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    Mikheil Saakashvili: ‘Ukraine’s government has no vision for reform’
    May25

    Mikheil Saakashvili: ‘Ukraine’s government has no vision for reform’

    A year after becoming governor of Odessa, the combative ex-Georgian president talks about his anti-corruption drive and his frustration with Petro PoroshenkoWhen Mikheil Saakashvili was appointed governor of the Ukrainian region of Odessa a year ago, the former Georgian president constantly mentioned Vladimir Putin. Reforms in post-revolution...

    Pardoned Russians on way to prisoner swap for jailed Ukrainian Savchenko
    May25

    Pardoned Russians on way to prisoner swap for jailed Ukrainian Savchenko

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukraine has pardoned the two jailed Russians to be swapped for imprisoned Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, a source close to the prisoner exchange told Reuters. …read more Source:...

    Russia bombing Syria to tilt ‘balance in favor of Brexit:’ Labour MP
    May25

    Russia bombing Syria to tilt ‘balance in favor of Brexit:’ Labour MP

    Russia is bombing Syrian civilians to worsen the refugee crisis in Europe,”tilt the balance in favor of Brexit,” and fragment the European stance on Ukraine, U.K. Labour MP Geraint Davies said in a question-and-answer session in the House of Commons Tuesday. The Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond agreed there was “definitely a Russian strategy to...

    Ukraine: 7 soldiers killed, 9 wounded in eastern clashes
    May24

    Ukraine: 7 soldiers killed, 9 wounded in eastern clashes

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    France allows banned Russian to travel for animal health talks
    May24

    France allows banned Russian to travel for animal health talks

    PARIS — The French foreign ministry confirmed Tuesday that France had granted a visa to a Russian minister who is subject to an EU travel ban but insisted the decision was permitted as the official was traveling to an international event. “It is allowed when officials travel for meetings of international organizations such as the U.N. or others,”...

    Surge in eastern fighting kills seven Ukrainian soldiers: official
    May24

    Surge in eastern fighting kills seven Ukrainian soldiers: official

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday seven of its servicemen had been killed in the past 24 hours as a result of increased attacks by pro-Russian rebels, the highest reported daily casualty figure since August. …read more Source:...

    Russia, France, Germany, Ukraine discuss holding elections to regain Minsk momentum
    May24

    Russia, France, Germany, Ukraine discuss holding elections to regain Minsk momentum

    The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France discussed preparations for local elections in eastern Ukraine, a key step in the Minsk peace agreement, in a call Monday, the German government said. Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President François Hollande and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko were...

    Tsvetana Pironkova Remains Sole Bulgarian Representative at Roland Garros
    May24

    Tsvetana Pironkova Remains Sole Bulgarian Representative at Roland Garros

    The highest ranking Bulgarian female tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova remained the country’s sole representative at this year’s edition of Roland Garros. In a match from the first round played on Monday, Pironkova defeated Italian Sara Errani with 6:3, 6:2. In the second round, the Bulgarian will face for the first time in her career...

    Russia, Ukraine commit to Minsk accords in call with France, Germany
    May24

    Russia, Ukraine commit to Minsk accords in call with France, Germany

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The leaders of Russia and Ukraine discussed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the French President preparations to hold elections in an eastern Ukrainian area hit by a pro-Russian insurrection, according to the german government. …read more Source:...

    France ignores EU sanctions list, grants visa to banned Russian minister
    May24

    France ignores EU sanctions list, grants visa to banned Russian minister

    France has defied an EU travel ban and granted a visa to Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev, despite the fact he is blacklisted from entering the bloc due to his support of Moscow’s annexation of Crimea. The Russian ministry confirmed Tkachev had been granted a French visa to head the Russian delegation at the World Organization...

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