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    [Ticker] Sweden, Lithuania urge Russia to ‘leave Ukrainian territory’
    Feb19

    [Ticker] Sweden, Lithuania urge Russia to ‘leave Ukrainian territory’

    The defence ministers of Sweden and Lithuania said in a joint statement Friday: “Despite persistent Russian denials we know that regular Russian troops are present in Donbass [east Ukraine].” They added: “Russian troops and weaponry must leave Ukrainian territory.” The statement came after their meeting with...

    Pellegrini set to play scratch side in Chelsea cup tie
    Feb19

    Pellegrini set to play scratch side in Chelsea cup tie

    Pellegrini encouraged Manchester City’s youngsters to shine Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini maintained his stance that he will field a weakened side for Sunday’s FA Cup fifth-round trip to Chelsea. League Cup finalists City remain in the hunt for honours across four competitions, although their Premier League title hopes...

    Russia’s Mixed Signals On Eastern Ukraine
    Feb19

    Russia’s Mixed Signals On Eastern Ukraine

    One of the most dangerous elements of Ukraine’s nearly two-year-old conflict remains the unpredictability of its neighbour Russia’s tactics. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Belarus Recycles Corrupt Officals
    Feb19

    Belarus Recycles Corrupt Officals

    A police officer convicted for corruption. Photo credit: tut.by Last month, Alexander Lukashenka pardoned six top officials charged with corruption. Not only that – he appointed them to manage unprofitable state-owned enterprises. The decision reflects a haphazard approach to fighting corruption. Belarus ranked 107 out of 168 countries in a...

    Swine Flu Outbreak Kills More Than 300 People In Ukraine
    Feb19

    Swine Flu Outbreak Kills More Than 300 People In Ukraine

    The country’s health minister, Alexander Kvitashvili, urged the public not to panic last month but 3.8 million cases of influenza and Sars (severe acute respiratory syndrome) have now been reported and transmission shows no sign of slowing. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    As world powers focus on freezing the conflict in Syria, the war in Ukraine continues unabated
    Feb19

    As world powers focus on freezing the conflict in Syria, the war in Ukraine continues unabated

    According to international monitoring organizations and soldiers on the front, the fighting has reached levels not seen in months. On Monday, three Ukrainian soldiers were killed and six were wounded, according to a tweet from Col. Oleksander Motuzyank, a military… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Dutch ministers: Avoid Putin talk before Ukraine referendum
    Feb19

    Dutch ministers: Avoid Putin talk before Ukraine referendum

    Leaked documents reveal Dutch government’s communications strategy in the run-up to a referendum on the EU-Ukraine association deal. …read more Source:...

    German government accuses Russian media of biased reporting
    Feb19

    German government accuses Russian media of biased reporting

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The German government on Friday accused Russia media of “biased reporting” on events such as the Ukraine crisis, reports on Russia’s neighboring states and an alleged rape case involving a German-Russian girl. …read more Source:...

    Coalition near collapse after failed no-confidence vote
    Feb19

    Coalition near collapse after failed no-confidence vote

    KYIV – Ukraine’s coalition government approached the brink of collapse after the Verkhovna Rada failed on February 16 to muster enough votes to dismiss the highly unpopular prime minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, and his Cabinet of Ministers. The Samopomich and Batkivshchyna parties announced in the following days that they were exiting the...

    Foreign ministers discuss  eastern Ukraine conflict, implementation of Minsk II
    Feb19

    Foreign ministers discuss eastern Ukraine conflict, implementation of Minsk II

    MUNICH – Senior diplomats from Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France met in Munich on February 13 to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine and implementation of the Minsk II agreement on steps to end the conflict there. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference. The foreign affairs ministers of Ukraine, […]...