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    Ukraine depot blasts prompt evacuations
    Mar23

    Ukraine depot blasts prompt evacuations

    Explosions at massive arms depot in eastern Ukraine described as “sabotage” as up to 20,000 evacuated – media say …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Ukraine spy agency bars Russian Eurovision singer
    Mar23

    [Ticker] Ukraine spy agency bars Russian Eurovision singer

    On Wednesday, Ukraine’s domestic intelligence agency barred Russian singer Yulia Samoylova from entering the country for three years, two months ahead of the Eurovision song-contest, where Samoylova was to represent Russia. In 2015 Samoylova had toured in Crimea, a Ukrainian region annexed by Russia, without permission from Ukrainian...

    Eurovision disappointed by Kiev’s decision to ban Russian contestant
    Mar22

    Eurovision disappointed by Kiev’s decision to ban Russian contestant

    The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is deeply disappointed in Kiev’s decision to ban Russian Eurovision contestant Yulia Samoilova from entering Ukraine, the union said in a statement published on the Eurovision website. “We have to respect the local laws of the host country, however we are deeply disappointed in this decision as we feel...

    Federica Mogherini ‘soft’ on disinformation, critics say
    Mar22

    Federica Mogherini ‘soft’ on disinformation, critics say

    Federica Mogherini’s unit working to counter Russian disinformation and propaganda strategies — known as the East StratCom team — has a problem. Unfortunately for Mogherini, it’s her. Activists, analysts, foreign ministries and political opponents in the European People’s Party have piled pressure...

    Eurovision host Ukraine bans Russia’s entry
    Mar22

    Eurovision host Ukraine bans Russia’s entry

    Contestant Julia Samoylova told by Kiev she cannot travel to annual music competition …read more Source: Financial...

    [Ticker] Russia invites EU diplomats to occupied Crimea
    Mar22

    [Ticker] Russia invites EU diplomats to occupied Crimea

    The Russian foreign ministry Wednesday invited EU diplomats to “see with their own eyes” how Russian occupation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula for the past two years has led to “positive changes in the lives of people” there. It spoke after the EU foreign service and the European Parliament voiced support for...

    Iranian oil for Belarus arrives in Ukrainian port
    Mar22

    Iranian oil for Belarus arrives in Ukrainian port

    According to the source, the tanker carried 80,000 tonnes of Iranian oil, which was promptly unloaded in the Odessa port. The first lot of oil will reach Mozyr Oil Refinery this week. …read more Source:...

    International program to support talented youth in Chernobyl-hit regions kicks off in Kalinkovichi
    Mar22

    International program to support talented youth in Chernobyl-hit regions kicks off in Kalinkovichi

    The program will run from 22 March to 21 April and span Gomel Oblast, Mogilev Oblast, Minsk Oblast, and Brest Oblast of Belarus. It will also involve Russia’s Bryansk Oblast and Smolensk Oblast, and Ukraine’s Chernigov Oblast. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian security agency arrests nine suspected saboteurs
    Mar22

    Ukrainian security agency arrests nine suspected saboteurs

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) says it has uncovered a network of saboteurs in Odessa working for Russia, arresting nine men with Ukrainian passports. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Ukraine bans Russia’s Eurovision singer Samoylova
    Mar22

    Ukraine bans Russia’s Eurovision singer Samoylova

    Ukraine has barred Russia’s entry for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest from entering the country. …read more Source:...

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