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    UN anti-torture body resumes Ukraine visit
    Aug31

    UN anti-torture body resumes Ukraine visit

    A U.N. torture prevention group said Wednesday it would resume a visit to Ukraine that it had halted in protest over access issues following “positive talks” with the Ukrainian government …read more Source: The Daily...

    Romas flee Ukraine village after girl’s murder
    Aug29

    Romas flee Ukraine village after girl’s murder

    A Roma community was forced to abandon a village in southern Ukraine after one of its members was accused of stabbing a young girl to death, sparking riots. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Germany, Poland and France call for more efforts to end Ukraine crisis
    Aug28

    Germany, Poland and France call for more efforts to end Ukraine crisis

    The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Poland agreed on Sunday there should be greater international efforts to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier told reporters …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia holding Crimean Tatar activist in psychiatric ward
    Aug26

    Russia holding Crimean Tatar activist in psychiatric ward

    International rights groups and Ukrainian officials protested Friday against the incarceration in a psychiatric hospital of a prominent Crimean Tatar activist charged with extremism in the Russian-annexed peninsula …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia launches large snap military drills
    Aug25

    Russia launches large snap military drills

    Russia on Thursday launched large-scale snap military drills, putting its troops on full combat readiness in districts bordering Ukraine and the Baltic states, the defense minister said …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko strikes martial tone on independence day
    Aug24

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko strikes martial tone on independence day

    Troubled Ukraine put on a show of its military strength on independence day Wednesday and President Petro Poroshenko said the country had to rely on its own might rather than international guarantees. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Kerry to meet Russian counterpart Lavrov in Geneva Friday
    Aug24

    Kerry to meet Russian counterpart Lavrov in Geneva Friday

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Geneva Friday for talks on the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, his spokesman said Wednesday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Kremlin says Putin, Merkel, Hollande to meet to discuss Ukraine at G20 on Sept. 4-5
    Aug23

    Kremlin says Putin, Merkel, Hollande to meet to discuss Ukraine at G20 on Sept. 4-5

    The leaders of Russia, Germany and France have agreed to meet to discuss the situation in Ukraine on Sept. 4-5 in China on the sidelines of the G20 summit, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Hollande voices ‘concern’ to Putin over Ukraine tension: presidency
    Aug23

    Hollande voices ‘concern’ to Putin over Ukraine tension: presidency

    French President Francois Hollande expressed his “concern” over a spike in tension in Ukraine, in a telephone call with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, his office said Tuesday …read more Source: The Daily...

    ‘Putin-mask’ protester seeks asylum in Ukraine
    Aug22

    ‘Putin-mask’ protester seeks asylum in Ukraine

    A Russian man who was repeatedly arrested for donning masks of President Vladimir Putin in anti-Kremlin pickets has crossed into Ukraine and is seeking political asylum …read more Source: The Daily...

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