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    Ukraine celebrates, with an eye on Russia
    Aug23

    Ukraine celebrates, with an eye on Russia

    KIEV — More than 200 military vehicles — including tanks and missile carriers — flanked by ranks of troops are being prepared for Ukraine’s largest-ever military parade on Wednesday. The martial tone of Ukraine’s independence day celebrations isn’t unexpected. Two years ago, the date marked a large-scale offensive by...

    Andrzej Duda to be the only foreign guest at Ukrainian Independence anniversary in Kiev
    Aug23

    Andrzej Duda to be the only foreign guest at Ukrainian Independence anniversary in Kiev

    Polish President Andrzej Duda will travel to Kiev in order to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence on August 24, where he will meet his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko and discuss the prospects for stability in the region. President Duda will be the only foreign head of state to attend the ceremony. Earlier at the...

    Ukraine tension rises as Independence Day nears
    Aug23

    Ukraine tension rises as Independence Day nears

    A ceasefire is supposed to be in place. …read more Source:...

    Russia, Germany, France raise alarm over fighting in Ukraine
    Aug23

    Russia, Germany, France raise alarm over fighting in Ukraine

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    Kremlin says Putin, Merkel, Hollande to meet to discuss Ukraine on Sept. 4-5 at G20
    Aug23

    Kremlin says Putin, Merkel, Hollande to meet to discuss Ukraine on Sept. 4-5 at G20

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The leaders of Russia, Germany and France have agreed to meet to discuss the situation in Ukraine on September 4-5 in China on the sidelines of the G20 summit, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Trump is already helping Putin consolidate control of Ukraine
    Aug23

    Trump is already helping Putin consolidate control of Ukraine

    MOSCOW—In living rooms and kitchens across Russia and Ukraine, the U.S. presidential election is as riveting to TV viewers as “Game of Thrones” is to their American counterparts. Every time Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump speak of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Crimea, Russian hackers or the Donbas (the disputed region of eastern Ukraine) —...

    Polish President to attend Ukrainian independence anniversary in Kiev
    Aug23

    Polish President to attend Ukrainian independence anniversary in Kiev

    Polish President Andrzej Duda will travel to Kiev where he will meet his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko during events marking the 25th anniversary of the country’s independence. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Polish President to attend Ukrainian anniversary commemorations in Kiev
    Aug23

    Polish President to attend Ukrainian anniversary commemorations in Kiev

    Polish President Andrzej Duda will travel to Kiev where he will meet Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko during commemorations marking the 25th anniversary of the country’s independence. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    ​Ukraine’s medicine bill slashed by 25% after UK firm brought in to handle procurement
    Aug23

    ​Ukraine’s medicine bill slashed by 25% after UK firm brought in to handle procurement

    Crown Agents and two UN agencies are working to root out corrupt intermediaries but are facing politcal resistance to changeA British company hired to buy medicines for Ukraine’s health ministry has succeeded in cutting prices by up to a quarter, in a rare success for anti-corruption efforts.Last year, under pressure from activists...

    Tory dream of a short, sharp Brexit
    Aug23

    Tory dream of a short, sharp Brexit

    LONDON – Theresa May began the summer reiterating that “Brexit means Brexit.” She will return to work on Wednesday under pressure to explain what British withdrawal will look like. In her absence, a chasm of expectation has opened up between increasingly hardline expectations in Westminster, where Euroskeptics believe their plan for a short,...

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