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    US urges Ukraine to cut ‘cancer of corruption’
    Dec07

    US urges Ukraine to cut ‘cancer of corruption’

    America is urging Ukraine to cut what it describes as the “cancer of corruption.” During a visit to the country, US Vice President Joe Biden said… …read more Source:...

    Biden gives Ukraine ‘one more chance’ to reform
    Dec07

    Biden gives Ukraine ‘one more chance’ to reform

    The United States pledged an extra $190 million in aid to Ukraine Monday, but Vice President Joe Biden warned that Kiev has just “one more chance” to root out corruption or lose the funding. Biden held talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, pledging support for Ukraine in the face of Russian aggression and urging the country’s...

    Ukrainian leader accused of corruption
    Dec07

    Ukrainian leader accused of corruption

    Ukraine’s top prosecutors are investigating the alleged involvement of Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the country’s prime minister, in a $90 million-a-year corruption… …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine ‘in process’ of resuming power supplies to Crimea: Ukrenergo
    Dec07

    Ukraine ‘in process’ of resuming power supplies to Crimea: Ukrenergo

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is resuming electricity supplies to Russian-annexed Crimea, a state energy official said on Monday, more than two weeks after unknown saboteurs blew up power lines to the peninsula causing widespread blackouts. …read more Source:...

    Dutch Golden Age paintings ‘held for €50m ransom by Ukrainian far-Right militia group’
    Dec07

    Dutch Golden Age paintings ‘held for €50m ransom by Ukrainian far-Right militia group’

    Westfries Museum alleges that the group holding the artworks was the Battalion of Organisation of Ukrainian Nationalists (Battalion OUN) …read more Source: The...

    Stolen Dutch paintings offered for sale by Ukrainian militia
    Dec07

    Stolen Dutch paintings offered for sale by Ukrainian militia

    Museum from which golden age artworks vanished in 2005 believes security service and political party also involved in attempt to sell canvases A hoard of stolen golden age Dutch paintings is being offered for sale by an ultra-nationalist militia in Ukraine, according to the museum from which the works vanished a decade ago.The Westfries Museum in...

    Ukraine ‘3%’ away from EU visa-free green light
    Dec07

    Ukraine ‘3%’ away from EU visa-free green light

    EU warns Ukraine on anti-corruption reforms ahead of visa-free report. Ukraine more interested in stopping German-Russian gas pipe. …read more Source:...

    Vladimir Putin: ‘No touching, licking or biting’
    Dec07

    Vladimir Putin: ‘No touching, licking or biting’

    Some may find Vladimir Putin and his policies hard to swallow, but that’s not a problem with a life-sized chocolate statue of the Russian president. Artist Nikita Gusev created the 154-pound statue as part of the Festival of Chocolate fair in St. Petersburg. It shows Putin alongside his dog Connie. The artist says chocolate is the perfect...

    Portugal singled out as NATO member with elevated risk of corruption
    Dec07

    Portugal singled out as NATO member with elevated risk of corruption

    In a list of 77 indicators used to evaluate corruption vulnerability in a country’s defence sectors, Portugal has revealed it has “elevated risks of integrity” on a par with Armenia and the Ukraine, reports Transparency International. The study also shows Portugal to be one of NATO’s worst performers in terms of “operational...

    US Vice-President Biden announces more US aid for Ukraine, urges it to continue reforms
    Dec07

    US Vice-President Biden announces more US aid for Ukraine, urges it to continue reforms

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