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    Germany assumes Russia behind recent cyber attack
    Apr15

    Germany assumes Russia behind recent cyber attack

    BERLIN: The German government has to assume that a cyber attack on its Foreign Ministry stemmed from Russia, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas told the broadcaster ZDF on Sunday. Maas listed a series of what he called problematic actions by Moscow, including the lack of progress in implementing a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, a poison gas attack in...

    Hungarian avoids jail for fighting with Ukraine rebels
    Apr03

    Hungarian avoids jail for fighting with Ukraine rebels

    BUDAPEST: A Hungarian man was handed a two-year suspended jail term Tuesday for fighting with Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine in the first ruling of its kind in Hungary. 
Krisztian L., 43, was convicted by a judge in Szekszard for “prohibited recruitment into an armed group participating in armed clashes”. 
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    Ukraine detains MP over attack plot: Prosecutor
    Mar22

    Ukraine detains MP over attack plot: Prosecutor

    KIEV: Ukrainian MP Nadiya Savchenko, once hailed as a symbol of resistance against Russia, was detained on Thursday over accusations she plotted a terrorist attack in Kiev, authorities said. “She was detained after the prosecutor general read out her indictment,” the prosecutor’s spokesman Andriy Lysenko said by phone hours after lawmakers...

    No budging on Crimea, says Putin
    Mar11

    No budging on Crimea, says Putin

    Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that under no circumstances would he give Crimea back to Ukraine, speaking in a new documentary released on Sunday ahead of his expected re-election in next week’s poll. “What, have you gone mad?” he told a journalist who asked him if there were any circumstances under which the Russian...

    ‘Jews’ behind US poll meddling: Putin
    Mar10

    ‘Jews’ behind US poll meddling: Putin

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin suggested in a US television interview that Ukrainians, Tatars or “Jews,” could have meddled in the 2016 US presidential election — but not the Kremlin. “Why have you decided the Russian authorities, myself included, gave anybody permission to do this?” Putin asked in the often-combative interview with NBC...

    Ukraine negotiator charged over plot to kill Poroshenko
    Mar09

    Ukraine negotiator charged over plot to kill Poroshenko

    Kiev: Ukraine on Friday charged a prisoner swap negotiator with plotting to assassinate President Petro Poroshenko and other top officials leading the four-year campaign against Russian-backed eastern insurgents. A judge in Kiev said Volodymyr Ruban planned to use mortar fire and grenades to attack the presidential administration and parliament...

    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...

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