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    EU approves Ukraine visa waiver
    May11

    EU approves Ukraine visa waiver

    Ukraine citizens now allowed to visit all EU countries except UK and Ireland without visa for 90 days …read more Source: Anadolu...

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians
    May11

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians

    Fulfils a key promise to cement ties with Kiev …read more Source: Gulf...

    Ukraine Police Scramble To Probe Fresh Claims In Journalist’s Car-Bomb Killing
    May11

    Ukraine Police Scramble To Probe Fresh Claims In Journalist’s Car-Bomb Killing

    Ukrainian police investigating the car-bomb killing of a Belarus-born journalist are sifting through a new documentary film’s claims about the unsolved case, including that a current or former Ukrainian security agent was present when the explosive was planted. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump’s decision to fire Comey is another win for Vladimir Putin
    May11

    Trump’s decision to fire Comey is another win for Vladimir Putin

    In his wildest dreams, Russian leader (and former Soviet intelligence officer) Vladimir Putin could have never imagined the extent of his success during President Donald Trump’s first five months in office. Trump’s move on Tuesday to terminate FBI Director James Comey puts another huge point on the scoreboard for Putin — especially...

    Ukrainians allowed visa-free travel to EU’s Schengen area
    May11

    Ukrainians allowed visa-free travel to EU’s Schengen area

    The EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians to the Schengen area. …read more Source:...

    EU Approves Visa-Free Travel for Ukrainians
    May11

    EU Approves Visa-Free Travel for Ukrainians

    The European Union approved visa-free travel for Ukrainians on Thursday, fulfilling a key promise to cement ties with Kiev as it remains embroiled in a deadly conflict with pro-Russian insurgents, AFP reported. “YES, we did it!” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Facebook after the Brussels decision, which the former Soviet...

    Ukraine shows interest in joint ice hockey championship with Belarus
    May11

    Ukraine shows interest in joint ice hockey championship with Belarus

    “We are interested in such a tournament. Ice hockey is well-developed in Belarus. The country has necessary infrastructure,” the Ukrainian minister said. …read more Source:...

    Eurovision shines spotlight on LGBT struggle in Ukraine
    May11

    Eurovision shines spotlight on LGBT struggle in Ukraine

    KIEV: Ahead of the Eurovision Song Contest final in Kiev, an extravaganza embraced by the LGBT community, Ukraine’s “Celebrate Diversity” motto sounds more like wishful thinking than a fact of life. Weighed down by a restrictive Soviet heritage but filled with lofty European aspirations, the crisis-torn east European country...

    FIFA Congress accepts decision to delay vote on West Bank teams
    May11

    FIFA Congress accepts decision to delay vote on West Bank teams

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — The FIFA Congress voted to accept the proposal of the governing body of international soccer’s council and not hold a vote on a Palestinian proposal questioning the status of Israeli teams in the West Bank. The vote passed Thursday with the approval of 73 percent of the member FIFA nations. It comes after the council of...

    Text messages reveal high-tech front in Ukraine war; ‘They’ll find your bodies when the snow melts’
    May11

    Text messages reveal high-tech front in Ukraine war; ‘They’ll find your bodies when the snow melts’

    KIEV, Ukraine — Television journalist Julia Kirienko was sheltering with Ukrainian soldiers and medics two miles (three kilometres) from the front when their cellphones began buzzing over the noise of the shelling. Everyone got the same text message at the same time. …read more Source: The Toronto...