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    Ukrainian Filmmaker Jailed In Russia Urges Supporters Not To Fight For Release
    Aug24

    Ukrainian Filmmaker Jailed In Russia Urges Supporters Not To Fight For Release

    Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who is behind bars in Russia, has called on Ukrainians not to fight for his release “at any price, as it would not bring the victory nearer.” In a letter obtained by …read more Source: Big News...

    Over PLN 500 mln for new cross-border program
    Aug23

    Over PLN 500 mln for new cross-border program

    The Polish Ministry of Development has announced the allocation of €116 million (PLN 500 million) for a Poland-Belarus-Ukraine cross-border cooperation program, the launch of which is scheduled for October. Funding will be provided for projects related to the promotion of local culture and the preservation of historical heritage; environmental...

    Ukraine sheds Soviet past on 25th year of independence
    Aug23

    Ukraine sheds Soviet past on 25th year of independence

    Kiev: Ukraine marks the 25th anniversary of its freedom from Kremlin rule on Wednesday with moves to sweep away its totalitarian past and embrace a European future while grappling with its tense relations with Russia. A nation that once served as a geopolitical bridge between Moscow and the West is now the source of a deep and dangerous rift....

    Russia says Putin will meet with Hollande, Merkel at G20 summit to address Ukraine
    Aug23

    Russia says Putin will meet with Hollande, Merkel at G20 summit to address Ukraine

    Doug G. WareMOSCOW, Aug. 23 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin will discuss Crimea with the leaders of Germany and France at the upcoming G-20 summit in China, the Kremlin said Tuesday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia’s Embattled Opposition Hopes for Voice in Parliament after Elections
    Aug23

    Russia’s Embattled Opposition Hopes for Voice in Parliament after Elections

    Russia’s embattled opposition political parties hope to win a voice in the Kremlin-dominated parliament in the upcoming September 18 elections. Allegations of fraud during the 2011 parliamentary elections sparked mass protests against President Vladimir Putin’s rule. But the crackdown that followed was bolstered by nationalist fervor...

    Trump Aides Covertly Fought Freeing Of Ukraine Prisoner
    Aug23

    Trump Aides Covertly Fought Freeing Of Ukraine Prisoner

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than three years, lobbyist Jim Slattery worked in Washington to secure the release in Ukraine of the imprisoned political rival of the country’s then-president. He said the work was sometimes harder than expected. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Merkel, Hollande and Putin talk Ukraine clashes
    Aug23

    Merkel, Hollande and Putin talk Ukraine clashes

    The leaders of France and Germany urged Russian President Putin to help calm the tensions in Ukraine, during in a joint phone call. The three are set to discuss the latest spike in violence at a G20 summit in China. …read more Source:...

    Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner
    Aug23

    Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than three years, lobbyist Jim Slattery worked in Washington to secure the release in Ukraine of the imprisoned political rival of the country’s then-president. The consulting firm run by Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and his deputy Rick Gates, now the campaign’s liaison to...

    Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner
    Aug23

    Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner

    A Washington lobbyist who fought for the release of an imprisoned Ukrainian politician says he always sensed there were others opposing his work …read more Source: U.S....

    Putin, Merkel, Hollande to Discuss Ukraine at September 4-5 G20: Kremlin
    Aug23

    Putin, Merkel, Hollande to Discuss Ukraine at September 4-5 G20: Kremlin

    The leaders of Russia, Germany, and France have agreed to meet to discuss the situation in Ukraine on September 4-5 on the sidelines of the G20 summit in China, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Al-Manar...