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    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...

    Ukraine readies project to jam separatist broadcasting
    Apr27

    Ukraine readies project to jam separatist broadcasting

    Ukraine plans to jam the airwaves transmitting broadcasts in support of Moscow-backed separatists in the eastern Donbass region, a top Ukrainian defense official said on Thursday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine, Belarus leaders visit Chernobyl to mark anniversary
    Apr26

    Ukraine, Belarus leaders visit Chernobyl to mark anniversary

    The presidents of Ukraine and Belarus toured Wednesday the site of the Chernobyl plant to mark 31 years since the world’s worst civil nuclear accident spewed radiation across Europe …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine cuts power to pro-Russia separatist region
    Apr25

    Ukraine cuts power to pro-Russia separatist region

    Ukraine cut electricity to parts of an eastern region controlled by pro-Russian separatists Tuesday, citing unpaid debt – a step the Kremlin said amounted to a rejection by Kiev of breakaway territories. …read more Source: The Daily...

    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...

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