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    Ukraine adopts Western-backed judicial reforms
    Jun02

    Ukraine adopts Western-backed judicial reforms

    Ukraine on Thursday overhauled its long-criticised legal system by adopting Western standards that limit the immunity of judges and establish an anti-corruption court. …read more Source: Channel...

    News24.com | Families of MH17 crew file suit against Malaysia Airlines
    Jun02

    News24.com | Families of MH17 crew file suit against Malaysia Airlines

    Families of six Malaysia Airlines crew members who were killed when flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine nearly two years ago have filed a lawsuit, blaming the carrier for the tragedy. …read more Source:...

    John Kerry to visit Denmark and Greenland
    Jun02

    John Kerry to visit Denmark and Greenland

    The US secretary of state, John Kerry, will pay Denmark and Greenland a visit on June 16 and 17. Kerry’s visit will focus on co-operation in the Arctic region, climate issues, the conflict in Syria against Islamic State (IS), the situation in Ukraine and trade. “As we recently had confirmed in Washington during the Nordic-US summit, the...

    Crew families sue Malaysia Airlines over downing of jet
    Jun02

    Crew families sue Malaysia Airlines over downing of jet

    Crew families sue Malaysia Airlines over downing of jet …read more Source:...

    Ukraine adopts Western-backed judicial reforms (AFP)
    Jun02

    Ukraine adopts Western-backed judicial reforms (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Thursday overhauled its long-criticised legal system by adopting Western standards that limit the immunity of judges and establish an anti-corruption court. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian Parliament Passes Judicial Reforms
    Jun02

    Ukrainian Parliament Passes Judicial Reforms

    Parliament in Ukraine has passed judicial reforms that Westerns backers say are needed to fight corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moscow chief rabbi: Ukraine, Russia Jews worry over Kiev’s honoring of anti-Semites
    Jun02

    Moscow chief rabbi: Ukraine, Russia Jews worry over Kiev’s honoring of anti-Semites

    (JTA) — The chief rabbi of Moscow condemned the honoring in Ukraine of nationalists whose troops massacred Jews. Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, who is also the president of the European Conference of Rabbis, spoke of his “concern” over the trend in an interview Tuesday with JTA during a gathering of the standing committee of the Conference in Vienna....

    “The continuing dialogue between both parties has taken the form of a joint scoping exercise”
    Jun02

    “The continuing dialogue between both parties has taken the form of a joint scoping exercise”

    The second phase of negotiations on development of a new legal base of Armenia-EU bilateral relations initiated on December 7, 2015 may be considered accomplished. In negotiations of the future accord to substitute the Association Agreement (which the parties were to pre-sign in 2013, after over 3 years of negotiations), have initiated...

    Ukraine bans Russian journalists accused of ‘stirring hatred’
    Jun02

    Ukraine bans Russian journalists accused of ‘stirring hatred’

    Rights groups express concern over press freedoms as Kiev imposes sanctions on 17 people, including Ukrainian citizenUkrainian authorities have placed sanctions on 17 Russian journalists and media personalities they accuse of stirring hatred in the country. While many in Kiev believe it was a necessary move against Russian propagandists, it is...

    Another Pole becomes high executive at Ukrainian Railway
    Jun02

    Another Pole becomes high executive at Ukrainian Railway

    Following the nomination of Wojciech Balczun as the head of the Ukrainian Railway, the Ukrainian Council of Ministers has appointed Remigiusz Paszkiewicz as vice President of the railway, responsible for railway infrastructure. “Today’s decision of the Ukrainian authorities is yet another sign of the appreciation for the changes made in...