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Ukraine, Belarus leaders mark Chernobyl anniversary
Apr27

Ukraine, Belarus leaders mark Chernobyl anniversary

The leaders of Ukraine and Belarus have toured the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident, marking the 31st anniversary of the disaster. Debate continues over the death toll from radiation poisoning in the region. …read more Source: Deutsche...

Ukraine cuts electricity to rebel areas, Russia steps in
Apr25

Ukraine cuts electricity to rebel areas, Russia steps in

Ukraine has cut off the supply of electricity to an eastern part of the country controlled by pro-Russian separatists, saying bills need to be paid. Now, Moscow is stepping in. …read more Source: Deutsche...

EU stands firms on Crimea sanctions against Russia
Apr24

EU stands firms on Crimea sanctions against Russia

The EU’s top diplomat, Federica Mogherini, has told Russia that while the bloc wants closer ties with Moscow, there are undeniable problems. The Russian foreign minister seems to feel the same way. …read more Source: Deutsche...

EU sanctions on Russia over Crimea to stay: Mogherini
Apr24

EU sanctions on Russia over Crimea to stay: Mogherini

The EU’s top diplomat, Federica Mogherini, has told Russia that while the bloc wants closer ties with Moscow, there are undeniable problems. The Russian foreign minister seems to feel the same way. …read more Source: Deutsche...

Ukraine arrests two on corruption allegations
Apr21

Ukraine arrests two on corruption allegations

Ukraine has detained a prominent energy executive and a former MP on graft allegations. Strengthening anti-graft measures is a key demand of the IMF and Western governments. …read more Source: Deutsche...

UN court rejects Ukraine bid to block funding for pro-Russian rebels
Apr20

UN court rejects Ukraine bid to block funding for pro-Russian rebels

A request by Kyiv for emergency measures against pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine has been rejected by the International Court of Justice. The court did, however, warn Moscow to protect ethnic rights in Crimea. …read more Source: Deutsche...

Germany strengthens efforts to secure ceasefire in eastern Ukraine
Apr18

Germany strengthens efforts to secure ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

Under an “all for all” principle, the German chancellor has called on warring parties to make progress on prisoner exchanges. Amid increased violations, a full ceasefire has remained an elusive feature of the conflict. …read more Source: Deutsche...

Protest over Russian Crimea map in German textbook
Apr16

Protest over Russian Crimea map in German textbook

The German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees withdrew its approval for a textbook over a map showing Crimea as part of Russia. The story of a small Berlin firm stepping on a minefield of international politics. …read more Source: Deutsche...

Protest over incorrect map of Crimea in German textbook
Apr16

Protest over incorrect map of Crimea in German textbook

The German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees withdrew its approval for a textbook over a map showing Crimea as part of Russia. The story of a small Berlin firm stepping on a minefield of international politics. …read more Source: Deutsche...

European Parliament approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians
Apr06

European Parliament approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians

An EU bill allowing Ukrainians into the bloc for short stays without visas has been overwhelmingly backed by the European Parliament. Amid the conflict with Russia, the deal is a show of closer EU-Ukraine ties. …read more Source: Deutsche...

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