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    Ukraine bars 3 BBC journalists from entering Ukraine
    Sep17

    Ukraine bars 3 BBC journalists from entering Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine has barred a few dozen reporters, including three BBC journalists, from entering the country as an unspecified security threat.Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko late on Wednesday signed a sanctions list… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine expands list of sanctions against Russia (AFP)
    Sep16

    Ukraine expands list of sanctions against Russia (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday expanded a list of sanctions against Russian companies and individuals held responsible for the ex-Soviet state’s eastern uprising and for Moscow’s annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine campaigns to strip Russia of UN veto power (AFP)
    Sep16

    Ukraine campaigns to strip Russia of UN veto power (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine redoubled its long-shot bid Wednesday to see Russia stripped of its veto power on the UN Security Council when the global body’s General Assembly meets in the coming weeks. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia jails two for pro-Ukrainian graffiti (AFP)
    Sep16

    Russia jails two for pro-Ukrainian graffiti (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced two young men to prison sentences for painting Soviet statues in the colours of the Ukrainian flag and daubing pro-Kiev graffiti. …read more Source: The West...

    International monitors: Cease-fire in eastern Ukraine holds
    Sep16

    International monitors: Cease-fire in eastern Ukraine holds

    MOSCOW (AP) ” International observers in eastern Ukraine say that a cease-fire there has been holding for two weeks now.More than 8,000 people have been killed in fighting between Russia-backed separatist rebels and Ukrainian government… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine to nearly double size of police force
    Sep16

    Ukraine to nearly double size of police force

    KHERSON, Ukraine — Ukraine will nearly double the number of its police officers by the end of the year, Internal Affairs Minister Arsen Avakov said Tuesday. “As of today, the number of our police am …read more Source: Big News...

    Russia puts Ukrainians on trial for Chechnya killings (AFP)
    Sep16

    Russia puts Ukrainians on trial for Chechnya killings (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Two Ukrainians went on trial in Russia on Tuesday accused of murdering dozens of Russian soldiers in Chechnya in the 1990s while fighting with separatists in a nationalist hit squad. …read more Source: The West...

    Preliminary Hearing Into Savchenko’s Case Resumes In Russia
    Sep15

    Preliminary Hearing Into Savchenko’s Case Resumes In Russia

    A Russian court has resumed the preliminary hearing into the high-profile case against Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko, charged with providing information that led to the deaths of two Russian journal …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukrainian pilot’s murder trial to start September 22 (AFP)
    Sep15

    Ukrainian pilot’s murder trial to start September 22 (AFP)

    Donetsk (Russia) (AFP) – A Russian court on Tuesday said a Ukrainian female helicopter pilot will go on trial next week over the murder of two Russian journalists, and ruled that she must stay behind bars meanwhile. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine wants Western weaponry if Minsk deal fails – official (Reuters)
    Sep15

    Ukraine wants Western weaponry if Minsk deal fails – official (Reuters)

    By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukraine will renew its calls for lethal defensive weaponry from its Western allies if the Minsk peace deal fails, the country’s top official to NATO… …read more Source: The West...

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