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    Putin makes pitch for better Europe ties as economy suffers (AFP)
    Jun17

    Putin makes pitch for better Europe ties as economy suffers (AFP)

    Saint Petersburg (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday said he was willing to reach out to Europe to mend relations shattered by the Ukraine crisis but insisted the West was responsible for the bad blood. …read more Source: The West...

    Visiting Washington, Groysman thanks the U.S. for its support
    Jun17

    Visiting Washington, Groysman thanks the U.S. for its support

    WASHINGTON – On his first visit to the United States as Ukraine’s new prime minister, Volodymyr Groysman expressed his gratitude for the American support his country is receiving for its political and economic reform programs and in stopping Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine and Crimea. “In this very import time in Ukraine’s...

    New hurdles surface in Ukraine’s Euro-integration
    Jun17

    New hurdles surface in Ukraine’s Euro-integration

    KYIV – Ukrainians are finding themselves stalled on the road to integration with Europe after officials revealed bureaucratic hurdles that emerged in recent weeks. Some are the fault of the Ukrainian government, but the biggest factors are related to the large inflow of migrants, according to reports. On the national level, the ratification of...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea annexation
    Jun17

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea annexation

    The EU extends for another year the sanctions it imposed on Russia over its annexation of Crimea in March 2014. …read more Source:...

    What’s brewing in Ukraine?
    Jun17

    What’s brewing in Ukraine?

    From the 11th century onward, beer was a popular beverage in medieval Poland and in the nearby lands of Kyivan Rus’. Beer brewing in the 13th century and later was a special privilege (“propination”) reserved for cities and noble landlords. In the 16th century in Ukrainian lands under Poland’s rule, small beer breweries were developed...

    Ukraine remains optimistic despite loss to Germany
    Jun17

    Ukraine remains optimistic despite loss to Germany

    Germany and Ukraine served up a most entertaining match with high levels of technical ability and plenty of drama in their 2016 Euro Cup opener played on June 12. Stand-in center back Shkodran Mustafi headed his first goal and captain Bastian Schweinsteiger scored in stoppage time as the world champions survived several scares to beat […]...

    Former Auschwitz Guard Convicted in German Court, Sentenced to Five Years in Prison
    Jun17

    Former Auschwitz Guard Convicted in German Court, Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

    DETMOLD, Germany (AP) — A 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served as a guard at Auschwitz has been found guilty of more than 170,000 counts of accessory to murder for helping kill 1.1 million Jews and others at the Nazi death camp. The Detmold state court sentenced Reinhold Hanning to five years in prison, though he will remain free while any...

    Putin makes pitch for better Europe ties as economy suffers
    Jun17

    Putin makes pitch for better Europe ties as economy suffers

    NNA – Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday said he was willing to reach out to Europe to mend relations shattered by the Ukraine crisis but insisted the West was responsible for the bad blood. Puti …read more Source: National News...

    EU extends sanctions over Russia’s ‘illegal annexation of Crimea’ from Ukraine
    Jun17

    EU extends sanctions over Russia’s ‘illegal annexation of Crimea’ from Ukraine

    The Crimea sanctions prohibit certain exports and imports, and ban investment and tourism services by EU-based companies there. The European Union on Friday rolled over for another year sanctions imposed to protest Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, which the bloc deems illegal. The announcement comes amid growing speculation...

    The Latest: Putin welcomes armed OSCE observers in Ukraine
    Jun17

    The Latest: Putin welcomes armed OSCE observers in Ukraine

    The Latest from the Russian Economic Forum in St. Petersburg (all times local): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...