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    Ukraine’s Eurovision pick highlights Russian oppression
    Feb22

    Ukraine’s Eurovision pick highlights Russian oppression

    A Crimean Tatar singer has been chosen to represent Ukraine with a song about Russia’s deadly deportation of the group. Jamala may face challenges if the song “1994” breaks Eurovision’s rules on political content. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainians mark two years since Maidan protests
    Feb20

    Ukrainians mark two years since Maidan protests

    Two years after the protests which toppled a Russia-backed president, Ukrainians have come to Kiev to remember the victims. There was also discontent expressed on the current situation. …read more Source:...

    Kyiv’s crisis continues its spiral
    Feb19

    Kyiv’s crisis continues its spiral

    Two years after Kyiv’s transition of power, signs are pointing again to change. Reforms are barely moving forward; accusations of corruption grow louder. Now even the government coalition has collapsed. …read more Source:...

    European Union: Hungary says Italian threat to cut funds to east is blackmai
    Feb19

    European Union: Hungary says Italian threat to cut funds to east is blackmai

    Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi warned Eastern European leaders on Thursday that they may get less European Union development money if they do not help with the refugee crisis, participants at an EU summit in Brussels said. A threat from Italy to cut European Union funding to eastern European members is “political blackmail,”...

    Ukraine conflict affects over half a million children, says UNICEF
    Feb19

    Ukraine conflict affects over half a million children, says UNICEF

    At least 215,000 children have been internally displaced and many more psychologically affected by fighting in Ukraine. UNICEF has called for “unhindered access” to help those affected. …read more Source:...

    News24.com | Over 250 swine flu deaths in Ukraine since September
    Feb18

    News24.com | Over 250 swine flu deaths in Ukraine since September

    More than 250 people have died of swine flu in Ukraine since late September, with the toll rising by almost 70 people in the past two weeks. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Samopomich party quits coalition leaving ruling alliance without majority
    Feb18

    Ukraine Samopomich party quits coalition leaving ruling alliance without majority

    Ukraine’s junior coalition partner, the Samopomich party, has left the ruling alliance headed by Arseny Yatsenyuk. The prime minister has said he is in talks with other political groups on joining the coalition. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine vows to fight Russian $3 billion debt claim in London court
    Feb18

    Ukraine vows to fight Russian $3 billion debt claim in London court

    Kiev vowed to “decisively” fight Russia’s demand for the full repayment of a $3-billion (2.7-billion-euro) loan it issued to Ukraine under since-ousted Moscow-backed president Viktor Yanukovych in 2013. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    FA Cup: Depleted Man City face Chelsea in showdown
    Feb18

    FA Cup: Depleted Man City face Chelsea in showdown

    "But at this moment… the chance to try and get to the Champions League quarter-final for the first time, I think it's a case where we are going to prioritise." The lure of reaching the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time will weigh heavily on Manuel Pellegrini’s mind as Manchester City and Chelsea prepare...

    Tymoshenko’s party quits Ukrainian government coalition
    Feb17

    Tymoshenko’s party quits Ukrainian government coalition

    Ukraine’s Fatherland party left the ruling coalition of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk only a day after his government survived a no-confidence vote. Party leader Yulia Tymoshenko urged other factions to exit as well. …read more Source:...

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