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    Ukraine crisis: Two killed in shelling despite ceasefire
    Sep17

    Ukraine crisis: Two killed in shelling despite ceasefire

    Shelling in the rebel-held eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk killed two people on Wednesday and wounded three others, the city council has confirmed. …read more Source: The...

    After six months of Crimean chaos, cult of Putin still reigns
    Sep17

    After six months of Crimean chaos, cult of Putin still reigns

    The portrait of President Putin staring down from the wall of Irina Ugrimova’s office is one of thousands now gracing… …read more Source: The...

    U.N. Security Council to discuss Dutch report on MH17 downing
    Sep17

    U.N. Security Council to discuss Dutch report on MH17 downing

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over war-torn eastern Ukraine will be discussed by the U.N. Security Council on Friday after Russia requested a meeting on a Dutch finding that a large number of fragments hit the plane and tore it apart. …read more Source:...

    The EU-Ukraine association agreement: a potted history
    Sep17

    The EU-Ukraine association agreement: a potted history

    Ukraine’s association agreement with the EU, now signed and in the process of ratification, has become highly controversial because of Ukraine’s political crisis in 2013 and Ukraine’s crises with Russia this year. When and how did the association agreement develop? The idea of an association agreement was floated in 2006,...

    Russia arrests signal new order
    Sep17

    Russia arrests signal new order

    Charges against tycoon spur speculation of a shift in a Moscow rattled by tensions over Ukraine and the effect of western sanctions …read more Source: Financial...

    Feeling the cold from Russia’s gas war
    Sep17

    Feeling the cold from Russia’s gas war

    The fear stalking European leaders is that European voters may soon feel the war in Ukraine on their skins. Russia has long tried to depict Ukraine as an unreliable partner for the European Union and, since Russia stopped supplying Ukraine with gas, there are fears that Ukraine might use Russian gas in its stores that is earmarked for the EU....

    Gloomy economic outlook as Russia’s trade war takes its toll
    Sep17

    Gloomy economic outlook as Russia’s trade war takes its toll

    Ukraine’s gloomy economic prospects have become darker still in recent weeks. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) now projects that Ukraine’s economy will shrink by 6.5% this year, rather than by 5.0%, its forecast early this summer. Those figures, which bear the heavy imprint of a drop in trade with Russia and a plunge in output in...

    Maidan coalition breaks up
    Sep17

    Maidan coalition breaks up

    Ukraine’s two leading politicians have decided not to combine forces for parliamentary elections in October, leaving questions about the long-term unity of the country’s pro-reform and pro-European alliance. Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk had been exploring the possibility of leading a...

    Ukraine crisis triggers increase in Polish support for national service
    Sep17

    Ukraine crisis triggers increase in Polish support for national service

    Survey suggests increasing number of Poles support return to national service in the wake of Russia’s annexation of Crimea …read more Source: The...

    Former Ukraine midfielder Andriy Gusin, 41, dies in motorbike accident
    Sep17

    Former Ukraine midfielder Andriy Gusin, 41, dies in motorbike accident

    Gusin won 71 caps, including at Germany World Cup Was assistant coach at Anzhi Makhachkala until MayThe former Ukraine midfielder Andriy Gusin, who helped his country reach the 2006 World Cup quarter-finals, has died in a motorbike accident, aged 41.Gusin made 71 appearances for Ukraine, including in all five World Cup matches in Germany, and...

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