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    Forest fire rages near Chernobyl nuclear site (AFP)
    Apr28

    Forest fire rages near Chernobyl nuclear site (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A forest fire broke out Tuesday near the Chernobyl plant in Ukraine, scene of the world’s worst civil nuclear disaster in 1986, but posed no danger to the site, officials said. …read more Source: The West...

    Biden implores Ukraine to do more to fight corruption
    Apr28

    Biden implores Ukraine to do more to fight corruption

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Vice President Joe Biden is imploring Ukraine’s leaders to investigate and prosecute corruption that is rampant throughout the government.Biden says in a video message to a global aid conference for Ukraine that… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Vitali Klitschko ex-heavyweight boxing champ says Ukraine cant take on Russia alone
    Apr28

    Vitali Klitschko ex-heavyweight boxing champ says Ukraine cant take on Russia alone

    Using his might: ';If Ukraine will be alone in this fight, it will be a tragedy for all our countries,'; said Vitali Klitschko, who is pressuring the U.S. and the European Union to help his … …read more Source: Big News...

    Forest fire blazes in Chernobyl off-limits zone
    Apr28

    Forest fire blazes in Chernobyl off-limits zone

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Fire has engulfed a large sector of woods in the exclusion zone around the destroyed Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Ukrainian prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says the fire is being brought under control.It… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine says rebels using rocket launchers
    Apr28

    Ukraine says rebels using rocket launchers

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian military officials say separatist rebels in the east have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal.The army said in a statement Tuesday that rebels… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    MH17 crash Germany knew about risk of flying over Ukraine but failed to warn airlines
    Apr28

    MH17 crash Germany knew about risk of flying over Ukraine but failed to warn airlines

    Germany was told of the risk of flying above conflict-torn eastern Ukraine shortly before Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down last year but failed to pass on the alert, reports … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine’s rebels mete out rough justice in authority vacuum
    Apr28

    Ukraine’s rebels mete out rough justice in authority vacuum

    KRASNYI PARTYZAN, Ukraine (AP) ” A bruised rebel fighter in battle fatigues is tied to a traffic pole, avoiding glances as a crude message hung about his neck flutters in the wind: “I am a marauder. I beat up and robbed my countrymen.”The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Merkel Sanctions on Russia Should Be Tied to Minsk Deal
    Apr28

    Merkel Sanctions on Russia Should Be Tied to Minsk Deal

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday international sanctions imposed on Russia over its role in the conflict in eastern Ukraine should depend on whether peacekeeping commitments signed this … …read more Source: Big News...

    Poroshenko Ukraine Will be Ready to Join EU Within 5 Years
    Apr28

    Poroshenko Ukraine Will be Ready to Join EU Within 5 Years

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Monday that his country will be able to meet the conditions to apply for European Union membership within five years, while European Union officials rejected … …read more Source: Big News...

    Hunger strike Ukraine pilot ‘being transferred’ to Russian hospital (AFP)
    Apr27

    Hunger strike Ukraine pilot ‘being transferred’ to Russian hospital (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko has resumed her hunger strike and is withering away, her lawyer said on Monday, adding that authorities planned to transfer her to a Russian civilian hospital. …read more Source: The West...

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