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    Ukraine starts to judge its judges in anti-graft drive
    May26

    Ukraine starts to judge its judges in anti-graft drive

    KIEV: Ukrainian judge Artur Yemelianov has acknowledged in an online declaration that he owns a Breguet watch worth nearly a third of his annual salary and keeps piles of cash. On Jan.12 he was suspended for three months after prosecutors opened a criminal case against him related to how commercial law cases were allocated to judges, according to...

    Angry Ukrainians say they’ve seen Koons’s ‘Ballerina’ before (AFP)
    May26

    Angry Ukrainians say they’ve seen Koons’s ‘Ballerina’ before (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainians took to the internet Thursday to lambaste star US artist Jeff Koons over his latest New York installation, a huge sculpture that appears remarkably similar to a work by a Ukrainian artist who died in 1993. …read more Source: The West...

    Trump’s Move to Deter Russian Aggression
    May26

    Trump’s Move to Deter Russian Aggression

    KYIV, Ukraine—On Tuesday, President Donald Trump presented a budget request to Congress that would boost spending for an Obama-era buildup of U.S. military forces in Europe meant to deter Russia from military provocations and show NATO and its European partners that the U.S. is committed to their defense. “Such a request is more reassuring for...

    Politics: ‘Putin will be thrilled’: Former NATO ambassadors say Trump just dealt ‘a major blow’ to the alliance
    May25

    Politics: ‘Putin will be thrilled’: Former NATO ambassadors say Trump just dealt ‘a major blow’ to the alliance

    President Donald Trump drew backlash Thursday after he did not explicitly endorse Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's founding document. President Donald Trump drew backlash Thursday after he did not explicitly endorse Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s founding document during his summit with NATO...

    Civilians in East Ukraine Live Without Proper Medical Care – Russian UN Envoy
    May25

    Civilians in East Ukraine Live Without Proper Medical Care – Russian UN Envoy

    UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) — He added that Russia continues to provide large-scale assistance to people in the region and noted that calls by humanitarian groups and human rights organizations to stop the blockade have not changed Ukraine’s policy. “As a result of the blockade imposed by Kiev over the last three years, civilians in the region...

    A Montana GOP candidate made in Trump’s mold: rich, unaccountable, and above the law
    May25

    A Montana GOP candidate made in Trump’s mold: rich, unaccountable, and above the law

    You don’t have to know much about Montana’s GOP congressional candidate Greg Gianforte to realize he’s a direct political descendent of Donald Trump: an entitled millionaire who’s accountable to no one and considers himself above the law. Look no further than the altercation last night in which Gianforte wrapped his hands...

    Ukraine Arrests 23 in ‘Biggest Ever’ Corruption Crackdown
    May25

    Ukraine Arrests 23 in ‘Biggest Ever’ Corruption Crackdown

    Ukrainian authorities Wednesday arrested 23 former high-ranking tax officials who are suspected of helping ex-President Viktor Yanukovych’s government to defraud the state of nearly US$ 4 billion. …read more Source:...

    Jeff Koons accused of copying Ukrainian artist’s work 
    May25

    Jeff Koons accused of copying Ukrainian artist’s work 

    …read more Source: The...

    Trump didn’t say the one thing about NATO he was supposed to say
    May25

    Trump didn’t say the one thing about NATO he was supposed to say

    His silence on Article 5 is deafening to European leaders. European leaders had high hopes that President Donald Trump would finally endorse Article 5 of NATO — the keystone principle that an attack on one member is an attack against all — during a hotly anticipated speech at the alliance’s headquarters on Thursday. But after a speech in...

    Trudeau discusses Russian sanctions with Ukrainian president
    May25

    Trudeau discusses Russian sanctions with Ukrainian president

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke today with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to coordinate Ottawa’s and Kyiv’s positions on Russia as well as strengthen bilateral ties, the Prime Minister’s Office announced. “The leaders discussed the importance of maintaining unity on sanctions on Russia and Prime Minister Trudeau...