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    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...

    EU’s Mogherini to make first to visit to Russia
    Apr12

    EU’s Mogherini to make first to visit to Russia

    EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini will make her first official visit to Russia this month, with relations strained to breaking point by the Ukraine conflict and the war in Syria. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Merkel, Trump discuss Afghanistan, Ukraine: German spokesman
    Apr06

    Merkel, Trump discuss Afghanistan, Ukraine: German spokesman

    U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the situation in Afghanistan and eastern Ukraine on the telephone Wednesday, a German government spokesman said Thursday, echoing a readout from the White House …read more Source: The Daily...

    US EU official: no sign Trump plans to ease Russia sanctions
    Apr04

    US EU official: no sign Trump plans to ease Russia sanctions

    David O’Sullivan, the head of the European Union delegation to the United States, Tuesday said he had had no indication from President Donald Trump’s administration that it planned to lift sanctions imposed on Russia over its activities in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

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