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    Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting
    Jun21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting

    US President Donald Trump greeted his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in the White House on Tuesday, a meeting that came as Washington rolled out more sanctions against pro-Russian rebels, in a diplomatic coup for Kiev. Amid speculation that Trump would refuse to meet the Ukrainian leader, Poroshenko had what the White House described as a...

    Ukraine leader Poroshenko to meet Trump
    Jun20

    Ukraine leader Poroshenko to meet Trump

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Tuesday for talks on security, political and economic issues, Poroshenko’s office said. “It is very important that my meeting, as the Ukrainian president, in the White House will be earlier than (Russian President Vladimir) Putin’s meeting,” it...

    Macron hosts Putin in latest diplomatic test
    May29

    Macron hosts Putin in latest diplomatic test

    France’s new President Emmanuel Macron was to host Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday in the latest test of his diplomatic mettle after vowing firm stands on Ukraine and Syria. “It is essential to talk to Russia because there are many international issues that will not be resolved without a tough exchange with the Russians,”...

    Defeat nothing to be scared of, Klitschko tells Joshua
    Apr27

    Defeat nothing to be scared of, Klitschko tells Joshua

    Wladimir Klitschko told IBF world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua defeat was “nothing to be scared of” at a packed news conference ahead of their sell-out title fight at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. Ukrainian Klitschko, 41, said he was obsessed with reclaiming the heavyweight titles he lost against Britain’s Tyson Fury in November 2015...

    UN’s top court to rule in Ukraine vs Russia case
    Apr19

    UN’s top court to rule in Ukraine vs Russia case

    The UN’s top court will Wednesday rule on a bid by Kiev to halt Russia’s alleged funnelling of money, arms, and personnel into Ukraine’s war-torn east, a key moment in the three-year crisis. Judges at the Hague-based International Court of Justice will hand down a ruling at 1300 GMT on Ukraine’s request for emergency...

    EU’s Mogherini to make first to visit to Russia
    Apr12

    EU’s Mogherini to make first to visit to Russia

    EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini will make her first official visit to Russia this month, with relations strained to breaking point by the Ukraine conflict and the war in Syria. She will also visit China and India next week, her office said in a statement on Wednesday. Most attention is likely to focus on …read more Source: The...

    Couple’s five-week ordeal over
    Mar12

    Couple’s five-week ordeal over

    A South African mother whose son and future daughter-in-law were incarcerated for more than five weeks in the United Arab Emirates is relieved that their ordeal is finally over. Emlyn Culverwell, 29, from the Eastern Cape and his Ukrainian fiancée, Iryna Nohai, 27, were released on Wednesday from Al Wathba prison in Abu Dhabi. They …read...

    Putin foes receive cold shoulder from Ukraine
    Mar08

    Putin foes receive cold shoulder from Ukraine

    When the Russian authorities came for anti-Kremlin activist Alexei Vetrov he says he thought he knew where to go: Ukraine. The country had just seen its Moscow-backed leader ousted by mass protests and plunged into a standoff with Russia as it pivoted sharply towards the West. But now — almost three years after moving — …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s first wheelchair model breaks taboos
    Feb28

    Ukraine’s first wheelchair model breaks taboos

    When Alexandra Kutas headlined a recent fashion show in Kiev it was not just a personal dream come true but also a victory for disabled people in her homeland Ukraine. Wearing a long, black dress, she wowed the crowd as she was carried across the catwalk on a wooden throne by four trim men, becoming …read more Source: The New...

    Ex-Ukraine leader urges Trump to end war in east
    Feb22

    Ex-Ukraine leader urges Trump to end war in east

    Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych has urged US President Donald Trump to act to stop the war in eastern Ukraine that he blamed on “irresponsible actions” by Kiev and the West. In the letter, which was made public on Wednesday, Yanukovych urges the US leader to “take urgent and exhaustive measures to stop the war.” …read more...

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