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    A bristly Ukraine celebrates 25 years of independence from Moscow
    Aug24

    A bristly Ukraine celebrates 25 years of independence from Moscow

    The biggest military parade in a quarter-century was intended as a show of determination. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Russia jails leader of banned nationalist group
    Aug24

    Russia jails leader of banned nationalist group

    Moscow, Aug 24 : A Russian court today sentenced ultranationalist politician Alexander Belov, a former leader of a banned anti-immigration movement, to seven and a half years in prison for extremism and money laundering. Belov was formerly coordinator of the populist Movement Against Illegal Immigrants, or DPNI, which had the slogan “Russia for...

    Ukraine celebrating Independence Day amid fresh tensions with Russia
    Aug24

    Ukraine celebrating Independence Day amid fresh tensions with Russia

    Ukraine is celebrating its Independence Day amid heightened tensions with its biggest neighbor Russia. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Independence Day Facts And Trivia: 7 Things To Know About National Holiday
    Aug24

    Ukraine Independence Day Facts And Trivia: 7 Things To Know About National Holiday

    Although Ukraine is celebrating Wednesday its 25th annual Independence Day, new concerns have surfaced regarding growing tensions between Russia and the former U.S.S.R republic. Reuters reported that even with the annual holiday celebrated on Aug. 24 and the country’s military parade, fresh tensions with Russia concerning Crimea were on...

    Ukraine should rely on own might to counter Russia: Poroshenko
    Aug24

    Ukraine should rely on own might to counter Russia: Poroshenko

    Ukraine has to rely on its own military might in confrontation with Russia, President Poroshenko says. …read more Source:...

    Show of anti-Russia force at Ukraine independence day
    Aug24

    Show of anti-Russia force at Ukraine independence day

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – Tanks rumbled across Kiev on Tuesday as Ukraine marked 25 years of independence with a show of force against an increasingly assertive Russia and a war simmering in the pro-Kremlin separatist east. …read more Source: The China...

    Ukraine should rely on own might to counter Russia: Poroshenko
    Aug24

    Ukraine should rely on own might to counter Russia: Poroshenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has underlined the need for Kiev to stand on its own feet rather than relying on Western support as it copes with resurging conflict in its eastern region. …read more Source: Iran...

    Ukraine’s first president Leonid Kravchuk: Crimea is already part of Russia
    Aug24

    Ukraine’s first president Leonid Kravchuk: Crimea is already part of Russia

    Andrew V. PestanoKIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 24 (UPI) — The first president of Ukraine told an interviewer that Crimea is already part of Russia, and said Ukraine would have to wait a long time to get it back. …read more Source: United Press...

    Hackers Post ‘Ukraine Is No More’ on Governments’ Social Media Accounts
    Aug24

    Hackers Post ‘Ukraine Is No More’ on Governments’ Social Media Accounts

    Ukraine’s National Guard and Armed Forces were given an unwanted independence day gift, as hackers seized their social media channels and declared in Russian “Ukraine is no more.” The apparent hack occurred shortly after midday, while Ukraine’s top officials were still taking part in celebrations, marking the 25 anniversary since the...

    Ukraine marks 25 years of independence a riven nation despite the flags
    Aug24

    Ukraine marks 25 years of independence a riven nation despite the flags

    As role of Ukranians in the Soviet Union’s demise is celebrated, tensions still simmer in the east of country after two years of warUkraine has marked 25 years of independence with a huge military parade through Kiev, and although two years of war with Russia-backed rebels in the east has united much of the country, the eastern territories...