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    Ukraine shelves corruption bill angering West (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian lawmakers bowed Wednesday to International Monetary Fund pressure and shelved a highly-controversial bill that critics feared would have defanged the former Soviet republic’s vital fight against corruption. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine puts brakes on corruption bill angering West (AFP)
    May17

    Ukraine puts brakes on corruption bill angering West (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s lawmakers Wednesday put the brakes on a bill that has triggered concern from its Western allies for hampering anti-corruption efforts in the graft-riddled former Soviet republic. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine’s presidential office says website attacked by Russia (AFP)
    May17

    Ukraine’s presidential office says website attacked by Russia (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The Ukrainian presidential administration said its website had been attacked by Russia in apparent retaliation for Kiev’s decision to block prominent Russian social networks. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine to block access to Russia’s social media websites
    May16

    Ukraine to block access to Russia’s social media websites

    MOSCOW (AP) ” In another round of sanctions in response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he will block access to Russia’s most popular social media websites and search engines.Poroshenko’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kremlin: Sanctions against Russia violate Ukrainians’ rights to information
    May16

    Kremlin: Sanctions against Russia violate Ukrainians’ rights to information

    Having expanded its sanctions against Kiev once again violated the Ukrainians rights to information, Russian presidents press secretary Dmitry Peskov said on May 16, TASS reports. It [the anti-Rus …read more Source: Big News...

    US political chaos is a return on Moscow’s investment
    May15

    US political chaos is a return on Moscow’s investment

    Russia has yet to collect much of what it hoped for from the Trump Administration, including the lifting of US sanctions and recognition of its annexation of Crimea.But the Kremlin has got a different return on its effort to help… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Eurovision winner greeted by ecstatic Portuguese nation
    May15

    Eurovision winner greeted by ecstatic Portuguese nation

    LISBON (AP) ” Eurovision winner Salvador Sobral was greeted as a national hero upon his return home to Portugal on Sunday, a day after winning the song contest in Ukraine’s capital.The 27-year-old Sobral was a virtual unknown before… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    The Latest: Eurovision winner arrives home to Portugal
    May15

    The Latest: Eurovision winner arrives home to Portugal

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The Latest on the Eurovision song contest (all times local):4:45 p.m.Eurovision winner Salvador Sobral has arrived in his native Lisbon after winning the Eurovision Song Contest in Ukraine.The 27-year-old… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EUROVISION 2017 IN KYIV: PORTUGAL TRIUMPHS
    May15

    EUROVISION 2017 IN KYIV: PORTUGAL TRIUMPHS

    Final. Portugal won the 62nd Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv in impressive style, sealing victory with both the jury vote and the popular vote. In a field of much pumping beats and pyrotechnics, Salvador Sobral secured victory for his nation for t…(Фінал. Переможцем 62-го міжнародного пісенного конкурсу “Євробачення-2017» став...

    Washington’s political chaos is a good return on investment for Moscow
    May15

    Washington’s political chaos is a good return on investment for Moscow

    Russia has yet to collect much of what it hoped for from the Trump administration, including the lifting of US sanctions and recognition of its annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

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