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    Volunteer  brigades, with kit supplied by families, bridge Ukraine’s military  gaps
    Mar19

    Volunteer brigades, with kit supplied by families, bridge Ukraine’s military gaps

    British and US training for Kiev’s army – where the supply chain is notoriously corrupt – is desperately needed Igor Kuzyo, a nightclub bouncer from Lviv, received a draft notice last summer. But rather than join the Ukrainian army, he travelled east and signed up with a volunteer battalion. At least 30 of these loosely regulated brigades...

    VIDEO: ‘Please help us defend our country’
    Mar19

    VIDEO: ‘Please help us defend our country’

    Ukraine PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk says he welcomes British assistance training Ukrainian soldiers but that he needs more help from the EU to defend his country. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine urges EU to keep up sanctions on Russia
    Mar19

    Ukraine urges EU to keep up sanctions on Russia

    Author(s): Dan Alexe h_51830845.jpg Ukraine urged the European Union on Thursday to stay united in keeping up sanctions pressure on Russia over the conflict in eastern Ukraine, as EU leaders gathered for a two-day summit. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that if Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to divide Europe over...

    EU likely to keep Russia sanctions after Merkel weighs in
    Mar19

    EU likely to keep Russia sanctions after Merkel weighs in

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders look likely to keep economic sanctions on Russia in place until a Ukraine ceasefire deal is fully working, after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday it would be wrong to ease pressure on Moscow prematurely. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria Starts Major Tourism Promotion Drive via European TV Channels
    Mar19

    Bulgaria Starts Major Tourism Promotion Drive via European TV Channels

    Bulgaria has launched a large-scale promotion of its resorts and tourist sites via four pan-European TV channels as part of steps to make up for a drop in the number of visitors from Russia and Ukraine. Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova said on Thursday increased interest from tourists from Austria, Germany and France is expected as a result of...

    Bordyuzha: CSTO ready to deploy its peacekeepers to resolve conflict in Ukraine
    Mar19

    Bordyuzha: CSTO ready to deploy its peacekeepers to resolve conflict in Ukraine

    The CSTO has a peacekeeping capacity. Our peacekeepers continuously undergo corresponding training. If such a decision is taken by the United Nations, we stand ready to provide peacekeeping units,” Nikolai Bordyuzha noted. …read more Source:...

    Civilian life slowly returns to Donetsk – in pictures
    Mar19

    Civilian life slowly returns to Donetsk – in pictures

    Under a fragile ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists the residents of Donetsk are slowing trying to resume their lives. Photographer Max Avdeev, who’s been in the city through the fighting, documented the return for Meduza … …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine and energy strain regional ties
    Mar19

    Ukraine and energy strain regional ties

    Clashing political and economic desires are usurping historical and geographical ties in central Europe …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine hands official peacekeepers deployment request over to EU
    Mar19

    Ukraine hands official peacekeepers deployment request over to EU

    Kyiv has officially handed a letter over to Brussels, requesting that the Council of the EU consider the possibility of deploying a peacekeeping mission in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    U.S. Vice President: First batch of military vehicles to arrive in Ukraine late March
    Mar19

    U.S. Vice President: First batch of military vehicles to arrive in Ukraine late March

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a telephone conversation with Vice President of the United States Joseph Biden. …read more Source:...

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