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    Chinese toy makers seek larger share of Ukrainian market
    Mar22

    Chinese toy makers seek larger share of Ukrainian market

    We’ve been working on toys for 17 years, and for all the 17 years we’ve been working with Chinese toy makers, because no other people can give us similar goods, said Inna Georgieva, a co-owner of toy chain shops from southern Ukraine. …read more Source: English China News...

    Ukraine lawmaker alleges Manafort tried to hide $750,000 in shady funds from pro-Russia party
    Mar22

    Ukraine lawmaker alleges Manafort tried to hide $750,000 in shady funds from pro-Russia party

    A Ukrainian lawmaker on Tuesday released a document that he said links Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, to attempts to hide a $750,000 payment from a pro-Russia political party — a claim strongly denied by Manafort’s spokesman. Lawmaker Serhiy Leshchenko published a 2009 invoice purportedly signed by Manafort...

    Ukraine central bank warns of steep hit from trade blockade
    Mar22

    Ukraine central bank warns of steep hit from trade blockade

    The bank warned that it now expects GDP to grow 1.9 percent this year, down from its previous forecast of 2.8 percent, after an estimated 1.8 percent growth in 2016. …read more Source: World...

    Trump’s ex-aide ‘hid’ Ukraine payment
    Mar22

    Trump’s ex-aide ‘hid’ Ukraine payment

    Paul Manafort’s spokesman denies the allegation by a Ukrainian lawmaker as “baseless”. …read more Source:...

    Preparing for Passover in Ukraine’s last shtetl
    Mar22

    Preparing for Passover in Ukraine’s last shtetl

    Bronia Feldman visiting the synagogue of Bershad, Ukraine, March 9, 2017. (Cnaan Liphshiz) BERSHAD, Ukraine (JTA) — At first glance, this drab town 160 miles south of Kiev seems nearly identical to the settlements that dot the poverty-stricken district of Vinnitsa. Shrouded in a seemingly permanent cloud of smoke from wood fires — still the...

    Closer US-Russia ties uncertain as Tillerson plans trip
    Mar22

    Closer US-Russia ties uncertain as Tillerson plans trip

    WASHINGTON — With Russia-tinged investigations swirling around his administration, President Donald Trump has yet to fulfil a campaign pledge of closer co-operation with Moscow. A planned trip by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Russia could test if detente proves anything more than talk. In a move alarming U.S. allies, Tillerson plans to skip...

    Cyber Firm at Center of Russian Hacking Charges Misread Data
    Mar21

    Cyber Firm at Center of Russian Hacking Charges Misread Data

    An influential British think tank and Ukraine’s military are disputing a report that the U.S. cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike has used to buttress its claims of Russian hacking in the presidential election. The CrowdStrike report, released in December, asserted that Russians hacked into a Ukrainian artillery app, resulting in heavy losses of...

    U.S. Reverses Course And Offers New Dates For NATO Talks
    Mar21

    U.S. Reverses Course And Offers New Dates For NATO Talks

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson proposed new dates on Tuesday for a NATO meeting, the State Department said, after he initially decided to skip the talks and rebuffed the alliance’s efforts to reschedule them.Tillerson’s decision to miss his first meeting with NATO foreign ministers, set for April 5-6 in Brussels, unsettled...

    Belarusian Leader Says 20 Foreign-funded Militants Arrested
    Mar21

    Belarusian Leader Says 20 Foreign-funded Militants Arrested

    Belarus’ president said Tuesday that about 20 militants have been arrested for seeking to fuel unrest in the ex-Soviet nation, a statement that comes amid mounting social protests. Alexander Lukashenko said the militants were preparing an “armed provocation,” adding that they had undergone training in neighboring Ukraine and...

    CHERNOBYL TWO: Another chemical disaster looms in Eastern Ukraine, warn experts
    Mar21

    CHERNOBYL TWO: Another chemical disaster looms in Eastern Ukraine, warn experts

    A CHEMICAL disaster on the scale of Chernobyl is looming, a variety of experts have warned. …read more Source:...