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    TWO DAYS BEFORE THE INDEPENDENCE DAY OF UKRAINE
    Aug26

    TWO DAYS BEFORE THE INDEPENDENCE DAY OF UKRAINE

    Latest news. Ukraine’s Independence Day is a state holiday marked every year on August 24, and it is now of particular importance for Ukrainians, President Petro Poroshenko has said while opening a building of the children’s regional hospital in Kropyvnytsky(З останніх вісток з рідних земель. “Ми пізнали реальну ціну справжньої...

    In Ukraine, US defence chief accuses Moscow of seeking to ‘redraw borders by force’
    Aug26

    In Ukraine, US defence chief accuses Moscow of seeking to ‘redraw borders by force’

    US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday the United States was committed to helping Ukraine’s military, and sanctions against Russia would remain in place until Moscow stops supporting rebels and returns Crimea. …read more Source: France...

    Ukraine’s TB problem is ticking time bomb for Europe
    Aug26

    Ukraine’s TB problem is ticking time bomb for Europe

    ODESSA, Ukraine — In the Ukrainian tourist destination of Odessa, a port on the Black Sea, holidaymakers mingle with internally displaced people from the country’s war-torn east, local Roma, students, and economic migrants from Central Asia and the Caucasus, Africa and Asia. Yet the air carries something less healthy...

    UEFA 2017/18 Champions League Draw – Tottenham to face defending team Real Madrid
    Aug26

    UEFA 2017/18 Champions League Draw – Tottenham to face defending team Real Madrid

    Tottenham will face defending champions, Real Madrid in the Champions League group stages. Spurs were drawn in Group H alongside the Spanish giants, German side Borussia Dortmund and Apoel of Cyprus. Spurs start at Wembley against Dortmund, before travelling to Cyprus and Spain. They then host Real and visit Germany before ending the group stage...

    Ukrainian Troops Kill Over 30 People in Donbass Amid ‘Harvest Ceasefire’
    Aug26

    Ukrainian Troops Kill Over 30 People in Donbass Amid ‘Harvest Ceasefire’

    DONETSK (Sputnik) — The killings occurred amid the so-called “harvest ceasefire.” It was agreed upon on June 21 by a trilateral contact group, composed of Russian, Ukrainian and Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) mediators, and was expected to last from June 24 to August 31. “Within the ‘harvest ceasefire’ period...

    Ukraine Activists Mark Two Years Since Filmmaker Sentsov’s Conviction In Russia
    Aug26

    Ukraine Activists Mark Two Years Since Filmmaker Sentsov’s Conviction In Russia

    Supporters of Crimean film director Oleh Sentsov have held a rally in Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, to mark two years since his conviction in Russia following a trial that has drawn international condemnation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moscow cannot afford a South Ossetian strategy in Ukraine’s Donbas
    Aug26

    Moscow cannot afford a South Ossetian strategy in Ukraine’s Donbas

    Vladimir Putin has slammed the brakes on a much-ballyhooed Duma proposal to offer Ukrainians in the occupied Donbas region Russian citizenship on a simplified basis (Kommersant, July 18). Almost certainly, the initiative was abandoned because, if these individuals were to obtain that status – as the residents of the breakaway “republic” of South...

    Almaty Appeals Court upholds conviction of fugitive ex-banker in Kazakhstan’s biggest fraud case
    Aug26

    Almaty Appeals Court upholds conviction of fugitive ex-banker in Kazakhstan’s biggest fraud case

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. The Almaty City Court Appeals Board upheld the decision of the Almaty City Specialised Criminal Court against BTA Bank’s former board of directors’ chairman Mukhtar Ablyazov, who in June 2017 was found guilty of organising and leading a criminal group...

    Russian citizenship for Ukrainians: Addressing Russia’s population decline
    Aug26

    Russian citizenship for Ukrainians: Addressing Russia’s population decline

    The State Duma of the Russian Federation passed an amendment to its citizenship laws on July 12, easing the procedure for Ukrainians to acquire Russian citizenship. According to the new amendment, those wishing to acquire Russian citizenship would no longer need to provide Russian authorities with paper certification from Kyiv that they were...

    At Least 18 Dead As Russian Bus Falls Into Sea
    Aug26

    At Least 18 Dead As Russian Bus Falls Into Sea

    Russian authorities say at least 18 people are dead after a bus packed with construction workers fell into the sea in a southern region near Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...