, who performs under… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian nationalist activists set up tents on Maidan
    Feb21

    Ukrainian nationalist activists set up tents on Maidan

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” About 100 nationalist activists have set up tents in central Kiev to press their calls for ousting the Ukrainian government brought to power two years ago following months of protests.They were joined by around… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine and rebels swap nine prisoners in first 2016 exchange (AFP)
    Feb20

    Ukraine and rebels swap nine prisoners in first 2016 exchange (AFP)

    Marinka (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels on Saturday exchanged nine prisoners captured in the country’s war-torn east in the first such swap this year, an AFP journalist witnessed. …read more Source: The West...

    Kiev demonstrators attack Russian banks
    Feb20

    Kiev demonstrators attack Russian banks

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Nationalist demonstrators in Ukraine have attacked two offices of Russian banks in the capital amid observances of the second anniversary of the protests that brought down the Russia-friendly president.Demonstrators… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainians mark Maidan protest anniversary amid political crisis (AFP)
    Feb20

    Ukrainians mark Maidan protest anniversary amid political crisis (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainians on Saturday sombrely marked the second anniversary of the bloody revolution that ousted Russian-backed president Viktor Yanukovych, as a fresh political crisis left many disillusioned with the current leadership. …read more Source: The West...

    German, French ministers plan Ukraine trip amid turmoil
    Feb19

    German, French ministers plan Ukraine trip amid turmoil

    BERLIN (AP) ” Germany’s foreign minister and his new French counterpart plan to make a joint visit to Kiev on Monday to prod Ukraine’s squabbling politicians to push ahead with reforms.German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN says conflict in Ukraine has affected 580,000 children
    Feb19

    UN says conflict in Ukraine has affected 580,000 children

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” The United Nations children’s agency says the conflict in Ukraine has deeply affected 580,000 children close to the front lines and in areas not under government control in the volatile east.UNICEF said in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine Says ‘Fully Ready’ For Court Battle With Russia
    Feb19

    Ukraine Says ‘Fully Ready’ For Court Battle With Russia

    Kyiv says it is “fully ready to decisively defend its interests” against a lawsuit brought by Russia. The Finance Ministry issued the statement on February 18, after Russia announced it had filed a la …read more Source: Big News...

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