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    As elections near, Putin says Russians will not stand for Ukraine-style coup
    Dec16

    As elections near, Putin says Russians will not stand for Ukraine-style coup

    President Vladimir Putin said Russians “do not want and will not stand for” a Ukraine-style coup as he responded to a question from a rival presidential candidate at his annual press conference on Thursday. …read more Source: France...

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili on “indefinite” hunger strike after second arrest
    Dec10

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili on “indefinite” hunger strike after second arrest

    Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has gone on hunger strike to protest his arrest in Ukraine on charges of trying to stage a coup sponsored by Russia, his lawyer and supporters said Saturday. …read more Source: France...

    Chechen accused of plotting to kill Putin wounded near Kiev, wife killed
    Nov01

    Chechen accused of plotting to kill Putin wounded near Kiev, wife killed

    A Chechen volunteer soldier who was accused of plotting to kill Russian President Vladimir Putin was wounded and his wife killed Monday when their car was strafed by gunfire near the Ukrainian capital, Kiev. …read more Source: France...

    Can former Georgian president Saakashvili galvanise Ukraine’s opposition?
    Oct26

    Can former Georgian president Saakashvili galvanise Ukraine’s opposition?

    Nearly four years after Ukrainians took to the streets and overthrew a corrupt government, some of them want to do it again. Currency devaluation and utility price hikes have made Ukrainians poorer, while corrupt officials still go unpunished. One man who says he wants to change that is former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili. He is now...

    In Ukraine, US defence chief accuses Moscow of seeking to ‘redraw borders by force’
    Aug26

    In Ukraine, US defence chief accuses Moscow of seeking to ‘redraw borders by force’

    US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday the United States was committed to helping Ukraine’s military, and sanctions against Russia would remain in place until Moscow stops supporting rebels and returns Crimea. …read more Source: France...

    ‘The whole thing stinks’: Saakashvili slams Ukraine for stripping his citizenship
    Jul28

    ‘The whole thing stinks’: Saakashvili slams Ukraine for stripping his citizenship

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili accused Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko of bowing to pressure from a Russian oligarch to strip him of his Ukrainian citizenship in an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 on Thursday. …read more Source: France...

    ‘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...

    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...

    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...

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