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    Berlin and Paris soften up Kyiv  ahead of ‘decisive’ Normandy meeting
    Mar04

    Berlin and Paris soften up Kyiv ahead of ‘decisive’ Normandy meeting

    In Kyiv, on February 22-23, while a working visit, German Minister of Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier portrayed the “Normandy” group’s upcoming March 3 meeting in Paris as a make-or-break event, designed to overcome the diplomatic deadlock over “the Ukraine crisis.” The diplomatic process is stuck in a crisis of its own, Mr....

    March 6, 2014
    Mar04

    March 6, 2014

    Two years ago, on March 6, 2014, the leadership of the European Union, including EU Council President Herman van Rompuy, announced that the EU would sign the political portion of its Association Agreement with Ukraine before the May 25 presidential election in Ukraine, and that the signing of the free trade pact would be delayed. […] …read...

    Telling Ukraine’s story
    Mar04

    Telling Ukraine’s story

    Ukrainians may have been disappointed that the powerful film “Winter on Fire, which captured indelible images of Ukraine’s Euro-Maidan-turned-Revolution of Dignity, did not win an Oscar. The work of a team of filmmakers, it was one of five films nominated for the Academy Award in the documentary feature category. (The prize for best...

    Continuation of Western sanctions on Russia increasingly depends on Ukraine, Ohryzko says
    Mar04

    Continuation of Western sanctions on Russia increasingly depends on Ukraine, Ohryzko says

    The maintenance of Western sanctions is contingent upon Ukraine’s willingness to reform itself, according to former Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister Volodymyr Ohryzko. If Ukraine does not act, the West will ultimately lift the sanctions and Ukraine will have only itself to blame for its resulting isolation. In a commentary published on...

    How China is transforming military in air, at sea
    Mar04

    How China is transforming military in air, at sea

    Chinese 155mm self-propelled howitzers take part in a parade commemorating the 70th anniversary of Japan’s surrender during World War II held in front of Tiananmen Gate in Beijing, September 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) Even though China said its military is growing at a relatively modest pace of about 7 percent this year, it is clear...

    U.S. statement on anniversary of the Revolution of Dignity
    Mar04

    U.S. statement on anniversary of the Revolution of Dignity

    The following press statement was made by Mark C. Toner, deputy spokesperson for the U.S. Department of State, on February 20. Today, we join the people of Ukraine in honoring the memory of their Revolution of Dignity and those who gave their lives to build a more just, democratic and European Ukraine. They braved sniper […] …read more...

    Battered body of 22-year-old found “near bar” in Loures
    Mar04

    Battered body of 22-year-old found “near bar” in Loures

    PJ police are investigating the death of a 22-year-old Ukrainian, whose body was found near a bar in Loures last Sunday. Sérgio Pidlisnyuk had lived in Portugal since childhood, writes national tabloid Correio da Manhã, and was reportedly last seen leaving a birthday party in an area known as Guerreiros, near Loures, on Friday night. His body was...

    Ukraine rejects French-German push for separatist polls
    Mar04

    Ukraine rejects French-German push for separatist polls

    Normandy Four’s top diplomats failed to reach an agreement during meeting in Paris …read more Source: World...

    Ukrainian delegation to attend Warsaw NATO summit
    Mar04

    Ukrainian delegation to attend Warsaw NATO summit

    A delegation from Ukraine will attend July’s NATO summit in Warsaw, it was revealed on Friday following Polish-Ukrainian talks in the Polish capital. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Ukrainian Pilot on Trial Pledges to Keep up Hunger Strike
    Mar04

    Ukrainian Pilot on Trial Pledges to Keep up Hunger Strike

    MOSCOW – A Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia says she will remain on hunger strike until she is extradited back home. Nadezhda Savchenko was fighting with a Ukrainian volunteer battalion against Rus …read more Source: Big News...