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    Ukraine Scrambles to Bolster US Support
    Nov11

    Ukraine Scrambles to Bolster US Support

    Seeking reassurance Despite these comments, Kiev has been seeking assurances of continued U.S. support. Mission in NYC done: more than 50 mtgs (meetings), 30 calls in 3 days to sup …read more Source: Big News...

    Georgia’s ex-president vows to force early Ukraine elections (AFP)
    Nov11

    Georgia’s ex-president vows to force early Ukraine elections (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Georgia’s pro-Western former president Mikheil Saakashvili on Friday announced plans to create a new opposition movement in Ukraine that aims to topple the current leadership and force early elections. …read more Source: The West...

    Saakashvili declares push for early elections in Ukraine
    Nov11

    Saakashvili declares push for early elections in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Mikhail Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who has resigned as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, says he will push for early elections in the country.Saakashvili said Friday that his goal is to hold “early… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Hackers claim Surkov emails show ‘Russian plan’ to destabilize Ukraine
    Nov09

    Hackers claim Surkov emails show ‘Russian plan’ to destabilize Ukraine

    The news that presidential aide Vladislav Surkovs emails have been hacked has created quite a stir both in Russia and Ukraine. Among other things, the hacked emails allegedly contained a plan aimed a …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine hopes for US support under Donald Trump (AFP)
    Nov09

    Ukraine hopes for US support under Donald Trump (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko congratulated US president-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday, expressing hoping that Washington will maintain its support for Kiev after he moves to the White House. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine pushes UN to step up scrutiny of Crimea (AFP)
    Nov09

    Ukraine pushes UN to step up scrutiny of Crimea (AFP)

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) – Ukraine on Tuesday launched a bid at the United Nations to condemn rights abuses in Crimea and press Russia to allow UN monitors to visit the territory. …read more Source: The West...

    Khodorkovsky urges UK to sanction Russian elites (AFP)
    Nov08

    Khodorkovsky urges UK to sanction Russian elites (AFP)

    London (AFP) – Former oil tycoon and Kremlin foe Mikhail Khodorkovsky on Tuesday urged British MPs to punish corrupt Russian officials with assets in Britain, saying broader sanctions on Russia did not work. …read more Source: The West...

    EU adds to Crimea sanctions blacklist (AFP)
    Nov08

    EU adds to Crimea sanctions blacklist (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – The European Union has added several people, including some recently elected to Russia’s parliament, to its sanctions blacklist for their role in supporting Moscow’s seizure of Crimea from Ukraine, officials said Tuesday. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says Saakashvilli could join opposition
    Nov08

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says Saakashvilli could join opposition

    LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) ” Ukraine’s president has suggested former Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvili is stepping down as governor of Odessa region to boost his own political career.Petro Poroshenko said in Slovenia Tuesday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia says Crimea-Turkey ferry service restored
    Nov08

    Russia says Crimea-Turkey ferry service restored

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Russian deputy says that a boat service has been restored between Turkey and the Crimean region annexed by the Kremlin.Russian State Duma deputy Ruslan Balbek wrote Tuesday on Facebook that the Varyag ship arrived… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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