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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Lawyer wins human rights award for helping Tartars
    May26

    Lawyer wins human rights award for helping Tartars

    A leading human rights lawyer, jailed for helping ethnic Tartars in Crimea, has won a prestigious award organised by the Irish-based human rights group Front Line Defenders. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    IMF sets tough new Ukraine loan demands
    May26

    IMF sets tough new Ukraine loan demands

    KIEV: The International Monetary Fund said on Friday it will only release a new tranche payment to Ukraine once parliament approves a long-stalled pension system overhaul and land privatization legislation. The IMF said after completing its latest mission to the war-torn country that Ukraine’s economy was continuing to recover from a dire...

    IMF urges Ukraine to stick with reform effort
    May26

    IMF urges Ukraine to stick with reform effort

    …read more Source: Financial Times

    Boxing tournament in Grodno gathers athletes from 9 countries
    May26

    Boxing tournament in Grodno gathers athletes from 9 countries

    The tournament has kicked off at the recreation center Prival in Grodno with the participation of athletes from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Moldova, China, Italy, Cyprus and Sweden. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainians Say FBI Questioning Them About Manafort—At Last
    May26

    Ukrainians Say FBI Questioning Them About Manafort—At Last

    KIEV—The Ukrainian parliamentarian Mustafa Nayyem says the FBI has come to him at last, asking about Paul Manafort, who had a long record as a political operative serving pro-Russian figures here before he became the campaign manager for Donald Trump last year. at The Daily Beast. …read more Source: The Daily...

    ‘Miss CIS 2017’ International Beauty Contest participants arrive in Gyumri
    May26

    ‘Miss CIS 2017’ International Beauty Contest participants arrive in Gyumri

    25 beauties from CIS and former Soviet states (Georgia, Ukraine, Baltic countries) will spend 15 days in Armenia to participate in the Contest which will be held in ‘Paravon’ entertainment complex on June 6 in Yerevan. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainians Express Outrage Over U.S. Sculptor’s Seated Ballerina
    May26

    Ukrainians Express Outrage Over U.S. Sculptor’s Seated Ballerina

    Ukrainians have taken to the Internet to criticize U.S. artist Jeff Koons over his sculpture of a sitting ballerina recently installed in New York, saying it appears remarkably similar to a work by a Ukrainian artist. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Central Asia ready to follow China’s lead despite Russian ties
    May26

    Central Asia ready to follow China’s lead despite Russian ties

    BISHKEK (TCA) — As Central Asian countries badly need foreign investment for their economic growth, and this investment could mainly come from China, we are republishing this article by George Voloshin, originally published by The Jamestown Foundation’s Eurasia Daily Monitor: China hosted a major international gathering on May 14 and 15....

    White House Reviews Sanctions On Russia Over Aggression In Ukraine
    May26

    White House Reviews Sanctions On Russia Over Aggression In Ukraine

    The Trump White House is reviewing the series of sanctions imposed on Russia by the Obama administration and has no position right now on whether to maintain them, a top Trump official said on May 25. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    $95.6M awarded to Philadelphia building collapse survivor who suffered a ‘guillotine amputation’
    May26

    $95.6M awarded to Philadelphia building collapse survivor who suffered a ‘guillotine amputation’

    An arbitrator has awarded $95.6 million to a Ukrainian immigrant who was seriously injured in a 2013 Philadelphia building collapse. …read more Source: The Toronto...