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    Ukraine’s finance minister launches bid to lead technocrat government
    Mar22

    Ukraine’s finance minister launches bid to lead technocrat government

    Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko threw her hat into the ring Tuesday to head a technocrat government of people uncompromised by “a political past” after weeks of speculation over whether she would try to replace Arseny Yatseniuk …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine to call up 10,000 soldiers in new mobilisation drive
    Mar22

    Ukraine to call up 10,000 soldiers in new mobilisation drive

    Ukraine’s military will call up some 10,000 men and seek volunteers to replace some of the 45,000 soldiers who are due to return home after more than a year on the front lines in the separatist east, President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russian court finds Ukraine pilot Savchenko guilty over journalist killings
    Mar21

    Russian court finds Ukraine pilot Savchenko guilty over journalist killings

    A court in southern Russia on Monday found Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko guilty of murder over the killing of two Russian journalists in war-torn east Ukraine, at a trial condemned by Kiev and the West as a political sham. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine pilot verdict set to drive fresh wedge between Russia and Ukraine
    Mar20

    Ukraine pilot verdict set to drive fresh wedge between Russia and Ukraine

    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko awaits the verdict in her controversial trial over the murder of two Russian journalists with few doubting she will be found guilty in a ruling that will fuel the feud between Kiev and Moscow …read more Source: The Daily...

    Risk of nuclear war in Europe growing warns Russian ex-minister
    Mar19

    Risk of nuclear war in Europe growing warns Russian ex-minister

    The East-West standoff over the Ukraine crisis has brought the threat of nuclear war in Europe closer than at any time since the 1980s, a former Russian foreign minister warned Saturday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Nigeria jails 14 foreigners for oil smuggling
    Mar18

    Nigeria jails 14 foreigners for oil smuggling

    A Nigerian court on Friday jailed 14 foreign sailors from Russia, Ukraine, Philippine and Japan between two and five years for unlawful dealing in petroleum products in the country. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Without peace in Ukraine, NATO’s chief says Russia sanctions must remain
    Mar18

    Without peace in Ukraine, NATO’s chief says Russia sanctions must remain

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday urged the United States and the European Union to maintain their economic sanctions on Russia until Moscow does its part in bringing an end to the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Putin visits Crimea to mark 2 years since annexation
    Mar18

    Putin visits Crimea to mark 2 years since annexation

    President Vladimir Putin heads to Crimea Friday as Russia marks two years since annexing the peninsula from Ukraine in a move that dramatically impacted its ties with the West …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine topples its biggest remaining Lenin statue
    Mar17

    Ukraine topples its biggest remaining Lenin statue

    It took two days and a giant crane, but Ukraine on Thursday finally managed to lift its biggest remaining statue of Soviet founder Lenin off its pedestal and consign it to the dustbins of history …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine vows swift end to political crisis, wins EU offer of visa-free travel
    Mar17

    Ukraine vows swift end to political crisis, wins EU offer of visa-free travel

    Ukraine’s president tried to reassure the European Union Thursday that his country would soon overcome a political crisis that has rattled Western lenders and he won support for Kiev’s cherished goal of visa-free travel in Europe for its citizens …read more Source: The Daily...

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