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    Challenges Await Ukraine Anti-Corruption Agency
    May08

    Challenges Await Ukraine Anti-Corruption Agency

    An agency established to fight corruption in Ukraine faces challenges, both within Ukraine’s government and from the country’s wealthy oligarchs. The National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko slams ‘appeasement’ of Moscow (AFP)
    May08

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko slams ‘appeasement’ of Moscow (AFP)

    Gdansk (Poland) (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday criticised what he termed a policy of appeasement towards Russia in the context of the separatist conflict in Ukraine’s east. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia Unveils Monument To Polite People Behind Crimean Invasion
    May08

    Russia Unveils Monument To Polite People Behind Crimean Invasion

    Russia’s first monument honoring the “polite people” behind last year’s armed annexation of Crimea has been erected in the Far Eastern city of Belogorsk. Veterans, residents, and a phalanx of … …read more Source: Big News...

    U.S. Ambassador To Ukraine Says Russia Has To Change Its Approach
    May08

    U.S. Ambassador To Ukraine Says Russia Has To Change Its Approach

    KYIV — The U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Geoffrey Pyatt, says Russia has to change its approach to the situation in Ukraine’s east to make peace in the region possible. Talking to RFE/RL in Kyiv on … …read more Source: Big News...

    German FM: progress in resuming NATO-Russia military contact
    May07

    German FM: progress in resuming NATO-Russia military contact

    VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) ” German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says Russia and NATO are making progress in restoring military contacts that were suspended as the Ukraine crisis intensified.”I’m glad that, after the situation… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russias Turn to East More Economic Than Ideological
    May07

    Russias Turn to East More Economic Than Ideological

    Western leaders are boycotting a massive military victory parade in Moscow this week that commemorates the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II because of Russia’s actions in Ukraine. But many … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine warring sides hold talks to shore up faltering truce (AFP)
    May06

    Ukraine warring sides hold talks to shore up faltering truce (AFP)

    Minsk (AFP) – Ukraine’s warring sides tried to shore up a faltering truce deal Wednesday after Kiev said five soldiers were killed in clashes in the war-torn east. …read more Source: The West...

    5 Ukrainian troops killed as cease-fire teeters on brink
    May06

    5 Ukrainian troops killed as cease-fire teeters on brink

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine says five government troops battling separatist forces in the east have been killed in one of the worst single days of bloodshed since a cease-fire was declared in February.Military spokesman Andriy… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Five Ukrainian soldiers killed, 12 wounded in past day: Kiev (AFP)
    May06

    Five Ukrainian soldiers killed, 12 wounded in past day: Kiev (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Five Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 12 wounded over the last 24 hours as clashes rumbled on between government forces and pro-Russian rebels, a military spokesman said Wednesday. …read more Source: The West...

    As Ukraine erects defenses, critics fear expensive failure
    May06

    As Ukraine erects defenses, critics fear expensive failure

    HOPTIVKA, Ukraine (AP) ” The flimsy, razor wire-topped fences popping up along bare expanses of Ukraine’s eastern frontier are the first line of defense against a much-feared Russian invasion. Trenches fortified by timber have been… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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