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    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...

    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...

    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:...

    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...

    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...

    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:...

    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
    USA – UKRAINE – RUSSIA: Biden visits Kiev to calm Ukrainian fears over Russia relations thaw
    Dec07

    USA – UKRAINE – RUSSIA: Biden visits Kiev to calm Ukrainian fears over Russia relations thaw

    0 US Vice-President Joe Biden is in Ukraine this week for the fourth time since protests ousted the pro-Russian government at the beginning of 2013. Biden met Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday and was to address parliament on Tuesday. …read more Source: Radio France...

    Lithuania to provide rehabilitation for injured Ukrainian soldiers  – The Baltic Times
    Dec07

    Lithuania to provide rehabilitation for injured Ukrainian soldiers – The Baltic Times

    The Lithuanian Defence Minstry has confirmed that in 2016, Lithuania intends to receive and provide rehabilitation to 50 Ukrainian soldiers inju…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

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