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    Ukraine film director goes on trial in Russia (AFP)
    Jul21

    Ukraine film director goes on trial in Russia (AFP)

    Rostov-on-Don (Russia) (AFP) – A Ukrainian film director went on trial on terror charges in southern Russia on Tuesday, after Moscow held him for more than a year in a case decried by Kiev, rights groups and prominent film directors across the globe. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia’s UN draft on MH17 crash doesn’t call for tribunal
    Jul20

    Russia’s UN draft on MH17 crash doesn’t call for tribunal

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” Russia has circulated a U.N. resolution demanding that those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last year be brought to justice ” but eliminating the international tribunal that… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia submits alternative UN resolution on MH17 (AFP)
    Jul20

    Russia submits alternative UN resolution on MH17 (AFP)

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) – Russia said Monday it has introduced an alternative UN resolution opposed to creating a tribunal that would prosecute those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over rebel-held east Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Eyeing Russia, US leads fresh military drills in Ukraine (AFP)
    Jul20

    Eyeing Russia, US leads fresh military drills in Ukraine (AFP)

    Yavoriv (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukrainian and US troops launched fresh drills Monday near the war-torn country’s Polish border in a bid to show unity and resolve in the face of an increasingly defiant Kremlin. …read more Source: The West...

    US leads army drills in Ukraine (AFP)
    Jul20

    US leads army drills in Ukraine (AFP)

    Yavoriv (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukrainian and US troops launched fresh drills Monday near the war-torn country’s Polish border in a bid to show unity and resolve in the face of an increasingly defiant Kremlin. …read more Source: The West...

    Russian Ex-PMs Daughter Under Fire for Leaving for Ukraine
    Jul20

    Russian Ex-PMs Daughter Under Fire for Leaving for Ukraine

    MOSCOW – The daughter of a former Russian prime minister has accepted the job of deputy governor in a Ukrainian region, a decision that has sparked criticism in both Russia and Ukraine. Maria … …read more Source: Big News...

    US-led drills in Ukraine may threaten peace process: Moscow (AFP)
    Jul20

    US-led drills in Ukraine may threaten peace process: Moscow (AFP)

    Moscow (Russia) (AFP) – Moscow on Monday said US-led military exercises in western Ukraine that began this week may have “explosive” consequences and threaten to derail the peace process in the separatist east. …read more Source: The West...

    Lithuania removes remaining Soviet-era statues in capital
    Jul20

    Lithuania removes remaining Soviet-era statues in capital

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) ” Workers in Lithuania have begun dismantling the last Soviet statues in the capital, following calls prompted by the Ukraine crisis that symbols of Soviet occupation be removed.The statues, which depict… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian ex-PM’s daughter under fire for leaving for Ukraine
    Jul20

    Russian ex-PM’s daughter under fire for leaving for Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The daughter of a former Russian prime minister is under fire from both Russia and Ukraine for accepting the job of a deputy governor in a Ukrainian region.Maria Gaidar’s appointment as deputy governor of Odessa,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    8,000 HIV patients at risk in East Ukraine
    Jul20

    8,000 HIV patients at risk in East Ukraine

    Some 8,000 people with HIV in war-torn eastern Ukraine are facing a critical shortage of medicine, with a UN AIDS envoy saying their supply will soon run out unless a blockade is lifted. …read more Source:...

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