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    New iron curtains: Motivated by fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration, walls are being built across Eastern Europe
    Apr26

    New iron curtains: Motivated by fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration, walls are being built across Eastern Europe

    The “Great Wall of Ukraine” looks nothing like its nickname suggests. It boasts no stone, brick or tampered earth, you can’t walk along it, and there is little chance (one would hope) that parts of it will remain standing 2,000 years from now. It is, however, “a priority”, according to the Ukrainian President, Petro Poroshenko, and its...

    Germany urges Ukraine to fulfil ceasefire
    Apr26

    Germany urges Ukraine to fulfil ceasefire

    EU leaders highlight fears of renewed Russian aggression …read more Source: Financial...

    Russia’s Putin says taking Crimea righted historical injustice
    Apr26

    Russia’s Putin says taking Crimea righted historical injustice

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Moscow’s seizure of Crimea righted a historical injustice, according to news agency reports on Sunday citing a new documentary film. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine launches oligarch clampdown
    Apr26

    Ukraine launches oligarch clampdown

    Critics warn over reversing privatisations as state aims to break billionaires’ stranglehold on economy …read more Source: Financial...

    World Commemorates 29 Years since Chernobyl Disaster
    Apr26

    World Commemorates 29 Years since Chernobyl Disaster

    The nuclear power explosion at the Chernobyl power plant happened on April 26, 29 years ago. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko arrived near the site in order to honor the memory of the victims of the heavy industrial incident that left a mark on the entire world. ”The restoration and development of independent Ukraine is irreversibly...

    Ukrainian-born Blavatnik tops UK rich list, Queen falls out of top 300
    Apr26

    Ukrainian-born Blavatnik tops UK rich list, Queen falls out of top 300

    LONDON (Reuters) – Ukrainian-born billionaire Len Blavatnik has become Britain’s wealthiest man, a “rich list” published annually by The Sunday Times newspaper showed on Sunday, but Queen Elizabeth slipped down the rankings despite her net worth growing. …read more Source:...

    The World Commemorates 29 Years since the Chernobyl Disaster
    Apr26

    The World Commemorates 29 Years since the Chernobyl Disaster

    The nuclear power explosion at the Chernobyl power plant happened on April 26, 29 years ago. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko arrived near the site in order to honor the memory of the victims of the heavy industrial incident that left a mark on the entire world. ”The restoration and development of independent Ukraine is irreversibly...

    One more Ukrainian serviceman killed in rebel attacks: Ukraine military
    Apr26

    One more Ukrainian serviceman killed in rebel attacks: Ukraine military

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and seven servicemen were wounded in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the past 24 hours in eastern Ukraine, Ukraine’s military said on Sunday. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian oligarch worth £13billion becomes Britain’s richest man as wealth of top 1,000 people more than doubles since 2009 financial crash
    Apr26

    Ukrainian oligarch worth £13billion becomes Britain’s richest man as wealth of top 1,000 people more than doubles since 2009 financial crash

    The monarch was valued ranked 302 on the Sunday Times Rich list, while Ukrainian businessman Len Blavatnik topped the rankings after his fortune grew £3billion to a whopping £13.17billion. …read more Source: Daily...

    US set to revive propaganda war as Putin’s PR machine ‘undermines’ Baltic states
    Apr25

    US set to revive propaganda war as Putin’s PR machine ‘undermines’ Baltic states

    Pressure grows from Congress to counter slick Russian media that erodes support for NatoRussia’s sprawling propaganda network may have failed to persuade much of the world that Ukraine is run by Nazis, that Crimea was annexed in a popular uprising and/or that Germany is a failed state. But the barrage of misinformation has convinced some...

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