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Tillerson to Poroshenko : Russia’s Actions in Ukraine ‘Obstacle’ to Improved Relations
Apr24

Tillerson to Poroshenko : Russia’s Actions in Ukraine ‘Obstacle’ to Improved Relations

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone conversation Sunday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Moscow’s actions in eastern Ukraine remain an obstacle to improved US-Russian ties, the State Department said. “Secretary Tillerson phoned Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko today to discuss his recent trip to Moscow and his...

The nationality of OSCE staff killed in east Ukraine is American
Apr24

The nationality of OSCE staff killed in east Ukraine is American

…read more Source: Al-Manar TV

One OSCE staff killed by mine blast in east Ukraine: official
Apr23

One OSCE staff killed by mine blast in east Ukraine: official

…read more Source: Al-Manar TV

Two Ukraine soldiers killed despite Easter lull
Apr21

Two Ukraine soldiers killed despite Easter lull

Two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in clashes with Russian-backed insurgents in the separatist east, the military said Friday, after a lull in bloodshed due to an Easter truce …read more Source: The Daily...

Ukraine nabs top state executive and ex-premier ally for graft
Apr21

Ukraine nabs top state executive and ex-premier ally for graft

Ukraine’s stuttering fight against high-level corruption gathered pace Friday as a top state energy executive was detained a day after the arrest of a close ally of former premier Arseniy Yatsenyuk …read more Source: The Daily...

Ukraine eyes coal reliance shift from Russia to US
Apr19

Ukraine eyes coal reliance shift from Russia to US

Ukraine edged closer Wednesday to halting Russian coal imports for its power plants and focusing its energy reliance on the United States as part of a strategic shift away from Moscow …read more Source: The Daily...

Eleven missing after ship sinks off Crimean coast: officials
Apr19

Eleven missing after ship sinks off Crimean coast: officials

A cargo ship heading from Russia to Turkey sunk off the coast of Crimea early Wednesday morning and 11 of the crew are missing, Crimea’s emergency situations ministry said …read more Source: The Daily...

IMF tells Ukraine to tackle pricey pension system
Apr18

IMF tells Ukraine to tackle pricey pension system

The IMF’s chief to Ukraine told Kiev Tuesday its pension system was unsustainable because it supported nearly a third of the population and must limit the number of retirees …read more Source: The Daily...

Germany, Russia, Ukraine, France discuss Ukraine peace deal
Apr18

Germany, Russia, Ukraine, France discuss Ukraine peace deal

The German government says the leaders of Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France have renewed their commitment to implementing a faltering peace deal for eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The Daily...

Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row
Apr14

Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row

Russia’s state broadcaster has said it will boycott this year’s Eurovision song contest after the host country, Ukraine, said it would bar entry to the Russian contestant and Moscow rejected two possible compromises suggested by the organizers …read more Source: The Daily...

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