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    Ukraine’s Population Continues to Dwindle
    Feb22

    Ukraine’s Population Continues to Dwindle

    KYIV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s population decreased by about 170,000 people in 2016, the government reported last month, underscoring a demographic trend… …read more Source:...

    Death of Russian ambassador to UN needs to be studied more
    Feb22

    Death of Russian ambassador to UN needs to be studied more

    New York, Feb 22: (AP) The cause and manner of death of Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations needs to be studied further, the city medical examiner has said, a day after the diplomat fell ill at his office at Russia’s UN mission and died at a hospital.Further study usually includes toxicology and other screenings, which can take...

    Mike Pence Meets Ukrainian President While Trump Lawyer Works on Back Channel Deal
    Feb22

    Mike Pence Meets Ukrainian President While Trump Lawyer Works on Back Channel Deal

    Mike Pence met with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko while making his first trip to Europe as vice president, with his office saying he had “underscored U.S. support” for Ukraine’s territorial integrity and that the U.S. would continue to not recognize Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea. He also called on Russia to...

    Ukrainian Tycoon Firtash Detained In Vienna On European Arrest Warrant
    Feb21

    Ukrainian Tycoon Firtash Detained In Vienna On European Arrest Warrant

    An Austrian court has approved the extradition of Ukrainian tycoon Dmytro Firtash to the United States to face bribery allegations, overturning an earlier ruling that had said the U.S. request was pol …read more Source: Big News...

    Passport diplomacy: Why did Russia recognize Donbass documents?
    Feb21

    Passport diplomacy: Why did Russia recognize Donbass documents?

    Vladimir Putin ordered that civil documents issued by the self-proclaimed republics in eastern Ukraine are now officially recognized in Russia. This move is far from a recognition of statehood, howeve …read more Source: Big News...

    Russian U.N. ambassador’s death under scrutiny
    Feb21

    Russian U.N. ambassador’s death under scrutiny

    By JENNIFER PELTZ and COLLEEN LONG NEW YORK (AP) — Medical examiners who performed an autopsy on Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations said Tuesday that more tests are needed to determine how and why he fell ill in his office and later died. Related Articles David Bowie memorial: ‘Startling, stupid’ sculpture planned in London...

    Ukraine Backs More Sanctions Against Russia In Passport Spat
    Feb21

    Ukraine Backs More Sanctions Against Russia In Passport Spat

    Ukraines president has called for new sanctions against Russia over its decision to recognize passports issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine. The Kremlin said its decision is a human …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine, Russia Spar Over UN Security Council Reaction To Churkin Death
    Feb21

    Ukraine, Russia Spar Over UN Security Council Reaction To Churkin Death

    Moscow and Kyiv are at odds over a statement issued by the UN Security Council mourning the February 20 death of Russias long-time envoy to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin. Russia angrily accused …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine tycoon held after shock Austria ruling
    Feb21

    Ukraine tycoon held after shock Austria ruling

    Austria has detained Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash yesterday over alleged links to organised crime in Spain, shortly after a Vienna court approved his extradition to the US on separate corruption charges. Police took the gas magnate into custody as he left the packed courtroom surrounded by his lawyers and bodyguards. The dramatic arrest of...

    Austrian Court Backs Extradition of Ukraine Businessman Firtash to US
    Feb21

    Austrian Court Backs Extradition of Ukraine Businessman Firtash to US

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An Austrian court approved on Tuesday the extradition of Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash to the United States in a bribery case, overturning an earlier ruling that had said the US request was politically motivated. …read more Source: Tasnim News...