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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    EU extends sanctions against ex-Ukraine president: source (AFP)
    Mar03

    EU extends sanctions against ex-Ukraine president: source (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – The European Union on Friday extended sanctions against former Ukraine president Viktor Yanukovych for embezzling state funds just before pro-EU protests ousted him in 2014, an EU source said Friday. …read more Source: The West...

    Separatist leader severs trade ties with Ukraine over rail blockade
    Mar03

    Separatist leader severs trade ties with Ukraine over rail blockade

    The main pro-Russian separatist leader in Ukraine said on Friday he would cut economic ties between rebel territory and the rest of the country, following through on an ultimatum to end trade if the government did not halt a rail blockade. …read more Source: Channel...

    Separatist leader severs trade ties with Ukraine over rail blockade
    Mar03

    Separatist leader severs trade ties with Ukraine over rail blockade

    KIEV (Reuters) – The main pro-Russian separatist leader in Ukraine said on Friday he would cut economic ties between rebel territory and the rest of the country, following through on an ultimatum to end trade if the government did not halt a rail blockade. …read more Source: The...

    Lukashenko extends condolences to Ukraine over coal mine blast
    Mar03

    Lukashenko extends condolences to Ukraine over coal mine blast

    It was with great sadness that Belarus learned about the tragedy at the Stepnaya mine in the village of Glukhov, Lvov region of Ukraine,” the message of condolences reads. …read more Source:...

    In Ukraine: Sex workers march demanding legalisation
    Mar03

    In Ukraine: Sex workers march demanding legalisation

    Some 50 activists holding red umbrellas and wearing red plastic helmets staged the first-ever march through Kiev. Dozens of sex workers and human rights campaigners gathered in Kiev on Friday demanding the legalisation of prostitution in Ukraine.Some 50 activists holding red umbrellas and wearing red plastic helmets staged the first-ever march...

    Protecting America’s Voice Abroad
    Mar03

    Protecting America’s Voice Abroad

    Memo: March 2, 2017To: The new CEO of U.S. international media (USIM)From: Martha Bayles and Jeffrey GedminRe: Lessons learned about U.S. international mediaIn December 2016, President Obama signed into law a big change in the structure of U.S. international media (USIM). Since 1994, America’s system of government-funded international media...

    Ukraine Tax Chief Falls Ill As He Faces Corruption Charges
    Mar03

    Ukraine Tax Chief Falls Ill As He Faces Corruption Charges

    The head of Ukraine’s national tax authority fell ill just as he was about to be charged with corruption. Thirty-eight-year-old Roman Nasirov was carried out on a stretcher and put into an ambulance late on March 2. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Logan, better than a comic book movie, Before I Fall, teen self-help and The Shack, contentious religion
    Mar03

    Logan, better than a comic book movie, Before I Fall, teen self-help and The Shack, contentious religion

    Also Ballerina for dreamy young girls, Table 19 for wedding outsiders and Bitter Harvest, about Stalin’s wrath in the Ukraineread more …read more Source: Vancouver...

    “calm rhythm” – a poem by Myroslav Laiuk
    Mar03

    “calm rhythm” – a poem by Myroslav Laiuk

    Translated from the Ukrainian by Alan Zhukovski moss expands and stuffs with itself the lower layers of the air silver engagement ring grows black and the subterranean brooks in the caves below run full of hoary trout one small step away from voice a soldier of an unknown army fell here to the bottom of the fog horses of an unknown coat color ran...

    Germany warns Ukraine over graft
    Mar03

    Germany warns Ukraine over graft

    Germany’s foreign minister has told Ukrainian lawmakers fighting graft will undermine Russian aggression. The comments came as authorities open a probe into Ukraine’s tax boss. …read more Source: Deutsche...