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    Two police hurt in attack on LGBT rally in Ukraine

    Two Ukrainian policemen were hospitalized after they tried to disperse about 30 young men who attacked a rally by gay and transgender rights activists in the eastern city of Kharkiv, law enforcement officials said Thursday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine’s presidential office says website attacked by Russia
    May17

    Ukraine’s presidential office says website attacked by Russia

    The Ukrainian presidential administration said its website had been attacked by Russia in apparent retaliation for Kiev’s decision to block prominent Russian social networks …read more Source: The Daily...

    Sinister text messages reveal high-tech front in Ukraine war
    May11

    Sinister text messages reveal high-tech front in Ukraine war

    Television journalist Julia Kirienko was sheltering with Ukrainian soldiers and medics two miles (three kilometers) from the front when their cellphones began buzzing over the noise of the shelling. Everyone got the same text message at the same time …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians
    May11

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians

    The EU Thursday approved visa-free travel for Ukrainians, fulfilling a key promise to cement ties with Kiev as it remains embroiled in a deadly conflict with Russian-backed rebels …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine central bank post in political limbo as Gontareva leaves
    May10

    Ukraine central bank post in political limbo as Gontareva leaves

    Ukrainian Central Bank Governor Valeria Gontareva will leave her job Thursday, leaving her deputy in charge, the central bank said, setting the stage for potentially protracted negotiations between president and parliament on her replacement …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine rebels roll out banned tanks on WWII Victory Day
    May09

    Ukraine rebels roll out banned tanks on WWII Victory Day

    More than 10,000 people waving Russian flags and carrying portraits of Stalin watched tanks roll through Ukraine’s de facto rebel capital Donetsk Tuesday in celebration of the Soviet Union’s defeat of Nazi Germany …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine lets Yanukovych testify by video in treason trial
    May04

    Ukraine lets Yanukovych testify by video in treason trial

    A Kiev court Thursday adjourned the treason trial of deposed president Viktor Yanukovych in order to let him testify by video link from his hideout in Russia …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia seeks arrest of former Ukraine prime minister
    Apr28

    Russia seeks arrest of former Ukraine prime minister

    Russia has sent a request to the international police agency Interpol for the arrest and extradition of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, claiming he killed Russian soldiers in Chechnya in the 1990s. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Merkel, Putin to discuss G20, Syria, Ukraine in Sochi Tuesday
    Apr28

    Merkel, Putin to discuss G20, Syria, Ukraine in Sochi Tuesday

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi next Tuesday to prepare the upcoming G20 summit in July and discuss geopolitical conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, a German government spokesman said Friday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine orders confisation of $1.5 bn in Yanukovych regime assets
    Apr28

    Ukraine orders confisation of $1.5 bn in Yanukovych regime assets

    Ukraine Friday launched a process to return some $1.5 billion in assets allegedly stolen from the budget by the deposed Russian-backed leader Viktor Yanukovych and his team …read more Source: The Daily...

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