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    Ice Bucket Challenge, Meet Ukraine’s ‘Blood Bucket’ Challenge
    Sep19

    Ice Bucket Challenge, Meet Ukraine’s ‘Blood Bucket’ Challenge

    Can this blood bucket challenge video make the Ukrainian cause go viral? Screenshot from YouTube.com. A group of European youths are attempting to draw attention to the conflict in Ukraine by putting a gory twist on the infamous Ice Bucket Challenge. This time around, the buckets are filled with metaphorical blood. The initial meme,...

    Obama praises ‘excellent’ Poroshenko
    Sep19

    Obama praises ‘excellent’ Poroshenko

    President Barack Obama has given his support to the visiting Petro Poroshenko, describing himself as a “strong friend” to Ukraine’s leader. …read more Source:...

    Obama meets Poroshenko in Washington pledging more support for Ukraine
    Sep19

    Obama meets Poroshenko in Washington pledging more support for Ukraine

    The Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has met with US President Barack Obama at the White House. Obama pledged his support, saying: “as you saw… …read more Source:...

    US and Ukraine, history of ups and downs
    Sep19

    US and Ukraine, history of ups and downs

    When Ukraine signed the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty in 1994, one of Ukraine’s conditions was that fellow signatories Russia and the United… …read more Source:...

    US to send $46 million in non-lethal aid to Ukraine
    Sep18

    US to send $46 million in non-lethal aid to Ukraine

    The US will send $46 million in military assistance to Ukraine’s military but declined a request from President Petro Poroshenko (left) to send lethal aid to help in the battle against Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine. …read more Source: France...

    ‘We cannot win the war with blankets’ – Poroshenko asks US for more military aid
    Sep18

    ‘We cannot win the war with blankets’ – Poroshenko asks US for more military aid

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has asked the US Congress for more lethal military aid for fighting in the east of Ukraine. He told US senators… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian president makes emotional plea to Congress for greater US support – video
    Sep18

    Ukrainian president makes emotional plea to Congress for greater US support – video

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko appeals to the US Congress on Thursday, for lethal and non-lethal military aid and more sanctions. Poroshenko made the appeal during his visit to Washington to bolster US support for his strategy in handling Russian-backed separatists. The White House responded to the speech by issuing a factsheet listing US...

    Putin ‘privately threatened to invade Poland, Romania and the Baltic states’
    Sep18

    Putin ‘privately threatened to invade Poland, Romania and the Baltic states’

    German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung reports that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told European Commission that Putin made the threat in a recent conversation …read more Source: The...

    Baltic states wary as Russia takes more strident tone with neighbours
    Sep18

    Baltic states wary as Russia takes more strident tone with neighbours

    Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, anxious that battle of wits with Kremlin may escalate, look to Nato for back-up pledgeThe 23rd floor of the Hotel Viru in Tallinn has been carefully preserved as a reminder of Estonia’s past. Like much else in the Soviet era, it did not officially exist even though everyone knew it was there. It was where the...

    Poroshenko urges US to arm Ukraine
    Sep18

    Poroshenko urges US to arm Ukraine

    Ukraine president receives standing ovations for speech in which he warned non-lethal aid is not enough to turn tide in Kiev’s battle with rebels …read more Source: Financial...

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