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Macron to make first foray into Ukraine conflict peace talks
Jul22

Macron to make first foray into Ukraine conflict peace talks

The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany will hold telephone talks on Monday, officials said, amid a fresh flare up in fighting in eastern Ukraine between government troops and Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source: The Local...

‘Looking for Lenin’: The search for fallen Soviet statues in Ukraine
Jul20

‘Looking for Lenin’: The search for fallen Soviet statues in Ukraine

For decades of Soviet empire, statues of founding father Vladimir Lenin presided triumphantly over city squares and parks. When the USSR collapsed in 1990, thousands of Lenin statues remained on their pedestals, 5,500 of them in Ukraine alone. Today, not a single one remains standing in Ukraine. The story of what happened to these statues is the...

Anger in Kyiv as Ukraine rebels proclaim ‘Little Russia’
Jul18

Anger in Kyiv as Ukraine rebels proclaim ‘Little Russia’

The leader of a pro-Russian separatist group says he wants to carve a new state from rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

Agent ‘Kateryna’, Ukraine’s anti-corruption hero
Jul18

Agent ‘Kateryna’, Ukraine’s anti-corruption hero

The government that came to power in Ukraine after the 2014 revolution promised to end corruption. The EU also made progress on that front a condition of giving Ukrainians visa-free travel, which they finally got in June this year. It has taken a long time, but the country’s Anti-Corruption Bureau is now fully operational. It has just...

Dutch memorial unveiled to victims of MH17 flight shot down over Ukraine
Jul17

Dutch memorial unveiled to victims of MH17 flight shot down over Ukraine

The Netherlands unveiled a national monument on Monday in memory of the 298 people killed in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner in 2014 …read more Source:...

Memorial forest unveiled on third anniversary of MH17 crash
Jul17

Memorial forest unveiled on third anniversary of MH17 crash

Three years after a missile shot down a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over Ukraine, killing all 298 passengers on board, families and loved ones attended the unveiling of a “living memorial” in honour of their loved ones. …read more Source: France...

Ukraine to start NATO talks: Russia angry, the West uncertain
Jul16

Ukraine to start NATO talks: Russia angry, the West uncertain

Ukraine will start talks on joining NATO, President Petro Poroshenko announced on Monday, a move likely to strain already tense relations between the West and Ukraine’s neighbour Russia. …read more Source: France...

View: Why an EU-Ukraine customs union would be mutually benefitial
Jul12

View: Why an EU-Ukraine customs union would be mutually benefitial

If the EU turns Ukraine away, what message does that send to other states in our neighborhood, or to Russia? …read more Source:...

Ukraine seeks path into NATO in light of Russian threats
Jul10

Ukraine seeks path into NATO in light of Russian threats

Ukraine will begin discussions with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on an action plan to get it into the U.S.-led alliance, its leader said on Monday, while the country would work on reforms to meet membership standards by 2020. …read more Source: France...

NATO Secretary General to visit Ukraine
Jul08

NATO Secretary General to visit Ukraine

Ukraine is set to welcome Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on July 10th. The visit coincides with the 20th anniversary of the distinctive …read more Source:...

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