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    EU and Ukraine hail closer ties, extension of Russia sanctions
    Jun22

    EU and Ukraine hail closer ties, extension of Russia sanctions

    With recently approved visa-free travel to Europe, Ukrainians have finally broken their historic chains to the Soviet Union and the Russian Empire, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday. Stopping in Brussels to meet European Council President Donald Tusk on his return from a trip to Washington, Poroshenko boasted of robust...

    Ukrainians now have more freedom of travel – but less freedom of thought
    Jun22

    Ukrainians now have more freedom of travel – but less freedom of thought

    Ukraine’s government is rightly concerned about Russian cyber aggression. But does that merit online censorship? Ukrainians have sacrificed so much in their bid to be recognised as fellow Europeans. Their struggle to extricate themselves from Russian domination is written in the blood of the Euromaidan protestors and the toll of its...

    ‘Elvis Presley is alive’ and 10 more conspiracy theories
    Jun22

    ‘Elvis Presley is alive’ and 10 more conspiracy theories

    Credits Keystone/Getty Images In a post-truth world, conspiracy theories are aplenty – here are some of the most intriguing and bizarre out there In Depth Sunday, June 11, 2017 – 11:00am Music legend Elvis Presley died on 16 August 1977 – or did …read more Source: The...

    Lukashenko, CEI foreign ministers discuss terrorism, migration, situation in Ukraine
    Jun22

    Lukashenko, CEI foreign ministers discuss terrorism, migration, situation in Ukraine

    At the beginning of the meeting Alexander Lukashenko called for sincere and open conversation and stressed that he is ready to listen to all the proposals and concerns. In his opinion, it is very important not to give up on these problems, to discuss them and look for solutions. …read more Source:...

    Babi Yar Massacre Remembered In The European Parliament
    Jun22

    Babi Yar Massacre Remembered In The European Parliament

    During 29-30 September 1941 some 34,000 people, mostly Jews, were murdered by German Troops at Babi War, Kyiv, Ukraine. To this day, no definitive memorial stands at the site. On June 20th, The European Parliament hosted a debate on the matter and heard of plans being formulated for the construction of an appropriate monument to these innocents....

    Congress Steps Up on Foreign Policy
    Jun22

    Congress Steps Up on Foreign Policy

    When President Trump began taking a wrecking ball to some of America’s traditional foreign policies, going so far as to threaten the country’s long and sturdy relationship with its Western European allies, many hoped that the other branches of government would provide a counterweight to the executive branch, and restrain his worst...

    Delegations from Russia, Ukraine, Slovakia attend Day of Remembrance events in Brest
    Jun22

    Delegations from Russia, Ukraine, Slovakia attend Day of Remembrance events in Brest

    Twenty-two official delegations have arrived in Brest. Among them are representatives of Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Penza, Smolensk, Kiev, Vranov nad Toplou. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says will sign defense deals with USA soon
    Jun21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says will sign defense deals with USA soon

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said after meetings in Washington that Kiev and the United States would soon sign a number of agreements boosting defense cooperation, news agency Interfax Ukraine reported on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainians remanded for trafficking illegal cigarettes
    Jun21

    Ukrainians remanded for trafficking illegal cigarettes

    Authorities confiscated 1,557,200 contraband cigarette packets found on board the Goldendri – a Tanzanian-flagged freight ship, which was detected this week off the southern coast of Crete – and remanded six Ukrainian crew members. …read more Source:...

    Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 5 July
    Jun21

    Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 5 July

    Martin Sajdik said that during the session on 21 June the sides noted the considerable amount of work that had been done in humanitarian affairs since the previous meeting. In particular, additional polls have been conducted to make sure whether after release POWs wanted to stay where they had been during captivity or not. …read more...

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