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    EU prolongs satellite support to Ukraine monitors
    Mar24

    EU prolongs satellite support to Ukraine monitors

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is prolonging its satellite imagery support to help observers monitor the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    Murdered ex-lawmaker knew ‘misdeeds of Russian elites,’ Kremlin critic says
    Mar24

    Murdered ex-lawmaker knew ‘misdeeds of Russian elites,’ Kremlin critic says

    The exiled Russian lawmaker who was assassinated outside an upscale Kiev hotel reportedly knew about “misdeeds of Russian elites,” including illegal smuggling and money laundering. …read more Source: FOX...

    Iran delivers first oil cargo to Belarus
    Mar24

    Iran delivers first oil cargo to Belarus

    Iran’s media say the country has delivered a major cargo of crude oil to Belarus through a key port in southern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    1 Killed as Large Fire Rips through Ukraine Military Arsenal
    Mar24

    1 Killed as Large Fire Rips through Ukraine Military Arsenal

    A woman has died in an enormous fire at a Ukrainian munitions dump in the country’s Kharkiv region near the Russian border.The body of the 66-year old woman was found in a house that was hit by a shell near the depot in Balaklia, Ukraine’s State Emergency Service minister… …read more Source:...

    Russia’s central bank cuts key rate to 9.75%
    Mar24

    Russia’s central bank cuts key rate to 9.75%

    MOSCOW: Russia’s central bank on Friday cut its key rate for the first time since September and raised the possibility of further cuts as the economy recovers. The central bank announced the cut to 9.75 percent from 10 percent after a regular meeting on monetary policy. Econo-mists had been divided on whether to expect a rate cut. The...

    Kyiv Identifies Suspected Gunman In Ex-Duma Deputy’s Assassination
    Mar24

    Kyiv Identifies Suspected Gunman In Ex-Duma Deputy’s Assassination

    The Ukrainian Interior Ministry has confirmed the identity of the suspected gunman in the assassination in Kyiv on March 23 of a former Russian lawmaker who fled last year to Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Some progress in arresting march of HIV, reveals new book
    Mar24

    Some progress in arresting march of HIV, reveals new book

    A new book Getting to Zero: Global Social Work Responds to HIV provides an unprecedented international snapshot of the HIV/AIDS situation, covering Brazil, Canada, the Caribbean, Ethiopia, Germany, India, Mozambique, Scotland, South Africa, sub-Saharan Africa, Ukraine, United States and Zimbabwe, across 18 chapters. It was released on Tuesday at...

    Gov’t presents development funding for ethnic Hungarians in SW Ukraine
    Mar24

    Gov’t presents development funding for ethnic Hungarians in SW Ukraine

    Hungaryʼs government is informing ethnic Hungarians who live in Zakarpattia Oblast, the area of southwest Ukraine bordering with Hungary, of HUF 20 billion in grant money and preferential credit they can apply for this year, Minister of State for Economic Diplomacy Levente Magyar told Hungarian wire service MTI on Thursday. …read more...

    Third anniversary of Russia’s occupation of Crimea
    Mar24

    Third anniversary of Russia’s occupation of Crimea

    Canada condemns Russia’s violation of Ukraine’s territorial integrity Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland issued the following statement, “Third Anniversary of Illegal Annexation of Crimea,” on March 16. Today we mark three years since Russia’s illegal annexation and invasion of Crimea. We condemn...

    Ukraine’s navy: Conceptual aspects  and cooperation with the West
    Mar24

    Ukraine’s navy: Conceptual aspects and cooperation with the West

    In late February 2017, the commander of Ukraine’s naval forces, Vice-Admiral Ihor Voronchenko, in an interview with Ukrainian Channel 5, said that the country was considering procuring used combat ships from the West as a way to increase Ukraine’s naval capabilities. The vice admiral stated Kyiv would be willing to purchase...