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    Russian colonel general identified as key figure in downing of flight MH17: report
    Dec09

    Russian colonel general identified as key figure in downing of flight MH17: report

    Investigators say they have identified a Russian armed forces colonel general as a key figure sought by a Dutch-led criminal probe into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Opinion: Hunting the corruption hunters in Ukraine
    Dec09

    Opinion: Hunting the corruption hunters in Ukraine

    The showdown involving Mikhail Saakashvili is a sideshow. But if those in power in Kyiv continue to block the fight against corruption, the consequences will be devastating, writes DW’s Bernd Johann. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Mogherini Defends Ukraine’s Territorial Integrity As EU Weighs Russia Sanctions Extension
    Dec09

    Mogherini Defends Ukraine’s Territorial Integrity As EU Weighs Russia Sanctions Extension

    The European Union’s foreign policy chief reiterated the EU’s “unwavering” support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity as the bloc considered moves to extend economic sanctions on Russia for its aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Four Ukraine soldiers killed in rebel east
    Dec09

    Four Ukraine soldiers killed in rebel east

    KIEV: Ukraine on Saturday reported the death of four soldiers in the latest spike of fighting with Russian-backed rebels in the east, in the heaviest daily toll over the past weeks of the simmering conflict. The military said the soldiers died in clashes in the area north of the insurgents’ de facto capital of Donetsk. “The situation...

    Mogherini Defends Ukraine’s Territorial Integrity As EU Weighs Russia Sanctions Extension
    Dec09

    Mogherini Defends Ukraine’s Territorial Integrity As EU Weighs Russia Sanctions Extension

    The European Union’s foreign policy chief reiterated the EU’s “unwavering” support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity as the bloc considered moves to extend economic sanctions on Russia for its aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili on hunger strike
    Dec09

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili on hunger strike

    Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili went on a hunger strike to protest his arrest in Ukraine on charges of trying to stage a coup sponsored by Russia, his lawyer and supporters said on Saturday. …read more Source: Iran...

    U.S. Envoy Volker Says UN Peacekeeping Mission Needed In Ukraine
    Dec09

    U.S. Envoy Volker Says UN Peacekeeping Mission Needed In Ukraine

    U.S. Special Envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker said a UN peacekeeping mission is necessary to protect monitors of the conflict between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Speaking on the sidelines of a Vienna meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe on December 8, he said that without a...

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili arrested in Ukraine
    Dec09

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili arrested in Ukraine

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili was arrested in Ukraine late Friday, days after his supporters freed him from a police van in Kiev. Ukraine’s prosecutor-general, Yuriy Lutsenko, said in a post on his Facebook page that “everything was done to avoid bloodshed” and that Saakashvili, who has been accused of forming a “criminal...

    A Sideshow and a Showdown in Kyiv
    Dec09

    A Sideshow and a Showdown in Kyiv

    This week, with much of the world’s attention diverted to Washington and Jerusalem, Kyiv has been home to some high-stakes political drama of its own. Since Tuesday, Ukraine’s capital has been roiled by a pair of intense confrontations: one a personalistic clash of wills playing out across rooftops, amid mobs, and in full view of the...

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili arrested in Ukraine
    Dec09

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili arrested in Ukraine

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili was arrested in Ukraine late Friday, days after his supporters freed him from a police van in Kiev. Ukraine’s prosecutor-general, Yuriy Lutsenko, said in a post on his Facebook page that “everything was done to avoid bloodshed” and that Saakashvili, who has been accused of forming a “criminal...