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    Talent from Tbilisi
    Sep03

    Talent from Tbilisi

    KIEV — Everyone calls her “Eka,” and not merely because “Ekaterine Zguladze” is a helluva mouthful. The diminutive reflects the popular esteem in which Eka is held, as well as a certain giddy affection for this 37-year-old Georgian — a slender woman from Tbilisi in a sea of stolid Slavic men — who is the deputy minister for internal affairs of...

    Ukraine reports polio outbreak in first Europe cases since 2010
    Sep02

    Ukraine reports polio outbreak in first Europe cases since 2010

    Two children in southwestern Ukraine paralysed by polio, the first outbreak of the disease in Europe since 2010, World Health Organisation says …read more Source: The...

    Kiev’s week of violence is a crisis of its own making | Andrey Kurkov
    Sep02

    Kiev’s week of violence is a crisis of its own making | Andrey Kurkov

    Theories abound about the violence that has flared again in Kiev. But despite profiting from it, Russia is very unlikely to have perpetrated itA “day of fury” was proclaimed on Monday by the Ukrainian nationalist party Svoboda (Freedom). The fury ended with a grenade being thrown into lines of soldiers guarding the Kiev parliament building, where...

    Polio in Ukraine: Two children paralysed as first cases of virus in Europe since 2010 recorded
    Sep02

    Polio in Ukraine: Two children paralysed as first cases of virus in Europe since 2010 recorded

    In the first outbreak of polio in Europe for half a decade, two children in Ukraine have been paralysed by the highly contagious disease. …read more Source: The...

    EU Ambassadors Agree to Extend Sanctions Against Russia over Ukraine Crisis
    Sep02

    EU Ambassadors Agree to Extend Sanctions Against Russia over Ukraine Crisis

    The European Union will extend sanctions against Russian and Ukrainian individuals and companies accused of backing pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine by six months, AFP and Interfax reported on Wednesday, citing diplomats. “There is a political agreement; (officials) agreed to extend the sanctions for six months to March next...

    Ukraine: Costs of conflict
    Sep02

    Ukraine: Costs of conflict

    A debt deal agreed with the IMF and creditors averted default but the war-torn country’s worries are far from over …read more Source: Financial...

    Poroshenko Blames Russia For Police Deaths
    Sep02

    Poroshenko Blames Russia For Police Deaths

    In an exclusive interview with Sky News, Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko accuses Russia of extending its “campaign of destabilisation”. …read more Source: Sky...

    Polio in two Ukrainian children first occurrence of disease in Europe since 2010
    Sep02

    Polio in two Ukrainian children first occurrence of disease in Europe since 2010

    WHO confirms that a child aged four years and another of 10 months are paralysed after contracting diseaseTwo children in Ukraine have been paralysed after contracting polio – the first time the disease has been seen in Europe since 2010.Confirming the cases in a child of four years and one aged 10 months in Zakarpatskaya oblast, south-western...

    [Ticker] EU agrees to extend Russia blacklists
    Sep02

    [Ticker] EU agrees to extend Russia blacklists

    Member states’ ambassadors in Brussels Tuesday agreed to extend a visa ban and asset freeze on dozens of Russians and Ukrainians said to be stirring the conflict in Ukraine, an EU source said, adding the formal decision is “likely” on 14 September. …read more Source:...

    Shunevich: Events in Ukraine do not affect criminal situation in Belarus
    Sep02

    Shunevich: Events in Ukraine do not affect criminal situation in Belarus

    “The situation in Ukraine is complicated. But I am sure that the Ukrainian law-enforcers will cope with it. We watch the events that there are developing there very carefully and respond timely to threats,” said Igor Shunevich. …read more Source:...

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