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Section: The New Age (South Africa)

    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...

    Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan: NYT
    Feb20

    Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan: NYT

    President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer has given him a peace plan for Ukraine drawn up by non-diplomats, and which has outraged officials in Kiev, The New York Times reported on Sunday. The report comes after the Times reported senior Trump aides were in regular contact with Russian intelligence during the US presidential campaign. US...

    Merkel urges Putin to help end violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb07

    Merkel urges Putin to help end violence in eastern Ukraine

    German leader Angela Merkel urged Russia’s Vladimir Putin in a telephone call on Tuesday to use his influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to stop the violence there, and the two agreed on the need for new ceasefire efforts, a German government spokesman said. Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists have both blamed each other for...

    Zozulya unlikely to join Rayo, agent says
    Feb06

    Zozulya unlikely to join Rayo, agent says

    Ukraine striker Roman Zozulya, falsely labelled a neo-Nazi by a Spanish newspaper, is unlikely to play for Rayo Vallecano this season, one of his agents said on Monday. Zozulya signed for the second division strugglers on loan from Real Betis last week but immediately came under fire from supporters who refused to accept his denial …read...

    Rayo fans protest against new signing Zozulya
    Feb01

    Rayo fans protest against new signing Zozulya

    Rayo Vallecano supporters demonstrating against the loan signing of Ukraine forward Roman Zozulya displayed banners at the Spanish second-tier team’s training session on Wednesday to protest against the player’s alleged links to the far right. Rayo’s signing of Zozulya, who issued a statement denying that he supports the far...

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