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    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...

    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...

    ‘Historic’ cyber attack hits Ukraine government and businesses
    Jun27

    ‘Historic’ cyber attack hits Ukraine government and businesses

    A massive cyber attack caused disruption across Europe on Tuesday, but hackers appeared to target Ukrainian government offices, infrastructure and key businesses in particular. …read more Source: France...

    France’s Macron refuses to recognise Crimea ‘annexation’
    Jun26

    France’s Macron refuses to recognise Crimea ‘annexation’

    President Emmanuel Macron said Monday France refuses to recognise Russia’s “annexation” of the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea. …read more Source: France...

    Three years after annexation, Russia is spending billions on bridge to Crimea
    Mar28

    Three years after annexation, Russia is spending billions on bridge to Crimea

    It’s been three years since Vladimir Putin signed off on Russia’s annexation of Crimea – a unilateral act which landed Moscow with a wave of sanctions from Europe and the United States. Last year, Russia started building a bridge across the Kerch Strait which separates the peninsula of Crimea from the Russian mainland....

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