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    [Ticker] EU upholds freeze on former Ukraine leader’s assets
    Sep15

    [Ticker] EU upholds freeze on former Ukraine leader’s assets

    The EU court on Thursday upheld a decision by member states, last year, to extend the life of an asset freeze on former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych. It said that ongoing criminal investigations in Ukraine pointed to state embezzlement on a scale the magnitude of which was “to undermine the legal and institutional foundations of...

    EU Court Partially Upholds Sanctions On Ukraine’s Yanukovych
    Sep15

    EU Court Partially Upholds Sanctions On Ukraine’s Yanukovych

    A European court has partially upheld sanctions imposed on Ukraine’s ousted former president, Viktor Yanukovych, his son Oleksandr, and the former head of the presidential administration, Andriy Klyuyev. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Foreign ministers visit eastern Ukraine as fresh ceasefire begins
    Sep15

    Foreign ministers visit eastern Ukraine as fresh ceasefire begins

    SLOVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Foreign ministers from Germany, France and Ukraine visited eastern Ukraine on Thursday, hours after Russian-backed separatists and Ukrainian forces agreed to a ceasefire in a conflict that has killed over 9,600 since spring 2014. …read more Source: The...

    The Daily Vertical: Russia Accused Ukraine Of What?!
    Sep15

    The Daily Vertical: Russia Accused Ukraine Of What?!

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Russia Accused Ukraine Of What?! (Transcript)
    Sep15

    The Daily Vertical: Russia Accused Ukraine Of What?! (Transcript)

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    German, French ministers visit east Ukraine
    Sep15

    German, French ministers visit east Ukraine

    The German and French foreign ministers traveled to eastern Ukraine on Thursday in their first visit to the conflict area since fighting broke out in spring 2014. Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Jean-Marc Ayrault arrived in Kramatorsk, a city controlled by the Ukrainian army, to meet with observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation...

    German, French FMs make first visit to war-torn east Ukraine
    Sep15

    German, French FMs make first visit to war-torn east Ukraine

    KRAMATORSK, Ukraine: The German and French foreign ministers on Thursday made their first visit to Ukraine’s war-torn east since the beginning of the conflict between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in April 2014. Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault arrived in Kramatorsk, a city controlled by the...

    German, French FMs visit east Ukraine
    Sep15

    German, French FMs visit east Ukraine

    The German and French foreign ministers visit Ukraine’s troubled east for the first time. …read more Source:...

    In Moscow’s grip, Crimea holds first vote to Russian parliament
    Sep15

    In Moscow’s grip, Crimea holds first vote to Russian parliament

    Shaded by cypress trees on Crimea’s Black Sea shore, a group of locals watch as folk singers in tall headdresses boom out a patriotic song about Russia with the lyrics: “I have no other motherland.” A picture taken on September 10, 2016 in the main Crimean city of Simferopol shows people walking next to an election billboard for the United...

    Ukraine Rebels Break Latest Ceasefire Vow and Open Fire 50 Times, Say Defense Forces
    Sep15

    Ukraine Rebels Break Latest Ceasefire Vow and Open Fire 50 Times, Say Defense Forces

    Ukraine’s defense forces near the rebel-held east of the country have accused Russian-backed fighters of opening fire 50 times on Wednesday, including the use of artillery fire. The two militant groups in Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk regions called for an end to hostilities starting at midnight on Thursday morning. This is despite...