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    Activist lawyer’s murder sparks outrage in Ukraine
    Jan02

    Activist lawyer’s murder sparks outrage in Ukraine

    Kiev: The murder of a lawyer who helped convict her sister’s well-connected killer sparked public outrage in Ukraine on Tuesday and a warning from the foreign minister that the slaying marked “a challenge to the state.” Lawyer and activist Iryna Nozdrovska spent two years working on the case against Dmytro Rossoshansky — a Kiev...

    Activist lawyer’s murder sparks outrage in Ukraine
    Jan02

    Activist lawyer’s murder sparks outrage in Ukraine

    Kiev: The murder of a lawyer who helped convict her sister’s well-connected killer sparked public outrage in Ukraine on Tuesday and a warning from the foreign minister that the slaying marked “a challenge to the state.” Lawyer and activist Iryna Nozdrovska spent two years working on the case against Dmytro Rossoshansky — a Kiev...

    Brexit could be   model for Turkey,   Ukraine: Gabriel
    Dec27

    Brexit could be model for Turkey, Ukraine: Gabriel

    BERLIN: A EU agreement with Britain on relations after Brexit could serve as a model for ties with other countries that want to be as close as possible to the bloc but are not yet ready to join, such as Ukraine and Turkey, Germany’s foreign minister said. Britain secured the go-ahead from Brussels to start talks on its future relationship...

    US encouraging ‘new bloodshed’ in Ukraine
    Dec24

    US encouraging ‘new bloodshed’ in Ukraine

    Moscow: Moscow warned on Saturday that Washington was encouraging “new bloodshed” in eastern Ukraine by its decision to provide the ex-Soviet nation with lethal weapons, while Kiev expressed the hope arms supplies could help contain Russia. The stern Moscow warning came after a new ceasefire deal between Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels went into...

    Fresh fighting kills five in Ukraine
    Dec10

    Fresh fighting kills five in Ukraine

    Kiev: The latest spike of fighting between Ukraine’s army and Russian-backed rebels has killed five people, in the heaviest daily toll over the past weeks of the simmering conflict, officials said pm Saturday. The Ukrainian military reported the death of four soldiers in clashes in the area north of the insurgents’ de facto capital of...

    Fresh fighting kills five in Ukraine
    Dec10

    Fresh fighting kills five in Ukraine

    Kiev: The latest spike of fighting between Ukraine’s army and Russian-backed rebels has killed five people, in the heaviest daily toll over the past weeks of the simmering conflict, officials said pm Saturday. The Ukrainian military reported the death of four soldiers in clashes in the area north of the insurgents’ de facto capital of...

    Ukraine president denies hampering anti-graft efforts
    Dec09

    Ukraine president denies hampering anti-graft efforts

    VILNIUS/KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko denied on Friday interfering with the work of law enforcement bodies investigating corruption and he urged such agencies to refrain from playing politics. Ukrainian authorities this week have faced accusations of deliberately sabotaging anti-corruption reforms, which are a key condition for...

    Ukraine under pressure over corruption
    Dec08

    Ukraine under pressure over corruption

    Kiev: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is facing mounting pressure from the West for his failure to fight high-level corruption that helped drive pro-EU protests and topple a Russian-backed government in 2014. The fear in Brussels and Washington is that Kiev will follow the failed course of a similar revolution in 2004-2005 and dissolve into...

    Supporters free ex-Georgian leader from Ukrainian police
    Dec06

    Supporters free ex-Georgian leader from Ukrainian police

    KIEV: Ukrainian supporters of former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili freed him from a police van on Tuesday after his detention on suspicion of assisting a criminal organisation sparked clashes with police in central Kiev. Once freed, Saakashvili raised a hand in a V-for-victory sign — a handcuff still dangling from his wrist as he stood...

    EU withholds Ukraine funds amid reform concerns
    Dec02

    EU withholds Ukraine funds amid reform concerns

    Brussels: The European Union said on Friday it is withholding 600 million euros in financial assistance to Ukraine because it has not made enough progress on a wide-ranging programme of reforms demanded by the bloc. The EU has already paid out 1.2 billion euros in low-interest loans to Ukraine since 2015 to help it cope with a devastating...

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